Entries related to: lesson-planning

Sarah's Sizzlin' Summer Strategies

The temperature is on the rise, but nothing’s quite as hot as Tch Laureate Sarah Brown...

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Family Fun with the Fathers of Science

My father is my hero, my inspiration, and one of several people I credit for my journey to...

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I Want to Get Better at… Differentiation

Differentiation is one of those things that never seems like it can be 100% mastered. Once you...

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Home Stretch: Finish the End of the School Year Strong

Sponsored content provided by Concordia University-Portland.

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School Starter Pack End-of-Year Reflection: Your Final Checklist

Congratulations! You made it to the end of the school year.

Are you excited for summer? Are you...

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The Digital Civics Toolkit: 5 Resource Modules for Educators

As we come to the end of another school year, it’s often a moment to pause and imagine what new...

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Four Ways to Gather Student Feedback

As another school year comes to a close, I’d bet that you and your students are looking forward...

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Starting from the Beginning at Year 20

Have you ever taught a lesson and realized too few of your students learned what you taught?...

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Technology Integration to Support Language Development

One of the most challenging aspects for educators of English language learners (ELLs) is...

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4 Tips for Planning Better Lessons with Purpose

Think back to your undergrad work. If you're like me, you probably can still remember the first...

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How to Deal with a Chatty Classroom

Your students just won’t stop talking. You feel like you’re constantly talking over people just...

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Essential Student Collaboration Strategies for Diverse Classrooms

Group work.

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Flipping the “I Do, We Do, You Do” Strategy

Since my very first day of teaching, I’ve always preferred to focus on the hope of what students...

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Developing a Personalized Professional Learning Plan

“To turn off your iPad, you press the button on the side. Let’s practice turning it off and on,...

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Kicking off Teacher Appreciation Week with the Gift of Time

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

We’re kicking off our week of Tchers’ favorite things by...

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How to Keep Going Even When You Feel Like You Can’t

Making Teaching More Manageable

We all have days (or weeks, or months) when we feel like we...

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10 Tips to End the Year with Positivity and Purpose

Inevitably, when educators get to April or May, the question of “How many days are left?” is...

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Rethinking the Teacher Role: 3 Practices to Elevate Student Engagement

I’d be very surprised to find a teacher that has fallen asleep at night thinking, “In what ways...

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Eliciting Engagement with Earth Day Every Day

A couple of years ago, the FIRST LEGO League robotics theme was “Trash Trek.” That was the year...

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Is Peer Teaching on Your Classroom Menu?

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