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Starting Over: When to Push the Reset Button on Your Classroom Management Strategy
Posted on Dec 14, 2016
  • Josie Pack
Tags
  • Classroom Management
  • General Education

This first-year teacher sauntered into the school year with grand plans for community building, establishing norms, and a seamless implementation of a fool-proof classroom management strategy. Well, can you guess what happened?

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Top 5 Tech Tools for the Classroom
Posted on Dec 7, 2016
  • Alexandria Mooney
Tags
  • Education Technology

Being a technology teacher, I try to look for tools that engage my students. Some of these tools lend themselves very well to being the foundation of a project, while others serve as brain breaks or class activities.

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Making Sense of Close Reading in the Intermediate Grades
Posted on Nov 30, 2016
  • Nancy Boyles
Tags
  • General Education
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
  • Struggling Readers

I learned more about close reading and saw that it truly did push teachers and students to a whole new level of rigor. I learned there are a few principles and practices that when applied well will make teaching the process of close reading achievable for teachers and the outcomes of close reading meaningful for students.

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Online Resources for Mastery Learning
Posted on Nov 16, 2016
  • Michelle George
Tags
  • Assessment
  • Education Technology
  • General Education
  • Professional Development

The concept of learning mastery is simple and nearly any educator would agree is desirable. The rub comes in the implementation. Mastery learning is hard work. Fortunately, today’s Internet resources provide a plethora of resources to help make the goal more attainable.

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Show Me What You Know—The Power of the Graphic Organizer
Posted on Nov 2, 2016
  • Bea Moore Luchin
Tags
  • Assessment
  • General Education
  • Math
  • Struggling Students

In order to achieve success with the use of graphic organizers, the teacher has to select the appropriate organizer, understand it, plan for how the organizer will be used to promote thinking, and develop appropriate questions and tasks.

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Context and its Use in Interpreting Assessment Data
Posted on Oct 26, 2016
  • Janet R. Macpherson
Tags
  • Assessment
  • General Education
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers

Although context has many applications for helping to understand unclear situations, it also can be an important guide for educators seeking to compare and evaluate student progress.

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