How to Plan Outstanding Tech Training for Your Teachers
What are the best practices in tech training for teachers? Three technology integration specialists give us advice about the most effective way to plan and deliver ed tech training in schools.
How This School Library Increased Student Use by 1,000 Percent
To adapt to changing student needs, some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different approach and has seen incredible results.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students
If we know what works to motivate students, why are so many students still unmotivated? These five questions will help you determine if your practice is really in line with research.
A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing
The art of persuasion is an essential life skill. It also happens to be part of the required curriculum for many, many teachers. In this post, I’ll share my method for teaching argumentative writing.
6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016
Each of these tools can make your teaching more efficient and effective, and your students’ learning deeper and more engaging. Come take a look.
5 Powerful Ways to Save Time as a Teacher
The number one thing teachers need? More time. But helping teachers find more time has always been a problem I couldn’t solve. Until now.
How and Why We Should Let Our Students Fail
Letting our kids deal with the natural consequences of their actions will help them more quickly develop the skills they need to succeed. Easier said than done.
Self-Paced Learning: How One Teacher Does It
Most teachers feel they could be doing a better job of differentiating instruction, but many can’t figure out how to manage it. How to run a classroom where each student is working on a different thing, at a different speed? See how one teacher does it.