Friday, July 22, 2016
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Makerspaces and Equal Access to Learning
5 Steps for a Successful STEAM Lab
STEM News Roundup: Initiative Aims to Increase STEM in Pre-Kindergarten Years
How Girls With ADHD Are Different
The Most Common Teacher Pitfalls… And How to Avoid Them
All Public Schools Have a Suspension Problem. And It Hurts Students of Color and Students with Disabilities
‘What's the one thing that links all brilliant teachers? They don’t know they’re brilliant’
https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/whats-one-thing-links-all-brilliant-teachers-they-dont-know-theyreOne question that I am often asked is: "What is common in all good teachers?"
Of course, it’s easy to talk about putting the child first, making learning fun or seeking ways to ensure all children reach their potential.
The reality is different, however: the only thing that links every good teacher I know is that they just don't recognise they are one. They seem to live in this permanent haze of self-doubt.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Reclaiming the Virtues of Teaching
3 Digital Tools for Helping Students Gain Perspective on Immigration
People with Autism Can Read Emotions, Feel Empathy
5 Websites for Saving Money on Classroom Supplies
12 Apps for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia That Parents and Teachers Will Love
School’s Out! Surviving the Summer Slide
Classroom Management for an Effective Learning Environment
Classroom setup is an important component in a learning environment because it is an essential piece of classroom management to support both teaching and learning. The physical atmosphere of the classroom can help prevent behavior issues as well as promote and improve learning.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
School gardens teach STEM subjects
A Growth Mindset May Counteract Effects of Poverty on Achievement, Study Says
What Do Academics Really Think of Adaptive Learning?
High School Without Classes
11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School
Math: The Pros & Cons of Productive Struggle
Master Teachers Tell Stories
Storytelling is an excellent way to build language. New words and colloquialisms can be heard by the students. When you tell stories in your classes you are modeling how to recall sensory details. Another reason to use storytelling in your classroom is that it models presentation skills for students to use in the future. Eye contact, movement, dramatic pauses, voice intonation and gesturing are some of the tactics that can be seen when a teacher tells stories. Finally, students who listen to storytelling get oral models for writing.
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?: William Shakespeare SONNET 18 Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Van Morrison - Moondance - YouTube