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Support Service When Implementing Our Blended Professional Learning Platform. Whether you're seeking assistance at the leadership or teacher level, Teaching Channel (Tch) Professional Services provides support to help ensure your success.

Support Service When Implementing Our Blended Professional Learning Platform

We help you address critical issues including: One Casper teacher offers secrets to success teaching reading. Third-grade students in Deborah Hudson’s Mountain View Elementary School class heard a story recently about the exploits of Percy Jackson, a boy in New Jersey who finds out that he’s related to the Greek god Zeus.

One Casper teacher offers secrets to success teaching reading

They were riveted by Jackson’s tale and by the Greek myths. They were also unaware the book they absorbed was above their reading level. While about 40 percent of third-graders in Wyoming last year tested in the basic or below reading category, not a single child in Hudson’s class is falling behind in that fundamental skill. It’s a particularly notable statistic at Mountain View, a Title I school where about 77 percent of students are projected to be eligible for free or reduced lunch next year, said assistant principal Anna Lavin.

But Hudson believes you can instill in every child a love of reading, whatever their background. They start school with varying abilities, particularly in language and communication skills. For Hudson, the key is finding what inspires students. Education Update:Mindset 20/20:Mindset 20/20. Which approaches to growth and fixed mindsets have become blurry?

Education Update:Mindset 20/20:Mindset 20/20

And which offer clarity? Since the publication of her book Mindset in 2006, Carol Dweck's research into the conditions that encourage motivation, persistence, and effort has become enormously popular in schools. The Stanford psychologist's findings show that when we have a fixed mindset, we believe our ability is carved in stone—if success doesn't come naturally, it will not come at all. With this mindset, we act in ways that will preserve our self-esteem and sense of mastery. When we cultivate a growth mindset, however, we believe that we can develop our basic qualities through effort. Education Update:Mindset 20/20:Mindset 20/20. Slice of Life: We Know Our Song.

“I know I am preaching to the choir.

Slice of Life: We Know Our Song

Preaching to the choir is not such a bad thing; the choir needs to know the song best.” Kylene Beers Kylene said these words last November at NCTE. I immediately put them on a “stickie” on my computer desktop. Express e-Newsletter. Text Complexity Collection. 5 Effective Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom. Students with special and exceptional needs are placed in inclusive learning environments more frequently than in the past.

5 Effective Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom

For general educators with a limited special education background, this can often be anxiety provoking and stressful. Every teacher wants to provide the best instruction and education for her students. As a special education teacher for the past ten years, my job has been to support general education teachers when we share responsibility of students with special needs. MyTeachSource – Solutions to power inspired teaching. Crtical thinking. Pedagogies. Thinking & Questioning. Sharing Circles - English 12 First Peoples. Mentoring New Teachers. This MentorModules workshop will take approximately 10-15 hours to complete (not counting the time it will take to read each article).

Mentoring New Teachers

Three modules The modules were designed to emphasize the importance of learning among ALL students. Therefore, in addition to demonstrating how to build the mentor relationship, the modules cover topics such as how to help new teachers engage English Learners and create lessons that are culturally responsive. The case studies show how mentors can help teachers get beyond stereotypes and surface-level observations and really look closely at children’s learning in data-driven ways. Each of the three modules are made up of three lessons that contain a myriad of multimedia resources. Each lesson will include: The Mentoring Leadership and Resource Network Home Page. MLRN Member Discussions Asking other MLRN members questions on mentoring and induction.

The Mentoring Leadership and Resource Network Home Page

ED291153. Pep facguide. Mentoring Beginning Teachers. MentorGuide20112012. Mentoring Beginning Teachers. More mentoring guide for proteges. ED328940. ED323185. Randy Nelson on Learning and Working in the Collaborative Age. Randy Nelson: One of the things that we do at Pixar and I know some things about Pixar uhm ... is we use improv as a mechanism of helping with collaboration.

Randy Nelson on Learning and Working in the Collaborative Age

Resources for Teacher Leadership: Mentoring and Coaching. This section provides resources for assisting a colleague who may be new to teaching, the school, the discipline, or to a change in the practices or curriculum recently instituted by the district, school, or department.

Resources for Teacher Leadership: Mentoring and Coaching

Click on the following issues related to mentoring and coaching to see links and bibliographical references to resources that address those issues. Issue: What are the components of a high-quality mentor program? Elements of Effective Practice The National Mentoring Partnership The National Mentoring Partnership includes this list of fundamentals that define quality youth mentor programs as identified in the document, which are also applicable to teacher mentoring programs. Green Revolution Takes Hold In K-12 Schools - Sentinel-Tribune: Green Living. No desks? No problem. CHILLICOTHE — When Chillicothe High School foreign language students walk into the classrooms of French teacher Andy McDonie and Spanish teacher Greg Phillips for the first time, there’s a certain level of shock that accompanies them.

No desks? No problem

“Where are the desks?” Recalls Noah Blum. “I was confused, but I was excited to see that I was doing something different.” “When I first walked into the class, I was a little bit intimidated, and quite frankly, confused,” said Callie Schettler. “I wasn’t sure what to expect in the next 76 minutes of that class. Not a new form of initiation, Callie, but a new approach to teaching languages that creates an environment designed to increase student interaction and immerse them in the language. Log In. SWCS Curriculum Department: Professional Learning. Mentor Tool Kit. The Mentor Tool Kit was created for use by mentors in their work with resident educators. The tools are used to facilitate professional development and discussion around the Teaching and Learning Cycle during the Mentoring Years of Residency. The work of the Instructional Mentor is to accelerate the RE’s teaching practice to promote increased student achievement. The mentor also provides emotional support as needed.

Download the entire Mentor Tool Kit here, or by each individual section below: Chessboard Cover Page: a visual representation of some of the strategic and purposeful instructional mentoring moves tailored to specific resident educator needs. Gates-PDMarketResearch-Dec5.pdf.