Student-led discussions empower students but can be challenging. Careful planning will help ensure your student-led discussion is a success.
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Many teachers feel overwhelmed by the thought of providing unique learning plans for all their students. Fortunately, there are several ways that technology can support differentiation and even replace your textbook.
No personalized learning platform will offer everything you need, nor can you be 100% sure that a platform will deliver results, until you use it in your own school. Ask yourself these questions before committing to any personalized learning platform.
When students in my class were struggling, I felt responsible, even when I didn’t know the cause. It was much easier to shift responsibility to the family by suggesting a tutor.
Too often, as educators, we focus on either the beginning or the end of the learning journey. To better meet students’ needs, we need to view curriculum as a bridge between the two points. This involves differentiation by content, process, and product.
Curiosity helps us understand complex ideas and remember what we learn. Unfortunately, student motivation declines as children progress through school.
As a new teacher, I often got wrapped-up in grading, class management, and content coverage. It wasn’t until I left education for a management position at Starbucks corporation that I realized what servant leadership really meant, and how it applied to classroom leadership.
Who wouldn’t like the idea of student-centered learning? The very name captures everything that education is supposed to be: an experience designed around students. While
When we stand in front of a classroom, we can envision the possibility, of an uprising that will lead to an out-of-control classroom. But there are also side-effects to tightly controlling student behavior. Once we take ownership of rules, decisions, and sources of motivation, our students no longer need to.