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7 Self-Care Strategies for Overwhelmed Educators

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., coauthor of The Thinking Teacher

Recently, I was driving to a meeting when I got a phone call. My heart sank because I remembered I was supposed to be somewhere else for… 1,019 more words

Free Spirit Author

'Common sense' is failing us

Which is a better way to prepare for this week’s Psych test?

  1. Dedicate three solid hours to reviewing the textbook, notes, and practice questions, as well as quizzing yourself with flashcards.
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Teaching Strategies

Learning skills and work habits

Clear communication between parents and teachers is critical for student success. One common question from parents (and teachers!) in Ontario is:

Why are learning skills and work habits assessed and evaluated?

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Particle Pictures Activity: An aid for teaching for understanding

A large part of students’ misunderstandings in chemistry arises because students literally don’t see what we’re talking about. They can’t convert our words into concrete representations. 150 more words

Gr 9-10 Science

Dem Bones

In keeping with the Halloween season and the body/health posts of recent here on Web 2.0 for ESL, the link below is to a nice little video about “Dem Bones,” which identifies and explains the purposes of the bones and joints. 64 more words

Web 2.0 Applications

How to give the best Pastoral Care

I am very excited to announce the publication of Human Dignity in Pastoral Care.

This booklet focuses on why the Social Justice principle of Human Dignity should be at the forefront of all Pastoral Care systems and how Pastoral Care teams can make that happen. 61 more words


STEM and People with Disabilities (Audio Described)

Educators and students tell how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities can be made accessible and how students with disabilities can prepare for these fields. 11 more words

All Science Teachers