Pairing Teachers to Drive Professional Development

>>Jennifer: Okay. How many activities did you find out that she has?>>Ambar: Because of the professional growth partners, it makes me see things in a different light. By sharing our practices and providing feedback to one another, every educator in our building has the capacity to become the best educator they can be.>>So today, I…

PISA4U – Global Professional Development for Teachers. FREE

As a teacher, I have one of the most important jobs in the world. Ghandi said it: “Be the change you want to see.” In pisa4u we work together as a team, online. In my team we are 5 teachers from 5 countries. But if we can mobilize the good ideas in the mindsets of…

Sharing Data to Create Stronger Parent Partnerships

>>You hear about data-driven schools all the time, but we are truly data-driven. Sharing the data the way we do at our school, I think it’s super important. Because once you have everybody working together, you have the teachers, you have the interventionists, you have the aides and now you’ve got the parents on board,…

Using Dialogue Circles to Support Classroom Management

>>Edwina Smith: Before I started doing Circles in my class I found it very difficult to start the academic day. Students had things that they wanted to share that had happened with them, things they were concerned about, and I had a very long line of about thirty– twenty-five to thirty students every morning wanting…

Teacher Labs: Making Professional Development Collaborative

>>Teacher: But then it’s also saves more naps. [ laughter ]>>Mark: If we’re learning at our highest potential as teachers, it’s only going to serve our students. When we learn, they learn. We’re a community of learners.>>Pauline: Because we do teacher lab, we are constantly being driven by a desire to grow together, to collaborate,…

Investing in Professional Development for Technology and Inquiry-Based Learning

>>Tonya: I grew up here at Hartville. I moved here in third grade and I graduated here.>>We are kind of your traditional small town. We’ve got our square with the courthouse on it. We’ve got old buildings that have been around since the Civil War era.>>When I first came in the classroom I was one…

The 9 BEST Scientific Study Tips

Time for school And it’s no surprise that many of us are determined to study smarter instead of longer But which study tips and tricks actually work scientifically, and can help you get those perfect grades First step, research shows that study sessions are most effective in small short chunks Instead of cramming in a…

Beyond Classroom Management

– Do you ever feel like teaching is a constant struggle? Even if you have the basics of classroom management down, trying to get our students to be responsible, to work hard, to focus and respect each other, and us of course, can often feel like we’re fighting a losing battle. But let me ask…

Singapore’s 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)

>>Adrian: I think it is important to make school fun. And when school is fun, you don’t get kids waking up in the morning and saying, “Do I have to come to school again?” So we embrace technology, because it helps us make learning more engaging. I believe that when kids are engaged, when kids…