We have all heard the phrase, "living vicariously through someone else," but can it be applied to learning too? Actually, research shows it can.
Asking different questions isn't enough if teachers aren't listening to the answers students provide. Here are 3 ways to have authentic differentiation in the classroom.
NPR recently published an article about an assistant principal who left the teaching ranks to make more money. Many leaders don't leave for the money, and what's the problem if they do choose to leave the classroom?
Educational words are highly important. Unfortunately, it seems lately that people change the words or ignore valuable established research to brand themselves and their ideas. How can we find a better way to respect those that came before us at the same time we share our voices in education?
Do IEP's single you out because you're different or help you become a better learner?
There are 3 big time killers, and we do them all the time.
Tschannen-Moran & Gareis 2004 write, "The purpose of leadership is to facilitate group goal attainment by establishing and maintaining an environment favorable to group performance." That's an important job, and we need leaders with a sense of self-efficacy to do it.
Teacher talk still dominates high school classrooms, but it doesn't have to, and here are a few reasons why.
As important as being connected and learning how to use Smartphones appropriately is important, so is putting them down and finding connections in other ways. There are at least five other ways to be connected, and they're important.
We have been hoaxed by our students to think they are tech savvy, when in reality they may be more text savvy.