Teachers can help to ramp up student performance through midactivity interventions, writes Mark Wise, an educator in a New Jersey school district. Wise suggests several
Best Practice: Purposefully Teach
Hardach, S. (2018, February 28). How you talk to your child changes their brain. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Most parents know that talking to their child helps them develop. But a new study has revealed that it’s how you talk to your child
Superville, D. R. (2019, February 15). Administrators Say Schools Are Equipped to Address Bad Behavior in Early Grades. Teachers Beg to Differ. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Teachers, principals, and district leaders all agree that behavioral disruptions have increased in grades K through 5 in recent years. But there are some striking
Jacobson, L. (2019, February 11). Georgia moves game-based assessment beyond pilot phase. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Georgia is using digital games to assess student performance in reading and math. Jan Reyes of the Georgia Department of Education says the game-based assessments
Sawchuk, S. (2019, February 13). Is Homework Valuable or Not? Try Looking at Quality Instead. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Homework is one those never-ending debates in K-12 circles that re-emerges every few years, bringing with it a new collection of headlines. Usually they bemoan
Ferlazzo, L. (2019, February 10). Everything You Wanted to Know About Differentiation, But Were Afraid to Ask. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
My colleague and co-author Katie Hull and I worked with Ed Week Teacher last fall to create a popular animated video introducing differentiated instruction. Then,
Loewus, L. (2019, February 06). How to Differentiate Instruction (Without Losing Your Mind). Retrieved March 13, 2019.
In an animated video published by Education Week this fall, he explained that differentiating instruction is really about getting to know your students and being
Flanagan, L. (2019, February 07). What Teachers and Sports Coaches Can Learn From Each Other. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Teachers can learn lessons from athletic coaches that can be applied in the classroom and vice versa, according to several experienced teacher-coaches. Jeff Gilbert, a
Higgins, L. (2019, February 08). Here’s why Detroit’s school district is trying to bring chess to more students. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Detroit’s school district is working to expand chess education to more students — an effort aimed at helping foster creative and strategic thinking. The district
Ferlazzo, L., & Sypnieski, K. (2019, February 06). Differentiated Instruction: How to Make Lessons Accessible for All. Retrieved March 13, 2019
In this series of videos, Larry Ferlazzo and his co-author Katie Hull Sypnieski, also a veteran teacher, explain what it means to differentiate instruction, provide