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Top 5 Techniques for Culturally Responsive Teaching

The growing popularity of <i>culturally responsive instruction</i> is slowly causing traditional trends to be reversed. Teachers are increasingly being …

Critical Pedagogy: Being the Other

Last week, I began my fall semester a few weeks before my university because we place our teacher certification candidates in year-long placements, …

Critical Thinking

Showtime in the Classroom: Seven Ways Streaming Video Can Enhance Teaching

Many faculty seek to make creative use of films in their teaching, whether in traditional class screenings or through flipped classrooms. However, …

Education Technology

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The Top 10 Characteristics of Globally Competent Teachers

How do we define global competence for teachers and then embed it into teaching standards?

Pedagogy

Race Matters: Study Shows White Teachers Have Lower Expectations For Black Students Than Black Teachers

Non-Black Teachers Have Lower Expectations For Black Students<p>How important are Black teachers in the classroom for Black students? More than you …

Back-to-School Playlist: Lessons Learned From Our Favorite Songs

The popularity of music festivals, online sites like Spotify, Pandora and iHeart Radio, and satellite radio are evidence of just how much music is …

Pedagogy

Eight rules for cover lessons (from a frustrated supply teacher)

As a supply teacher, I am frequently amazed by the poor quality of the lessons I am required to deliver. They show disdain for the pupils' learning …

Teaching

5 Ways of Bringing Student Passions to Student Learning

Some teachers are afraid that, by giving students too much freedom, they won't meet standards. First, share the standards with your students. Second, …

Zen Pencils Teacher’s Guide free download

Great news to all the teachers out there who have been using <i>Zen Pencils</i> comics in the classroom. My publisher Andrews McMeel has partnered with …

High School

SunGard K-12 – hosting the redirects

Why Argument Writing Is Important to Teach

Knowing how to respond to counterclaims while developing their own claims in argumentative writing helps students in school and beyond. Educators …

Teaching

The Pros & Cons of Cursive Handwriting

Shares 32<p>I was shocked when I learned that my daughter would not be learning cursive in school. I thought it was one of those skills that was, and …

Teachers, Give Them More Than Lesson Plans

In 1999, I hesitantly became a teacher in a private high school. The superintendent challenged me to begin a journalism department and start a newspaper. I replied, "But I am not a teacher. I don't know anything about education." He smiled. "Exactly! It is an elective. Just teach them what you know …

Teaching

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

<b>Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.</b><i>“The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not</i> …

Education Technology

Learning Styles

Learning Styles by Marlene LeFever<p><i>Learning Styles</i> is full of practical, helpful, and eye-opening information about the different ways kids perceive …

Learning to Self-Manage Stress and Lower Performance Anxiety

Whether you're an athlete, a performer, a public speaker, or a lover, your fight or flight system is there to help you survive. Your everyday stresses are read by your body in the same way, regardless of whether you are faced with a lion, a tiger, a physical attack, a policeman giving you a ticket, …

Mindfulness

Infographic: Ed tech can change the world. by @ISTEconnects #edtech

Hoy traemos a este espacio esta infografía de ISTE .. titulada "Ed tech can change the world " , que se presenta así: No one doubts that technology …

A Collection of Some of The Best Chromebook Apps for Teachers

August, 2015<br>One the occasion of the start of a new school year, <i>Educational Technology and Mobile Learning</i> is working on a series of posts aiming at …

Teaching teachers the basics of English

Anupma Diddi, a former vice-principal and English teacher, recently approached the education department and pitched the idea of conducting workshops …

Education

Virtual laboratories in teaching and learning science

<i>Image: Shutterstock/Macrovector</i><p><b>Introduction</b><p>We live in an era characterized by the rapid development of technology. Computer science has invaded the …

Education Technology

Reading, writing and numeracy the way to stop domestic violence

Here's the good news: Victorian state schools will no longer have to waste valuable class time on special religious instruction.<p>And here's the not as …

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Australian Universities

Classroom Walkthroughs Can Build Culture

With Moss and Brookhart's book "Formative Classroom Walkthroughs," educator teams can transform classroom walkthroughs into collaborations that share …