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4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

Transformational teachers don't react. They anticipate and prepare. Lee Shulman, as reported by Marge Scherer , suggests that expert teachers demonstrate the following, despite enormous challenges:Cognitive understanding of how students learn; emotional ... [Published Edutopia - 2 hours ago]
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Students Map Real-World Issues with (Free) Geospatial Tools

Imagine being an emergency responder in a small town that hasn't mapped its fire hydrants, labeled rural roads with street signs, or identified evacuation points in the event of natural disaster. Now imagine being part of a high school team that addresses ... [Published Edutopia - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

How Questions Promote Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Across Subject Areas

In the last blog, we took a look at the perspective of perspective of Irving Sigel on the importance of asking different kinds of questions as a way of deepening students' social, emotional, and cognitive learning. Coming from a Piaget approach, Irv felt ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

3C's to Supporting Student Success

When students are having remarkable success, people want to know how. "What is it that you do?" they ask. "What makes your students so successful?" I have reflected on this a lot. Although I am not sure I can pinpoint the "one thing," my thoughts always ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers: Five Ways to Ease Back into School

Does the thought of returning to school result in a tense knot in your stomach, or a joyful flutter in your heart? For most of us, it's probably a mixture of both. I love my work -- I wake up on a Monday morning feeling excited and grateful, and I love ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model for Education

How do people learn? Research has found that it is our learning process, not our intelligence, that is the most important factor in determining our abilities -- making it vitally important to examine how we teach our students. So we must ask: how are ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Transferring Systems: Moving Your Workflow and Procedures into GAFE

The more I work and consult with schools regarding technology integration, the more I begin to focus on the transfer of current systems. By "systems," I mean the classroom procedures or workflows that educators currently have in place. Many times when ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 4

"For teachers, [calibration] is really a chance for us to check our own understanding of what we're expecting from students."At Envision Education, as teacher Abby Bennedetto puts it, "the defense is it." By this, she means that the defense -- a tenth ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Happy Eating Place: How Elementary Students Can Run Their Own Business

The menu changes every time they open, and specialties range from turkey pozole to hearty fish chowder, quinoa salad to broccoli pasta, and blueberry scones to cheesy pigs-in-blankets. They use only organic, low-sugar ingredients and sustainably-raised ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative

Sitting on a train going from New Haven to DC, I noticed something. Everyone was swallowed up by his or her device. On this Friday afternoon -- where spring was beginning to enchant the eye -- passengers' noses were buried in their laptops, cellphones, ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

In The Wizard of Oz , Dorothy and crew are so intimidated by the Wizard's enigmatic personality that they struggle to talk with him on equal footing. Fear and frustration overwhelm them as they blindly accept a suicide mission to slay the Witch of the ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Roller Coaster Middle School: How One Kid's Crazy Idea Took PBL to Thrilling New Heights

When my sixth grader Lyle asked if we could build a roller coaster in the backyard, I said yes -- for two reasons. First, as a dad, it's my job to help my kids do what they want to do. I believe that what kids want and what kids need are usually the same ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 22 2014]

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..." The art and science of teaching work inin harmony. Writes Richard Bankert, an eighth grade science teacher, "The best teachers are artists who know the science of teaching."
...And when text, whether fiction or nonfiction, is the basis of questions, it is always appropriate to ask children, "Where in the text are you drawing from in giving your answer?" This will foster more careful and grounded reading and allow you to correct for obvious errors of facts or questionable inferences
We have heard the saying, "They don't care about how much you know until they know how much you care." We can show them that we care through our words and actions of teaching and learning...
"For teachers, [calibration] is really a chance for us to check our own understanding of what we're expecting from students."

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4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do [Published Edutopia - 2 hours ago]
Students Map Real-World Issues with (Free) Geos... [Published Edutopia - 5 hours ago]
How Questions Promote Cognitive, Social, and Em... [Published Edutopia - Jul 25 2014]
3C's to Supporting Student Success [Published Edutopia - Jul 25 2014]
Teachers: Five Ways to Ease Back into School [Published Edutopia - Jul 25 2014]
Transferring Systems: Moving Your Workflow and ... [Published Edutopia - Jul 24 2014]
Kinesthetic Learning: Moving Toward a New Model... [Published Edutopia - Jul 24 2014]
A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Work... [Published Edutopia - Jul 24 2014]
The Happy Eating Place: How Elementary Students... [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teach... [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
Roller Coaster Middle School: How One Kid's Cra... [Published Edutopia - Jul 22 2014]
4 Tips for Flipped Learning [Published Edutopia - Jul 22 2014]
The DIY World of Maker Tools and Their Uses [Published Edutopia - Jul 22 2014]
10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instruct... [Published Edutopia - Jul 21 2014]
The Myth of Having Summers Off [Published Edutopia - Jul 21 2014]
Outdoor and Environmental Education: Resource R... [Published Edutopia - Jul 21 2014]
How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms [Published Edutopia - Jul 18 2014]
The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning [Published Edutopia - Jul 18 2014]
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Student Passion and TEDx Talks [Published Edutopia - Jul 17 2014]
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