Be less of a teacher and more of a mentor by turning traditional lecture-based instruction on its head. This list of resources — everything from interactive practice sets to instructional videos to whiteboard tools — help students learn new things at home, freeing up classroom time for clarification, exploration, and creation. 23 more words
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I was able to try out Google CLASSROOM this week, and thought I would share some thoughts and screen shots. Basically, if you have access to Google Apps for Education, then CLASSROOM streamlines organization and delivery of content in a walled garden approach, and provides some basic support for student assessment. 540 more words
I started hating homework long before I had kids.
When I think of the rawest form of torture I was ever subjected to as a child, short of the heartbreak that came when I learned that a boy had won a dollar for asking me out in the fourth grade (yes, ouch), I think of sitting at the glass-top dining room table the same year, staring through nearly transparent paper and seeing my legs swing beneath me, too far from the ground and dangling, feeling completely inadequate for the task. 1,215 more words