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Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

Pedagogy

Don't fear failure: Why quitting gymnastics taught me the true meaning of success

For much of her adolescence, Michelle Kaeser dreamed of Olympic glory. She never made it. For most of us, our dreams exceed our limitations, and our ambitions lie far beyond our capabilities. In a society that is obsessed with success, how do we come to terms with failure?<p>There's a moment just …

Serena Williams

A Look Back: My Best Ever Growth Mindset Lesson

<b>Over the next ten days, I’ll be taking a break now-and-then from blogging to both take some R & R and to finish-up some more extended writing</b> …

25 Great G Suite Add-ons & Chrome Extensions for Teachers

On their own the core tools of Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Forms, and Sheets) are powerful tools for teachers and students. When you install Add-ons …

Education Technology

Math Class Doesn’t Work. Here’s the Solution

I love math, but I know that I’m unusual. Math anxiety is a rampant problem across the country. Researchers now know that when people with math …

10 websites every school computer lab should bookmark

It’s homework time, and these online tools can provide information, build skills, inform, and entertain<p>When kids visit the computer lab after school, they're usually there to finish homework and pass the time productively, so you want them to access the best tools possible. These math, reading, …

Emotion coaching: a behaviour strategy that’s not as fluffy as it sounds

While at my local looked-after children’s conference last year (I am the designated teacher for LAC at my school) I was introduced to the concept of …

My Growth Mindset Lessons Usually Go Well, But What I Did Today Was The Best Yet (Student Hand-Outs Included)

I’ve done a variety of different types of lessons over the years about a growth mindset, and you can see most of them at The Best Resources On …

Math Problem Solving Bookmarks

Problem solving in math definitely creates problems for students, doesn't it? For some reason as soon as they find out they are going to solve …

3 Questions To Guide Teaching Through Learning Stations

<b>3 Questions To Guide Teaching Through Learning Stations</b><p>by <b>Suzy Pepper Rollins</b>, <i>myedexpert.com</i><p><i>This is sponsored content</i><p>Learning stations can be a …

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method<p>Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to …

The Best Resources On Classroom Seating Strategies

Classroom seating offers plenty of opportunities and dangers in any classroom.<p>Primarily because of space limitations, mine are pretty traditional, …

Teaching

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

Education Technology

A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.<p>John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the …

Education

A teacher argues the profession deserves more pay: 'I love my job — but I'm broke'

"I love my students, I love my job, and I feel fulfilled. But I'm broke," 29-year-old Wiley wrote in an op-ed in Teachers United, which The Washington Post published in full.<p>She further described her financial situation:<p>"I am lucky compared to some. I make enough that I was able to buy my own home. …

Education

Solving the Substitute-Teacher Conundrum

A startup is empowering community members to bring their talents to classrooms and revolutionizing substitute teaching in the process.<p>Miss Frizzle is not a certified classroom teacher. Neither are Dora the Explorer or the bill in <i>Schoolhouse Rock</i> singing on the steps of the Supreme Court hoping to …

Teaching

Response: 'Challenges Are a Natural Part of Mathematics'

<i>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</i><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What do math teachers view as their biggest challenges and how can</i> …

Pedagogy

Students Learn from Inquiry, Not Interrogation

Jackie Walsh shares resources and strategies teachers can use to partner with students and create new roles and responsibilities in classroom …

Teaching

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Mathematics

Why do teachers leave?

Teachers are leaving the profession in significant numbers — so why aren’t we tracking the reasons they leave?<p><i>Opinion by</i> <i>Gabrielle Stroud</i><p><b>As the school</b> …

Building a Positive Mindset One Word at a Time

Here is Falk’s positive word list (you will most likely want to include additional words): abundant, blessings, beauty, creativity, confident, …

Pedagogy

5 Non-Negotiables of Project-Based Learning Professional Development

Project based learning is an effective format used for professional development. Here are 5 non-negotiable to make sure your PD goes well.

Pedagogy

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether you’re searching for a job or trying to advance in your current role.<p>And let’s face …

eLearning

What’s Better in the Classroom—Teacher or Machine?

‘Edtech’ is attracting investors, but some parents prefer traditional teaching methods<p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Last fall, the public school district here in Silicon Valley’s epicenter ditched its conventional sixth-grade math curriculum for a course that relied on software.<p>Behind the new program, …

Education Technology

Four cautionary lessons about education technology

There is no denying that governments around the world are expanding investments in education technology, from inputs that students use directly (like …

Education Technology

Play-Doh & IB Theory Of Knowledge: Student Hand-Out & Videos

We just finished studying Art in my IB Theory of Knowledge classes and, as always, the last day was spent on a “Play-Doh Project.”<p>Here are the …

Teaching

Tech's Favorite School Faces Its Biggest Test: the Real World

On lengths of yarn stretched between chairs, sixth-grade math students were placing small yellow squares of paper, making number lines—including …

How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By 'Individual Choices'

Sixty-three years after the Supreme Court's ruling in <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i>, many schools across the country either remain segregated or have re-segregated.<p>Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that when it comes to school segregation, separate is never truly …

Education