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Study: Feedback doesn’t always help students

My Reflections
1. Giving feedback deprives students of a chance to exercise self-assessment (a form of metacognition). 28 more words

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Use the #LibraryOfCongress to Help Inspire Your #CivilWar Journal #WritingPrompts (Links @ EnglishEmporium.WordPress.com)

The Library of Congress has been quite a blessing to me, as my students have read Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage. Did you know the Library of Congress offers a plethora of photographs taken during the American Civil War? 296 more words


Special Thanks

It has been about a year since I started this blog. My, how time flies! I thought I would repost my first blog in light of the season of thanks. 1,467 more words


Share the Curiosity of Learning

One of the ways that parents, families, teachers and other educators can Lead Learning through a Quality Learning Environment is to actively share the curiosity of learning.  589 more words


Living, Learning, Playing, Doing

Originally published on Hybrid.Life here: http://hybrid.life/living-learning-playing-doing/

Children begin learning through play and experimentation, gaining insights and understanding by interacting within their milieu. If they spend most of their time in restrictive environments where play isn’t encouraged, or if television is used as a central distractive tool, they have much less opportunity to develop creative abilities, critical thinking skills, and imaginative modes of interaction, such as role-playing and make believe. 794 more words


Collaboration in Professional Practice

8) Professional Practice: The teacher participates collaboratively in the educational community to improve instruction, advance the knowledge and practice of teaching as a profession, and ultimately impact student learning. 440 more words

Educational Exposition

Educators, by nature, love to share their work and “collaboratively use” others’ work in a never-ending effort to stay at the top of their game. This point is true today, and it was true in 1893 during the Chicago Columbian Exposition, particularly in the Catholic Educational Exhibit. 677 more words