Entries related to: lesson-planning

Resources for Resilience and Healing after a School-Based Trauma

It was the 11th school shooting in the United States this year -- and it happened on January...

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Engaging Students in Socratic Seminars

Ready to teach like Socrates? We’ve got the videos to show you just how to do it!

In its...

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Five Strategies to Add to Your Coaching Toolbox

Whether you’re teaching or coaching, it’s easy to get into a rut. But these five videos are here...

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10 Top-Notch Strategies in 12 Minutes: Student Participation

Every teacher strives for an active classroom buzzing with engaged and eager students. However,...

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Six Smart Strategies in Six Minutes: Classroom Management

Managing a classroom is never easy — even for the most seasoned and experienced educators. Even...

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Practices in Action: Ecobottles as a Model Ecosystem

Anyone who has spent time learning about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is...

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Teaching Collaboration Skills

We all want our students to work together. But how do we do it? True collaboration is much more...

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Mid-Year Check-in: Assessing Your Year So Far

Congratulations: You made it to January!

For many experienced educators, January can feel like...

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KLEWS: Supporting Claims, Evidence & Reasoning

What are the KLEWS to real learning in the classroom?

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Four Tips for Surviving December

It’s that most wonderful time of the year. Well, sort of.

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Let’s Talk Turkey! Transfer of Energy and Thanksgiving

I recently spent some time working with third graders on motion stations.

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Getting Started with Number Talks

Are you using number talks in your classroom? If not, it might be time to start! Number talks...

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Four Ways to Communicate with Families

Depending on when your school year started, you’ve probably made it through the initial sprint...

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Five Key Ingredients for a Well-Managed Classroom

You stand in front of your class, ready to dive into the lesson for the day. Before you speak...

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Three Tips To Turn Your Conference Learning Into School-Level Action

My entire way of teaching changed dramatically when I went to a Barnes and Noble and picked out...

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Planning Engaging Lessons

At the beginning of the school year, we spend a lot of time and energy building class culture....

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Are You Prepared to Talk About Race?

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

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Social Justice: Lesson Planning Resources

When events like those in Charlottesville, Virginia happen, we watch the news in disbelief and...

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Dig Into Number Talks!

Have You Tried Number Talks?

What strategies are you planning for building number sense and...

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Big Ideas Need Big Spaces: Creating Room for Teacher Voice and Choice

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