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A Few Ideas for Dealing with Late Work. 65 Awesome Classroom Doors For Back-to-School. When it comes to classroom doors, some schools go wild with decorations—and others are forbidden to do so by the fire marshal.

65 Awesome Classroom Doors For Back-to-School

If you fall into the former category, you’re going to love the ideas below. And if door decorations are a no go because the fire marshal (or someone else being the fun police), check out these great bulletin boards! 1. BACK TO SCHOOL TOOLKIT. Teaching secrets get to know students through seating challenges. Classroom management - Week 1, Day 1. FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITY CENTERSLogin. SMA TEACHER RESOURCES. Five great back to school ideas for social studies teachers.

(Several years ago, I wrote a quick post on strategies that can be used during the first week of school.

Five great back to school ideas for social studies teachers

I updated the content and posted it below.) We have two very simple unbendable, unbreakable rules in our house. No Christmas music allowed before Thanksgiving. No talking about school before August. It’s August. Spoiler alert. If you’re not already at school, you’re heading there soon. And you probably already have some idea of what you and your students will be doing during the first few days of school.

Six-Word Memoirs: The Video Story. The Infographic Syllabus Template. The idea of turning a syllabus in to an infographic has been around for at least several years.

The Infographic Syllabus Template

This year my colleague made one for herself in a not-free, not-collaborative, tool, so even though we normally share all of our materials, there was no easy way for her to share her version with me. I did a bit of searching for templates, but I mostly found links to paid services. So, I challenged myself to create one from scratch in a Google Drawing. The preview from the link above will look a lot like the image to the right. You'll notice on both that there are some arrows pointing onto the canvas.

Several people asked how long this took to make. Some tips: Word art is your friend when it comes to infographics. Getting Students' Names Right: Why It Matters. Revamp Your Syllabus: A Mini-Case Study - Norman Eng - Medium. Ghastly, in retrospect described Pam’s reaction.

Revamp Your Syllabus: A Mini-Case Study - Norman Eng - Medium

Actually, her syllabus is probably a lot like most of ours. As such, it serves as a perfect mini-case study for the upcoming term. Pam’s challenge was simple: Make the course inviting. Having read my ebook, Create an Engaging Syllabus: A Concise, 7-Step Guide for Professors, she implemented several ideas, four of which we’ll share below. (And, yes, you can view her revamped syllabus at the end!) First Day of School? Here’s How to Get Students Thinking – Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas. As a social studies high school teacher, I faced over 25 years of the first day of school.

First Day of School? Here’s How to Get Students Thinking – Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas

When I first began teaching, I did usual thing – working through the class list (“do you prefer Patrick, or Pat?) , a dry recitation of the class rules, passing out the textbooks. Blah, blah, blah – think of the message it sent to my students. First Day of School Icebreaker Help for High School & Middle School Teachers. Catch the Flipgrid fever! 15+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class. Bring the back row in class to the FRONT row!

Catch the Flipgrid fever! 15+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class

Flipgrid, a FREE video discussion platform, gives all students a voice. Here are more than 15 ideas on how to use it in class. This post is by Karly Moura, a teacher on special assignment (TOSA) in Mount Diablo USD in Concord, California. Check out her blog at and follow it by email to get her excellent posts delivered right to your inbox! ********Updated September 2018******** If you haven’t heard of Flipgrid yet then you will soon be seeing it everywhere. Let’s go on a Fliphunt □️‍♀️ with Kathi K! — Flipgrid. Fliphunts are an engaging way to get your students moving and having fun as they explore your curriculum.

Let’s go on a Fliphunt □️‍♀️ with Kathi K! — Flipgrid

We recently caught up with Kathi Kersznowski, an amazing tech coach, MIEExpert, and the original creator of the #Fliphunt. How to Use Google Classroom for Standards-Based Grading. Students Learn More When THEY Do the Work. A major barrier to innovation in the classroom is teacher exhaustion.

Students Learn More When THEY Do the Work

I regularly work with teachers who like the idea of trying new teaching strategies, blended learning models, and technology tools, but they don’t have the time or energy to experiment. LEARNING POSTCARDS. SCI,MATH,ESE,ESOL,LANG. Ditch those sub plans. Writing sub plans can be very time-consuming.

Ditch those sub plans

With technology, we can speed up the process and make sure our students are getting what they need when we are out of the classroom. This post is written by Denise Douglas, the Coordinator of Educational Technology at Tulare Joint Union High School District in California. You can connect with Denise on Twitter at @DougieFreshTech. Teachers never realize how much work they do, until they have to write sub plans! Isn’t that the truth? BACK TO SCHOOL RESOURCES. Flip Your Back-to-School Night. Making the Most of a 90-Minute Class. Credo. CREEDproject. ME MONTAGE PROJECT - SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE. Student Goal Setting Templates, One Word Examples, & Vision Boards.


Student Goal Setting Templates, One Word Examples, & Vision Boards

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences. How do you teach the same concepts and skills to students with diverse abilities and interests? Different learning profiles? And how do you do that in real classrooms, with limited time to plan? Differentiated instruction is one answer that has been extensively documented (see “Recommended Resources” at the end of this post).

10 Questions for the first day of class.