Entries related to: class-culture

Ideas for Media Literacy Education Leveraging Civic Media

In January of 2008, I began student teaching in the Washington, D.C. public schools. It was a...

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Duo of Videos on Building Community and Curiosity

In New York City, educators attend thoughtfully designed learning visits at schools in order to...

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New Year, New Learning - Let’s Go Meta & Personalize!

As an educator for over 36 years, I have participated in thousands of hours of professional...

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First Days of School: Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Editor's Note: This series is a great collection of genuine and productive ways of engaging...

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How Teacher Mindset Shapes Student Success

We talk a lot about shaping student mindsets for learning, but equally important, is the role...

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3 Ways Wordless Videos Ignite Social Emotional Learning

We all know Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is deeply important for all students (and all of us...

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Support Language Learners with Confianza

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Turning Student Mistakes Into Teachable Moments

Today’s lesson: Turning student “mistakes” into “teachable moments.” 

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How to Use Happiness to Your Advantage

I’ve got something to share with you, and it might blow your mind: Happiness is not a result of...

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Collective Teacher Efficacy

Collective Teacher Efficacy: A team of individuals sharing the belief that through their unified...

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Restorative Practices - A Principal's and A Teacher's Perspective

Connection — a fundamental need that humans desire. As the fourth principal of a school in a...

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Building Relationships for Authentic Teacher Appreciation

In May, teachers are recognized nationwide in a grand event named Teacher Appreciation Week....

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Taking on Culturally Relevant Real-World Learning

Now more than ever, cultural relevance is a crucial ingredient for the success of our schools,...

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Teaching is a Listening Profession

We listen to hear what our students understand. We listen to hear our students’ emerging...

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Using the Question Formulation Technique to Rebrand Libraries

Rebranding the Library

In an effort to defy the restrictive, historical caricature of libraries...

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Student Empowerment Practices

In New York City, a team of folks are sharing promising practices across the city by providing...

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Creating a Culture of Questioning: Inquiry in Lower Elementary

Editor's Note: This is the third of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institute...

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Keeping A Proactive Management Mentality

Many teachers are resigned to one unfortunate truth: minor misbehavior happens in every...

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My QFT Journey: KICKSTARTING STUDENTS' MINDS with Questions

Editor's Note: This is the second of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question...

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Sparking Joy in the Classroom with Student-Formulated Questions

Editor's Note: This is the first of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institue ...

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