All year long, we visit classrooms throughout the country to provide professional development, tools, and training. We love helping educators transform their schools into powerful learning environments, but to do that effectively, we have to ask a lot of questions. Why did you choose a career in education? What drives your passion for teaching? What […]
As we discussed last week, the full name of the Common Core ELA standards document is? “Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects”. The implications of that wording are a two-way street. Just as we explored how STEM teachers can help ELA and the other […]
By Scott Sterling This is something that not many people have paid attention to: do you know what the full name of the Common Core ELA standards document is? “Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.” The new standards aren’t just about getting kids to […]
by Scott Sterling A few weeks ago, I wrote about teacher collaboration changing the education game. The article focused on improving your professional learning communities and conducting faculty meetings for maximum effectiveness and efficiency. I highly recommend it (but I’m biased). Let’s be honest: teachers are busy people. Although faculty meetings are often valuable and […]
20 Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement
By William N. Bender
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