Mindfulness is more relevant to educators than ever with the growth of technology and the increased distractions that come with it. Incorporating mindfulness techniques in the classroom can improve mental, physical and emotional health.
Authentic project-based learning involves connecting students with global learning opportunities so they can learn how to collaborate to solve problems, express themselves appropriately and develop their advocacy skills.
Each year more of our students become tethered to electronic devices for communication, entertainment and information. This connectivity opens up a channel to learning, but it also invites a barrage of media messages that students must learn to interpret.
Educators are constantly looking for the latest strategy, tech tool or trend to use with students. But sometimes it’s the long-established strategies — backed by research — that can make the biggest impact. This lesson incorporates the elaboration strategy, turbocharged using Flipgrid videos.
Bonner, a second grade teacher in a Title I school in North Carolina, says serving the students in your classroom each day has to start in the mind, with an honest understanding of your perceptions and biases. Here are five ways educators can learn to recognize their biases.
Student achievement is vitally important, and we should be constantly evaluating everything that has an impact on it. But make no mistake, when you are measuring student outcomes, you are, in fact, evaluating the teaching, not the tools.
Teachers tapping new ideas and tools create better ways to facilitate learning, while their students gain knowledge, make intellectual connections and demonstrate learning through their own creations. To do it right, though, students and teachers need to understand copyright and intellectual…
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