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Addressing Our Needs: Maslow Comes to Life for Educators and Students

Tier One<p><b>Meeting Physiological Needs in the Classroom</b><p><i>Water bottles and water breaks.</i>• <i><br>Focused attention practices:</i> These practices, involving breathing, …

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

Facts About Round Robin Reading<p>In RRR, students read orally from a common text, one child after another, while the rest of the class follows along in …

Teaching

5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

What Research Says<p>This leads me to educational researcher John Hattie, who wrote <i>Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning</i>. Through …

Fifteen Teacher Pages to Follow on Facebook

Do you enjoy following teachers on Facebook? What is it about that page that makes you love it? For me, I like a variety of content when I first …

47+ Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom

1. School Tube is a website dedicated to the sharing of videos created by students and teachers. School Tube allows teachers and schools to create …

11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

<b>2. Makes a Difference</b><p>There is a saying, "With great power, comes great responsibility". As a teacher, you need to be aware and remember the great …

12 Choices to Help You Step Back From Burnout

Choice #2: Choose to Disconnect<p>We are making a dumb use of our smartphones. Instead of freeing us up to go anywhere anytime, they've tethered us to a …

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

Some researchers, however, believe that a third option, cognitive choice, is a more effective way to promote longer-lasting student autonomy. This …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Review

<i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows</i> opens with a sweeping pan of Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo atop an iconic New York landmark with a box of pizza. This is a fine decision. With no questionable and convoluted origin story to get tangled up in, the second installment in …

Turtles

It's the Stanley Cup final – so here's our 10-step guide to being a hockey fan

The Stanley Cup final is here, and many new fans will be tuning in for the first time. But fear not: Sean McIndoe’s handy guide will help you fit in<p>The Stanley Cup final is here, with the Pittsburgh Penguins facing the San Jose Sharks in a matchup of two highly skilled and entertaining teams. If …

Designing Digital Learning Professional Development

digiLEARN has selected 20 Digital Scholars from across the state of North Carolina to design a plan for what digital learning professional …

Education Technology

The Art of Building Exceptional Professional Development for First Year Teachers

"No longer do we have one and done PD," says Tara Amsterdam, an Instructional Coach in the Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware and one …

Education Technology

Teachers come together on Twitter for professional development and inspiration

Although Nikki Vradenburg is the only K-1 teacher in her Bozeman, Montana-based school, her personal learning network includes fellow educators from across the region, country and globe.<p>"Our state is so spread out that teachers do not often have the opportunity to meet and work with other …

Social Media

4 Reasons Administrators And Teachers Won't Attend the Same Professional Development

Professional development can be very expensive, especially if it centers around a whole district initiative. It results in being a waste of time if …

Teaching

21 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas Every 21st Century Teacher Should Try

Take advantage of all of the new resources and ideas circulating in the education community, and start experimenting in your classroom! To help you …

Education Technology

Comment on 6 ways to make your blended learning PD more successful by scoefield

Excellent ideas of how to preplan and organize PD changes that are so needed. Thank you.

Flipped Classroom

Why Edcamp Is the Future of PD

As more and more teachers attend Edcamps, it has become impossible to ignore the impact that this kind of professional development has on teaching …

8 keys to avoiding teacher burnout (part two)

If you are feeling burned out right now or just a little crispy around the edges, I want to reassure you that your feelings are normal, that you can …

Teaching

Teacher professional learning pedagogy needs to change too

For too long now education conferences and professional learning events have prolonged a traditional “sage on the stage” approach. It is lazy and it …

Training Teachers With Digital Classroom Simulations

A pilot program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education lets teachers in training practice classroom-management techniques with a …

Education Technology

Waving Goodbye to Drive-By PD

There has been a great deal of knocks on professional development as of late and rightfully so. More often than not, professional development is …

7 Characteristics of Great Professional Development

...The post 7 Characteristics of Great Professional Development appeared first on TeachThought.

5 takeaways from the Democratic debate

<b>Miami (CNN) —</b> There were few softballs Wednesday night for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.<p>Clinton was asked whether she lied about Benghazi, whether she might be indicted over her emails and why she's seen as so untrustworthy. Sanders was pressed on comments he made in the mid-1980s about Fidel …

Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

Wasted Opportunities<p>I am not alone. According to the Center for Public Education's <i>Teaching the Teachers</i> report (PDF), almost all teachers participate …

Differentiating Math Centers with Dice

Differentiation - a word that drives fear into the teacher heart and requires a dramatic eye-roll during a staff meeting. So many times when we hear …

Response to Intervention: Resources for Educators

Over the past decade, Response to Intervention (RTI) has seen widespread use in schools as an effective way to promote student learning. Originally …

Pedagogy

Co teaching examples

Co-Teaching Part 1

Four Reasons Your Child Probably Doesn’t Need ADHD Meds

<b>Four Reasons Your Child Probably Doesn’t Need ADHD Meds</b><p>There is enormous pressure on parents to ensure that their children do well in school. I know; …