8 Superheroes of the Education World That Exist in Every School

You might be a fan of Marvel’s Avengers or the DC Universe, or both… but did you know there’s another group of superheroes that band together for a glorious purpose? That’s right, in the booming metropolis of Educationville, a band of superheroes has come together to make sure each and every child has a well-balanced … Продолжи со читање 8 Superheroes of the Education World That Exist in Every School

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10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Education

Allowing students to be involved and take control of their education gives them the tools to be much more successful. As educators, the idea of giving students control can seem like a crazy move, but it actually gives them ownership in their learning. Relinquishing control in some areas of the classroom makes students more receptive … Продолжи со читање 10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Education

4 lessons from China’s schools

I was in China earlier this month to present a paper on professional development for the Third US-China State/Provincial Education Leaders Dialogue. A day of school visits preceded the dialogue, providing an opportunity to see teacher learning in action. While there were many takeaways from the experience, I want to focus on four key observations: … Продолжи со читање 4 lessons from China’s schools

Stop Blaming Teachers

Those who scapegoat teachers may have much to gain, but students have much more to lose. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines scapegoat as one that bears the blame for others, or one that is the object of irrational hostility. Those of us in the education profession would define scapegoat this way: teacher. Scapegoating teachers has become … Продолжи со читање Stop Blaming Teachers

Stop Blaming Teachers

Those who scapegoat teachers may have much to gain, but students have much more to lose. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines scapegoat as one that bears the blame for others, or one that is the object of irrational hostility. Those of us in the education profession would define scapegoat this way: teacher. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/I-help-at-school-worksheet-Lifes-skills-4077175 Scapegoating teachers has … Продолжи со читање Stop Blaming Teachers

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

There’s a lot of misunderstanding in education, and that makes sense because it’s an ‘industry’ with tremendous external pressure to change but an extraordinary kind of inertia internally that keeps it from doing so. Teaching is also a fundamentally human craft (and learning a fundamentally natural thing) both embedded in a large context (the field … Продолжи со читање 25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

6 Things You Need to Know About the Teaching Profession

If you are thinking of becoming a teacher, there are several important things you need to know about if you wish to be successful. Far too many people think teachers have easy jobs where they just show up, take roll, put a lesson on the board and set the kids to working while they simply … Продолжи со читање 6 Things You Need to Know About the Teaching Profession