Posts tagged with: lesson plans

Free & Easy Online Tech for Assessing Your Student’s Mastery

Essays. Quizzes. Reports. Q/As. Tests. Let’s face it. As teachers, we get tired of grading the same types of work. As parents, we get tired of reviewing the same types of activities. As students, we get tired of showing our understanding...
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Designing Your Student’s Curriculum

You’re responsible for teaching your student or child a particular concept, but you’re finding that the curriculum (workbooks, internet resources, district-provided tools, etc.) isn’t meeting the needs completely. What do you do? Creating curriculum can be very stressful, especially if you...
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3 Costs of Considering Student Voice

The world, in general, has very antiquated views of childhood and student capabilities. Despite the research supporting children’s ability to understand complex ideas with proper scaffolding and support from adults, many parents, educators, and leaders choose to withhold a multitude of...
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Problem-Based Learning and Persuasion

I learned early on in my teaching career to let the kids have the “stage” and play my role as the backstage manager/learning facilitator. But, before that Eureka! moment, I would teach so intensely throughout the day (totally teacher-centered) that...
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Collecting Enrichment Ideas

Working out five days a week. Eating clean 100% of the time. Getting to work early every day. Providing enrichment activities at home. The task is a bit daunting. I know. They all seem to be easily achievable when we’re...
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