Jennifer Wilson

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The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p><b>When I worked with student teachers</b> on developing effective lesson plans, one thing I always asked them to revise …

Teaching

Arrogant People Less Likely To Believe In Personal Growth

What shapes the vision you have of yourself? More importantly, what motives any inaccurate judgments you have made about yourself? A new study …

A Collection of Project Based Learning End Products

I’m always on the lookout for products created by students through project based learning experiences. I'd rather see what students create to express …

High School

10 Great Ideas for Alternative Assessment

1<p>There is inherent value to traditional tests and research reports. There is also value in alternative assessments though. There is plenty of …

A7: I use this often but it really represent my coaching and leadership #tlap https://t.co/fGaJrarp5W

A6: By building the capacity of others to lead. #tlap https://t.co/LymGau65JG

A1: Listen and provide support to Ts and Ss in meeting expectations! #tlap #4OCF https://t.co/mirqtylH94

Learning Leadership...

Study the leadership of John Wooden and you will find hundreds of quotes that encapsulate his philosophy, his actions, and his achievements as UCLA …

Establishing a Community of Readers by Brian Lawless

When I was a sixth grader at Tharp Middle School, the last of my concerns was being a reader. I would read the obligatory in-class assignments and …

Books for Kids Who Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

If your kids like the <b>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</b> books, you’ll want find books like those to keep your children engaged in reading. So I’ve created this …

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

In light of this, research suggests that considering the following interrelated elements when designing and implementing learning activities may help …

5 Powerful Ways to Save Time as a Teacher

Listen to my interview with Angela Watson (transcript):<p><b>Lack of time is a huge problem for teachers everywhere.</b> There’s just never enough time for …

It Takes Courage to Make Schools Better

When the King of Albania was confronted by Nazi leaders, he said that were no Jews in Albania and the Nazis were welcome to look. Thousands of lives …

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

Resources by Topic:<p>Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that all learners are supported in the learning …

Preschool Book Lists Archives

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How to Turn Rubric Scores into Grades

<b>I have written several posts</b> about the different types of rubrics—especially my favorite, the single-point rubric—and over time, many teachers have …

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Your Cover Letter: How to Write the Perfect Opening Line

The opening line of the cover letter is your hook… your best (and sometimes only) chance to really impress.<p>And it can often be challenging to nail …

5 Characteristics of Strong Educational Leadership

Be a Mirror: Give Readers Feedback That Fosters a Growth Mindset

One possible reason why some students progress more rapidly than others is their mindset. By mindset, I mean what Carol Dweck refers to as "the …

Pedagogy

Teaching Students Who Face Adversity Beyond Your Experience - BAM! Radio Network

We have seen research over and over again that, when learners have a choice in identifying what to learn and how they want to learn it, it has produ …

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Choosing the Right Activity for your Classroom

So You're an Educator and You're Not Reading?

Image Source: https://goo.gl/2V5cMn<p>With the amount of information available for teachers, it is just unacceptable to continue making uninformed …

Great reminders! 27 things to do with students who aren't paying attention #edchat #ntchat https://t.co/y3Yn1HAQ58

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Getting Started<p>Sharing Resources<p>The nonprofit Creative Commons offers free, easy-to-use copyright licenses that allow you to specify which rights to …

Field Notes: How We Got Our Groove Back

Managing Personalization<br>November 25, 2015 | Volume <b>11</b> | Issue <b>6</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Field Notes: How We Got Our Groove Back<p>Megan Cupo-Fisher<p>For …