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What might mastery learning look like in history?

Whenever I come across a good idea in teaching, two questions spring to mind, usually in this order:

  1. How have I missed this?
  2. How would this work in history?
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Homework for this week— Cutting techniques video

All players should do their best to watch this video from RiseUp Ultimate before practice on Thursday.


Social Media as a resource in the EFL Classroom

“At the heart of good teaching with technology are three core components; content, pedagogy, and technology, plus the relationship among and between them” (Koehler & Mishra, 2009, p.62). 35 more words


You Should Champion the English Language and not Rant about Change

Every generation has cried out about the writing degradation of the next generation. Test scores are lower than ever, a critic may cry. But tests are biased ad are discriminatory to different populations depending on the content that the test asks about (Daniels, Steineke, and Zemelman, 2007). 528 more words

Teaching Philosophy

Social and Emotional Learning in Action! Part II: Consuelo Mendez Mavericks

Last week in our “SEL in Action!” series, we explored the Social and Emotional Learning opportunities inherent in football.  We spoke with a high school administrator who has taken his coaching and player experience into his academic leadership role, and a Social and Emotional Learning Specialist whose administrative work and current position continue to be informed by his history as an athlete and coach.   1,052 more words


Trade Book: A Very Important Day

Summary from ScholasticOn a snowy New York City morning, families who have journeyed to the United States from many different countries take the oath of citizenship at a downtown courthouse. 401 more words


Writing skills: Punctuation

So if you’ve read many of our other blog posts, you’ve probably come across one or the other of us banging on about how writing skills don’t necessarily translate from a student’s L1. 805 more words