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5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development @coolcatteacher

Professional Development

1.No matter how good we are at our jobs we always have something to learn. All of us.

Remember when you were a kid and you played a team sport? Or maybe you were like me and played an instrument, or took fine arts lessons? Or maybe you …

Teaching

How to add a Family Feud-style game to your next class/PD

Games can make class and professional development more fun! Here are the steps to create a Family Feud-style. Family Feud logo used via fair use)Who …

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

Response: Underutilized Teaching Ideas

<b>(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.)</b><p>The new question-of-the-week is:<p><b>What is an instructional</b> …

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Education Technology

What Administrators Can Do to Promote a Reading Culture

Dear administrators,I have been pleading with teachers for a few years to please help students become passionate readers. I have given as many ideas …

Teaching

Some Very Good Apps for Science and Chemistry Teachers

September 6, 2015<br>The list of apps below are especially useful for science and chemistry teachers. They provide some very good resources and …

Education Technology