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By: Adam Waxler
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:
By: Trudy Knowles
“The best way to understand how to teach second language learners is to try to learn a second language yourself.” That’s what the speaker at the meeting said. And so I embarked on a journey.
By: Laura Robb
"But I'm not a reading teacher. I teach literature." I hear this comment repeated again and again as I coach teachers in Virginia, New York, and Michigan and conduct workshops for middle and high...
By: Cathy Gilbert
Educators might be in a better position to help learners who are experiencing difficulty if an assessment method could match the student with appropriate instruction. It is the intent of Response to...
By: Rachel Evans
With technology becoming more important and useful every day, a variety of education software aimed at children with autism is now available. Many general educational software titles can also be...
By: Annie Condron
Thanks to the ARRA Stimulus, the state of education spending is about to transform from widespread budget freezes to flash flood of funding. And you’re going to have to account for every last drop. ...
By: E.K. Garcia
America has always been referred to as a melting pot, but ideally, it's a place where we strive to invite everyone to celebrate exactly who they are.  As the US population is becoming increasingly...
By: Maricia Johns
We have all heard that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. The introduction of No Child Left Behind has given you a lot of lemons and sometimes you need something a bit stronger...
By: Evelyn McCormack
The highest result of education is tolerance ~ Helen KellerSince questions on tolerance and acceptance don’t often appear on standardized tests, Helen Keller’s message can too easily fall by the...
By: Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed.
Thanks to advances in technology, we can now actually view the brain as it learns through neuroimaging and brain-mapping studies. This is one of the most exciting areas is brain-based memory research...


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