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Social and Emotional Learning
It's important that schools focus on children's well-being, emotions, happiness, self-esteem, and potential contributions to society, as well as having a vested interest in systematically teaching the skills required for Common Core success.
Four content-creation tool categories -- screencasting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras -- will help your students take flipped learning outside of the classroom.
Rather than abolishing tenure, we can fix it by improving how it's granted, improving teacher evaluation, and tying salaries to post-tenure review, not seniority.
Once students are ready to write, different strategies for revision and publication will test and stretch their ability to think critically about their own work.
Children love telling stories, and these apps will keep them creatively engaged, as well as providing means for assessing and sharing their products.
Teens already know how to find what they want online. The challenge for teachers is becoming reliable narrators to guide their self-directed learning.
Whether through questionnaires to parents or networking through colleagues, you can build a resource pool from the wide range of expertise within your community.
Welcome to the days of OER, PLCs, and student-supported tech as education transitions from static textbooks to connect students' learning with the world around them.
When one school switched from traditional to standards-based grading, they saw positive changes in mindset, assessments, and communication -- but there's still room for improvement.