Wendy Picarella

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Ten Websites for Science Teachers

1) Understanding Science<p>UC Berkeley's Understanding Science website is a "must use" for all science teachers. It is a great resource for learning …

Education Technology

Google Apps for Education’s Science-Loving Updates

Edtech Business<p>Google Apps for Education’s Science-Loving Updates<p>By Blake Montgomery     May 27, 2016<p>Google Apps for Education<p>Will Google Apps for …

How Dirt Cleans Water

<b>Key concepts</b><br>Filtration<br>Aquifers<br>Permeable and impermeable soil<br>Groundwater<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Have you ever noticed the claim on a bottle of water that it …

8 Books That Will Challenge You As a Teacher (and Learner) This Summer

Last year I wrote a post titled, 100 Books Every Teacher Should Read. I’ve since updated that post once, but wanted to write a separate piece about …

Pedagogy

The Best Resources About “Culturally Responsive Teaching” & “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy” – Please Share More!

<i>Culturally Responsive Teaching in the ELL Classroom is an excerpt from our book.</i><p>The majority of students in U.S. schools are students of color, and …

Teaching

Response: Classroom Rules - Ways to Create, Introduce Enforce Them

Response: Classroom Rules - Ways to Create, Introduce & Enforce Them<p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What are the best ways to introduce classroom</i> …

Teaching

Funny Pictures – August 5, 2015

Whole Foods is totally just trolling us now..<p>My sister works at a driving school. She sent me this picture from her desk today.<p>Why I never know who …

Teachers Throwing Out Grades: It's Happening For Real

Grades used to be a power I wielded. Proudly I held them over my students' heads, deducting points whenever they dared to be late, or worse, wrong.<p>I …

Teaching

A new kind of kindergarten design encourages kids to be their silly selves.

What does a school do with 5- and 6-year-old kids?<p>The old answer was coax them into little chairs — at least until “creative time" — keep 'em …

Kids

Insights- A New Educational Tool for Creating Paperless Interactive Lessons

June 25, 2015<br>The popular educational app TinyTap has recently released a new tool called Insights. This is basically a data management tool to help …

What's the Real Purpose of Classroom Management?

Everyone knows why classroom management skills are considered a critical part of teacher training. The reason we need to minimize "misbehavior" and get students to show up, sit down, and pay attention is so we can teach them stuff. That proposition is so obvious that it's rarely defended or even …

Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps for Students

June 23, 2015<br>For students using Macs in their studies, the collection below embeds some excellent apps that can help you do way more with your Macs. …

Steps to Help Low-Income Students Direct Their Own Learning

When Susan Wolfe, an elementary school teacher in Boise, Idaho, asks her class the qualities of a good student, kids often list things like: taking …

Teaching