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Books to Help Kids Understand What It’s Like to Be a Refugee

We see the news stories about refugees almost every day. We hear the true but almost unimaginable accounts of families forced to flee their homes, …

Hattie's Index Of Teaching & Learning Strategies: 39 Effect Sizes In Ascending Order

<b>An Index Of Teaching & Learning Strategies: 39 Effect Sizes In Ascending Order</b><p>by <b>Dana Schon</b>, sai-iowa.org<p><b>Effect Size Defined</b><p>Statistically speaking, …

Students Learn Best When You Do This

<b>Students Learn Best When You Do This. And This. And This.</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ed.D, Authentic Education<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is a follow-up to a post</i> …

Teaching

Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?

The PYP Planning Puzzle: Mathematics

This blog post explores how to plan an entire mathematics programme using PYP Planners. Part One describes the difficulties of using the IB PYP …

Strategies for Creating Enquiry-Based Maths Learning

What effective strategies can we use with enquiry-based maths? <br>I'm the first to admit that my journey into enquiry-based maths learning over the …

Expand your students' horizons with global collaboration - Book Creator app

Book Creator is a fantastic tool to get schools across the world collaborating on projects.<p>The Global Book series<p>Global collaboration is an integral …

Notable Lives Lost in 2015: Pictures

He who does the talking, does the learning

All of us learn in different and multiple ways. As a teacher, it is important for me to remember to strike a balance in the way that I teach, so that …

User Profile: Mr. Ryan Higbea

Stop, Start, Continue: Conceptual Understanding Meets Applied Problem Solving

Every year we built a community that modeled what all of us wished for in the wider world. We created a working campus where everyone had a job. All …

A Study Suggests You Should Force People to Tell You About a Time You Were Awesome

Here is a new finding in behavioral science that I think we can all get behind: A new Harvard Business School working paper suggests that if you ask …

Harvard Business School

Struggling with concepts? This might help!

When we work with teachers to shift toward concept-based instruction things tend to follow a distinct pattern, a roller coaster that flows from …

Pedagogy

Daily 5 + iPads = Serious Engagement and Motivation

It's no surprise that I L.O.V.E technology especially my classroom set of iPads!! {Thank you Title 1!!!} This school year, I was asked to present at …

About

I am a Digital Literacy Coach at United World College of South East Asia (East Campus). Originally from NZ, I have been teaching overseas since …

10 Tips for Planning an Inquiry-Based Start to the New School Year

It’s (almost) August 1st… I can finally stop pretending that I’m not constantly thinking about the upcoming school year! (<i>What can I say, I love my</i> …

Setup

Mind mapping tools comparison chart

Old Forms Site

Creating a PYP Maths Planner

<b>Why?</b> <br>Prior to becoming a PYP teacher, when I reflect upon my teaching I think I was a so-so maths primary teacher. I understood the skills and …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a Japanese schoolchild?

Hello Guzzlers.<p>It is with huge pleasure that I introduce today’s puzzle, which is already a big deal in Japan. It’s called Menseki Meiro, or Area Maze, and I hope you find it as brilliant as I do.<p>Can you solve it? How can you engineer a country with more girls than boys?<p>Read more<p>Area Maze is the …

Printouts

Graphic Organizers See All<p>These printouts help students brainstorm, analyze, and organize their ideas.<p>Grades <b>3 – 8</b> | Printout<p>This K-W-L Chart, which …

Education Technology

15 Things Highly Confident People Don't Do

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Single Day

The choices you make every day can help you grow stronger and become better.<p>Just like people aren't born with physical strength, no one is blessed with incredible mental strength at birth. Instead, mental strength is developed over time by individuals who choose to make personal development a …

Juan Pancho

A list of the best movies on Netflix: highly-rated, little-known film recommendations and Netflix suggestions from A Good Movie to Watch.

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Unprofessional? Here are the behaviors that send the opposite, more positive message.<p><i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's …