Articles about teaching


Making Media Literacy Central to Digital Citizenship

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Making Media Literacy Central to Digital Citizenship iStock/gorodenkoff Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) It’s easy to get caught up in the hype around the latest...

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3 Ideas to Help Others Embrace Your Ideas

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Recently, I have started my own “podcasting” experience by sharing my #thoughtsfromthecar.  I drive quite a bit to events, so I just turn on the voice memos app on my phone, and...

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3 Essential Steps to Get Your Project Funded

Last updated: 02/03/2019

You know what your students need and you’re determined to bring those resources into your classroom. Sounds like you’re ready to submit a DonorsChoose.org request! But how can...

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Relationships With Students Matter!

Last updated: 02/02/2019

Relationships With Students Matter! Share12 Shares 14 During my first year of teaching, the principal of the K-6 school gave me this advice: “Get down to work immediately; give...

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Want Students to See Themselves as Thinkers? Get Them Writing.

Last updated: 01/25/2019

Have you ever been told that you were good at something, but you didn't believe it? I thought about this while readingThe Dot,by Peter Reynolds,to my three-year-old daughter....

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Teaching Should Be More Like Coaching

Last updated: 01/23/2019

Educational musings on my life as a Teacher, Learner, and Leader. Teaching Should Be More Like Coaching “In the end, it's about the teaching, and what I always loved about...

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Innovate My School - Real-world learning: linking education to ‘real life’

Last updated: 01/22/2019

I’m constantly reading articles in broadsheets, such as; “We’re so well educated - but we’re useless” and “The dead hand of central government is weighing down on children and...

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21 Phrases to Use in Dealing With Difficult Behaviors

Last updated: 01/20/2019

Thursday, October 12, 2017 21 Phrases to Use in Dealing With Difficult Behaviors The first priority in creating a positive classroom environment and limiting problem behaviors...

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What should I teach my children to prepare them for jobs in their era?

Last updated: 01/10/2019

I must prepare my sons to race with the robots, and not against them – but that means sending them to schools that are equipped to exceed the averages Years ago, as a reporter...

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Why What Students Don't Know Is More Important Than What They Do

Last updated: 12/31/2018

Why What Students Don’t Know Is More Important Than What They Do For me, my biggest takeaway from college was learning what I didn’t know. So many passionate, crazy-smart...

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