Effective Grouping Strategies in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Barry Hoonan on episode 539 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, you’ll get advice for creating grouping strategies for your classroom from an expert teacher and author on the subject.

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Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. the Flipped Classroom. Classroom management Education reform pedagogyStudents are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb.

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5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management.

Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Barb Gilman (known as @barbinnebraska) has a classroom rich with a love of reading. Today she talks about strategies any teacher can use to help kids love reading.

The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

When we launched the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a program from EdTechTeam, Google, and Digital Promise that empowers school leaders to transform instruction across every classroom for every student, we wanted to put teachers in control of their professional development.

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management.

3 easy strategies to organize your Google Classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Your Google Classroom is a hot mess. Thankfully, Google Classroom has a feature that helps you keep your classwork page neat and tidy and orderly — topics! Ed Tech G Suite Google Classroom google classroom google classroom organization google classroom topics how to use google classroomLet’s be honest. If it is, you’re like many, many other teachers. (If If it’s not a hot mess, kudos to you. We can learn something from you!)

5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Sherry is a highly regarded national speaker and consultant, providing educational agencies with expertise in the areas of instructional leadership, effective classroom practices, classroom walkthroughs, effective use of data and guidance on how to create structures for successful classroom coaching.

5 Fantastic Peer Feedback Strategies for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Starr Sackstein @mssackstein shares 5 feedback strategies to supercharge your writing instruction and classroom culture. In today’s show, Starr Sackstein discusses 5 peer review strategies for the classroom including: Having a class culture for positive peer feedback.

5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Idea Friday Classroom Management Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Writing

4 Strategies Designed to Drive Metacognitive Thinking

Catlin Tucker

The ability to think about what we are learning, how we are learning, what we want to learn in the future are important skills that must be explicitly taught in classrooms. Here are 4 strategies teachers can use to encourage students to think about their learning: 1.

E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Laurie Korte talks about e-learning design that engages learners and common mistakes of e-learning and blended learning classrooms. Elearning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies. Laurie: Well, if you think about it, a lot of online classrooms are a rather jarring experience.

5 Ideas to Include Every Child in your Classroom: Inclusion Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

We can include every child in our classroom with these five important reminders from inclusion expert, Toby Karten. She is author of Inclusion Strategies That Work , now in its third edition, and many other books. You make a lot of these strategies, specially designed for all children.

10 Strategies to Strengthen Instruction and Learning

A Principal's Reflections

These consisted of sound classroom management, listing the learning objectives, and developing a lesson plan. I still can’t believe how much time and focus there was on how to manage a classroom effectively. For more strategies on how to improve feedback click HERE.

Strategies That Can Take the Anxiety Out Of Math

Digital Promise

There are many possible underlying causes for math anxiety, including the type of problems students are working on, students’ math ability, or students’ home and classroom experiences. Another clever strategy by Ms.

Phonics Strategies for Young Learners Using the iPad

iTeach with iPads

Today’s post is to share some strategies I use with my most challenged learners in their endeavor to meet grade level goals in early literacy. Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.-Kate Kate DiCamillo.

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Ditch Channel: 12 video tutorials, strategies and lesson ideas for educators

Ditch That Textbook

Sometimes we just need to see something to visualize how it might look in our classroom. Here are 12 video tutorials along with links to resources to help you integrate technology into your lessons.Educational technology is a valuable asset in our classrooms. The post Ditch Channel: 12 video tutorials, strategies and lesson ideas for educators appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

The DLP Strategy Menu

EdTechTeam

When we launched the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a program from EdTechTeam, Google, and Digital Promise that empowers school leaders to transform instruction across every classroom for every student, we wanted to put teachers in control of their professional development.

Guest post: 4 Powerful Visual Strategies For Teachers

EdTech4Beginners

Enhance Digital Learning With Classroom Accounts. PosterMyWall’s Classroom Accounts allow teachers to manage creative projects for the entire class and keep them all in one place. Only the teacher needs to upgrade their account to a Classroom Account (for free!)

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. Now, while computer labs still exist, there are many more opportunities for students to use technology in their own classrooms. How can schools and districts successfully bring technology into classrooms so teachers can make the most impact on students’ learning?

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.

3 Strategies for Students Who Struggle with Reading and Writing

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters with Dr. Linda H. Dr. Linda Mason helps us understand how to help students become better readers with goal setting, self-regulating, and self-assessment strategies. Students can collaborate with other students both in their classroom and around the world.

5 Strategies to Create a Culture of Accountability for Growth

A Principal's Reflections

In a world where ideas are a dime a dozen and shared openly on social media, it is incumbent upon all of us to critically reflect and determine if it is, in fact, a sound strategy. If you are an administrator, do you know what is going on in your classrooms? Get in classrooms more.

Five Learning Strategies that Work

Digital Promise

A drawback to this technique is that it can require a lot of time to successfully complete in the classroom. They can be easily implemented in the classroom, and by students at home.

Close the Achievement Gap: 5 Specific Strategies

EdNews Daily

In elementary school, the classroom teacher often serves that function. Within the classroom, personalized instruction has increased in popularity. There are concrete ways to implement and assess rigor in classrooms. Higher-level questioning is an integral part of a rigorous classroom. In rigorous classrooms, teachers push students to respond at high levels. This may occur in a standard classroom, or in one that is personalized or differentiated.

8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff & Jackie Gerstein, TeachThought PD Facilitator How about some strategies for visual learning? The post 8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

11 Strategies for Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we discuss how Social Media can be used as a positive thing in the classroom environment. The post 11 Strategies for Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero , she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom.

5 Strategies For Incorporating Social Emotional Learning Into Your Classroom

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5 Strategies For Incorporating Social Emotional Learning Into Your Classroom contributed by Meg Price, the ei experience Social emotional learning (SEL) by definition is a process for learning life skills, including how to deal with oneself, others and relationships, and work in an effective manner. The post 5 Strategies For Incorporating Social Emotional Learning Into Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

Lower Test Anxiety and Improve Retention with These Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

Todd Finley shares research and best-practice from his classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Try these simple strategies from Todd Finley. Plus, he has powerful year-end strategies that reduce test anxiety.

169 Tech Tips #160–14 Assessment Strategies

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip: #160–14 Assessment Strategies. These fourteen strategies are well-suited to formative assessment: Does student use prior tech skills to complete current lesson?

StudySync: 3 Strategies Designed to Maximize the Impact of SyncTV Episodes

Catlin Tucker

Below are three strategies teachers can use help students to become confident participants in a student-led discussion. This way, they are encouraged to identify discussion strategies and nonverbal communication cues that make conversations run smoothly.

How Behaviorism Can Turn Your Classroom Around

Ask a Tech Teacher

Behaviorism in the classroom revolves around observable behaviors that can be measured. Since its introduction to education in the 1950’s, it has become a teacher’s best friend in helping her/him to define classroom behaviors that shape order and enhance learning.

Strategies for Bringing Robotics and STEM Education into Every Classroom

TeacherCast

The post Strategies for Bringing Robotics and STEM Education into Every Classroom appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

Your Best “Classroom Management” Strategy

The Principal of Change

One type of experience in the classroom does not work for all learners, and so this question is meant as a source of constant reflection. Something that was never taught to me explicitly in teacher college was that the best classroom management is always excellent teaching and learning.