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Under Discussion: Getting Them to Talk

A teacher asked me the other day, “How do you get them to talk?”

I had just seen the same kids who wouldn’t raise their hands and answer her questions about the bell work they had just completed come into the room talking like crazy at the start of the hour. 1,770 more words

English Language Arts

Identifying Student Success Practices

I use the following survey week one to identify learners who may struggle with due dates, goal setting, calendar use, etc.  Then I can intervene with an informal 1:1 discussion.  248 more words

Instructional Strategies

Portable Studying

I have just welcomed a group of new Practical Nursing students into their first skills class. From experience, I know that even though they have taken College 101, they need to get organized. 118 more words

Instructional Strategies

Easy-Peasy Jeopardy Game

Today was New Mohawk Day at MCHS, a day where freshmen students get acquainted with school policies, room/area locations, people, and schedules. Part of the day is dedicated to reading the Student Planner/Handbook…but I thought this was suuuuper boring! 208 more words

Student Teaching

Value sessions via Skillsoft

If you are looking for a way to pick up some value sessions for the faculty progression structure, Skillsoft may be just for you.  I have used the Skillsoft site to do some of the required courses for the college, remember Slips, Trips and Falls, while also picking up some professional development hours. 159 more words

Instructional Strategies

Collaboration with PTA!

Flipping your classroom?   Try using members of other departments to supplement best practice ideas!   Learn how Nursing and Physical Therapy plan to collaborate this Fall… 225 more words

Instructional Strategies

Uncovering Bias

I believe an important first step toward becoming more culturally responsive and inclusive is to become aware of the biases that are pervasive in our society, and within our own perceptions. 586 more words

Instructional Strategies