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Education - On

The question on education is lost in the torrent of information suggested to us. We just cannot get enough of the news. So educators, if we…

Started by Rose Scott

0 Mar 17, 2017

What is your main motivation for social networking?

I am reviewing the landscape of professional development tools. It seems Facebook is now the lead when it comes to social networking based…

Started by Or-Tal Kiriati

4 Jan 28, 2017
Reply by Roger Katz

Substitute Success

I am currently compiling a list of helpful resources for substitute teachers. How can a substitute walk into any classroom and be successfu…

Started by Carolyn Butler

0 Jan 8, 2017

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

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

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

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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
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A Childhood Educator Is Becoming Commonplace In Teacher Training

School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More
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