Bring the "new year, new me" mentality into your classroom with these 4 activities.
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Honoring student voice is really about empowering students -- and is really a question of how much power adults are willing to give up.
Re-Energize Your Classroom in the New Year
Maybe it doesn't have to be either too much homework or none at all. Research shows it's all about finding a happy medium.
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Many of us will have to think about implementing some kind go homework. This shows some research and gives another perspective behind the good/bad of homework. I think it relates back to ongoing professional learning and leadership in learning communities since we have to be current with our homework trends while trying to facilitate student success.
Don't fall into the homework trap: giving too much of too little.
Get movin' in the classroom by using instructional carousels to facilitate discussions.
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Get movin' in the classroom by using instructional carousels to facilitate discussions...even better...ADD THINKING MAPS!
Thinking on Their Feet: Instructional Carousels | Edutopia
Thinking on Their Feet: Instructional Carousels
A third grade class asked why their state, Rhode Island, had no official state insect when 46 other states did. What happened next will inspire you to turn your traditional units of study into deeper learning experiences.
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A third grade class asked why their state, Rhode Island, had no official state insect when 46 other states did. Read what happened next.
Turn Traditional Units of Study Into Deeper Learning Experiences | Edutopia
Turn Traditional Units of Study into Deeper Learning Experiences
Check out these researched-based, best teaching practices and share with us the ways you already use them in your classroom.
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5 Highly Effective Teaching Strategies
5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices
"If differentiated instruction is viewed as part of the planning process, the additional planning time is not noticeably different."
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Differentiated Instruction: The pin discusses different reasoning teachers have for not using differentiated instruction and ways to resolve the issue. Example: My curriculum is so packed. With so much to cover, how do I find the time to differentiate? Solution: Use daily formative assessments to inform learning experiences.
What kind of a teacher says there is no time to differentiate?!? So you're just going to leave your students high and dry? I'm thankful I work in a great NYC school.
There's No Time to Differentiate: Myth-Busting DI, Part 2
Spoiler alert - The purpose of assessment is really to understand what our students have learned, and to present it to ourselves and our students in a way that we can all see who has learned what.