8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more
Do you feel like you NEVER STOP TALKING at school? These tips help you turn the talking (and the learning) over to students.
Are You Using Projects or Project-Based Learning | Education Closet
Sometimes, we're using project-based learning and other times, we're just doing projects. Here's a project based learning ideas checklist to help clarify.
Forde-Ferrier, L.L.C. | STAAR Workbooks
Forde-Ferrier provides the most comprehensive educational materials to help students pass the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test.
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share | Cult of Pedagogy
Think-pair-share is an easy, simple cooperative learning strategy that quickly adds more student engagement to a lesson. These tips will help you get the most from it.
Hacking student passions through Genius Hour | ReconfigurEd.
10 Principles Of Genius HourGenius Hour is a movement picking up traction globally – an opportunity where students given true autonomy explore their own passions and exercise creativity in the classroom. It allows pure voice and choice in what students learn during a set period of time during school. Genius Hour is student-driven, passion-based inquiry at it’s best which can be enhanced by technology in the hands of modern learners. Put simply, it is a time where learners choose what to…
PBL- Let the Class Solve World Problems
Can kids solve real life problems that affect our world? Sure! Why not? Many of you know the 7 sterile steps to PBL. How about adding a little more to the 7 steps? Here are a few ideas about how to…
How to Plan Student-Centered Math Activities
Five student-centered math activities that are easy to plan and implement. How to utilize math activities for all student levels.
16 Practical Strategies to Differentiate Your Instruction
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Social Sundays: Using stations in the classroom that incorporate student choice
Blog post full of ideas for how to set up station activities that are student-centered in the social studies classroom.
Teaching Mindfulness to Kids: Mindful Listening - Left Brain Buddha
Mindful listening is a great way to introduce young children to the practice of mindfulness. Discover several fun ways to teach this concept to kids -- with lots of helpful resources!