By Teachers, For Teachers
This year, my school will graduate our very first senior class. This momentous occasion is provoking conflicting emotions in the staff, from extreme joy and pride to extreme stress and frustration. In fact, my colleague who teaches 12th grade English has taken to humming “Pomp and Circumstance” at least once a class to remind our seniors that graduation is around the corner and some of them have yet to get out the door.
3-5: Offline Research Pretend that the internet hasn't been invented yet. Brainstorm 3-5 ways you would try to find the answer without using a computer. 9-12: Google Lifeline Create a timeline of your life using search engine entries that you or your parents would have looked up. Include at least one major search per year.
Teachers ask hundreds of questions a day so it is important that they use questioning techniques that challenge the thinking of ALL students. Here are five teaching tips for high-level questioning:
Do you feel isolated in your job? Are you the only one trying out new technology tools? Do not fear! I have some great suggestions for you, they are easy, free, very welcoming and supportive! You can exchange ideas with other teachers right here on TeachHUB.com, on the discussion board or as a member of the TeachHUB community. Here are 3 of my other favorites:
Is it just me or is rudeness EVERYWHERE? No teacher would ever abide a student screaming insults at another student giving a presentation. Nor would you allow a student to interrupt someone talking during a class discussion. Yet that’s the example coming from pop culture to the Capitol building, setting terrible examples for students.