Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation in Students

As children come to feel effective in accomplishing something, they are more likely to try to replicate that feeling by trying to accomplish more challenging tasks. Feeling competent can be addictive. Those accomplishments are more meaningful when they are authentic, and feeling competent is itself a meaningful reward—better than a collection More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom

Dysgraphia is a language-based learning difference that affects a student’s ability to produce written language. In the early grades, students with dysgraphia may have difficulty with consistent letter formation, More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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ED’s School Ambassador Fellows Connect with #FellowsAtED Twitter Chats

It took me a while to feel comfortable with Twitter. I opened a personal account years ago, but I just didn’t see what all the buzz was about. Once my district started encouraging teachers to build their More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Utilizing Digital Instruments within the Music Classroom

Initially of a current band class, college students took out their telephones to make use of them as tuners, after which put them away. A director began to rehearse a brand new piece of music, and I noticed More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Guiding College students to Be Impartial Learners

It’s estimated that college students within the U.S. spend practically 20,000 hours experiencing classroom schooling by the age of 18, and that a lot of what’s taught is forgotten inside a short while. More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Bringing Students Into Professional Development

Professional development is evolving. Slowly but surely, schools and organizations are attempting to move away from the typical sit-and-get workshop and creating formats that promote problem solving and boost More...

By admin On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Utilizing Tales to Educate Math

Once I was an elementary classroom trainer, I at all times welcomed actions that might serve twin responsibility—combining the targets of two topics without delay, in a seamless complete. Such actions streamlined More...

By admin On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Thriving in Your First Years as a Trainer

It’s a common fact that early profession lecturers are overwhelmed. Between classroom administration points, lesson plans, and grading, we’re oftentimes drowning. With all of the stress to easily survive More...

By admin On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Acknowledging Ungraded Skills

One of my goals this year was to find a way to recognize all of the amazing things students do in the makerspace at University Liggett School. It’s open to students all day and after school, and they’re More...

By admin On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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A Extra Full Image of Scholar Studying

I’m actually excited to see that educators are clear about using formative and summative evaluation. We’re utilizing formative evaluation to gauge the effectiveness of our educating and to know what our More...

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