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Category: Continuous Development


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

Ready to learn: 5 strategies to help students with learning differences improve their focus

April 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In many classrooms and computer labs, students are expected to “sit still” and “pay attention” for an entire class period or for several hours in a row. For some students with disabilities or learning differences, this can be an impossible […]


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13 Standards For A Near-Future School

April 19, 2018

Via: TeachThought

In 2018, an “unconnected classroom”—that is, one without social components, digital media output, authentic and highly visible school-to-school and school-to-community functions, and personal learning for each student through mobile and adaptive technology for each student—is seen as appropriately cautious. Perhaps […]


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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

April 17, 2018

Via: TeachThought

The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding. But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need to cover a lot of material in a short amount of time. We hope students will […]


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NYC school touts ‘college-going culture’ — but is traditional higher ed for everyone?

April 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Preparing students for college — and even making it seem like an attainable goal for some students — is a challenge for many schools. According to the Center for American Progress, an estimated 40-60% of first-year students require remediation in […]


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Providing good teachers for all students proves to be a challenge for states

April 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most teachers become more effective with experience, while other teachers never become effective at all. The new ESSA regulations require that states now define “ineffective,” “inexperienced,” or “out-of-field teachers” and work to make sure that effective teachers are placed into […]


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3 tips to help inspire self-reflection in teachers

April 6, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the supervisor of instruction in Haddon Township School District in New Jersey, I would love to be able to give my teachers feedback every week. Feedback is a crucial factor for growth and progress, especially for teachers, who are […]


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How To Help Students Learn From Anything

March 29, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Who controls the learning in your classroom? What are the sources of that learning? Does the learning happen as a matter of access to content, or participation in teacher-derived learning activities–i.e., units and lessons? Who or what is the most […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How does social media fit into the classroom?

March 28, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social media is increasingly used for teachers’ professional learning, but teachers seem more hesitant to use it as a learning tool with students, according to a survey from the University of Phoenix and Harris Poll . Sixteen percent of the […]


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How can educators make the STEM pipeline more accessible?

February 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Providing quality STEM education means taking care of teachers Ajmera said it’s clear K-12 teachers are “hungry for professional development.” Building an effective STEM program, she said, means making sure teachers are surrounded by learning opportunities to improve and like-minded colleagues […]


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10 steps to developing a powerful professional-learning culture

February 22, 2018

Via: eSchool News

“Be the leader you wish you had.” —Simon Sinek Professional learning in many districts must undergo radical reform, from a model that’s outdated and ineffective to one that’s personal, empowering, and owned by the learner. How can we create such […]