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Going for Depth: How Schools and Teachers Can Foster Meaningful Learning Experiences

Going for Depth: How Schools and Teachers Can Foster Meaningful Learning Experiences

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Added by Michael Keany on May 28, 2019 at 8:51am — No Comments

Why Do Some Educators Push Back Against Evidence? by Robert E. Slavin

Why Do Some Educators Push Back Against Evidence?
Robert E. Slavin…
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Added by Michael Keany on May 24, 2019 at 8:51am — No Comments

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

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Added by Michael Keany on May 21, 2019 at 9:11am — No Comments

Raise a Problem-Solving Kid by Talking Less and Questioning More

Raise a Problem-Solving Kid by Talking Less and Questioning More

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Added by Michael Keany on May 21, 2019 at 9:09am — No Comments

The Anatomy of Encouragement for Leaders

The Anatomy of Encouragement for Leaders

by Dan Rockwell

Everyone needs encouragement,…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 21, 2019 at 8:58am — No Comments

How to use movies to teach the reality of history

How to use movies to teach the reality of history

How to use movies to teach the reality of history
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Teachers can use movies about historical events to teach students how to critically view…
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Added by Michael Keany on May 17, 2019 at 11:45am — No Comments

A teacher should lead Education Dept., Warren says

A teacher should lead Education Dept., Warren says

A teacher should lead Education Dept., Warren says
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In a campaign email sent Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren…
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Added by Michael Keany on May 17, 2019 at 11:42am — No Comments

Does reading aloud benefit older students?

Does reading aloud benefit older students?

Does reading aloud benefit older students?
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Many teachers stop reading aloud to students once they reach middle school, but research shows the practice…
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Added by Michael Keany on May 17, 2019 at 11:38am — No Comments

Can Computers Teach? by Robert E. Slavin

Can Computers Teach?
Robert E. Slavin
 
Something's…
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Added by Michael Keany on May 17, 2019 at 10:22am — No Comments

Zoning in on Change

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Added by Michael Keany on May 16, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

3 questions to ask before having a meeting

3 questions to ask before having a meeting

Meetings should not be held unless leaders can affirm that they are necessary, define their purpose and ascertain the role of all participants, write Aaron De Smet, Gregor Jost and Leigh Weiss. "Your goal should be to treat your leadership capacity -- a finite resource -- as…
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Added by Michael Keany on May 16, 2019 at 9:34am — No Comments

Cooperative Learning:  7 Free Jigsaw Activities for Your Students

Cooperative Learning:  7 Free Jigsaw Activities for Your Students

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When it comes to cooperative learning techniques, I was surprised to learn that the jigsaw strategy has been used for over 30 years in the classroom. …

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Added by Michael Keany on May 15, 2019 at 8:53am — No Comments

Cooperative Learning: Strategies for Problematic Group Members

Cooperative Learning: Strategies for Problematic Group Members

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Although cooperative learning strategies are an incredibly efficient way to maximize learning, just like everything else that you do with your kids, there are potential…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 15, 2019 at 8:49am — No Comments

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