It seems like a ridiculous question: Can a teacher’s words influence student learning? Of course, we’d respond, how well a teacher explains new ideas naturally influences student learning. But what about the words that are less planned, the comments teachers make in response to students’ ideas, efforts, and results?
The twelve Reading Strategies PowerPoints below were created for system-wide school development in Elkhart, Indiana. Each Power Point presentation takes approximately fifteen minutes. Permission has been given for list-serve members to use these Power Points for their own school presentations. *These PowerPoints are generously shared by Beth Suderman email@example.com **CLICK on the TITLE to OPEN the PowerPoint presentation.
Navigating the world of teaching can be overwhelming. Inspiring Teachers is here to help. We offer a variety of free resources to help you through your first several years in the classroom. Our teaching tips , articles , and blogs are written on a variety of hot topics for classroom teachers.
Workshop 1. Will This Be on the Test?: Knowing vs. Understanding (90 min.) Understanding is more than simply knowing. This workshop sets the stage for the entire series by examining what it means to understand, and explores how teachers can design a set of performance tasks to fairly and accurately assess the levels of understanding that their students have or have not achieved.
Are you getting ready for your first year in the classroom or student teaching? Are you a substitute? Feeling a bit overwhelmed? This simple and useful site provides 100 tips for new teachers and student teachers to use in (and out) of the classroom. Topics include flexibility, planning, working with parents, rules, blogs for student teachers, links for lesson plans and classroom activities, classroom management, resume tips, and much more!
Regents Examinations are statewide standardized examinations in core high school subjects required for a Regents Diploma in New York State . Regents Diplomas are optional and typically offered for college bound and non-disabled students. Most students, with some limited exceptions, are required to take the Regents Examinations. To graduate, students are required to have earned appropriate credits in a number of specific subjects by passing year-long or half-year courses, after which they must pass Regents Examinations in some of the subject areas.
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Now that the Learning Technologies conference is over, I've had time to reflect on some of the exhibitors. Caspian Learning is an intriguing one. Here's how they describe themselves in the Exhibitors list. "Caspian Learning is the leader in the use of 3D games and simulations technology for education and training, having developed over 50 ‘Serious Games’ applications in sectors as diverse as motor, finance, pharmaceuticals, defence, education and adult skills.
This is the introduction to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. The different taxonomical levels can be viewed individually via the navigation bar or below this introduction as embedded pages. This is an update to Bloom's Revised Taxonomy which attempts to account for the new behaviours and actions emerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies, infowhelm (the exponential growth in information), increasing ubiquitous personal technologies or cloud computing. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy isn't about the tools or technologies rather it is about using these to facilitate learning. Outcomes on rubrics are measured by competence of use and most importantly the quality of the process or product .
A background paper created for the Portland Public School District Talented and Gifted Advisory Committee Margaret DeLacy , April 19, 1996 General Discussion Acceleration and Enrichment Research Concerning the Effects of Acceleration