Clare Manning

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Why "20% Time" Is Good for Schools

Enter 20% time.<p>What 20% time allows students to do is pick their own project and learning outcomes, while still hitting all the standards and skills …

13 Free Teacher Downloads for Back to School

Unit Plan: Download this unit-planning checklist for step-by-step guidance on tweaking or overhauling the big elements of a unit plan. Read more …

Comparison of 7 Blogging Services for Teachers

This chart was created by Richard Byrne to help teachers quickly identify the blogging service that meets their needs.<p>Note, WordPress.com and …

7 Ways to Create and Deliver Online Quizzes

Creating and delivering quizzes and tests online offers a number of advantages over paper-based quizzes and tests. Many online quiz services allow …

Why languages matter to me: Eddie Izzard, Alastair Campbell and more

Eddie Izzard, stand-up comedian, currently touring his show Force Majeure in a multiplicity of languages across the globe<p>I describe my language ability in percentages of fluency. I'm about 65% fluent in French, 30% fluent in German, about half a percent fluent in Spanish. I'm already touring my …

Read Write Think Makes It Easy to Create Crossword Puzzles

I've never been a big fan of crossword puzzles, but my grandmother who taught Language Arts for decades loved them. I know that many other teachers …

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Summer Reading for Educators: My Favorites

The book grew out of the work of Laura Weaver and Mark Wilding at the PassageWorks Institute, which focuses on helping educators learn how to …

Pedagogy

What changed my teaching – The Reflective Educator

Adam Holman asks <b>a really important question</b>:<p>What have you found to be the catalyst that helped either change your mindset/practice or helped change a …

Pedagogy

Why It Makes More Sense Than You Know to Learn a Second Language

My wife is Colombian, I grew up in Germany, and I now work in Philadelphia. As I like to joke, that gives me three good reasons to know a language other than English. But the truth is, recent research suggests that learning a new language, at any age, not only will enhance your next vacation or …

Every Stock Photo - A Search Engine for Free Images

The next time that you need to find some high resolution images for a slideshow skip the Google Image search and head over to Every Stock Photo. …

Five Free iPad Apps for Creating Video Lessons (AKA Flipped Classroom Lessons)

One of the things that I’m often asked about is creating explanatory videos on the iPad. Whether you want to create these videos for students to …