6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroom by Irena Nayfeld, TeachThought PD Inquiry Workshop Facilitator Teachers of young children juggle a lot. There is literacy, math, science, social and emotional development, learning standards, the needs of each child, materials to make activities
Today’s society is mobile and global. Laptops, tablets and smartphones connect users with information in less than a second, and because mobility has increased our connectivity, we’ve i…
Download Preparing Teachers for a Project-Based World Download the PBL Quick Start Guide for Teachers Authored by Emily Liebtag and Tom Vander Ark In the paper, Preparing Teachers for a Project-Based World, we explore how teacher preparation and professional learning can be aligned to-and modeled after-the types of deeper learning environments we also seek to create for students.
Teachers may offer up a killer classroom library and carve out class time for silent reading, but these two things do not guarantee prolific reading, or even moderate reading from your students. One of my goals when I was teaching high school was this: to have students fall in love with reading while they were in my classroom (or at least like it a little more).
There are a number of common myths surrounding learning theory that arise time and time again. In this post we’ll be separating some of the facts from the myths. Myth: Having lecture capture available decreases lecture attendance Fact: It’s an…Read more ›
In response to some of the requests we have received over the last few weeks, here is a collection of some of our favourite brainstorming and mind mapping iPad apps.
After we have reviewed iPad apps to help you create mind maps and brainsorm ideas, today’s post features a collection of some of the best apps to turn your iPad into a digital whiteboard. You can use these apps to doodle, sketch, draw and visualize your ideas and notes the way you want.
One day after school, I had a conversation with a student who told me that he moved his bed into the middle of his bedroom every night to avoid the stray bullets that had hit his home before. He explained that this was why he was so tired in class-he didn’t sleep well due to constant fear and anxiety.
The Digital Revolution has made a new path to acquire long-distance education. The term E-Learning primarily means a formalized method of teaching with the help of electronic resources. While teaching is usually done in/outside classrooms, E-Learning involves computer and internet.