With Google Docs more popular than ever in education, I thought I should share some of my favorite tips
GoPeer. (2020, March 19). Students from Harvard, MIT, UC Berkeley Give Free Tutoring to K-12 Students. Retrieved March 27, 2020.
GoPeer.org pairs vetted college students who attend top-tier universities with students between the ages of 5–18 for 1-to-1 tutoring lessons.
Streamline decision-making and improve communication—and staff buy-in—with these simple strategies.
Barshay, J. (2020, March 2). Study: Boosting Soft Skills is Better than Raising Test Scores. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
Time pressures are keeping many schools from adopting education strategies supported by brain science research, such as later start times for high-schoolers and giving students
Gewertz, C. (2020, February 20). States to Schools: Teach Reading the Right Way. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
Worried that far too many students have weak reading skills, states are passing new laws that require aspiring teachers—and, increasingly, teachers who are already in
Many new teachers are told they need to be more strict, but that may not be the best advice for everyone.
Youki, T. (2020, Febuary 11). 3 Reasons Students Procrastinate – and How to Help Them Stop. Retreived March 9, 2020.
Psychologists have uncovered reasons why students put off important work. But there are a few simple things teachers can do to keep students on track.
Jago, C. (2020, February). For the Love of Books. Educational Leadership: Rooted in Reading, 77(5). Retrieved March 9, 2020.
How to get teens to put down their phones and pick up a book.
Kay, M. (2020, February). Confronting Inquity? Funding the Jeffersonian Dismissal. Educational Leadership: Rooted in Reading, 77(5). Retrieved March 9, 2020.
A founding father’s views on race challenge teachers to change course.
Sackstein, S. (2019, April 21). PSA: When Giving Feedback, Don’t Lead With ‘I Love” or ‘I Like”. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
When providing feedback, rather than approval-seeking feeling words like “like” or “love,” feedback providers (teachers, students, peers) should focus on developing efficacy around particular skills