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13 Must Read Books on Teaching Writing

November 1 , 2015<br>The ability to write clearly and coherently is an essential skill for students in any given content area. According to Daniels et …

Teaching

How to Use Padlet: A Fantastic Tool for Teaching

<i>Useful Tools for Teachers</i>Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. Let’s dive into Padlet and Learn the Basics.At the …

Turn Assessments into Fun Classroom Quizzes with Quizalize

Quizalize is a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games. Teachers can create a quiz on any …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Formatting Tables in Google Docs & Slides

The table tool is one of the Google Docs tools that tends to get overlooked. It’s a useful tool for quickly creating charts within a document. I have …

Study Measures Which Teaching Traits Boost Student Agency, Mindsets

The teaching traits that help students succeed in academics aren't necessarily the ones that will help them develop resilience, agency, and growth …

Professional Development: Never Stop Learning to Learn

It has been said that you should never stop learning, and that’s good advice. If there was ever a case for applying the lesson to the lesson then …

Five Important Habits for Teachers

There are so many tasks to accomplish as a teacher – important issues, small duties, and everything in between, but there is never enough time to …

Research Brief: Supporting teacher professional communities to implement school-wide initiatives

Research Article<p>Penuel, W., Riel, M., Krause, A., & Frank, K. (2009). Analyzing teachers’ professional interactions in a school as social capital. <i>The</i> …

100 Videos and Counting: Lessons From a Flipped Classroom

And then there's the issue of coverage. Looking back, my first attempts at video creation misfired. Lessons stretched up to ten minutes. My visuals …

Teaching the next generation: What do they need to learn?

<i>Executive Pulse seeks input from Canadian leaders on vital issues that affect our business and economy.</i><p>When asked what are the most important skills to encourage young people to develop, two of the Globe's Executive Pulse panelists – one from academia and one from business – stressed innovation as …

Dad Writes Insane Late Notes for His Kids, Wins Internet

Nothing like public humiliation to set a 10-year-old straight.<p>Seth King, father of five from Salt Lake City, Utah, got fed up with how often his kids were late to school. Whether it was because the young ones slept in too late or because they took too long to get dressed, King wanted to teach his …

Parenting

What Core Skills Do Teachers Need To Be Effective?

Jasmine Bankhead went to a traditional teacher prep program in the early 2000s. She took about a year’s worth of coursework that was all pretty …