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Developing Global Citizens Through Project-Based Learning

The World in Your Classroom<br>June 22, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>20</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Developing Global Citizens Through Project-Based Learning<p>Katalin …

Pedagogy

Homework Is a Low Impact Practice: Do Not End It, Amend It - BAM! Radio Network

Spring is here. The birds are chirping. The grass is growing. The weather outside is beautiful. So, what do you think teachers are doing on those be …

Teaching

Standards-Aligned Genius Hour

Meeting the Standards<p>Over the years, my social studies students have often asked questions like, “When are we going to learn about World War II?” In …

Teaching

4 Inspiring Books about Teamwork (Plus, Related Lessons)

Part of teaching is encouraging the development of soft skills and social-emotional skills, like teamwork. We teach these skills by setting routines, …

Michael Jordan

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Education Technology

New Study On Cellphones Helpful To Teachers Everywhere

Earlier this year I posted Here Are Two Activities I’ll Be Doing With My ELL Students The Day We Come Back From Break, which I included a lesson I …

Teaching

Response: Support Curriculum Innovations by 'Failing Forward'

<b>(This is the first post in a three-part series)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><b>How can school leaders (directors, principals) support curriculum</b> …

Pedagogy

Photo Essay: A Flexible Seating How-To

Courtesy of Laura Bradley<p>Some students find they work best when they build a writing fort.<p>A couple of years later, when my students were writing for …

Furniture

Ten Concierge ‘Keys’ for Supporting Individualized Online Course Development

Large group training workshops to facilitate online course design can be a mechanistic experience and a nightmare to schedule given perpetually busy …

5 Simple Lessons That Will Set Your Teen Up For Financial Success

Teenagers want three things, according to parenting expert Mark Gregston, “To make decisions about themselves, to feel like they’re in control, and to have opportunities to prove their maturity and to show you that they can do it.”<p>For parents, the good news is that giving them those three things …

5 Mistakes that Schools Do That Hurt Standardized Test Scores

A conversation with Dr. Brad Johnson on episode #65 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on …

Standardized Testing

A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Teaching & Learning About The North Korea Missile Crisis

<b>NOTE: Obviously, a lot has been happening related to the U.S./North Korean relationship. Much is available about Trump/Kim summit (see 4 winners and</b> …

North Korea

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We work at the intersection of education leaders, researchers, and technology developers to improve learning opportunities for all and close the …

Education Technology

Resources, Credentials, & Community for Teachers

How it Works<p>Learn<p>Find collections of high-quality learning resources, curated and vetted by experienced educators.<p>Collaborate<p>Connect with other …

Digital Citizenship Toolkits

Lifelong Learning: A Social & Emotional Learning Toolkit for Educators<p>Social and emotional learning (SEL) skills are the foundation for a positive, …

Responsive Classroom

Greater teacher effectiveness, higher student achievement, and improved school climate.<p><i>Responsive Classroom</i> is an evidence-based approach to …

Advisory

Social and Emotional Learning<p>A Nashville high school focuses on using social and emotional learning to build strong relationships and a positive …

High School Advisory Programs: Show Students They Matter

Most high schools have some sort of advisory program built into their ecology—a time when a group of students gather to check in with a teacher. At …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road. But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and …

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future | Module 23: Enquiry learning

Introduction<p>The development of thinking and problem solving skills is an important objective of Education for Sustainable Development, especially …