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Test Anxiety: Causes and Remedies

There hasn’t been a lot written recently about test anxiety, but that doesn’t mean it’s no longer an issue for a significant number of students. …

Pedagogy

A Couple of Great Strategies to Improve Student Reading

The pedagogical periodical <i>Teaching Theology and Religion</i> has a unique section. In fact, many of the discipline-based periodicals on teaching and …

Why Reading Comprehension in the Content Areas is so Important

English teachers are skilled instructors of reading comprehension—a nebulous concept that requires several moving parts. Reading comprehension …

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

The DI elements were first introduced to me in <i>How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms</i> by Carol Tomlinson, and my understanding …

Pedagogy

12 Awesome Edtech Apps

Tips:<p>Play each Kahoot! set more than once, randomizing the order of questions and answers. This helps students practice and learn.<br>• Let students create …

Let It Marinate: The Importance of Reflection and Closing

The discussion was interesting but felt aimless. Some students were interested in the idea of learning deeper messages by reading the myths of …

Turning Current Events Instruction Into Social Justice Teaching

Most educators feel a sense of responsibility to talk with their students about what's going on in society and the world. Indeed, it's the reason …