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The Best Videos For Educators In 2017 – Part Two

This is the first in my annual year-end “Best” lists (you can find all 1,700 Best lists here).<p>In addition, you can find All Mid-Year 2017 “Best” …

32 Educational Websites Organized by Content Area

September 14, 2017 Now that you are settled back in your classrooms ready to start a new school year you probably have already made plans on how and …

Teaching

A lot of our ideas about bilingual children are total myths

“What’s that music?” my three-year-old asked as we listened to a song in a foreign language last December.<p>Could my toddler be showing an interest in her Russian heritage? Maybe this would be a chance to tell her about the revered winter holidays of my childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia—calling up …

Language Learning

6 Habits Of Talented Teachers

What do talented teachers do? In a hurried and impersonal data-driven world it is easy to lose sight of what

Teaching

Teachers Don’t Want All Of This Useless Data

I always thought the purpose behind student data was to help the teacher teach. But it has become an end to itself.<p>One of the most frustrating things I’ve ever been forced to do as a teacher is to ignore my students and concentrate instead on the data.<p>I teach 8th grade language arts at a …

5 Videos to Cultivate Empathy in Students

<i>This blog post is part of the</i> <i>CM Rubin World Global Search for Education</i> <i>which poses a question each month to</i> <i>leading educators</i> <i>for reflection and</i> …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Teaching

A Practitioner’s Guide to Educating Traumatized Children

There is nothing new about the presence of traumatized children in our schools; often without realizing it, teachers have been dealing with trauma’s …

Pedagogy

12 Apps & Websites for World Read Aloud Day (or any day!)

The countdown is on! This year World Read Aloud Day is February 16. Over the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to work with the amazing team at …

Apps

Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

January 06, 2017 According to BIE, project based learning is “an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student …

Learning

“Photos For Class” Is My Favorite Site For Finding Images

I have a huge The Best Online Sources For Images list (and one needing some revising and updating).<p>And, with all those resources available, Photos …

24 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work (With Tech)

One of the most important parts of assessment is deciding how to organise student work. A great way for students to be more involved in the …

Education Technology

The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers

July 23, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a set of handy document templates created and provided for free download by the folks in Google …

Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.