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Collect and Analyze Student Data. Re-Teach Content, Provide More Practice, and Coach More.

One of the elementary schools in Escambia County, Florida, enjoyed a visit from an elementary school principal and teacher from the School District of Menomonee Falls (WI) to learn more about “Plan. 350 more words

Who's Engaged?

Flexibility= Sanity

These two weeks haven’t been terrible, but an overall good experience for dealing with those pesky situations you can’t possibly be prepared for in graduate school.   18 more words

Reflections of #EdCamp35

This past weekend, 200+ educators ignored Environment Canada’s weather notice of sun, and braved the indoors on their Saturday to participate in the latest EdCamp held in the Lower Mainland (Metro Vancouver, for those newer to the area).   436 more words

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AFL in Primary Science

This is a paper I wrote on AFL in primary science – might be useful.

It’s quite long, skip the literature review and cut to the chase if necessary!

AFL in Primary Science 2014

From teacher centred to student centred 1 - moving pairs

How do we get students to care about more than the percentage they achieved on a test? How do we encourage them to pay attention to the model solutions, and look at where they went wrong, and how to do better next time? 499 more words

#NCSM14 Art of Questioning: Leading Learners to Level Up #LL2LU

What if we empower and embolden our learners to ask the questions they need to ask by improving the way we communicate and assess?

Great teachers lead us just far enough down a path so we can challenge for ourselves.

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Revealing the hidden: Banishing stubborn misconceptions, Part IV

Previously, we likened misconceptions to pesky gremlins. In this installment we look at the kind of question that can flush a gremlin from its hiding place. 181 more words

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