Entries related to: lesson-planning

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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Reach Your Students With Poetry (No, Really!)

April is National Poetry Month, and unfortunately, poetry has a bit of an optics problem.

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Surviving March Madness

March can seem never-ending. Not only is it a long month, often with no days off, it’s also a...

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Embracing Virtual Journeys in Science

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Three Ways to Formatively Assess Content and Language

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Tch Tips: Creative Assessment Strategies

Do your students meet your test announcements with an audible groan?

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Early Childhood Math: 6 Ways to Teach Math Throughout the Day

Hour-long lessons? Asking students to work quietly at their desks? Not in early childhood!

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It's Cold Outside: Ideas for Relatable Science & Student Engagement

So much science to know (Teacher, it’s cold outside.)

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Setting the Tone for All Learners with Visual Cues

Inclusion practices have moved many students from special education rooms into mainstream...

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Three Alternative Approaches to Effective Testing

Popular culture often presents school assessment in the narrowest possible fashion. Based on...

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Five Strategies to Assess Young Students’ Learning

When we think of assessment, we often think about tests. But good assessment is much more than...

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Glowing and Growing Through Self-Assessment

Forward

by Teaching Channel's Vice President of Engagement, Paul Teske

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7 Ways to Engage Your Students in SOTU 2018

Do you plan to use the State of the Union address this week as a text in your classroom?

Whether...

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