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By Scott Sterling This is the start of a series for back to school focusing on the best apps that you might want to consider using this school year. The list is limited to apps that don’t require expensive site-wide licenses or subscriptions (although that might be an option for additional features). If there is […]
By Scott Sterling It’s not exactly groundbreaking science to reveal that boys are different from girls, especially in the classroom. What is groundbreaking is the research being done into just how differently boys develop, learn, and socialize. Michael Gurian has become a thought leader in the field of male childhood development, including authoring the books […]
By Scott Sterling A recent study by TNTP, formerly The New Teacher Project, was covered by the Wall Street Journal and others under a headline that teacher professional development is, as a whole, ineffective. But if you dig deeper into the study, you can see that there are research-based findings that concerted, intensive professional development—including […]
By Scott Sterling You probably don’t want to start thinking about classroom organization during the school year, so it helps to plan for how you’ll use your space ahead of time. Here are a few things to think about, as well as some tricks that have stood the test of time. Keep it flexible Gone […]
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