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The Best Video Clips Demonstrating “Grit” – Help Me Find More

I have a lesson plan in <i>Helping Student Motivate Themselves</i> about grit, and I also have related videos in The Best Resources For Learning About The …

How to Learn Math: For Students

About This Course<p>How to Learn Math is a free self-paced class for learners of all levels of mathematics. It combines really important information on …

“You Can Always Add. You Can’t Subtract.”

<i>a/k/a [Makeover] Painted Cubes</i> (See preview.)<p>That’s a very helpful comment from, Alyssa Boike, a recent workshop participant. Textbooks don’t have …

The Best Places To Get The “Same” Text Written For Different “Levels”

Having the “same” text written for different levels of English comprehension can be a life-saver for a multi-level class of English Language Learners …

4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

<b>4 Phases Of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>According to Indiana University Bloomington, Inquiry-based learning is an …

Flip This: Bloom's Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Conceived in 1956 by a group of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom, the taxonomy classifies skills from least to most complex. The presentation of …

Help Your Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on December 27, 2013<p>The Help Your Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills Infographic presents the 7 stages of critical …

Bell Ringer Exercises

Journaling<p>Education <i>über</i>-blogger Vicki Davis writes 20 things she is thankful for in a joy journal, citing research studies indicating that this …

Why You Shouldn't Say "You're Welcome"

The script is so deeply ingrained that you don’t even need to think about it. When you do a favor, and someone says “thank you,” the automatic …

Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards

With rumors about the CCSS swirling, it can be difficult to sort out fact from fiction. This article from Common Sense Media includes links to …

Teaching

The Simple Things I Do To Promote Brain-Based Learning In My Classroom

When I began incorporating basic instruction about the brain into my classes and teaching simple activities to improve brain processing, students not …

2013-2014 Guide to Math Experts

1<p>Timestamp<p>Twitter Handle<p>Your Name<p>Your website<p>Primary Grade Level Focus<p>Secondary Grade Level Focus<p>Primary Role<p>Location<p>Years in Education<p>Years …

Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: Empathy

<b>Start with Teachers:</b> At a recent EduCon Conference, an important issue came up. Teacher burnout increases when teachers are expected to be supportive …

Teaching

This Week’s “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t” – September (Part Three)

I have a huge backlog of resources that I’ve been planning to post about in this blog but, just because of time constraints, have not gotten around …

My PLN Saved My Career

<i>permaculturenews.org</i><p>Teaching has always been something I’ve wanted to do since I was 8 years old. I always knew I was going to be a teacher when I …