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- 11/21/14--10:46: _The Path Taken: tea...
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- 11/21/14--10:46: The Path Taken: teachers, are you just creating student shortcuts?
We call them “short cuts.” I don’t know why. If the long way isn’t necessary, why take it? Kids sure won’t. So teachers, are you just setting up unwanted shortcuts, or are you creating useful, relevant paths for your students? Best Laid Plans? Actually, no. In fact, most roads are created along lines of least resistance. […]
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Welcome back to the late work game! First semester is up and teachers and students across the country are recovering from that last minute freak out: get that missing work in! Stressed kids near collapse trying to dig something out, anything to get the grades up. Desperate teachers giving up all pretense of syllabus rules […]
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Every teacher’s goal is student engagement, both in and out of class The more our students act on our lessons and expectations outside of class, the better they function in class. Nothing new there. And the difficulty to achieve it in part explains the annual Professional Development (PD) flogging with the latest, greatest solution to […]
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The number one teacher complaint is time. Introducing “Tips for Teachers,” a series of blog posts, videos, lessons, and ideas from School4Schools.com LLC on helping teachers get through their routines and days more efficiently – so they can focus on what they love and what they’re there for: teaching kids. Tips for Teachers will focus […]
Even if you’ve never heard of OneNote, you probably already own it. And if you do, you already own one of the best organizational tools out there. Today’s Tip for Teachers is how to use OneNote, a free program from Microsoft that is a potential game-changer for teachers. What One Note Solves for Teachers Paperwork […]
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Parents and teachers usually conceive of student procrastination as putting off homework or projects until the last minute. It is. We also tend to think of disruptive classroom behavior as “disobedience” or “acting out” over some issue, from disconnection or boredom to serious underlying troubles. Which it is. But those same processes of delay and […]
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One of my classroom management tricks was to keep a set of audio files in my computer task bar to express some emotion or reaction to by or for the students. The kids loved these, and it always drove engagement in whatever the topic. A couple sound clip examples I used are: A quick link to the source […]
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J. Reilly Lewis, world-renowned conductor, organist, and expert on the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, and our dear friend, died unexpectedly last week. A Friend to All We called him our friend because, for Reilly, if you were a friend of Bach, you were a friend of Reilly’s — and if you were a friend of […]
Perhaps you have seen the Facebook post by an angry mother who is upset about her daughter’s Common Core-based math problem. There’s a larger lesson here, but it’s not about the Common Core. Click here for the Facebook post by Larisa Yaghoobov Settembro The problem asked was, Carole read 28 pages of a book on Monday […]
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Is it the role of a teacher to impart information or to empower students with the skills needed to find information on their own? When a teacher professes a political position in a classroom, student learning suffers a short-circuit. Teachers have strong rights of expression, although courts will uphold teacher dismissal for indoctrination (see this pdf from […]
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So how can we bridge the gap between students who only do as they’re told and those who learn only what they find interesting? As students rise through secondary schools, teacher expectations and demands can either tax or reward student learning and behavioral types, in this case, the extrinsically versus intrinsically motivated student: Extrinsic learners […]
Teachers, does your Confirmation Bias shut down student learning? Having scolded teachers who politicize their classrooms in my post, “Teach Don’t Preach: politicizing the classroom is not just wrong, it’s bad teaching,” it begs the question of what to do with teachers who don’t know that they’re preaching not teaching and not just with politics. […]
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