They don’t need no stink’n textbooks!

Are textbooks an obstacle to learning? By Benjamin.Stern In “We Don’t Need No Stink’n Textbooks,” Tom Whitby convincingly argues that textbooks are as obstructive to learning as they are ubiquitous in American classrooms. He suggests that most teachers’ inability to

They don’t need no stink’n textbooks!

Are textbooks an obstacle to learning? By Benjamin.Stern In “We Don’t Need No Stink’n Textbooks,” Tom Whitby convincingly argues that textbooks are as obstructive to learning as they are ubiquitous in American classrooms. He suggests that most teachers’ inability to

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, just another helicopter parent

How to Work with Helicopter Parents Jeffery Rowe All teachers have been there at some point: A parent calls to scream at you over her son’s C grade on an essay, demanding that you give him a higher grade so

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, just another helicopter parent

How to Work with Helicopter Parents Jeffery Rowe All teachers have been there at some point: A parent calls to scream at you over her son’s C grade on an essay, demanding that you give him a higher grade so

Developing the Ultimate Student Behavior

Do you want passionate, well-behaved, self-driven students? Well, follow the lead of effective behavior managers. Understand that social-emotional growth is a never-ending process Clearly communicate rules, goals and expectations. Respond to behaviors consistently and predictably. Discriminate between issues of responsibility

Developing the Ultimate Student Behavior

Do you want passionate, well-behaved, self-driven students? Well, follow the lead of effective behavior managers. Understand that social-emotional growth is a never-ending process Clearly communicate rules, goals and expectations. Respond to behaviors consistently and predictably. Discriminate between issues of responsibility

25 Behavior Managment Strategies that will eventually fail.

They may work every now and then, but not for long. Keep them up and you will eventually lose the behavior battle. Yelling Saying, “I’m the boss here” Insisting on the last word Using tense body language Using degrading, insulting,

25 Behavior Managment Strategies that will eventually fail.

They may work every now and then, but not for long. Keep them up and you will eventually lose the behavior battle. Yelling Saying, “I’m the boss here” Insisting on the last word Using tense body language Using degrading, insulting,

A Year of Learning Washed Away?

What are the kids doing this summer?  Will they remember anything you taught them on the first day of school? Well, if your students are like most, they will spend much of their time at home or at inexpensive summer

A Year of Learning Washed Away?

What are the kids doing this summer?  Will they remember anything you taught them on the first day of school? Well, if your students are like most, they will spend much of their time at home or at inexpensive summer

Blow Your Mind Idea! Get Bloomin’ Flipped

Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy RePosted from Shelley Wright I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. Hear me out. I know this statement sounds heretical in the realms of education, but I think this is something we should rethink, especially since it

Blow Your Mind Idea! Get Bloomin’ Flipped

Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy RePosted from Shelley Wright I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. Hear me out. I know this statement sounds heretical in the realms of education, but I think this is something we should rethink, especially since it

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 2)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching. Many teachers are on board and ready to go. However some are finding it hard to comply. In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 2)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching. Many teachers are on board and ready to go. However some are finding it hard to comply. In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as