Entries related to: new-teachers

Restorative Practices - A Principal's and A Teacher's Perspective

Connection — a fundamental need that humans desire. As the fourth principal of a school in a...

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First Five: Early Career Action Pack

  • 92 percent of teachers assigned a mentor their first year returned the next year, and 86...

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Building Relationships for Authentic Teacher Appreciation

In May, teachers are recognized nationwide in a grand event named Teacher Appreciation Week....

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Taking on Culturally Relevant Real-World Learning

Now more than ever, cultural relevance is a crucial ingredient for the success of our schools,...

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Teaching is a Listening Profession

We listen to hear what our students understand. We listen to hear our students’ emerging...

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Using the Question Formulation Technique to Rebrand Libraries

Rebranding the Library

In an effort to defy the restrictive, historical caricature of libraries...

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Student Empowerment Practices

In New York City, a team of folks are sharing promising practices across the city by providing...

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Creating a Culture of Questioning: Inquiry in Lower Elementary

Editor's Note: This is the third of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institute...

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Keeping A Proactive Management Mentality

Many teachers are resigned to one unfortunate truth: minor misbehavior happens in every...

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My QFT Journey: KICKSTARTING STUDENTS' MINDS with Questions

Editor's Note: This is the second of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question...

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4 Affordable Ideas for Teacher Summer and Vacation Travel

Editor's Note: Lillie Marshall has graciously shared her travel photos with us in the blog...

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Sparking Joy in the Classroom with Student-Formulated Questions

Editor's Note: This is the first of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institue ...

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Start with Art!

Most often I use this column to adapt an existing lesson that has been shared on Tch for a...

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Spark Motivation in Your Students with Success Criteria

Think about a time when you were learning something. Did you know where you were going in the...

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Who Can Teachers Trust? The Search for High Quality Curriculum

We've all experienced it — the power of Google to display before us a dizzying array of choices:...

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Talking Across Political Differences

Part of our job is to teach young people how to talk with one another, especially with people...

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Soliciting Super STEM Resources!

Want to help us collect and share high-quality STEM resources to support our education...

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Where Have All the Phonics Gone?

Walk into any classroom and observe the language arts instruction that's taking place. What do...

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Adapting a Poster Lesson for Students at Any Level

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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How to Make the Most of Your First Days Back

Students fear it. Teachers dread it. Let’s face it: nobody looks forward to going back to school...

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