Friday, November 18, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016
5 Handy Chrome Extensions for Teachers
Report finds girls' math achievement is limited by teacher expectations
The Case (and Means) for Holistic ADHD Treatment
Using Games for Serious Learning in High School
Simple Solution for Active Kids in the ClassroomFour New Types of Classroom Technology for Progressive Teachers
Technology is oft toted as the “great equalizer”. It can enable individuals to learn at an accelerated rate, make it possible for students to learn from distant teachers, and enable more engaging ways to learn.
The problem is that technology constantly evolves and changes shape. Some of the great ideas of today may be forgotten tomorrow while others may turn into something as essential to learning as a pencil and paper are today.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Using Technology to Inspire Independent Readers
How Do I Differentiate Through Project-Based Learning?
6 benefits of using apps with young children
Easy-To-Use Teaching Strategies to Get Students Moving
Why Kids Need RecessWhat is Special Education?
4 Strategies to Energize and Focus Your Students
Students are often bombarded with distractions, and it’s a challenge to keep them focused on what they are learning and the task at hand. The following four strategies I have found to be incredibly helpful in keeping students focused daily—and throughout the school year.
School Climate: Why Avoiding Tough Conversations Limits Our Learning
6 powerful strategies to help worried, anxious students
How Can A Mainstream Teacher Support An ELL Newcomer In Class?
Hate Crimes Against Those With Disabilities Decline
Developing Fluent Readers
Learning Skills for Different Ages
6 Reasons Why Google Classroom is a Great Tool for Teachers
In today’s changing world, students need to leave school with a set of technological skills that can help them compete in the world’s job market. For teachers, there’s a free fantastic resource that can help us give students those skills: Google Classroom.
Monday, November 14, 2016
On The Lesson Plan: Make Stuff. Fail. Learn While You're At It
Adjusting Lessons: Have a Plan B
23 Teacher Tips for Asking Better Questions About Books
Tips to Sharpen Your Child's Math Skills
Three Tools for Teaching Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
Make Writing a Daily Ritual in Every Subject
Teaching In The Age Of Trump
As the dust from the presidential election settled, teachers across the country grappled with the question: How do I talk to my students about what just happened? After a divisive campaign season with racially-charged rhetoric and sexist themes, teachers wanted to make sure students felt included, heard and safe.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Cheesy Jokes and Serious Thoughts About Thanksgiving This is probably my favorite cheesy joke of all time. Why did the Pilgrims eat turkey on Thanksgiving? The couldn't...