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Sharing the Depth of Knowledge Wheel With Students

5 hours 44 min ago
Many teachers use Norman Webb’s framework in developing assignments, but it can also be shared with students to help them develop literacy skills.

You Can’t Cover Everything

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 19:06
Teachers have mandated content to cover, but also seek to develop skills that students will use long after they have forgotten rote facts.

Tough Mudder Goes to the Gym

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:06
Engage all students in gym by updating the old familiar obstacle course. Plus, you can include discussions on growth mindset.

Growth Mindset Is Not Enough

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:32
To help students face life’s challenges, teachers should seek to help them develop a broad set of skills.

Community Walks Create Bonds of Understanding

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:09
When students lead teachers through their communities, the cultural exchange can have a transformational effect on school culture.

A Farewell to the Coalition of Essential Schools

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:06
Celebrating the impact and influence of CES—with the people who knew it best.

A Little Help With Your Homework

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 18:36
How to guide your students to self-differentiate their homework—without creating more work for yourself.

A Focus on Self-Improvement

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:34
Five principles of deliberate practice can help teachers consistently improve their teaching.

Anatomy of School Bullying

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 21:28
Understanding the hot spots within schools is essential to putting a stop to student bullying.

The Power of Collective Wisdom

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:25
Networking increases our chance of success in implementing social-emotional and character development programs.

Principal of a School on the Edge

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 21:17
The principal of an alternative school opens up about the challenges and rewards of shepherding at-risk kids to graduation.

Disagree With a Student’s Opinion?

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:16
Our job is to teach students the art of argument and to give feedback on how they express themselves—not what they express.

Getting Beyond the Teacherpreneur

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:11
Instead of focusing on individuals, school leaders should work to foster a school-wide culture of innovation. Here’s a way to do that.

Updating an Age-Old Class Activity

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 14:19
Personal artifact sharing—aka show-and-tell—is a way to build a healthy classroom environment. Even in high school.

Test Prep Doesn’t Have to Be Overwhelming

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 19:57
Help your students use technology and build their confidence—and teach them to speak the tests’ language.

Poetry Across the Curriculum

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 13:54
Comparing two poems side by side fosters deep thinking and rich discussion—even in classes beyond English.

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 19:10
Google Cast for Education and Screencastify give you new ways to reach all of your students.

Maximizing Your Feedback’s Impact

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 16:10
You’ve crafted high-quality feedback. Now here are four tips for helping your students engage with it.

Mastering Classroom Transitions

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 20:01
Move students in and out of class and between activities smoothly to save valuable instruction time.

Why Your Project Needs a Verb

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 20:01
Selecting a verb for a project-based learning assignment can bring clarity to the work and help students apply their learning.