Entries related to: lesson-planning

How to Talk About What's in the News: A Lesson Plan

After a year of challenge, there is hope on the horizon. The vaccine is reaching communities in...

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Bringing Joy to Grammar and Editing Lessons!

“I’m not looking forward to the BORING grammar lesson today,” moaned my intern teacher, Gina,...

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Teaching Channel Talks 37: The Conference That Changed My Life

In this episode, you'll hear from two educators who attended the United States Holocaust...

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Three Reasons to Organize Your Thinking With Tables

Inserting a digital table (or drawing a few boxes) is an effective way to organize information...

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Teaching Channel Talks 36: How Do You Teach the Holocaust?

Teaching the Holocaust is a required part of the curriculum in many states. But how do you...

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Teaching Channel Talks 35: Why Goal Setting is the Most Important Skill to Teach

"We're not preparing students to take a test or to earn a diploma. We're preparing them to be...

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Music Reaches & Teaches: Purposeful Children’s Music

Have you ever read a book to your child so many times that you don’t even have to look at the...

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Teacher Clarity, Even From a Distance

Teacher clarity, or the idea of teachers creating clear learning intentions and success criteria...

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Black Brilliance: Leaders You Might Not Teach About But Should

In 1908, Dr.Carter G. Woodson, received his M.A. from the University of Chicago, and in 1912, he...

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Three Lessons Learned About Distance Learning

Teachers are heroes. Who could have imagined a year ago that educators would be called upon to...

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Am I the Only One Struggling With Online Instruction?

By now, we all should have made the shift from crisis teaching to intentional distance learning...

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9 Ways to Recharge with Summer Learning

This post is being republished with updated content and links.

While teachers are especially...

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Educating for Social Justice

"You have to remember that as an educator, you have the responsibility to build a community of...
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Engaging with Earth Day—Even If You Don't Teach Science

On April 22nd, the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for Earth...

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Is it Possible to Detect Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is an enormous problem in higher education and it often begins when students are in...

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A Snippet about NGSS Storylines

I am the type of person who likes to read the end of books… especially mysteries. I love to know...

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Use Real-World Data in Any Classroom

What if there were an easy way for any teacher to boost their students' statistical literacy,...

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Communicating with Posters for All Learners

Brett Bigham supports teachers in differentiating their instruction. In this blog, he unpacks a...

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Build Partnerships: Shift From Classroom Jobs to Careers

I’ve always had students who could not wait to find out what classroom job they would be picked...

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Is This My Classroom?

Fire. Water. Earth. Space. Crazy patterns. Subtle colors. Trust me, my classroom themes have run...

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