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.
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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.
I recently came across a posting on Doug Lemov’s field notes that expressed a common concern – technology overload among students. Mr. Lemov has had
Technology is not just for teacher-directed work or independent practice. Here is how to combine technology and collaboration in the classroom, and even support collaboration among teachers and parents.
Gamifying my 5th grade math course has been one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my teaching career. After introducing gamification, I am finding