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A 5-step process for improving the word wall. 🙌�edutopia.org/article/buildi…Oz
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Grade 8s wowed me with their self-portraits showing their visible/invisible traits & reflected on the importance of celebrating their own uniqueness, honouring the individuality of others, & thinking how this might look in our class this year ❤️ @AshleyOaksPS @TVDSBSafeSchool twitter.com/edutopia/statu…
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Students can develop their writing, researching, and organization skills when teachers collaborate across content areas. edutopia.org/article/month-…
TV commercials in the target language can be a valuable resource for teaching world languages, since they feature people speaking naturally. edutopia.org/article/5-reas…
Here are 4 surprising ways to integrate literacy in science class—improving student engagement and performance, and maybe even igniting interest in a field that is calling for more diversity.
“For the rest of your life, you won’t be judged by test scores. You’ll be judged by the kind of human being you are, and the kind of work that you do.” My interview with the wise & compassionate @RonBergerEL for @edutopia. edutopia.org/article/ron-be…
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Lindsay Unified School District uses both formative and summative data to monitor student progress and measure growth. Here's how. edutopia.org/article/celebr…
From sharing book reviews to inviting outside speakers, here are 9 new ways to use Flipgrid. edutopia.org/article/9-new-…
Metacognition—a student evaluating how well they're understanding what they're learning, and self-correcting when they're not understanding—has huge benefits. These questions help make metacognition a regular habit edut.to/3EApwod
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“Although the year is beginning with uncertainty for so many of us, it’s still a great time to start cultivating a culture of gratitude authentically in our classrooms, schools, and communities.” 4 ways to show gratitude. edutopia.org/article/cultiv…
A “reflection room” transformed how one school manages discipline. edutopia.org/article/benefi…
An overlooked resource for world language class? TV commercials in the target language. They’re entertaining and engage students as they learn how to speak the language. 📺edutopia.org/article/5-reas…V
Looking to teach theme, sensory words, or cause and effect? There’s a diverse text for that! edutopia.org/article/7-dive…
Students may be surprised to learn that “not everything is digitized.” Find out how teaching them their way around a nonfiction text can prepare them for the future. edutopia.org/article/introd…
Schools should be inspiring kids to want to be great, to do beautiful writing, beautiful reading, beautiful mathematics, says educator and author Ron Berger. edutopia.org/article/ron-be…
See how elementary teachers can cultivate a unifying environment in their virtual classrooms. ☺️ edutopia.org/article/reachi…
“As a school, we resolved to teach students to become reflective thinkers.” See how a “reflection room” transformed how one school manages discipline. edutopia.org/article/benefi…
How does working memory function? And how can you better support it for students in your classroom? We've got 5 tips to help.
Focusing on just two or three goals can help school leaders and teachers avoid initiative fatigue. edutopia.org/article/4-cruc…
Practicing gratitude can help us cope with stress, regulate our emotions, and improve relationships. Here are 4 ways to show gratitude on #WorldGratitudeDay. edutopia.org/article/cultiv…
Teaching metacognitive strategies encourages students to take a more active role in their own learning. edutopia.org/article/using-…
Here’s why seeding academic time with choice and voice is so crucial to student success. edutopia.org/article/import…
“What if we could build schools full of teamwork and adventure, where we all get to the top of the mountain, instead of competing individually to get to the top first.” Our chat with noted educator and author Ron Berger. edutopia.org/article/ron-be…
“Our students love our sensory paths.” See what schools across the country are doing to give students a movement break. edutopia.org/article/hop-sk…
“Students feel safe when they know what to expect.” Consistency is key. edutopia.org/article/bringi…
Standards-based grading or other alternative grading methods can face strong opposition from the community. But there are ways to address the topic with less stress. edutopia.org/article/starti…
Online instruction doesn’t have to be “distant”. See how elementary teachers can cultivate a unifying environment in their virtual classrooms. edutopia.org/article/reachi…
In prioritizing choice, educators give Ss space to practice decision-making, explore their academic identity, and connect their learning to interests and passions. Plus, why HS kids should have recess! My latest for @edutopia with @GonserSarah. edut.to/3zohjj0
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Teachers, what have administrators done to take some of the pressure off you this year? edutopia.org/article/leader…
A metacognitive strategy can result in students of all ages feeling more in control of their own learning. edutopia.org/article/using-…
Is it possible to differentiate learning with very young students? It’s not only possible, but here’s a teacher who highly recommends it. edutopia.org/article/differ…
How does looking at art help students learn to write? Find out, using this essay-writing activity based on the 5 senses.
From voting in preschool to recess in high school, here’s why seeding academic time with choice—and voice—is so crucial to student success. edutopia.org/article/import…
Talk about inspiration! Our audience shared some delightful ideas for sensory paths. 😍 edutopia.org/article/hop-sk…M
Should classroom participation be graded or ungraded? It's a question that generates a lot of debate—we'd love to know what you think.
Something as simple as discussing how to calculate sales tax and discounts can make math class more interesting for students. 💯edutopia.org/article/guidin…w
The ability to self-regulate emotions and build relationships is critical to student development. Teachers can integrate specific exercises into their instruction to strengthen these skills. edutopia.org/article/5-adap…
Elementary students can be overwhelmed by constant sensory stimuli throughout the day. Strategies to help them to cope with overstimulation include simple yoga poses and “big body breaks.” edutopia.org/article/sensor…
Giving teachers grace when things don’t go as planned can help lower stress levels during a challenging year. edutopia.org/article/leader…
Wrapping up your class with intention can be really powerful. These 5 activities bring SEL and academic reflection together, so students leave feeling confident—and competent—on their learning journey.
Here’s how you can successfully differentiate learning with very young students so they can learn at their own pace. edutopia.org/article/differ…
4 components of math conferring: Research, compliment, teach, link. edutopia.org/article/theres…
IBL projects fit with English curriculum skills: reading, writing, oral communication and media. They also nurture personal responsibility, abstract thinking, organization and collaboration. 🙌�edutopia.org/article/inquir…w3
5 guiding questions from @The_MainIdea that school leaders can use to help their teams choose and focus on their top 3 priorities. Limiting priorities = increasing the chance of achieving them all. edut.to/3CmoOc3
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“During this time of uncertainty, leaders must be more than visible to school communities; we must be vulnerable.” Administrators, what have you found that helps you reduce stress for teachers? edutopia.org/article/leader…
When teachers connect math to real-life situations such as calculating discounts while shopping, learning becomes more fun and relevant. edutopia.org/article/guidin…
In schools and classrooms across the country, there’s a powerful argument to provide more student choice across every grade level. Recent piece I wrote with @smerrill777 for @edutopia. edutopia.org/article/import…
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I did this @edutopia activity by @ShanaVWhite in my classes this week and was blown away by how much students enjoyed the process and shared with one another! twitter.com/edutopia/statu…
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