RSSTeaching Strategies

8 Ways to Prioritize Learning When Using Technology in the Classroom

8 Ways to Prioritize Learning When Using Technology in the Classroom

| September 30, 2014 | 6 Comments

There’s no app for good teaching.

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Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids’ Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids’ Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

| September 29, 2014 | 23 Comments

Studies show learning another language helps people develop cognitive advantages that improve attention.

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Four Activities to Jump-Start Teamwork Among Teachers and School Leaders

Four Activities to Jump-Start Teamwork Among Teachers and School Leaders

| September 25, 2014 | 7 Comments

Now, more than ever before, teachers could use creative, innovative teamwork to help them ensure success.

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Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences

Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences

| September 23, 2014 | 16 Comments

Students own their struggles and strengths when they lead parent-teacher conferences.

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How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track

How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track

| September 19, 2014 | 7 Comments

Regularly looking at student work throughout the creation process gives teachers insight into how the project is hitting home and gives students important feedback.

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When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

When Students Get Creative With Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

| September 18, 2014 | 12 Comments

Teachers find the most success integrating technology into the classroom when they have clear instructional goals.

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Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students

Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students

| September 16, 2014 | 11 Comments

A complicated role-immersion game has a few college professors handing over control of the classroom to students who are suddenly showing more passion and interest than ever before.

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Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

| September 12, 2014 | 11 Comments

There are ways around every obstacle.

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Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

| September 10, 2014 | 13 Comments

Dissatisfied with existing frameworks used to judge the effectiveness of classroom tech a group of instructional coaches are trying to build their own tool with help from other educators.

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Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

| September 8, 2014 | 4 Comments

Increasingly educators are relying on student data to make instructional decisions, but how much more useful could that information be in the hands of students themselves?

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