We examine how three different teachers in three completely different communities are dealing with BYOD issues, including trust, equity, and what happens when you try to put student-centered learning in the hands of students who’ve never experienced it.
In one day you not only teach, but you also manage behavior, plan lessons, assess learning, counsel students, carry out first aid, reply to a long list of emails, write reports, tidy classrooms, create resources, mark books and create displays – the list is endless. You feel overwhelmed, overworked, and easily trapped in negative thinking which in turn makes everything worse.
The good news is that there is help, and that is right inside of YOU!
Studies of mindfulness programs in schools have found that regular practice — even just a few minutes per day — improves student self-control and increases their classroom participation, respect for others, happiness, optimism, and self-acceptance...
From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming.
“ “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein ” Einstein’s words resonate strongly with me. On taking the first step into the world of Young Social Innovators,...
This is a question that continues to be debated by many. It’s the old nature vs. nurture conversation. In my view, I would have to say I think that it is a little of both. I believe that we can all agree that both are equally important in raising a child regardless of whether the child is classified as gifted or bright.
It would kind of be logical to think that heredity plays a huge role on whether a child might be gifted. You know the story “smart parents naturally have smart kids”; right?
While we live in a world where most everyone is obsessed with technology, your students still want to read. These same students want to use technology to practice their story writing or dive deeper into a book they love.
At Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School in San Jose, CA, students are experiencing a new style of learning. Blended learning has provided students with the chance to learn and accumulate information at their own pace. These students are using various websites, such as ALEKS, Duolingo, Memrise, Ach
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Here is a bit of news that we recently received from ASPDP in NYC that we wanted to share with you. ASPDP has provided TKL the privilege of extending the registration deadline on a few of our select online courses until April 3rd. We are very excited to be able to provide our courses to our NYC Educators until April 3rd.
Teach N Kids Learn's insight:
A 10% Discount is being offered to all NYC Educators interested in Salary Advancement Credits. Pass on the savings today.
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