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Improving Classroom Coachability

With every new piece of writing feedback, the pony-tailed girl at table two tapped her scuffed shoes under the table as she rushed to implement my suggestions. Soccer-obsessed Camila started the year penning jumbled sentences and nervously avoiding eyes in class. But her commitment to hard work and using feedback quickly rocketed her to the top of the writing class.

Like so many students, Camila offers an important lesson on what it takes to improve: be coachable. For teachers,...

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Shakespeare Week has Begun! Interactive...

William Shakespeare
 
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Spring is Coming! Show Kids that...

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Light Up St Patrick's Day - FREE...

Having taught in an elementary school named after the great Saint himself, I have celebrated many of these days in a haze of green!

The students would come to school dressed in their greenery and my first order of the day was to take a portrait of each student in my class. I used my ‘good camera’ and took some beautiful photos of the students individually, in groups and then as a whole class.

I would digitally create a placemat collage, for each student, using the pictures...

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Pi Day Is Coming! Possible Interactive...

HAPPY PI DAY!
 
FUN FACTS:
1. Pi is the circumference of any circle, divided by its diameter. No matter the size of the circle, Pi is always the same! (3.14)
2. In 2015, Rajveer Meene, of India, memorized the first 70,030 digits of pi! It took him 17 hours and 14...

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Building Relationships With Families

In this article, I would like to explain how to build relationships throughout the year. As teachers, we want families to be involved, and it is never too late, to start building relationships.  What can you do at the beginning of the year, the middle of the year, and even the end of the year to be more welcoming to the families in your classroom?

Here...

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Women's History Month: Possible...

 
 

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The Global Search for Education: How to...

“The jobs of the future will require a hybrid set of skills from a variety of subject areas that will change several times over during our careers, which will include a mix of hard skills and soft skills.” – Anant Agarwal

The second Yidan Prize Summit took place in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. Founded by Dr...

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