By Teachers, For Teachers
As teachers, we often spend countless hours grading papers and writing comments in margins, only to have our students look at the grade and then toss the paper in the wastebasket. While we must evaluate our students’ work, we also need to develop opportunities for our students to think about their work and use our corrective feedback to develop next steps for meeting the learning targets we have set.
With the new school year just around the corner, here are 12 inspiring and insightful education-related quotes to help spark motivation and enthusiasm as you head back to the classroom.
Brian Daniels is the man behind Teach by Magic, a website that provides videos and how-to steps for teachers who want to add some magical pizazz to their lessons. Brian fills us in on his experience as a magician, how Teach by Magic helps teachers and what tricks your students will LOVE.
As every teacher knows, standing in front of the classroom can feel like an insane one-man-show (or one-woman-show) in which you're juggling far too many concerns and standards for your students. Don't fear, there is help out there! School couselors are an often under-utilized division of the staff. They are there to support the academic achievement, career development, and personal/social well-being of students. You don't have to juggle it all alone. By outlining the five main ways that school counselors support teachers and students, I hope to help you make the most of the services and staff available to you and reach students on every level.
Learning disabilities can create educational and social challenges to those who struggle with them. Despite their learning obstacles, the following stars are living proof that students struggling with learning disabilities can achieve their dreams. Here are the top-12 successful, inspiring stars who live with learning disability: