Veteran education reporter Lesli Maxwell has worked both inside and outside of major school systems. Join her now as she delves into the educational, policy, and social issues surrounding English-language learners in U.S.
Critical thinking is one of the most important, but most inconsistently developed skills that our students can master. And so, we (teachers) just need to keep chipping away at the "fire wall" between our students minds and our efforts to instill critical thinking skills.
Death by PowerPoint is a popular term. It’s unfair that PowerPoint gets the stick as there are more than a few presentation tools around. As anyone who has taken the pains to make a memorable PowerPoint presentation will tell you – the secret of the steak is in the sizzle. The sizzle also comes and stops at creativity. If you have creativity by your side, you can use PowerPoint as your canvas.
I think "death by PowerPoint" is used so often because so many users have not "taken the pains to make a memorable..." presentation and the concept of creativity might not have even been considered. Not totally sure what the answer is, but I do believe that if more individuals could have their eyes opened to the potential that PowerPoint has, we might be able to get passed the "death" issue. That means we have to get the great ideas to the teachers and their students... not just telling them, but perhaps showing them...
Sharing your infographic online is no different. There are hundreds of thousand of infographics out there. In fact, if you search the term “infographics” in Google over 43 million search results populate. Everything from the latest blog post about infographics (like this one) to different tools and programs you can use to create an infographic appear in search results.So, how do you get your infographic to not only show up, but be shared across networks? Follow the below five steps, do even more research than necessary, and begin your road to virality....
Slaves to an outdated concept of history teaching The Guardian How to engage learners is all about imagination, thinking skills, being a detective, enjoying blood and gore and yes, having fun. But we face real problems with limited time and ...
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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