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Looking to start penpals

Anyone teaching in a red state and interested in starting penpals w/ my 7th and/or 8th graders in blue San Francisco?

Started by jbmpickering

0 Nov 14, 2016

Lack of Play and Child Sensory Issue: What’s the Link?

When you kids get anxiety on his face, and child sensory issue shows. There is lack of play. What you think?

Started by Dorothy Hastings

1 Oct 12, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Classroom Design

Setting up a room- utilizing limited space- providing accessible materials- allowing contributions that lead to ownership- managing with fe…

Started by Melanie Hutchinson

2 Oct 11, 2016
Reply by John Sullivan

Media Literacy Skills

How can media literacy skills be improved in Kindergarten class?  Their written and verbal expression will be improved through multimedia p…

Started by Farina Rana

1 Oct 8, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Technology

Where does your school stand when it comes to technology availability for your students?

Started by Lenni D. Nedley

4 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Infographic: The Facts About Teacher Morale and Retention

Studies suggest that teacher morale has a serious impact on student performance—schools where teachers are more satisfied with working cond…

Started by Rebecca Howard

2 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Learning Management System

My school system will soon discuss which learning management system would be best to use with our students. I say, "Why choose one?" Web/cl…

Started by Racquel Springer

3 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Reading and Kindles

I recently wrote about Kindles and how they could engage our net-gen to read This http://bit.ly/Hdmsk2  advocates print. I would really lik…

Started by Holly Fairbrother

8 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Is your school engaging in blended learning?

Dear Colleagues, Over the summer, I have been working with the Clayton Christensen Institute, a non-profit institution conducting research…

Started by Scott Johns

1 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Blended Learning

Dear educators, I was reading an interesting article about blended education. It is basically the mixing of online courses with face-to-fac…

Started by Norma Montalvan

1 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

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The current generations of educators have a huge burden on their shoulders. They are the carriers of change. They have to encourage project-based learning, greater collaboration between the students, insightful discussions… the list goes on and on.Out of all trends in education, this is the most important one: teachers are being transformed into mentors. Since the role of the educator is changed, everything else changes, too: the teaching methods, the testing and grading, the way we pay…See More
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