Jill Pagels

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Why K-12 Students Have to Be Taught How to Think Critically: Part II

In Part I of this series, I discussed why it is important to teach K-12 students critical thinking skills. In Part II, I will discuss how educators …

Teaching

Boost On-Site Training, Cut Needless Exams to Prepare Young Teachers

Are college graduates prepared to teach once they leave the teacher-training universities and colleges? The first year of teaching is difficult. When …

Robots Return Students To Classroom

A new technology is allowing chronically ill students to participate in school like never before. WBBH's Teri Hornstein reports.

4 Innovative Teaching Methods to "WOW" Your Students

<b>“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery” – Mark Van Doren</b><p>The transformation from traditional teaching methods such as blackboard, …

Pedagogy

5 Motivational Quotes to Kickstart Your Day

Motivation means more than anything else in life. It doesn’t matter how much you’re paid, how big your house is, or whether you have the latest …

Motivation

Teachers share the 12 biggest misconceptions people have about their job

Even so, plenty of people have the wrong idea about teachers and what they do for a living.<p>To set the record straight, we asked teachers everywhere to weigh in on some of the most common misconceptions about teachers out there, and more than 50 teachers responded. We've (anonymously) included some …