Pedagogy

Use Monthly Quiz Activities to Practice and Evaluate Critical Reading

Discussions about fake news in a post-truth world and how to react to these challenging trends have become quite prevalent around the world. It is …

Students

The 6C's

The Deep Learning Competancies Framework (6C's)<p>This is an ID size card we are using to reward students for demonstrating any of the 21st C learning …

Deep Learning

Resource List: English Learners in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 24, 2017<br>Resource List: English Learners in PBL<p>share<p><b>Shown in BIE’s ASCD Session 3-27-17:</b><p><b>General Gold Standard PBL Resources:</b><p><b>Additional Resources</b> …

ESL

More children in the West are being taught math using China’s fabled, slightly brutal “mastery” method

There has been a growing feeling in the UK, a country with some of the most elite schools (paywall) and revered universities in the world, that their students are lagging behind students in other countries. This is particularly true in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) …

Education

Growth Mindset Is Not Enough

We educators may be tempted to believe that once students develop growth mindset, they are adequately prepared to face life’s challenges and changes. …

Success

Have School Leaders Become Too Enabled?

« Makerspaces: A Tool That Can Transform Learning | Main<p>During a workshop in a state far, far away I asked groups of teachers and leaders to discuss …

Professional Development

Read all about it! How to get students discussing current affairs

An online platform is connecting children with each other and experts to learn about the news. So how can its principles to used to help foster debate?<p>If you find the current news agenda head-spinning, imagine how young people feel. I work for a charity teaching the critical thinking skills needed …

Journalism

10 Ways to Make Innovation Real in Your School

Building a New Model Together<p><b>Let’s stop fighting change</b>. Instead, let’s build on the best practices we’ve developed over centuries as learners, and …

Education

Teaching our kids, and ourselves, that ‘if you think you can’t, you’ll be right’

A college student looked at me, disappointed. She wanted to study international relations, and had just realized it would require that she show mastery in at least two languages. “I love traveling, and I think it would be an amazing major, but I need to pick something more practical,” she said to …

Education

Beware of the Test Prep Trap

Jay McTighe is an accomplished author, having co-authored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with …

Education

The Path to Least Suspensions:Are You Joking?

"Lady Mama," as she's known to the class, is Mielke's interpretation of Lady Gaga, and her songs—somewhat off-key and sometimes accompanied by …

Education

EEF funds major trials to help learners ‘make the grade’ in GCSE resits

More than 13,000 students across the country will take part in large-scale research to trial new approaches to supporting those who have failed to …

Education

How to Choose an Acting Class

No matter your age, going back to school is always a good idea—especially if it’s acting class we’re talking about. Whether you’re brand new to …

Students

Shifts of formality - Y6 Greater Depth writing lesson by supersophiee - Teaching Resources

Other resources by this author<p>I'm a big advocate of whole-class reading over the carousel method of guided reading! However this planning could also …

Education (UK)

New Push in California to Extend Time for Teachers to be Eligible for Tenure

« Minnesota Republicans Set Their Sights on 'Last-in, First-out' Layoffs | Main<p>A San Diego Democrat has introduced legislation that would extend the …

California

Location Can Determine How Successfully Teachers Work Together, Study Finds

« William Sanders, Pioneer of the Value-Added Model for Evaluating Teachers, Dies | Main<p>A teacher's work is often done in the seclusion of the …

Professional Development

In Minnesota, a Call for More Attention to Needs of Native Students

« In California, More Ways to Vet Reading and Math Materials | Main<p>In Rochester, Minn., a group of parents are pushing for the city's 18,000-student …

Education

Solving the Problem of "Teaching to the Middle"

Getting Personalization Right<br>March 23, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>14</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Solving the Problem of "Teaching to the Middle"<p>Juliana Finegan<p>…

Using technology to empower students and turn them into critical thinkers

<i>Editor’s note: Google for Education Premier Partners are working with schools to host the ExploreEDU event series, where schools can share their</i> …

Education Technology

Read, Talk, Write: 35 Text Analysis Lessons

<b>Read, Talk, Write: 35 Lessons That Teach Students to Analyze Fiction and Nonfiction</b> <br>By Laura Robb<br>(Corwin, 2016 – Learn more)<p><i>Reviewed by Linda Biondi</i><p>I …

Education

Powerful Trends Observed in Personalized Learning

Craig Gastauer<p>Craig Gastauer is a Biology Teacher in San Diego County. He is working to understand how he can improve the student experience for all …

Differentiation is The Key to Assessment For Learning

<i>“Too often, educational tests, grades, and report cards are treated by teachers as autopsies when they should be viewed as physicals.</i>” Douglas …

Students

Reflecting and Recovering From a Bad Lesson

« Twitter Chats Complement Class Discussions | Main<p>Today I monopolized the lesson. There is no way to sugar coat it. I have the most understanding …

Students

2 Years to Get a Humanities Essay Published? Not Anymore

2 Years to Get a Humanities Essay Published? Not Anymore<p>Online journal Hybrid Pedagogy boasts stratospheric acceptance rates, a collaborative …

Research

How to make Maths more enjoyable for your child

<b>By Marcus Goh and Sim Kian Ming</b><p><i>Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Expect fun activities, useful tips and insightful</i> …

Parenting

Is it really a low stakes quiz?

Tonight’s 15 Minute Forum was led by English teacher, Tod Brennan and focussed on the concept of low stakes quizzes. There were two aspects of Tod’s …

Students

School Improvement Episode 9: Using literacy data to inform strategic planning

• Listen to and download all the Teacher podcasts for free on iTunes and SoundCloud<p><i>Thanks for downloading this episode in our School Improvement</i> …

Education

Inaction as Teaching Tool

When Helping Students Means Doing Nothing<p>The trouble with working with a whole class of students is knowing what’s needed and when. It’s easiest to …

Students

How to Incorporate Journalism Students into Journalism Research

Working with students is such a gift. Their energy, ideas and eagerness can be refreshing and inspiring.<p>Managing students on a research project can …

Journalism

Commemorating Anzac Day in class

Resources to remember the contribution of the Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War<p>Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day …

Education (UK)