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Closing the gap: differentiation by time

There’s a lot of talk about differentiation by outcome, differentiation of explanations, differentiation of support, differentiation of task, etc. …

Teaching Methods: Differentiated instruction

<i>What is differentiated instruction? What are the main challenges for teachers wishing to use it in their classroom? Peter Westwood, author of</i> What …

Design Your Own Digital Choice Board

This week I had the pleasure of training a group of elementary teachers on blended learning strategies. As a group, they wanted to focus …

Education Technology

Craig Davison's Wonderful Childhood Fantasy Paintings

A long, long time ago in a galaxy made out of parts from the garage<p>The knock on today's children is that they no longer play outdoors. Instead …

A visual history of U.S. $20 bills, ranked

The Internet is a marvel for, among other things, making history enormously easy to access. Back in the late 1800s, seeing a $20 silver certificate required a transaction involving the value of $20 worth of silver. Nowadays, it's on Wikimedia Commons, as are a slew of other past $20 paper …

Museums

6 Teaching Secrets For Long-Term Growth

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Teaching

Pupils share secrets with teacher via #iwishmyteacherknew

Kyle Schwartz started the hastag #Iwishmyteacherknew<p>In an effort to get to know her students a little better, a US teacher created a lesson plan …

What Does it Take to Engage Students in the Classroom?

Chrissie Wywrot is a freelance writer and social media expert with focuses on LinkedIn profile development and blogging. She is also an advocate for …

Teaching

Response to Intervention: Resources for Educators

Over the past decade, Response to Intervention (RTI) has seen widespread use in schools as an effective way to promote student learning. Originally …

Pedagogy

Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p><b>You’ve reached the end of a unit or year,</b> and you want students to demonstrate their learning in a way that requires …

Education Technology

Oven Fresh Seasoned Potato Wedges Recipe

"Family favorite french fries that go great with hotdogs or burgers."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 teaspoon onion …

How to Effectively Teach with Technology

Effective Tools for Teachers Planning Lessons Part One<p>I have a confession to make. I am addicted to children getting an understanding. To me, it is …

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Entertainment

Remember More from the Page

Students with ADHD often complain to their parents and teachers, “I’ve read the whole page, but I don’t remember a thing.” Difficulty remembering …

Explainer: what is differentiation and why is it poorly understood?

Differentiation is a long word that sounds complicated but it just means teachers plan for the children who are actually in their class, instead of …

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract …

Pedagogy

What a classroom engaged in real learning looks like

Aleta Margolis is the founder and executive director of the Center for Inspired Teaching, a D.C.-based nonprofit organization that works with teachers, principals, and entire school faculties to foster the best teaching practices. In a recent post wrote a post titled “Letting kids move in class …

Teaching

10 Best Educational Websites for Kids

Get your child learning—and giggling—with our picks for the best educational websites<p>Shutterstock<p>The 10 best educational websites for kids all have …