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Assigning Optional Homework?

<b>So... Should homework be required or eliminated?</b><p>A few years back, my district went through an exercise of looking at homework and our policies …

Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths

Myth #1: DI is a collection of strategies.<p>There are many books, workshops, and organizations offering "differentiated strategies" that, when used, …

Pedagogy

A Must Have Questioning Toolkit for Teachers and Educators

Below are the different types of questions featured in this guide. Clicking on each title will direct you to a page where you will learn more about …

Some Ideas and Examples for Using Google+ Hangouts in School

This morning I virtually dropped into my friend Eric Cole's workshop on Google+. Eric was demonstrating Google+ Hangouts to teachers in his school …

U.S. Students Get Top Scores for Sleepiness

While U.S. students often catch flak for their performance on large-scale international assessments, they may be approaching world dominance on one …

Reading Techniques Help Students Master Science

At first, Suzanne Black didn't imagine that the reason some of her students struggled was because they didn't know how to read their textbooks. Black …

Teaching

5 Ted Talks to Inspire a Community of Mathematicians - Getting Smart by Megan Mead - blended learning, education, Innovation, math teacher resources, STEM, teachers, technology

Shares 199<p>Google “math, Ted Talks” and you come up with all sorts of nerdy goodness. In fact, when math is entered into the search feature on the …

Teachers' Unions: Moment of Truth

War appears to be imminent. A California judge has ruled that tenure, seniority rights and other core provisions of the typical teachers' contract …

15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class

June 19, 2014<br>I spend a considerable time every single day browsing the net tracking new updates in the world of educational technology and, often …