Students can tell whether they like a teacher or not in 10 seconds. What impression do you give in that amount of time?
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June 10, 2014
June 01, 2014
In a recent speech in Denmark, John Hattie said that teachers ask around 250 questions a day while their students ask about 2 questions per week. Do you talk too much in class?
April 11, 2014
Flat Stanley has been around for decades, and there is an innovative way to incorporate all that is good about the book with a more modern twist using Skype.
March 11, 2014
There are many negative preconceived notions about social media, but it may be better than you think.
February 11, 2014
Great storytelling is an art, and this guest post by storyteller Chris Shaw explains why we need to keep the practice alive in schools.
January 21, 2014
Being a victim of the system is not an effective way to promote progress, we must be a part of the solution.
January 14, 2014
We need to move away from discussing teaching and focus our efforts on learning. In today's guest blog, Professor John Hattie provides the 7 mind frames that will help us do that.
January 09, 2014
When used correctly and with respect, how could anyone hate technology?
December 06, 2013
Unfortunately, with our present accountability system that focuses on numbers more than social-emotional learning, conferences are at risk of focusing more on what children can't do rather than what they can. Flipping the conference can lead to a more positive outcome.
December 04, 2013
In these days of high accountability and misinformation about the public school system, branding is more important than ever.