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Among all the resources teachers wish they had more of, time is always on top of the list. How often do you get to a key point in a lesson – and the bell rings? 

 

Block scheduling is meant to address those lost teachable moments that occur when students are...

 

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...

With the 2.0 teaching community getting bigger by the day, there are endless options to look for lessons.  

 

You can gain the expertise of veteran teachers, the resources of major news agencies, ed tech capabilities that would make Bill...

Here we are- about half way through the school year and right smack in the middle of winter. This is the time of year when I routinely feel

a) so sick of inside recess and the resulting afternoon of madness that I could scream,

b) like I have million things to cover and oh-my-...

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:

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As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

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Classroom games add flair and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks...

Potential teacher being interviewed.

Preparing for a teaching interview is a lot like studying for a test. You can review commonly...