Sun.Nov 27, 2022

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What Example Do You Set?

A Principal's Reflections

While there are some exceptions, most people do not like to be told what to do, especially when it comes to change. Not only does this often lead to resentment, but it can also inhibit people from doing their best work. I am sure many of us can recount numerous instances during our careers when directives have been leveled down by a leader(s). We end up following through with them in many cases because we are subordinate instead of empowered.

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A Chess Class for Elementary Students (with a DIY micro:bit -Driven Chess Clock)

User Generated Education

Each week a master math teacher from Math Amigos comes to my GT classroom for an hour to present conceptual math problems. High ability math students from 4th through 6th grades attend. A few weeks ago he presented a problem that included chess knight moves. One of the students mentioned how much she loves to play chess. I asked her if she’d like to lead a chess class.


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Transform Learning with Dual Language Programs


A culturally sustaining and relevant pedagogy for multilingual students assures grade-level academic progress, strengthens first-language usage and sustains cultural connections. Dual language programs are the best path forward, writes language specialist Tan Huynh. The post Transform Learning with Dual Language Programs first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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What Is The Purpose Of Assessment?

TeachThought - Learn better.

In a perfect world, all assessment would be formative--an ongoing loop of learning, feedback, revision, and learning again. The post What Is The Purpose Of Assessment? appeared first on TeachThought.

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Reimagining Chickering & Gamson's Principles Post-Pandemic: Technology's Central Role in Modern Edu

This white paper examines and proposes revisions to the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education" introduced by Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson in 1987 for today's technology-driven world.

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Learning Ally Announces PreK-2 Literacy Grant Program For U.S. Schools… Excite Reading™ Prepares Early Learners For Reading Success

American Consortium for Equity in Education

To increase reading preparedness in early learners, Learning Ally, a national education nonprofit known to double the rate of reading growth for struggling readers, is announcing its new Excite Reading™ PreK-2 Literacy Grant Program for eligible U.S. schools at no. Keep Reading Learning Ally Announces PreK-2 Literacy Grant Program For U.S. Schools… Excite Reading™ Prepares Early Learners For Reading Success.

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Campus religious groups step into a new realm: mental health counseling

The Hechinger Report

A Stanford psychiatry professor found herself in a strange position at the start of 2017. This story also appeared in USA Today. The Trump administration had just banned travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, and Stanford’s Muslim community was in despair. Realizing that extra help was needed, the university asked Dr. Rania Awaad to hold therapy-like office hours with Muslim students.

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