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The Six Secrets to More Successful Partnership Between Students and Teachers

As you know, I am passionate about inclusive education and loves to share what I've learned from being "in the trenches". I spent over 15 years as an ...

5 ways teachers can challenge inequality in the classroom

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CHEAT SHEET: Role of The Co-Teacher

10 Ways to Show Your Students that You Care

32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips. Great ideas for positive reinforcement, brain breaks, grouping kids and tons more.

Not sure if your student is being included in their classroom? Download this handy chart to find out! You might also like: Alternate Achievement Standards ...

Teach For America's 'dirty little secret'

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5 Common Mistakes that Will Lead to an Out-of-Control Classroom

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Standards-Based Learning: Why Do Educators Make It So Complex? - Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground - Education Week

Emerson College's Approach to Integrating Adult Education on Campus

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Our "Not So Typical" Classrooms. You might also like: Alternate Achievement Standards ...

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Teaching Invasive Species in the Classroom to meet Next Generation Science Standards [VIDEO]

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We recently redesigned our website at Studies Weekly, and as part of that, we moved the blog its own page and tab there. To read current blog posts that ...

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How Audit Cultural and New Public Management imperil action research and imaginative possibilities in teaching and research

The Secret To Perfect Transitions- Great read and reminder about how to get kids to

Before You Hand Out Those Rewards – 4 Questions to Ask Yourself | Blogging Through the

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Anxiety•Stress•Worry•Scared•Nervous • These are all adjectives that students

Creating a positive school culture can greatly increase student growth and success while increasing teacher morale

To foster a love of art in children, we must teach it at primary school

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The popular ebook, now on Medium, complete and unabridged.

The Daily 5 Literacy Framework: A Guide to Best Practices

What They Don't Teach You at the University of Washington's Ed School

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Pursuing individual social well-being is not the answer, particularly for troubled, at-risk, and struggling children and youth.

10 Alternative Online Salon Courses That Will Help You Grow

How to Use Assessment Tools to Improve Teaching and Learning.

Too often teachers' concerns about the struggles of weaker learners lead to content being softened; this is no good for top-end challenge.

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A Case Study in Blogging: 21,600 Keyword Rankings in Google and 90,000 Visitors Per Month

Too often teachers' concerns about the struggles of weaker learners lead to content being softened; this is no good for top-end challenge.

State-of-the-Art Units, Tools, and Methods for Teaching Powerful Reading and Writing Workshops

Social/emotional skills survey information plus Stealth Assesment from FSU alum New Books, Books

How students are being set up to fail

“Why'd she give me this grade?” is a question, I

The Common Core devalues teaching key components of the ELA curriculum.

For the past several years, our school's enrollment has been about 60-65 percent boys. A parent recently asked me about that, wondering if that had to do ...

5 Qualities of a Good School Principal

I hope everyone across the Brighton & Hove Education Partnership managed to get a break from work over easter. We have an important term ahead of learning ...

Where Now for Inclusive Education Where now for Inclusive Education? Richard Rieser, World of Inclusion [email protected]

Public Education's Dirty Secret

Recycling and composting are perfect topics for Earth Day! Great for discussion starters and to

HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU'RE A TEACHER? By Jeff Foxworthy

The relationship between homework and achievement is becoming less of a mystery. Based upon the performance of Grade 8 students in the 2015 TIMSS study, ...

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Education Conferences in 2019 That You Should Consider Attending

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Secret Teacher: as a private tutor, I'm guilty of worsening inequality

Blog post at Brilliant or Insane : It's time for teachers to commit to the kind

The relationship between homework and achievement is becoming less of a mystery. Based upon the performance of Grade 8 students in the 2015 TIMSS study, ...

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THERE IS a counterintuitive mindset behind Michael Hyatt's productivity system. Productivity is not about doing more faster. Rather it's about achieving ...

There's a sad "secret" that those of us who work in "alternative" or progressive schools don't often talk about. While waiting lists often fill up with boy ...

The Common Core devalues teaching key components of the ELA curriculum.

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Welcome St. Catherine of Alexandria School to The Inclusive Class online! You will find many resources about inclusion on this site.

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A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Puppets to Nurture Your Primary Students'

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New Education Resources—Peanuts and NASA: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Audience: Educators of Grades K-5

The Difference Between Skilled Learners and Good Students School Tool, School Fun, Social Emotional

Teaching Digital Citizenship in a World Full of Technology

Our school is divided into four classes, based on age. There is a 2's, 3's, and 4's class, as well as a kindergarten. There is a lot of data, both empirical ...

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How can teachers know that students actually understand what they have read? Readers can give or write brief summaries of the text.

... Core State Standards throughout the country, an effort to improve student test scores is frequently on the minds of most teachers and administrators.

The relationship between homework and achievement is becoming less of a mystery. Based upon the performance of Grade 8 students in the 2015 TIMSS study, ...

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The amount of content we publish on our blog, the consistency of it, and the quality and relevancy of our blog posts are the biggest factors behind what is ...

Figure 6.2 Teaching Moves for Teaching Cognitive Strategies

The method describes a human-centered, iterative design process consisting of 5 steps—Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test.

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10 Ways to Teach Kids to Have a Growth Mindset

A real teacher abolished homework, grading, rewards, and the overemphasis on "achievement" (ala Alfie Kohn)! His results = learning for the sake of it, ...

From overhead projectors to Smart Boards, teachers have always incorporated technology into their lesson plans. And since the invention of the iPhone (and ...

Bringing Math Into the Real World with Technology

Ditching the sets: why we're teaching mixed ability lessons for science

It was, in the words of more than one of the parent-teachers helping out that day, "magical."

Figure 6.1 Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers

The manipulation of ever increasing levels of abstraction is high-octane fuel for the brain; it pushes us to be smarter (in one sense).

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