Entries related to: professional-learning

How to Foster a Welcoming Environment for New Teachers

With the beginning of the year approaching, many new teachers will find themselves in what can...

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9 Ways to Recharge with Summer Learning

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While teachers are especially...

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Updated: Summer Reading and Reflection for Democratic Classrooms

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A recent study involving rural farmers and...

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Updated: Relax, Recharge, Rejuvenate: Stepping Up The Summer

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After months of 60-70 hour weeks, 5:00 am...

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Educating for Social Justice

"You have to remember that as an educator, you have the responsibility to build a community of...
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Resource Roundup: Leading for Concrete Change

Enough is enough.

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Focusing on Students' Health

The overall wellbeing of a child can make or break their academic success. While there are many...

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How To Use Summer to Close Student Learning Gaps

While every day may feel like Groundhog Day in home quarantine, as the weather heats up we are...

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Portable Practices for Promoting Self Care

There is an old story by Loren Eiseley about a person walking along a beach picking up starfish...

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Master's of None: The Fallacy of Advanced Ed Degrees

7:00 AM: leaves house.

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8 Post-Holiday Season Survival and Revival Tactics for the Classroom

A new calendar year is an exciting time for a fresh start, but it’s also a challenging time to...

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First Days of School: Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Editor's Note: This series is a great collection of genuine and productive ways of engaging...

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Support Language Learners with Confianza

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5 Reasons Why the QFT Can Support Your Professional Learning Work

In my many years in the classroom, I have yet to find an instructional strategy as effective as...

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Collective Teacher Efficacy

Collective Teacher Efficacy: A team of individuals sharing the belief that through their unified...

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Leveraging the Power of Personal Professional Development

I’d like you to hear about a big passion of mine: personal professional development!

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Pushing Back on Outmoded Beliefs

In recent decades, research has guided some major shifts in how we think about teaching,...

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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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Show & Tell! A Call for Content from Our Fabulous Friends

Are you doing something in your classroom or school that you're proud of and think others would...

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Learning about Complex Systems Using Modeling and Argumentation

Scientists use models to explain and predict phenomena in order to better understand our world....

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