By Teachers, For Teachers
In a time when teaching to the test seems to be stifling student creativity, Tony Wagner reveals how to prepare your students to be the next generation of innovators. Check out this sneak peek inside Wagner's new book Creating Innovators.
Tenure seems to be a topic on the tip of many tongues lately. Everyone seems to have an opinion about this controversial subject. It can be difficult to know what to say when you encounter someone with a strongly held opinion one way or the other,. With that in mind, here is a list of pros and cons in the teacher tenure debate. Hopefully, you’ll feel more comfortable discussing this complex issue with others.
Using many teaching modalities, especially visualization, has been linked to greater comprehension in learning and reading. Graphic organizers are important and effective pedagogical tools for organizing content and ideas and facilitating learners’ comprehension of newly acquired information.
Your students, no matter their age, need and want structure and organization. They want to know what the limits are and how to push them. Furthermore, your students want to know what the expectations are – just like adults – they want to please you (their teacher) and do well and be successful. By utilizing and implementing rubrics into projects and assignments, you are actually setting yours students up for success!