Kathryn Drake

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How I lost 12kg with this 20-minute workout

Having been a size four my whole life, it was disconcerting to see that my love for all things sweet (I’m Punjabi) and my sudden, slow metabolism had …

6 Foods a Nutritionist Eats Every Single Day

From energy healers to thyroid doctors, we're surrounded by a wealth of experts who provide relevant information that can improve our health and …

The 2-Kettlebell Front Squat: The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

<b>“Well, that sucked.”</b> My client un-racked the kettlebells and put them on the ground, still contemplating how in the world he got crushed by such …

Edtech advice - Flip the Pen - Use Technology before the pen by Flipping the Pen

Epic Sketchnoting Resources: How to Get Started Teaching Sketchnoting

<i>Useful Pedagogies and Tools for Educators</i> Sketchnoting is not just an attractive way to take notes, it can improve retention and learning. These …

Note-Taking

Book Creator app

English<p>Using Book Creator to develop Thinking Routines<p>In this free ebook, Paul Hamilton draws from his experience as a classroom teacher to present 9 …

Teaching

Take Your Faculty SpeedGeeking! | always learning

Last week Tara, Jeff and I had our second opportunity of the year to organize and facilitate an elementary faculty meeting. We absolutely love having …

The Technology Toolbox: Choosing the Right Tool for the Task | always learning

During my riveting (<i>wink, wink</i>) MAP testing training this week, a middle school colleague asked me a fabulous question brought about by her …

Caught on Tape: Using Video to Enhance Instruction

Mention using video to enhance instruction in some states and you might as well bring a court order. Due to some serious cases of accountability, …

Skinnying the Standards 2.0

It was about this time last year when I had copies of the Common Core spread out across desks in my classroom. I was determined to see how I could …

“Skinnying” the Standards into Six Buckets

“Skinnying” the Standards into Six Buckets Transcript<p>Speaker 1: So this is what I want you to do today.<p>My experience with the Standards has landed me …

Teaching

Why a 'Growth Mindset' Won't Work

Stanford professor Carol Dweck's work is being used all over the world. When we look at what school should epitomize...the growth mindset should be …

Play

<b>Let go of theory.</b> In theory, a question or challenge posed in PBL is so compelling that students will learn all essential facts necessary to answer …

Useful Collection Of “Growth Mindset” Animations

This tweet this morning led to good post describing how a school began to prioritize helping students and teachers learn about a “growth …

High School

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets - Educational Leadership

Over the past four years, we at EdTechTeacher have seen an incredible surge in another type of technology in schools: the tablet computer. Led by …

Why school leaders need the support of specific feedback to improve schools

Every school has its own set of problems, there’s no denying it. Many school leaders really value feedback from their teachers about areas for …

Blog

It’s time for our global student dialogue! Visit our new <b>Student Page</b> for everything kids need to ask questions, listen to responses, and record their …

Ms. Godek's 5th Grade Class

Digital Citizen<p>I am a digital citizen<p>I'm a digital citizen<p>Posted by<p>Megan Godek at<p>7:11 PM No comments:<p>Labels: 3rd Grade, digital citizen, …

Tch Plus: Video Observation Platform for Teachers

Five ways teachers can improve student feedback

A lot of evidence has pointed to the significant positive impact of feedback on student learning and performance over the last 10 years. Many schools …

3 Reasons Why Your Observations May Be a Waste of Time

<i>As a principal, what did you learn from the last teacher observation you completed?</i><p><i>What did the teacher learn from you?</i><p>Observations have always been …

What are they thinking? Where did they get that idea?

Have you read “Making Thinking Visible”? You should.Chemistry requires high levels of abstract thought along with applications of quantitative and …

Should I always start with an "I can" statement?

I was originally going to title this post <b>"A Case Against 'I can' Statements,"</b> but as you'll soon find out, I'm advocating for starting inquiries with …