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A recent poll conducted by Gallup finds that a majority of Americans disagree with the method of evaluating teachers based off of students' standardized test scores.
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  Last blog, I discussed the key elements of an authentic Type 3 project. First, the student has to solve a real problem. There is lots of...
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  Last school year, one of my students came running up to me at his fifth-grade Open House and said, “I know what I want to do my project on...
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Several years ago, I had my fifth-grade gifted students stand up, one at a time, and share their dreams for the future. I asked them, “How do you...
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During September 29-October 3rd, kids and adults are being encouraged to join the “I Speak Up” campaign sponsored by the Cartoon Network. It is the...
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I wasn't much of an athlete growing up. I hung around other kids who played sports, but I was never really good at any of them. Baseball, football,...
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Editor's Note: Today's guest post comes from Dr. Matthew Lynch~ an assistant professor of education. Understanding the deep-rooted importance of...
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This week~ "Cooperative Learning 365~" an EducationWorld Facebook fan~ asks: Should students be given weekly spelling tests? ANSWER: First...
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Happy 200th Birthday to The Star Spangled Banner! September 14, 2014, is the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key's writing of the poem which...
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It's a new school year and I'd like to share one thought...focus on the positive! As a classroom teacher for 33 years, I know that there are days...
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You can have big dreams and high expectations when it comes to having your students complete projects. But if they lack the skills necessary to...
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