I have the students in my Wilkes/Discovery Instructional Masters degree class create a podcast as an assignment. In her reflection on podcasts, one of my student, Meredith Lambert wrote: There is something different about the interaction between creator and consumer with podcasts then with written text. Because you’re hearing a person’s voice it makes it
In this SOS Top Ten list, we showcase instructional strategies that support “Make Sense of Learning,” Phase 4 of McREL International’s six-phase model of learning.
In this SOS Top Ten list, we showcase instructional strategies that support “Engage in Learning,” Phase 3 of McREL International’s six-phase model of learning.
Find out ten popular Spotlight on Strategies to use as professional development tools for educators.
We all have participated in formal professional development days at school. Even if the topic is carried over for several PD sessions, the trainings sometimes leave you with questions or needed follow-up to learn more about the topic. Fear not! You can continue to learn on your own using simple online tools and have access
How often do you provide students with opportunities to solve real world problems? I believe this is one of our most important roles as educators today. You can learn more about my process by reading my prior post The Power of Student Challenges. Every year, 3M and Discovery Education make it easy for me to continue
Sponsored Content by Ask, Listen, Learn April is Alcohol Responsibility Month, the perfect time for all of us – teachers, counselors, AND parents – to work together to combat the impacts of underage drinking on the developing brain, body and students’ behavior. Since 2003, underage drinking has declined 50% (Monitoring the Future, 2016) and conversations between parents and their kids about alcohol have increased 73% (Responsibility.org, 2016). This outstanding news is
You and your students will love working with DNA Decoded for DNA Day! DNA Day is celebrated on April 25th and commemorates the day in 1953 when the DNA double helix was discovered, along with the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. DNA Decoded is a program designed for educators to help students see
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