8 strategies for reducing your reliance on homework

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Homework cognitive science compliance ditch that homework homework homework strategies parent/teacher relationshpIn the past, I’ve assigned homework when I’ve felt a lack of control, a sense of scrambling to cover everything. I would think, “These students just aren’t where they need to be.

10 strategies for lightning-quick feedback students can REALLY use

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Using homework assignments to give feedback is pokey. Inefficient. Think about the length of the feedback loop for traditional homework assignments: Teacher assigns homework to students. Students take it home (maybe) and work on it (maybe). Students turn it in the next day.

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.

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!).

Too Much Sitting? 5 Movement Strategies That Get Students Thinking

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5 Movement Strategies That Get Kids Thinking contributed by Kenny McKee Each day more research confirms the link between movement and learning. 5 Movement Strategies That Get Students Thinking appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Middle & High School New Teacher Strategies Student EngagementToo Much Sitting?

15 Culturally-Responsive Teaching Strategies and Examples + Downloadable List

Prodigy

No single teaching approach will engage each student at once, but building a strategy to consistently deliver culturally-responsive lessons will help you appeal to diverse learners with distinct backgrounds. Teaching Strategies teaching strategies

8 Active Learning Strategies and Examples [+ Downloadable List]

Prodigy

That’s where active learning strategies come into play. The post 8 Active Learning Strategies and Examples [+ Downloadable List] appeared first on Prodigy Blog. Teaching Tools Teaching Strategies teaching strategies teaching techniques active learning

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.

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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Station Rotation Model: Grouping Strategies

Catlin Tucker

I tell them that I use multiple grouping strategies. The grouping strategy should make sense for the specific lesson. I know that creating groups is time-consuming, so I wanted to share the strategy I use to organize my groups.

7 strategies to THRIVE at the end of the semester

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The end of the semester can be full of challenges. But it also creates unique opportunities, too. Here are some ways to seize them. Photo by Eric Rothermel via Unsplash.com)When the semester winds down, it brings its own unique list of challenges. Special programs cut into class time.

Hope is Not a Strategy

The Principal of Change

But when I played the video game, it actually taught me a lot about the strategy that I didn’t know about. I have been saying this often; hope is not a strategy. In high school, I played football for four years and loved the game.

12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century

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The post 12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century appeared first on TeachThought. Instructional Strategies

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.

32 Research-Based Instructional Strategies

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The post 32 Research-Based Instructional Strategies appeared first on TeachThought. Instructional Strategies General New Teacher

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

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The post The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction appeared first on TeachThought. Strategies Teaching Definitions Experienced Teacher General

10 Innovative Learning Strategies For Modern Pedagogy

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10 Innovative Learning Strategies For Modern Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff This is an excerpt from a report, produced in collaboration with SRI International, that proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education.

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.

28 Student-Centered Instructional Strategies

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10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning

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10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning by Terry Heick Curiosity is crucial to learning. The post 10 Strategies To Promote Curiosity In Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies #Bookreview

Learning with 'e's

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies sounds quite a daunting title for a book of practical ideas, but with the cartoon spaceman on the cover, readers will know they are in for a fun ride with plenty of happiness along the way.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Therefore, teachers need to help students learn strategies and tips to help them pass tests. The strategies below not only help students cope with the stress and inequality of standardized testing, these strategies also help students cope with stress in their lives.

Some secret strategies for serious searchers

NeverEndingSearch

I also introduce a few classic strategies that have been around in the literature about online searching since the pre-web days. infographics inquiry posters research research skills search strategies search tools searching search

6 Strategies For Dealing With ‘Difficult’ Students

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6 Strategies For Dealing With ‘Difficult’ Students by Dr. Allen Mendler While stress caused by common core concerns has dominated the recent education landscape, dealing with difficult students remains the number one source of constant tension for most teachers.

20 Classroom Management Strategies and Techniques [+ Downloadable List]

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The post 20 Classroom Management Strategies and Techniques [+ Downloadable List] appeared first on Prodigy Blog. Teaching Tools Teaching Strategies teaching strategies teaching tools teaching activitiesPaper airplanes fly across the room. Students race between desks.

5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious

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The post 5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious appeared first on TeachThought. Inquiry Student Engagement Terry Heick Experienced Teacher

4 Strategies to Teach Effectively Using Quick Math Questions

EdTech4Beginners

Try using the four following strategies and resources to help students improve their classroom engagement and thus carry their skills over into homework and other assignments. After a teacher poses a question to the class, there’s often that silent pause as the students puzzle over the answer.

Your Best “Classroom Management” Strategy

The Principal of Change

Instead of looking for a “mobile device” policy or behavior intervention strategies, more schools have to look for creating teaching and learning experiences that our learners are excited to be a part both young and old.

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day contributed by Saga Briggs This post has been updated from a previous version The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding. The post 20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day appeared first on TeachThought.

Strategies for Building Proficient K-12 Writers

techlearning

This webinar will introduce several multi sensory writing strategies, for use with students of all ages, to fill gaps writing teachers may face.

“Under-Used Teaching & Learning Strategies”

Larry Ferlazzo

Under-Used Teaching & Learning Strategies is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools

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The post 5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools appeared first on TeachThought. Trends & Shifts

Five Learning Strategies that Work

Digital Promise

As the amount of information available to us grows each day, many people turn to “curated” websites to find news and ideas that are are most relevant to them. The education research and cognitive science fields are no different.

Video: Katie & I Share ELL Instructional Strategies

Larry Ferlazzo

You can see it at A Look Back: Video – “10 Strategies to Help Students Develop Intrinsic Motivation to Write.”. Katie and I just finished doing a 30 minute Facebook Live event for Education Week Teacher, and here it is: You can find links to the resources we mention here.

5 Leadership Strategies Every School Leader Must Consider

Brilliant or Insane

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Easy Intervention Strategies for Struggling Readers

edWeb.net

Out of the many intervention strategies she provided, Cindy concluded with four important takeaways to keep in mind. Teach strategies and skills that can be widely applied, like phonics expectations, syllable types, roots, and affixes.

Content Curation Strategies for Digital Learning

BYOT Network

Now, to better nurture digital learning ecosystems, this blog post contains an overview of some specific strategies that schools and districts can undertake to begin, execute, and sustain a successful plan for content curation. Develop a strategy for contextualizing curated content.

Reflection Bingo: A Strategy for Reflection, Connection, and Sharing

P21 Blogazine

My district is one of the lucky districts that had the week before Christmas off (shopping was completed, parties attended, and I was rested!) which meant that we had to return the day after New Year for our professional learning.

20+ strategies to strengthen the link with parents at home

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In the end, parents and teachers really do have the same goals. Parents want to see their kids become the best human beings they can be. Teachers want to see that, too.

“What are Under-Used Instructional Strategies?”

Larry Ferlazzo

What are Under-Used Instructional Strategies? is the new “question-of-the-week” at my Education Week Teacher column. Feel free to leave your responses in the comments section there or here… Ed Week Teacher