Think-Pair-Share is a great way to engage students and assess their understanding... if it's used effectively.
All Blog Posts With collaboration Tag or Category
December 31, 2014
December 23, 2014
Second grade teacher and Ph.D Melissa Collins explores the intersections of STEM and elementary education.
December 10, 2014
Laura Hamilton and Brian Stecher of RAND call for research to develop better measures of competencies like academic tenacity and collaboration, essential skills that are seldom measured in schools.
December 04, 2014
As part of a comprehensive professional learning plan, conferences offer the chance to sample new concepts, expand your network, and explore the latest resources in your field.
December 02, 2014
A new statewide program will have teachers provide professional development to other teachers.
December 01, 2014
This entry explores collaboration between teachers. What is collaboration, how to go about collaborating, and the results are all topics discussed.
November 24, 2014
Peer evaluation is just one of the components missing from collaborative environments, Precious Crabtree writes.
November 20, 2014
One teacher learning alone without support is not an ideal condition for professional learning, Cheryl Redfield says.
November 19, 2014
Schools need to consider structures that provide teachers with opportunities to observe one another more frequently, Ali Wright argues.
November 12, 2014
All teachers are leaders. What distinguishes one teacher leader from another is the reach of his or her leadership. Consider these seven responsibilities that teacher leaders with the broadest impact take on.