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Rubrics for Assessing Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, and Digital Portfolios

The University of Wisconsin, Stout has organized a nice collection of rubrics for assessing digital projects. In the collection you will find rubrics …

40 Alternative Assessment Ideas for Learning

When people think of <b>assessment</b>, pencils and bubble sheets may be the first things that come to mind. <b>Assessment</b> does not always have to involve paper …

Space Design for Active Learning Classrooms

Observations<p>What We Observed<p>The majority of classrooms in use today were built for traditional, “stand-and-deliver, sit-and-listen” pedagogies in a …

What Are Flipped Classrooms?

In a flipped classroom, students engage in passive learning at home, and class time is devoted to collaborative projects and engaging material more …

Pedagogy

8 things Twitter savvy educators do to improve learning

These days, it's hard to meet an educator who hasn't heard of Twitter. And while some might question if the social media platform can help with …

Professional Development

5 Strategies for A Successful Flipped Math Class

When using a concept for flipped math class, it’s important to understand how it will enrich your students. There are a number of ways to integrate …

Educational Leadership:Making Math Count:Problem-Solving Time

The Spokane Public Schools has made teacher collaboration a priority, adjusting school start times and setting aside one hour each week from 8:00 to …

Here Are Some Critical Thinking Exercises That Will Blow Your Learners’ Minds

<i>Editor’s note: This is an updated version of our article on critical thinking exercises that really stretch your learners’ abilities, with even more</i> …

10 Fun Web Apps, Games, for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Engage Students in Critical Thinking Activities With These Great ApplicationsThe most important gift that educators can give to students is the …

Critical Thinking

8 ways Melania Trump can avoid plagiarism in future speeches

Poor Melania Trump. Her speech before the Republican national convention in Cleveland on Monday night was adroit, heartfelt, borderline inspiring and …

Donald Trump

An Open Letter To Donald Trump, Jr.: You Are Wrong About Teachers

Dear Donald Trump Jr.,<p>I had the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night in the background while I was preparing for my classes this upcoming school year, as I have done most days and nights this summer. I am a Latin teacher at a public school in Winchester, Virginia. In other words, I work …

Donald Trump

7 Game Changer EdTech Tools to Personalize Your Classroom

By: Stephanie Shaw. There are thousands of edtech tools out there to help personalize your classroom, but here are seven that I found to be game …

Personalized Learning