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How to Improve Checks for Understanding

A Principal's Reflections

A great deal of time is spent developing and providing feedback on lessons with the goal being student learning. Regardless of the terminology that is used, virtually every plan follows a format to help achieve this outcome.

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FREE! Genially: Create Interactive Graphics

Teacher Tech

Use a Free Genially Account to Create Interactive Graphics Genially offers free education accounts that allow you and your students to create interesting interactive graphics. Use Genially to provide more instruction on a screenshot or to give information about elements of your curriculum.

6 Simple Ways To Reduce Student Stress In The Classroom

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How do you make your students feel? Research is clear that the answer to this question can have a profound effect on the learning that occurs within your class or school. The post 6 Simple Ways To Reduce Student Stress In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

The Fear of Success

The Principal of Change

I recently shared this video based on an interaction that I had with a teacher who was sharing about how they felt uncomfortable trying new things.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

How One District Is Responding to New Jersey’s New LGBTQIA Curriculum Mandate

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Book Conversations to Build Girls’ Confidence

MiddleWeb

When MA principal Liz Garden brought together girls experiencing fifth grade girl drama, her students were excited to have time to share their thoughts and feelings. That first session grew into a book group centering on girls building confidence. Girls want to be heard!

Frontrow Launches EzRoom Trio All-In-One Classroom AV Solution

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“We want to be sure students can hear instructional content clearly while taking up as small of a footprint as possible in the classroom," said Leo Stearns, VP of Engineering at FrontRow

Educational Apps to Help Students with Spelling and Grammar

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you teaching in middle school, below is a collection of some useful apps to help students learn grammar and improve their spelling skills. The apps provide games, lessons, exercises, and.read more

Top 5 Essential Classroom Items That Every Teacher Needs

Prodigy

As schools continuously evolve and take significant steps to improve their education system, it is imperative that teachers simultaneously introduce essential classroom items in every class to enhance each student’s learning capability, create an organised space to learn, and streamline lesson plans.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Make The Best of Gmail with This Tool

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Drag is a free Chrome extension that turns your Gmail into a manageable workspace. Drag is similar to Trello but for Gmail. You can use this extension to effectively manage your emails. After you.read more

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Wikipedia + the Internet Archive offer a new reason to include Wikipedia in student research

NeverEndingSearch

The Internet Archive and an army of Wikipedians are working towards achieving improved consensus around knowledge and greater historical accuracy by, as founder Brewster Kahle shares, weaving books into the fabric of the web itself.

Speechling

Technology Tidbits

Speechling is a excellent free site for learning a language. The way this works is a student listens to a professional voice actor say the word or phrase and then repeats it and records themselves.