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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

High-Impact Instructional Strategies To Use Right Now

The Web20Classroom

What are high-impact, effective instructional strategies? Using these effect sizes as a guide we can find the most high-impact instructional strategies that are research proven to work and help students grow. High-Impact Instructional Strategies Research

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.

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.

5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom

Brilliant or Insane

Moving to a Bring Your Own Device school or classroom is a major transition. The post 5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Social Media Technology BYOD classroom Brilliant or Insane.

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6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom by Dr. Monica R. The post 6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Martinez Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2015 version In the U.S., millions of middle and high school students attend schools that don’t match the reality of their lives. By their teenage years, young people should be solving […].

5 Strategies to Help You Rethink Research

Catlin Tucker

Here are 4 ways I incorporate research into my classroom: A Google a Day – Gamify research and engage students. Post a comment and share your favorite strategies for teaching research in your classroom!

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.

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.

10 Strategies to Improve Instructional Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Not only was I not in classrooms enough, but also the level of feedback provided through the lens of a narrative report did very little to improve teaching and learning both in and out of the classroom. Get in Classrooms More This seem so easy, yet is a constant struggle.

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.

Creative Strategies for Redesigning Today's Classrooms via @All4Ed & @edwebnet!

Kleinspiration

This Google Hangout will explore how classroom spaces can be transformed into brain-friendly digital learning environments. It will provide information and real school examples to assist in redesigning a classroom into one that considers brain research, gender, and digital impacts on learning.

5 Strategies to Help Superintendents Lead Digital Transformation

EdTech Magazine

5 Strategies to Help Superintendents Lead Digital Transformation. Modern K–12 pedagogies demand a learning environment that fits students’ needs, starting by breaking away from the rows of desks typically found in most classrooms. .

Flipped Classroom 101: Challenges, Benefits & Design Tips

Catlin Tucker

The flipped classroom m odel shifts the transfer of information online and moves practice and application into the classroom. The flipped classroom was one of the first blended learning models to become popular.

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.

20 Classroom Management Strategies and Techniques [+ Downloadable List]

Prodigy

It doesn’t have to be this dramatic, like a movie scene you’d watch in a media literacy lesson, but poor classroom management will almost assuredly elevate your stress and burnout rates. Teaching Tools Teaching Strategies teaching strategies teaching tools teaching activities

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.

6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide

Neo LMS

Last week we discussed the digital divide , and today I thought we could explore some practical strategies that teachers, as individuals, can adopt in an effort to bridge the digital divide in their classrooms. 6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide.

Providing powerful feedback in the classroom: Strategies, tips, and tools from fellow educators

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Teaching feedback feedback in the classroom giving feedback productivity teachingFeedback plays a crucial role in teaching and learning. We are constantly giving one another verbal and nonverbal feedback often without even realizing it. But giving intentional, meaningful feedback is a skill that we rely on to provide our students with checkpoints along their path towards a goal. In an article published in ASCD.org, the late Grant […].

Retrieval Practice: A Strategy to Promote Successful Learning

Digital Promise

In this second Digital Promise Research@Work video , we share a learning strategy called retrieval practice , which is based on more than 100 years of cognitive science research. Watch the video to learn more about how retrieval practice works: Implementing Retrieval Practice in the Classroom.

The Classroom Management Strategy That Works Every Time

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post The Classroom Management Strategy That Works Every Time appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Student Engagement

6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroom by Irena Nayfeld Teachers juggle a lot. The post 6 Strategies For Creating An Inquiry-Driven Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

Using Brain-Based Learning Strategies in Your Classroom

Where Learning Clicks

Find out more on how to use brain-based learning strategies in your classroom […]. The post Using Brain-Based Learning Strategies in Your Classroom appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

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.

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

edWeb.net

Teachers can get caught up in the day-to-day parts of the classroom and forget to take time to consider whether or not they’re teaching effectively. Wilson based her strategies on Professor John Hattie’s theories on Visible Learning and Teaching. Homework, assessments, projects.

New Infographic: 12 Strategies to Manage the Modern Classroom

techlearning

Innovative educators know they have to update classroom management strategies in the modern classroom. Here are twelve strategies to do just that. Classroom Technology LMS TL Advisor Blog Classroom Management System

10 Top Cooperative Learning Strategies (and some tech tools that could come in handy)

EdTech4Beginners

He is mainly known for his work on cooperative learning strategies (often referred to as Kagan learning structures). Below are my favourite cooperative learning strategies: Some others I have used are: Pairs Squared (pair the learners, then pair up the pairs!).

UDL for Adult Learners: Guidelines and Strategies

Digital Promise

In this webinar, Jason and one of the YouthBuild USA Teaching Fellows, Jo Forman, talk about why UDL is important when working with adult learners, and they outline several UDL guidelines and give strategies for using UDL in the classroom.

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Teaching tricks: Better data strategies to ease teacher workload

Neo LMS

Teaching tricks: Better data strategies. But these analyses are not always useful to teachers in the classroom, or in fact parents. Activate for more broad-based data capture that reflects not only test scores, but classroom culture.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

The CoolCatTeacher

Each nominee and nominator will be entered to win a classroom technology package. Strategy 1: Idea Generation, AKA Ideation. So I’ve given you seven strategies, seven techniques that I use when we’re making apps.

Unlocking motivation in the classroom: Strategies and tools from fellow educators

Ditch That Textbook

The same is true for our students, our fellow educators and ourselves in the classroom. Getting to the gym. Folding that pile of laundry. Writing a new blog post.Some projects we find easier to get motivated for than others.

Motivating Students: Focus on 6 Strategies

More Verbs

Here’s a brief overview of each strategy. Building models and displays, fieldtrips and fieldwork, hands-on experiments, and craft activities are all strategies that help students learn. The trick then isn’t to give up, but rather to introduce more of the strategies.

Taking the “Manage” Out of Classroom Management

Catlin Tucker

Classroom management isn’t something I have struggled with. That’s not to say that I haven’t had challenging students throughout my 16 years in the classroom, but their behavior is never an ongoing issue or distraction.