RSSTeaching Strategies

How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

How Can Your Librarian Help Bolster Brain-Based Teaching Practices?

| January 19, 2015 | 5 Comments

Librarians may be a teacher’s best resource when it comes to implementing inquiry-based teaching strategies.

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How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive

How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive

| January 13, 2015 | 40 Comments

Several schools, including ones in high-poverty areas, are making art critical to the learning of more academic subjects. They’re seeing remarkable student improvement as a result of arts integration.

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How Educators in Rural New York got Creative with Common Core

How Educators in Rural New York got Creative with Common Core

| January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

A small school district in Upstate New York tossed out state-developed Common Core teaching materials and let teachers create their own tools.

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What Students Can Learn From Taking Financial Risks in Class

What Students Can Learn From Taking Financial Risks in Class

| January 9, 2015 | 4 Comments

Despite the uncertain financial standing of a cooking and gardening program, students are encouraged to take risks, even costly ones, all for the sake of learning.

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Alternative to School Suspension Explored Through Restorative Justice

Alternative to School Suspension Explored Through Restorative Justice

| December 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

Having stakeholders talk out incidents that would otherwise lead to school suspension is part of the effort to rethink school discipline.

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How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

| December 11, 2014 | 12 Comments

A high school junior decided to let her favorite ways to learn guide her when she became the teacher at an orphanage in Cambodia.

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What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

| December 3, 2014 | 4 Comments

Reflecting on one’s work can be instrumental to growth and improvement, but it’s an activity that’s often under utilized.

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Take a Listen: How Mindfulness Could Benefit Your Teaching Practice

Take a Listen: How Mindfulness Could Benefit Your Teaching Practice

| November 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Dig in a little deeper to how teachers and students are using mindfulness to stay focused and calm at school.

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Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each student is unique and learns in different ways. There are many ways to use this diversity as a classroom strength.

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A Third Grader’s Plea For More Game-Based Learning

A Third Grader’s Plea For More Game-Based Learning

| November 12, 2014 | 6 Comments

One student speaks up about his experience of video games in the classroom.

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