Articles about teaching


Teaching Empathy in Classrooms

Last updated: 09/01/2018

When the discussion for education system serving a wider purpose than academics arises, focus is often laid on the overall development of a student, entailing physical, mental and

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I'm a bestselling author and who do I thank? My teachers

Last updated: 09/01/2018

I’m eleven years old. I’ve just started a new academic year in primary school and my teacher, Mr Stynes, is eying me curiously. "You’ve read all the books in our school libr

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Michael Rosen: the trick to making children laugh

Last updated: 09/01/2018

I often ask myself, where does humour come from? What’s different about the things that children laugh at, and how can we help them laugh more? It’s well known that if you pull

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Why High School Students Deserve Extended Challenges | Getting Smart

Last updated: 08/31/2018

Most schools value compliance and routines–worksheet assignments, small blocks of content, and a predictable daily schedule. Most young people are going to lead lives full of un

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An Excerpt from Chapter Two of Reading Reconsidered - Teach Like a Champion

Last updated: 08/30/2018

Too often, conversations about literature, from the elementary to the college level, are “gist” conversations—conversations wherein readers understand a text at a broad and g

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How to Pick the Right School Planner for Your Teen

Last updated: 08/18/2018

Actually, if you look at standard planners, they are kind of equal. If you buy one brand, the cover color might differ but the guts are all the same. Even between different brands,

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PMP:121 The Power of Play – 7 Tips for Education Leaders

Last updated: 08/18/2018

When I spotted the mud puddle, I thought it would be fun to jump it. The dirt road that ran along the edge of the field by our West Tennessee farmhouse was often traveled by truck

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If you had to chose one research paper to improve teaching and learning what would it be...

Last updated: 08/17/2018

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 If you had to chose one research paper to improve teaching and learning what would it be... I was asked this at interview recently - if you had to choose

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8 Great iPad Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students

Last updated: 08/15/2018

For those of you asking about audio recording apps to use on iPad, here is a list of some of the best options out there.  Whether you want to record a lecture, an audio note, a me

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50 of Our All-Time Favorite Teacher Quotes

Last updated: 08/14/2018

WeAreTeachers 50 of Our All-Time Favorite Teacher Quotes Because teachers make the world a better place. Elizabeth Mulvahill on August 8, 2018 When it comes to motivation, you just

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