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By Theresa Staley Teaching requires unrelenting dedication to students, humanity, and our educational craft. Educators accept the roles of parent, coach, advocate, mentor, counselor, and role model, among others. Our profession requires us to develop and sustain intangible interpersonal qualities, what we call “conative skills,” as ambassadors of learning. Conative (“soft”) skills are as important […]
Wheels of Fortune: How and Why Learning Target Focus Wheels Should Be Part of Your Instructional Design
By Theresa Staley Learn what learning target focus wheels are, how they improve classroom learning and climate, and see a specific example to implement in your instructional design. Wouldn’t it be spectacular if one student-centered resource could provide all of the assessment information teachers need, and beyond that, build a climate of motivated learners? What if […]
20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement
By William N. Bender
- To Exist or Not Exist? How Student Autonomy Changes the Classroom: Part 2
- To Exist or Not Exist? How Student Autonomy Changes the Classroom: Part 1
- Reflecting on a Vision of Instruction at Des Moines Public Schools
- What to Do When a New Student Has a Language Barrier
- Four Steps to Defining Your Legacy as a Teacher
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