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Crazy Things People Say To Teachers — And How To Respond

Crazy Things People Say To Teachers — And How To Respond

Tired of people assuming your job is easy and your summers are free? You don't have to take it. Ah, the holidays. ’Tis the season to gather round the hearth, feast on turkey and pie, and enjoy the company and conversation of loved ones we see but a few times a year. And thank goodness … Continue reading Crazy Things People Say To Teachers — And How To Respond

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Ways to Use Slideshows in the Classroom

Ways to Use Slideshows in the Classroom

Slideshows have been around for a while, but in most classrooms they are only used as a way for presenting small amounts of information. Teachers may use a slideshow to give an overview of a topic and students may use slideshows to accompany research projects. However, slideshows have a lot of potential to make classroom … Continue reading Ways to Use Slideshows in the Classroom

The Problem With Standardized Testing

The Problem With Standardized Testing

Many teachers acknowledge that comparative assessment techniques, such as standardized tests, often measure performance more than knowledge. Students may recite information, but have little ability to apply it to their lives. This can frustrate teachers, who may feel these systems can’t be changed. Some school boards are asking governments to suspend administering standardized tests. But … Continue reading The Problem With Standardized Testing

12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

Project-based learning is becoming increasingly popular as teachers look for a way to make lessons stick in the minds of their students. According to Edutopia, studies have shown that students who use project-based learning remember the material much longer and have healthier attitudes toward education. Project-based learning is based on the idea that students learn … Continue reading 12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources