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10 Innovative Formative Assessment Examples For Teachers To Know

Innovative formative assessment examples are part of what defines any modern classroom. They provide crucial information about what students understand and what they don’t. These ungraded assessments are also valuable guides for students. It can help them enhance their performance. Teachers can use them to determine if further instruction is necessary. Using innovative formative assessment consistently and...

How to Keep Young Learners Engaged in Your Online Class

Every teacher will tell you that it's often a challenge to keep students in a classroom engaged for an entire class. This is a dilemma that teachers face day in, day out. It doesn’t' seem to matter if the students are young or old, there are always those few that have a tendency to “switch off”.

Perks of a Primary Flipped Classroom

There are some teachers who think that the flipped classroom is just for high school. I don’t agree. In a sense – it all depends how you define ‘The Flipped Classroom’. I am able to differentiate the curriculum to a degree which I was not able to previously.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching with Technology!

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“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books, and mud puddles. It’s all about balance.” by K.G., 1st Grade Teacher One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn...

The Best Teaching Resources [Updated List]

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You will probably find very useful the teaching resources we have compiled and continue to update on a daily basis. Browse through the category descriptions and click on the individual items to check them out in detail: Classroom Response Systems Collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Know whether...

What Are The Best Educational Technology Tools?

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Students of today are much more technologically savvy than previous generations. Whatever age they are, once they step into the classroom, they will probably be internet literate and technologically knowledgeable, at least at some extent. Presenting technology to students gives the teacher more ways to connect with them,...

How Can Schools Embrace Dyslexia? [An Interview with Kelly Steinke]

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Dyslexia expert Kelly Steinke, founder of READ Learning Educational Services, talks about raising dyslexia awareness in schools and why it matters. Recently, instead of dyslexia there is much talk about a broader term, ‘neurodiversity’. What is neurodiversity? The term ‘neurodiversity’ is generally used in context of spectrum disorders like autism or mental health...

5 Rare Truths Every Parent Should Know About Kindergarten Teachers

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If you're a child going to kindergarten for the first time, you probably know that the beginning of the school year is anything but sweet. It’s not uncommon for kindergarten teachers to share their experiences of nervous and excited parents walking through the door. For the kids, it’s the start of the new...

Addicted: How the Internet Poisons Student Behaviour

I can still see him clearly in my mind. He would come into math class looking like a zombie. His ability to produce any kind of results were practically nil. I eventually found out that he was trading precious hours of sleep to be on social media and Skype. His addicted routine saw him using the internet until 4...

The Top 50 Teacher Websites of 2018

As usual this time of year, we compile and publish the list of the Top 50 Teacher Websites of the year. We comb the web and out of the numerous websites worldwide focusing on education policies, teaching practices, methodology, or educational technology, we find the ones that manage to stand out from the rest, the ones with the biggest...