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April 15, 2018

It's Time to Let Go of Tired Teaching Habits

Read as guest blogger Aric Foster shares why we should retain our passion for learning without holding on to practices that we are just comfortable with. Too often, they aren't serving the right purpose anymore, so we owe it to ourselves and our students to make some changes.

April 08, 2018

Teach World Language Students to Provide Peer Feedback

Guest blogger Laura Smiley shares how she uses peer feedback in her French classrooms and the impact it has had on student learning. Read on to see how a simple shift in typical language learning can produce amazing results.

April 03, 2018

Creating Epic Moments With Playful Formative Assessment

Guest blogger Michael Matera shares about gamification and making learning playful for students. Read to learn how to bring play into your classrooms.

March 18, 2018

Empowering Students Through Turbulent Times

Guest blogger Greg Fredricks shared how his district involved students in the process to handle March 14 in a safe and meaningful way.

March 13, 2018

What Happens When Students Go 'Out On a Limb' for Charity

Guest blogger Angela Abend shares how her 6th grade students chose the charity "Out on a Limb" to improve the lives of children with limb loss both domestically and internationally, by strengthening the amputee community, and providing pediatric prosthetic care for all.

February 20, 2018

The Dilemmas of Change in the Assessment Culture, Part 2

Guest blogger Azima Thakor shares her experiences about changing assessment in her classroom and within her school community. How are you currently assessing students and how's that working for you? This is the second part of a two-part post.

January 04, 2018

Turning Vision Into Reality

Guest blogger Dan Rehman shares how to make a vision a reality in a school district. What is your vision and how do you make it happen?

December 12, 2017

Empowering Modern Learners to Take Part in Their Journeys

Guest blogger Amit Mehrotra discussed what it means to empower the modern learner and why we need to stop calling what we do teaching for 21st-century skills.

October 22, 2017

One Canadian School's Vision for Feedback-Based Assessment

Going gradeless was an idea that would begin to address a more active involvement by the students in the learning. I shared my thoughts with the staff and the School Council but cautioned them that I would need to seek approval from the Board prior to it becoming a reality. Initial reactions by most was to wonder if I hadn't taken a few too many hits to the head in a previous career.

October 20, 2017

Why We Write: Scholastic Journalism Educators on the Importance of Modeling

In a world that has more methods of communication than ever before it is important that we develop the necessary skills to effectively teach and model multiple forms of writing. By dedicating time to practice writing, we get better in the process.

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