June Vanderham

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Stephen Wolfenden is the Company Director of Mobile Diesel Services Brisbane. With his parents owning a transport company, Stephen has grown up …

6 Things Overprotective Parents Do Wrong

Anyone who’s ever been to a school science fair and seen the elaborate projects that obviously weren’t conceived by a child’s brain knows that …

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The Four Stages Of The Self-Directed Learning Model

<b>Four Stages Of A Self-Directed Learning Model</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><b>Self-Directed Learning</b> is not new, but is perhaps misunderstood.<p>Studied in terms of …

DropBox as a Hand-in Folder

This is a “Post from the Past” that is just as relevant today as the day when I first posted it. Or, maybe even more relevant as more and more we’re …

Math class needs a makeover

Today's math curriculum is teaching students to expect -- and excel at -- paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than …

The Unengageables

Halfway through my curriculum design workshops, I ask teachers to share their “secret skepticisms.” These are the sort of objections to new ideas …

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Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning - Educational Leadership

A project is meaningful if it fulfills two criteria. First, students must perceive the work as personally meaningful, as a task that matters and that …

Pedagogy

How Teachers Mix Online Math with Classroom Instruction

Two Summit charter schools in San Jose, Calif. provide examples of blended learning that completely deconstruct the traditional classroom model. Just …

Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Equally important is to have that same kind of visionary leadership from principals and teachers willing to lead by example in the classroom. A …

Exhaustive List of Online Math Resources

I gotta thank http://ccssmath.org/ for this list of resources for math educators. If you are deciding to front-load/flip your classroom, <b>this is a</b> …

Algebra 1 Unit 1 Interactive Notebook Pages

My Algebra 1 students just finished up their first unit on Thursday. This year, I am attempting to model my Algebra 1 class on the Kagan Cooperative …

Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

<b>Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning</b><p>In the video below, Judy Willis explores how we might create a “21st century brain” by with …

Education Technology

Science, Math, and Fan Fiction: What's Worth Learning?

<i>Q. What trends are you seeing in cyberlearning world?</i><p>A. It’s been the big challenge in the cyberlearning debate I think is that there’s a whole group …

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Scientific research has provided us with a number of ways to get the learning juices flowing, none of which involve paying money for good grades. And …

Changing Our 'Stuff' Is Not Enough

<b>If you’re an educator</b> and you’re even remotely connected through social media to your professional world, you know that there is a tremendous amount …

Home - Mathseeds

“My 4 year old daughter had never really shown much interest in maths until I subscribed to the Mathseeds program. The progress she has made in just …

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Sending an automatic email to your blog’s visitors with each new post is a powerful way to reach them.<p>And today, we are rolling out new and improved …

Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply

Learning, and thinking, are deeply social activities. This is not the traditional view (Rodin’s iconic sculpture, “The Thinker,” is conspicuously …

1370.0 - Measures of Australia's Progress, 2010

SAMR Ladder- A Wonderful Graphic for Teachers

I just came across this wonderful graphic and thought you might like to have a look as well. This is a work done by our colleague Susan Xnevad. The …

Web Resources - Real World Problems

High school students often ask about mathematics “When will we ever use this in the real world?”.<p>In fact, researchers in mathematics and computer …

Mathematics

Making over another typical geometry problem

It’s time to look at another typical geometry problem to make over. This time Dan Meyer (@ddmeyer) presented this problem for revision.<p>Dan decided to …

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Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved

Old School Methods<p>1. Agenda Books<p>Every year my principal orders an agenda book for each student. This book serves a dual purpose. The students copy …

Teaching

5 Great under 6 minutes TED Talks for Teachers

<b>1- Lisa: How Books Can Open your Mind</b><p>What happens when a dream you've held since childhood … doesn't come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in …