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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

1. Set the Tone<p>I firmly believe that a student's misbehavior in the past does not necessarily equate to future indiscretions. At the beginning of the …

Teaching

Edutopia

Some inspiration from our founder (who happens to be celebrating his birthday today)!<p>#HappyBirthdayGeorgeLucas #TeachersMatter

Edutopia

Learn how to help your students lose their fear of being wrong: http://bit.ly/1hK4sJs.<p>Thanks for reminder, Grammarly!

46 free history lessons aligned to Common Core

Free. Aligned to reading, writing, and communicating skills. Written by Gilder Lehrman teachers of the year so you know they’re quality.<p>What’s not to …

The Anatomy of Project Based Learning Process

May 12, 2014<br>Project based learning is “ an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student interest and …

Final Portfolios: Ending the Year with Meaning

<i>All in all, this year was tough but I made it through. I learned a lot about culture, society, and religion. Society shouldn't determine who you are</i> …

Frictionless Formative Assessment with Social Media

Experience sampling using technology, so revolutionary in the early 1990s, is pedestrian now. Instead of beepers, they use Twitter, Instagram, …

Social Media

5 Reasons Homework Destroys Learning

I have blasted traditional homework for many years in many places, yet this awful practice continues in schools worldwide, stirring a hatred of …

Put the Awe Back in "Awesome" -- Helping Students Develop Purpose

THINK. KNOW. CREATE.

What is creativity? Beautiful insight by young students<p><b>What amazing insight children have. Their views are simple, clear yet insightful, deep.</b> <b><br>Their</b> …