Kissie Spencer

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The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master

April 22, 2014<br>In a fast-paced world where information travels at the speed of light, note taking skills can make all the difference between effective …

Show Me What You're Thinking... Okay. Done.

Today, I presented at the <b>2014 CITE</b> <b>Conference at Upper Canada College in To</b><b>ronto</b>. The participants in the two workshops were fantastic and UCC did a …

Flipping English Classrooms: Grammar Instruction

Flipping has not come easily for me. I had to make sure it was going to fit my teaching situation. As a language arts teacher, I had to figure out …

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

contributed by <b>Lisa Chesser</b><p>Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked …

Small Ideas for Better Readers Workshop

image from icanread<p>I have been discussing reading and writing almost every day these past few weeks preparing for my new job as a 7th grade English …

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5 Peer Conferencing Strategies That Actually Work

<b>Neon Revision</b><p>Many kids don’t know what or where to mark when reading another student’s work. Neon revision is an approach that can really help. …

Creative Writing

The Things I Did That Stopped A Love of Reading

I have always had good intentions, my heart and mind has always been in the right place whenever I have done anything “to” my students. I don’t think …

Teachers Report Higher Levels Of Stress And Anxiety For Students In Trump Era

The teaching profession is continually challenged by long hours, strict curriculum requirements, and adapting to a neverending era of disruptions. In …

Education

Survey: Teachers' mental health declining amid job stress

A long list of anxieties — around school budget cuts, bullying, coarse political discourse and the shaky status of immigrant students — is taking a toll on teachers, a new survey shows, with more educators now saying their mental health is suffering than just two years earlier.<p>More than half of the …

Education

As a history teacher, I'm horrified by the whitewashing of my curriculum – I'm being told to teach that colonialism was good

Like many history teachers, I entered the profession due to a vested interest in dismantling the inequalities generated by the abuse of power. I …

Shashi Tharoor

Extra help by researchers eliminates reading gap for most young students

A research project that offered extra help to struggling young readers in Edmonton schools has prompted teachers and principals to try the approach …

Free College Would Help the Rich More Than the Poor

Bernie Sanders's idea sounds great, but there are better ways to aid students who can't afford tuition.<p>Free college sounds like a great idea, when you first hear the words. That might be why Bernie Sanders was able to whip up so much enthusiasm around the idea in his 2016 presidential bid, and is …

College & University

USA Today on Flipboard

4 Magazines | 2.4M Followers | @USAToday | The nation's news.<p>McIntosh scores 24, Northwestern beats No. 20 Michigan 61-52<p>ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Bryant …