Banjo Paul Adegbohun

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'CPL in USA can't just be a one-off' - Gayle

Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle has thrown his support behind making a USA leg an annual part of the Caribbean Premier League's schedule

A teacher gave her 8-year-old students iPads and discovered one huge drawback

When Launa Hall, a teacher in northern Virginia, gave each of her third graders an iPad, they were psyched. Many of them had never had a tablet, and the appeal, was immediate and powerful, she writes in the Washington Post.<p>Hall didn’t choose to give her students iPads. Her school received …

Study Finds Teachers Whose Students Achieve High Test Scores Often Don’t Do As Well With SEL Skills

Mathematica has just come out with an interesting study (thanks to Paul Bruno, a must-follow on Twitter, for the tip).<p>It’s titled Teacher and …

Teaching

Blended Learning Is Making Teachers More Productive in the Classroom. Here's How.

Across the country, teachers are weaving technology into their lesson plans and classrooms, even if they aren't teaching intro to typing or …

Teachers' low salaries will harm quality of teaching, OECD warns

The continued depression of teachers’ wages will harm the quality of schooling in Britain, according to one of the world’s most influential education …

Education

Three teaching mistakes you only make once

As a teacher, you’re taught to be reflective. That is, to learn from your slip-ups and move on unabashed. But a few mistakes leave you so red-faced …

Teaching

On Beauty and Classroom Teaching

The “crisis in the humanities,” whether unprecedented and dire or perpetual and overblown, plays out as a controversy over how long people like me …

5 Ways to Promote Writing Across the Curriculum

Whether we want to admit it or not, writing is still the basis of communication for almost all core academic subjects. Today many teachers (and those …

Education Technology

Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

Peer Grading<p>Being a creative teacher and having great mentors to teach me, I learned that I could save some time by having students switch papers and …

Teaching

When a fifth-grader’s school frustrations boils over, here’s how to help

Q. I’ve been struggling to understand, manage and support my soon-to-be-11-year-old son. He’s an outgoing, funny, loving kid who is a good student. He’s always enjoyed school and I’ve only ever heard back [positive things] from teachers. This year, he’s in a big fifth-grade class with a good number …

15 Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar

Who doesn’t love grammar? Well, most people as it turns out. The subject is often regarded as tedious by students, if not also by many teachers. …

Experts say experiment to use Shanghai maths teachers in English schools could soon raise UK from 26th position on the international league table<p>The government’s controversial experiment with Shanghai mathematics teaching in English schools could pay dividends with improved test results within four …

Education

Those who try to dismiss their methods using crude national stereotypes should instead consider what UK educators could learn<p>Earlier this month, I welcomed 68 secondary mathematics teachers from Shanghai to England. They had just touched down to spend three weeks teaching in our secondary schools. …

Teaching

Teaching kids to give as they receive

<b>(CNN) —</b> My children benefit big time since we celebrate Hanukkah at home and Christmas with my family. Two holidays mean twice the number of presents, and often more gifts than they ultimately use or care about.<p>What gets lost this time of year, I often feel, especially while dashing around or …

Are Schools Designed to Help Children Learn?

In trying to wrap our hands around learning about learning, we continue to look to Chris Watkins, an independent consultant and leading authority on …

Making Learning More Meaningful

Why have we placed such a high value on sense-making over meaning-making? Sense-making involves understanding and demonstrating a content or skill. …

Learning

7 Attractions Teachers Find In A Blended Learning System

<b>What Teachers Find Attractive In Blended Learning</b><p>Teaching is really a tough job: Every teacher has to take the big responsibility of educating many …

Teachers work 'longer classroom hours'

<b>Teachers in England and Scotland have more teaching hours and bigger primary classes than in most other developed countries, according to an OECD annual education report.</b><p>The think tank says teachers' pay has declined in real terms.<p>The report also shows students in public higher education …

A student told me I 'couldn't understand because I was a white lady.' Here's what I did

Emily E. Smith is a fifth-grade social justice and English language arts teacher at Cunningham Elementary School in Austin. She was just awarded the …

Teaching

A teacher perfectly explained what teachers do all day

In a speech at a Campaign for America's Future event, National Education Association president and teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia gave a rousing explanation for what the teaching profession entails.<p>After starting the speech by saying teachers needed to educate politicians on what the typical teacher …