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7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

1. Discovery Zone<p>The discovery zone houses all those items that spark imagination. These include arts and crafts materials, manipulatives, recorders, …

6 Engaging End-of-Year Projects

Consider these projects (and I've included the cognitive demands):<p><b>1. Show What You Know</b><p>Give students an opportunity to teach the rest of the class …

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

Facts About Round Robin Reading<p>In RRR, students read orally from a common text, one child after another, while the rest of the class follows along in …

Positive Classroom Environment through Classroom Design

For Teachers Updated April 6, 2018<p>How Comfortable Classrooms Lead to a Better Student Community<p>By The Room 241 Team <i>•</i> October 19, 2012<p><i>This post has</i> …

A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

Students Take Ownership<p>So I visited the class. It was in the unfinished basement of an old school -- cement floors and walls, ceiling-to-floor poles …

Transform Your Staff Meetings, Engage Your Faculty

You could play music -- break the ice by letting them watch you whip, whip, then watch you nae, nae. You could even encourage teachers to get up and …

Beyond Academics: What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like

Nurturing a child's developmental growth requires greater communication by the adults in the different areas of a child's life: school, extra …

5-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

• Flexible Learning Environments (04:02) - Students and teachers at Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas, talk about the district's …

Film Festivals

What Are the Most Powerful Uses of Tech for Learning?

“Anybody growing up today without access to the internet and to this learning opportunity, I kind of equate it to growing up 40 years ago without a …

How to Make Sure That Project-based Learning is Applied Well in Schools

By Thom MarkhamNow that project-based learning (PBL) is becoming more popular, the doubters and haters also have surfaced. The recent anti-PBL …

The Art of Reflection

This naturally led to a conversation about portfolios. Portfolio discussions typically center on the tools: how to save, share, and publish student …

Pedagogy

Classroom Strategies for Improving Behavior Management

Behavior management is one of the biggest challenges that all teachers face. Some teachers are naturally strong in this area while others have to …

Practical Classroom Management Strategies for Teachers

One of the biggest challenges for almost every teacher, especially first-year teachers, is how to handle classroom management. It can be a struggle …

Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

Peer Grading<p>Being a creative teacher and having great mentors to teach me, I learned that I could save some time by having students switch papers and …

Teaching