A Simple Lesson On Climate Change for ESL Students

This is from Larry Ferlazzo writing at Larry Ferlazzo’s Best Websites of the Day.


How Simulation Games Can Teach Complex Subjects


How Simulation Games Can Teach Complex Subjects

How can higher-ed and high school students interact in online spaces and both learn? Dr. Jeff Stanzler uses simulations to engage high school and college students in a powerful study of geo-politics. Dr. Stanzler has seen students develop empathyfor the very real people who are embroiled in geo-political conflicts around the world. Host Vicki Davis’ students participate in his Arab-Israeli…

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Motivating Students With Effective Feedback

This article fist appeared on Common Ground.


We Need To See Beyond The “Tool”

This article is from George Couros, writing on his blog, The Principal of Change.


Teaching Students To See Quality

This first appeared on the te@chthought blog.


Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

This article first appeared on the Edutopia blog.


6 Reading Comprehension Problems and What to Do About Them


6 Reading Comprehension Problems and What to Do About Them


High school history has a tremendous obstacle to learning — getting students enthusiastic about reading difficult texts. When I teach World History to my 9th graders, I have come up with a list of 6 common challenges I face when trying teach reading comprehension. Here’s a glimpse into how I meet these 6 challenges and help my students win!

[callout]Note from Vicki Davis: When I find great…

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Flipping Again

Here is a good instructional video on ‘flipping’ your classroom from Ken Halla, blogging at The US History Teachers Blog.


Drop That “Busy Work” Like It’s Hot

This article appeared on the Cooperative Catalyst blog.



Here are some more books on Mindfulness for the classroom.

(via adventuresinlearning)