Michael Keany's Blog – August 2019 Archive (26)

Superman and Statistics by Robert E. Slavin

Superman and Statistics
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Added by Michael Keany on August 30, 2019 at 9:58am — No Comments

Review: Writing lessons that help build SEL skills

Review: Writing lessons that help build SEL skills

"Creating Strong Kids Through Writing" by Deborah S. Delisle and James R. Delisle, PhD is an easy-to-use book of 20 fully resourced lessons lasting 30 minutes each to help adolescents grow socially and emotionally. Consultant Anne Anderson notes the lessons can be used beyond the ELA classroom and cover topics in math and science. …
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Added by Michael Keany on August 27, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Activities to engage students in reading

Activities to engage students in reading

NBCT: Activities to engage students in reading
Teachers can get creative to engage students in reading, according to National Board Certified Teacher Marilyn Pryle. In this article,…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 27, 2019 at 8:55am — No Comments

Cost-Effectiveness of Small Solutions by Robert E. Slavin

Cost-Effectiveness of Small Solutions
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Added by Michael Keany on August 23, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

Uncovering America looks like a great set of lessons from the National Gallery of Art connecting art to all sorts of content



Byron Kim, Synecdoche (detail), 1991–present, oil and wax on lauan plywood, birch plywood, and plywood, Richard S. Zeisler Fund, 2009.39.1.1–560





Uncovering…

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Added by Michael Keany on August 22, 2019 at 1:10pm — No Comments

How do teacher-student interactions affect emotions and behaviors?

How do teacher-student interactions affect emotions and…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 20, 2019 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Motivation Equation, M = ev

At the beginning of every school year, I like to think about the experimentation that I want to try in my instructional practice.  Here’s an idea that may spark some experimentation in your own practice:
Are you familiar with the Motivation Equation, M = ev? This theory (Wigfield & Eccles, 2000) posits that learners will be motivated to engage in tasks if they have…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 20, 2019 at 9:28am — No Comments

Achieving Breakthroughs in Education By Transforming  Effective But Expensive Approaches to be Affordable at Scale

Achieving Breakthroughs in Education By Transforming 
Effective But Expensive Approaches to be Affordable at Scale
Robert E.…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 16, 2019 at 9:19am — No Comments

Middle school welcomes students with autism

Mass. middle school welcomes students with autism

Mass. middle school welcomes students with autism
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Teachers and staff at Belmonte Middle School in Saugus, Mass., created a transition program for incoming…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 14, 2019 at 9:33am — No Comments

How to Create a Classroom Behavior Plan

Education.com
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Added by Michael Keany on August 14, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

Can Teacher Education Close the Achievement Gap?

Can Teacher Education Close the Achievement Gap?

November 8, 2017 

Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

Why teachers need to write with their students

Why teachers need to write with their students

Being a teacher who writes is the secret to being a successful teacher of writers! To help up your game, consultant and "Welcome to Writing Workshop" author Stacey Shubitz suggests ways to share your own writing in class with students and offers hints on how to develop and sustain a personal writing habit. …
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Added by Michael Keany on August 8, 2019 at 10:58am — No Comments

Can writing help middle-schoolers adjust?

Can writing help middle-schoolers adjust?

Can writing help middle-schoolers adjust?
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Rising seventh-graders who participated in writing exercises that had them reflect on the academic and social…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 8, 2019 at 10:51am — No Comments

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