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Tech C.A.M.P. : Nearpod, Kahoot, Socrative

I mentioned in a previous posts that I had the opportunity to be a part of a professional development for teachers that allowed them to explore the tech tools my district as made available to them. 257 more words

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Why High Schools' biggest problem is Lessons

A major problem in High schools is their lessons. Those short 1 hour sessions that relate to a specific subject, where in most cases, the teacher stands and delivers ‘learning’.from the front. 536 more words

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WHY WHAT YOU USE DOESN’T MATTER: Great Teachers Make Curriculum Great

My favorite curriculum for Language Arts is called Springboard and it’s published by the creators of the SAT, the College Board. (I write more about my love of the curriculum… 749 more words

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Overcoming the obstacles to implementing video feedback for teachers

The use of video is an excellent way to support teacher coaching and improvement. In John Hattie’s meta analysis of factors influencing effective teaching, micro teaching (video recording lessons) was in the top 10 strategies used by teachers that have the biggest impact on student learning. 219 more words

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Hot Town; Summer in the City

More than Semantics

Difference between then and now:

Bankrupt currently has a high status notation- in an unusual twist bankrupt (today) seems to imply the ultimate risks were taken, a business was created, failure was the result of any number of things, and one may now join the ranks of iconic success stories for rebounding; after all bankrupt tends only to affect one’s business aspects not one’s personal assets so the ability to live through bankruptcy is allowed. 1,278 more words

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Tech C.A.M.P. using Google Docs with Writing

I had the opportunity to be a part of a professional development today for teachers that allowed them to explore the tech tools my district as made available to them. 203 more words

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Working Toward Literacy in Rural New York

Most educators know that reading is good for students and their schools. After all, independent reading helps students build background knowledge and vocabulary; strong reading habits are also associated with… 535 more words