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Peat and Repeat

A couple years ago, the question “How are you changing your pedagogy?” kept arising. It began to sound like too many ricochets in a gunfight scene. 248 more words

Pleasure In Learning

PEOE Demonstrations

The PEOE strategy is a fun and effective way to conduct demonstrations. In the process, you engage students in scientific inquiry. And once students are engaged in your lesson, teaching science is so much fun and rewarding! 223 more words

All Science Teachers

Altering Instruction On The Fly

By synthesizing over 50,000 studies related to achievement in school-aged students, Hattie conducted the biggest ever evidence based research project in education, and has provided us with a much more solid foundation of scientific research than we have ever had in the field of education. 875 more words

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Using Divergent Questions To Promote Higher Level Thinking

What is a divergent question? A divergent question is a question with no specific answer. The purpose of a divergent question is to exercise one’s ability to think broadly, and creatively. 139 more words

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Be Sure You Pack Your Librarian

Nearly two years ago on campus, Dr. Joellen Maples waved in my direction, “Get ready!” she laughed. “I am taking my capstone course online… and I am taking my librarian with me!” While I had no idea of the details of her statement, I was thrilled to be included. 958 more words

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Great Math Resource ~ Learn Zillion

One of the most popular sites for math clips and lessons is LearnZillion. You can sign up and search their resources via their site or search their YouTube site… 13 more words


Gratitude in School

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Gratitude has the potential to transform classrooms and schools. Edutopia recently posted a piece by Elena Aguilar:

“One of the most common complaints I hear from teachers, administrators, and staff working in public schools is something along the lines of, “I don’t feel appreciated.” I’d like to propose that by simply incorporating a range of practices that allow ourselves and others to express gratitude, we might transform our schools.” Read more here.

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