Entries related to: motivation

Teaching Channel is Every Teacher's Couch

I find myself enduring the after-work traffic with the same internal conversation I have had for...

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The Truth About the Teacher Mindset

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Hike Back to School: 10 Lessons from the Trail

About the time I was posting final grades last spring, and going through the stored papers and...

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Resources for Summer Learning

Don't let summer pass you by! Try something new with Teaching Channel's summer offerings.

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What We Can All Learn from a No-Hitter

As a rabid fan of the game, I have a habit of seeing things in terms of baseball analogies....

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What Tough Students Teach Us

He was tall, slouched over, and donned a stocking cap the first day he walked into class. He was...

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Video Playlist: Relevant and Real Content to Engage Students

The French origins of the word "Mayday" suggest an only coincidental connection between this...

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Video Playlist: Authentic Assessments

At this time of the year, there's typically a lot of anxiety around summative assessments. What...

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One Week is Not Enough

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Talent is Overrated

We all have books that come to us at one time or another, as though they've chosen us instead of...

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A Secret to Great Teaching: Maintain a Beginner’s Mindset

"In the beginner's mind, there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few." --...

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Motivating Your Students: Incentive Systems You Can Start Tomorrow

It's March, and you've probably established routines and procedures while simultaneously carving...

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Secrets of a Conference Enthusiast: How to Up Your Edu Conference IQ

When the calendar flips to March, it's like Opening Day for education conferences. Whether...

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Tch of the Week: Marquette's Jesus Duran

Have you ever visited a room and felt a special energy that made you want to stay all day?

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Reflection Fest: Favorite New Thing you Tried in 2013

Reflection Fest Day 4: Favorite New Thing You've Tried

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Reflection Fest: Funniest Moment

Reflection Fest Day 2: Funniest Classroom Moment

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Reflection Fest: Most Inspiring Moment of 2013

Teachers get to celebrate two new years: one at the beginning of the academic year, and one in...

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Teacher of the Week: TCA's Oscar Newman

I want to introduce you to Oscar Newman, 7th and 8th grade Science teacher at Chicago Academy....

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Winter Break: Learning Resources That Won't Feel Like Work

Just a few days ago, the doorbell rang. There stood my dad with his mixed look of insistence and...

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Tch of the Week: Solorio's Mike Konkoleski

This week’s Tch of the Week is Mike Konkoleski, a high school mathematics teacher from Solorio...

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