Oct 01

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.


Sep 30

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!

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Sep 29

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.


Adventures in Learning's Recommendations - Mindfulness Education -


Here are some more books on Mindfulness for the classroom.

(via adventuresinlearning)

Sep 26

What Is and Isn’t Differentiated Instruction

This article first appeared on the te@chthought blog.


Sep 25

What Effective Principals Do

This article first appeared on the te@chthought blog.