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4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios

I still have every single project I ever completed in preschool. My dad collected them and kept each one in a grocery bag that he tucked away in the …

5 Steps to Building a Student Portfolio

How to Effectively Design a Student Portfolio<p>If your looking for a great way to assess students while keeping them aware about the work they produce, …

Gathering and Using the Best Methods for Instruction

Figure 1.1. Powerful Instructional Models and Approaches<p><b>INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACHES</b><p><b>INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS</b><p><b>Differentiated Instruction</b><p><b>Universal</b> …

Pedagogy

The authors elaborate on the experience of creating for high school students effective multisensory, hands-on learning centers that address a full range of elem...

PREVIEW<p>Add to your shelf<p>Read this item online for free by registering for a MyJSTOR account.<p>Register<p>Already have an account? Login<p>How does it …

Education Technology

Genius Hour / 20% Time

Passion Projects in the Classroom

Last week I was scouring the internet for some more inquiry ideas for my classroom when I came across Genius Hour. One word ... hooked. And inspired. …

PSA Creating a Makerspace

My Journey in STEM/STEAM/Maker<br>How does it relate to STEM/STEAM?<br>Open Source<br>Electronic Modules<br>Background<br>Defining the Maker Movement<br>Engages the …

Education Technology

Allie Magnuson: Learning Centers, Part 1: Why They're Important | Classroom Solutions

In <b>Part One</b> of this series, I will tell you why learning centers are important and give examples of how my students benefit from them.<p>In <b>Part Two</b>, I'll …

for my classroom -center ideas for middle school

Inference chart<p>Inference---The chart presented in this visual could be used for middle school grades. Students compare and contrast inferring what …

Create Small Learning Communities with the Station Rotation Model

Whenever I’m asked the question, “How do we fix education?” I find myself emphasizing the importance of creating smaller learning communities within …

Education Technology

Figurative Language STATIONS - Common Core

Figurative Language Stations with Task Cards: Would you like your students more clear on figurative language and sound devices? Motivate them with …

Teaching

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West Texas

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. …

Language Learning

8 Classroom Management Tips--From Google?

by <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>One of the biggest struggles facing new teachers is figuring out how to effectively manage a classroom.<p>This is very different …

Teaching

Remake Your Class Part 1: Planning for a Collaborative Learning Environment

Learning

Using Google Classroom to Differentiate Assignments - Teacher Tech

Creative Commons License by Eric Rice via Flickr<p>What is nice about a digital environment is the ability to differentiate. Google Classroom allows you …

Education Technology

Using Google Forms Instead of Worksheets - Teacher Tech

As a follow up to my post on not posting PDF’s of worksheets for students to annotate, here are directions for providing students feedback via a …

Education Technology

GAFE: Automate The Grading Process With Flubaroo

In this age of technology, no teacher should ever have to grade a multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank assessment again. Let your computer do that by …

How to craft a learner-centered classroom focused on curriculum and technology

How can we craft a learner centered classroom that takes advantage of technology to help students become independent, engaged, and reflective of …

50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy

<b>50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy was a remarkable attempt to create a system of learning that …

Technology Fed Growth in Formative Assessment

Complete Coverage<p>Formative assessment is critical to a teacher's ability to adapt lessons and check for student understanding. New technology has …