With today’s pressures related to standardized testing and accountability, you may be wondering why you should take time to teach social and emotional learning skills, especially since they are not tested. Teaching Social Emotional Learning (SEL) typically results in less discipline problems, higher student engagement, and increased academic achievement. …
I’m fond of saying in response to the drumbeat for 21st century skills in today’s curriculum that I’d rather not live in that century absent a significant number of the 19th century intellectual skills. Who do we think we are, to abandon the wisdom of the ages for a few …
The Busy Educator writes: After I graduated from university I started to apply for jobs. I sat down in front of my typewriter ( yes, a manual typewriter not a computer) and typed out 100 personalized cover letters and resumes. It took me a week. Every time I made a …
Some learners are naturally good at taking notes. Yet, some students just can’t seem to figure out what is important and what is not, what to write and what to leave out. And then, there are students who simply can’t listen and write at the same time. So, to have …
In her book, “The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups” (Viking), noted early childhood educator and Silliman College associate master Erika Christakis argues that most of today’s youngest schoolchildren are spending their critical early-learning years in environments that ignore or misunderstand their needs.
Some classroom incidents or the special things kids say inevitably are shared with colleagues, friends, and family members, while others are unfortunately forgotten and are lost in the mist of time. On some restless nights when sleep eludes me, my mind wanders back to my teaching days long before I …
JPR posted this question on the General Interest Chatboard: Number of Preps? I’m wondering how many English teachers out there working in a school of about 500 students have more than one to two classes to prepare for? Also, how many teachers of any size school “specialize” by teaching one …
With 23 posters in all, educators will find this collection from the LEARN NC Digital Archive to be fascinating and useful when discussing the history of World War I, advertising, and gender.
Discovery Education has assembled this lesson plan to unpack the Power of Fiction. Intended for the high school English classroom, this activity examines as well as student-selected works with strong social-action themes.
Hayes teaches at John F. Kennedy High School, but the community is her classroom. Connecting lessons learned in school to real life is an integral part of her instruction. Hayes seeks to send students into the world not just academically prepared but as conscientious and productive members of society.
Things have come a long way since the days of endlessly fiddling with PhotoShop, never quite getting the effects one wanted. In addition to improvements from Apple and Adobe, a host of free photo-doctoring websites have emerged.
A month’s worth of pithy bits of wisdom gathered by Barb S. for use by her peers in Education!
|Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.5||May/June 2016|
|Cover Story by Alfie Kohn|
|Why Lots of Love (or Motivation) Isn't Enough|
|More Teacher Articles...|
|»||Social and Emotional Learning MattersBarbara Blackburn|
|»||All Charged UpSarah Powley|
|»||My back PagesTodd R. Nelson|
|»||Class DojoDr. Marvin Marshall|
|»||5 Ways To Ace Your InterviewMarjan Glavac|
|»||My First Teacher: My DadDede Rittman|
|»||Technology in Education - Apps for Notetaking & WritingSusan Fitzell|
|»||Classroom Management Articles by Harry K. & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong|
|»||Preschoolers Need More Play, Fewer Scripted Lessons – Early Childhood Educator Erika ChristakisTeachers.Net News Desk|
|»||The Place and Function of Creativity in EducationJale Korkmaz|
|»||Teaching! I'd Do It All Again! Part 4Warren Singer|
|»||US Education Secretary Calls for Return to Well-Rounded EducationTeachers.Net News Desk|
|»||Discussion: How Many Preps?Teachers.Net Teachers|
|»||NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Accepting Entries for 2016-2017 ProgramTeachers.Net News Desk|
|»||World War I Propaganda Posters – Social Studies ResourceInternet Scout Report|
|»||Schools Should Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy – CDCTeachers.Net News Desk|
|»||The Power of Fiction – Upton Sinclair’s Muckraking Novel, The Jungle Lesson PlanInternet Scout Report|
|»||Teacher Creates Class Time Countdown Clock, AlertsTeachers.Net News Desk|
|»||Connecticut Teacher Named 2016 National Teacher of the YearTeachers.Net News Desk|
|»||Apple Seeds – Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman|
|»||Free Photo-Doctoring Site: PicMonkeyInternet Scout Report|