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    Classroom Ideas: Various

    Classroom Ideas: Various

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    great pointers for essential question development... tweak a bit to make a central idea of a unit...

    How to Write a Great Essential Question | The Art of Ed

    Quick & Easy Formative Assessment: It is better to Copy/Paste/Print from this pin since this document is much smaller in the post.

    Quick & Easy Formative Assessments

    WHY do you teach the way you do? Uncovering why you choose to teach certain lessons in certain ways is important in determining the best method in which your students will learn.

    WHY do you teach the way you do?

    Effective Classroom Managers Do These 5 Things

    Effective Classroom Managers Do These 5 Things

    Interesting to compare this with curriculum maps. Aligning Assessments with Learning Objectives

    Aligning Assessments with Learning Objectives
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    19 Brutally Honest Teacher Confessions

    Here's how I use the Remind app in my classroom - it has improved parent communication 100 percent! And it's so easy to use! Being able to keep parents informed and schedule texts all through an app on my phone has made a world of difference for me this year with parent communication.

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    Teambuilding Spinner freebie from Laura Candler - awesome activity each time you create new teams

    Laura Candler's Cooperative Learning Resources

    Effective teachers do not use the same set of practices for every lesson . . .

    Teaching and Learning Resources / Instructional Approaches

    Classroom rules, simple and to the point.

    Twitter / dandesignthink: @ICTEvangelist @sbhsmrwilson ...

    Ideas for differentiating instruction in your lesson plans.

    Crazy for First Grade: Differentiating Math!!!

    27 ways to motivate students

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    Great list of things teachers should do (or at least, think about!)

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    If an inquiry-based system is to succeed, we’ll need really good human beings in the classroom who know their field, but who also radiate the kind of positive, non-judgmental love that helps students open their minds and hearts.

    Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher?

    A soap opera? Infomercial? Comic strip? Creative ideas for students to show what they know.

    Creative Ways to Show What You Know - For the Teachers

    Do you assign homework? Read the research on homework, sleep, & the student brain.

    Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain

    A fantastic visual list of over 50 great Middle School blogs all in one place. Come check this site out - all blogs are divided into categories. No more searching aimlessly on the web!

    2 Peas and a Dog: Middle School Blog Log


    32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

    Summative vs. Formative Assessments What’s the difference, anyway? Some like to think of the two as helping one another out – the formative assessments check progress along the way, while the summative assessment serves sort of as the ‘end survey’. While that works as a simplified explanation, there’s much more to it.

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    Great to hang and remember!

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    Pedagogy - Malaguzzi

    Thinking about thinking – What is your thinking?

    Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs!

    Use your stacked classroom chairs as a drying rack for student artwork! Paintings slip right in with one spot per student, and they're dry by morning when you need to use the chairs again. Whimsy Workshop Teaching

    Whimsy Workshop Teaching: Word Families and Cheetahs