Prevent Cheating Description A 1998 national survey found that four out of five top high school students admitted to cheating at some point. In another nationwide study, nine out of ten high school teachers acknowledged that cheating is a problem in their school. Is cheating a problem in your school? Learn More About Strategies to Curb Cheating Cheating in the Classroom: How to Prevent It (and How to Handle It If It Happens) "We sometimes forget the seriousness of not preventing and handling cheating in our classrooms," says classroom management expert Howard Seeman. Classroom Problem Solver: Prevent Cheating Elementary school teachers play a key role in conveying the importance of classroom honesty and in helping students learn to take pride in their own work, according to school psychologist and Education World columnist Dr. Uniting Against Cheating When students complained about the level of cheating, principal John J. What Can We Do to Curb Student Cheating?
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Beautiful web-based timeline software How to Use Twitter: 22 steps (with pictures) Featured Article Ten Tips for Becoming a Connected Educator We all know that education budgets are getting cut more and more, and that meaningful professional-development opportunities have unfortunately become a bit of an oxymoron in education. Not only can being a "connected educator" help change that, but it can also provide you with ongoing inspiration and support. I'd even go as far to argue that being connected will be the most impactful thing you can do in your career. So with all of that said, I'd like to provide you with these ten tips on how you can get connected -- starting tomorrow. 1. I've been in so many meetings with educators who talk about the power of making mistakes. 2. When I teach others how to get started using social media for professional development, many request a manual of some sort -- a detailed step-by-step account that tells you exactly what you need to do. 3. I recently heard this playful metaphor of a puppy getting loose for the first time to describe how people should use social media. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Twitter for Teachers Loading... If you only have five minutes to spare, this is the one to watch. Educator Marc-André Lalande (@malalande) makes the case for Twitter in education, while keeping it light and fun. I highly recommend it, and not just because @Edutopia is mentioned ;-) by Marc-André Lalande 5,782 views I'm a big fan of CommonCraft's paper-cut animation explainer videos, which make complex topics understandable. by leelefever 158,217 views Coming up with good and useful tweets can be intimidating for beginners. Hashtags are a critical part of utilizing Twitter well. by Alicia Discepola 401 views Let's say you're already a believer and you use Twitter with your students, but you want to explore additional tools. by EmergingEdTech 1,081 views A social studies teacher from Wisconsin describes how he has re-invigorated his passion for knowledge by using Twitter to grow his personal learning network, or PLN. by WaukeshaSchoolsWI 187 views by Chris Haskell 5,385 views by Rey Junco 36,148 views
A Humorous Look At The 20 Types Of Teacher Forgetful Teacher, Tech-Addict Teacher & 18 Other Teacher Stereotypes Ed note: This post has been republished from a late 2012 post 1. This is the teacher whose class you don’t miss. 2. While being talkative can stifle a student’s opportunity to learn—students do their best to keep the Talkative Teacher going: the more the teacher talks, the less students have to work. 3. This is the one who mocks the principal when they turn their back, thumbs their nose at “the state,” and encourages students to stand on their desks and rip their SpringBoard book into pieces. 4. If you do not learn to read Chaucer or solve theorems with the same urgency as the Fire-and-Brimstone teacher, you’ll fail. NOTE: If you’re easily offended, don’t watch the video. 5. This is the K-12 teacher that grew up dreaming of teaching Emily Dickinson at Stanford, but instead teaches band at Mudhen Middle School, and hasn’t quite come to grips with it all. 6. 7. The Forgetful Teacher forgets everything. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
Some Twitter basics for teachers who are absolute beginners What a "personal learning network"(PLN) means to teachers based on a survey done by Caroline O'Bannon.