10 Online Lesson Planning ResourcesLearn2Earn Blog By Silvia Gallagher One of the best things about using technology for lesson planning is that you’re no longer on your own. Tech savvy teachers are now able to share their resources and expertise online, making this invaluable knowledge available to teachers around the world. With all of these resources at your disposal, you can cut down on the effort spent lesson planning and still create engaging, highly interactive lesson plans for students. Leadership thoughts jameshutt 6 Apr The importance of middle leaders in school! During the past year I have been undertaking the Middle Leaders Development Programme run by the National Colleges. Now, I knew that my position as Curriculum Leader was an important one, but this year I have come to realise that it is pivotal inside a large organisation. When you take on the role you become acutely aware very quickly that everyone wants their pound of flesh! 6 things to remember when you are a middle leader!
Comic Creators Online Fun and creative use of comics in the classroom Read, Write, Think Great for elementary-age kids. No login required. The 10 best classroom tools for gathering feedback Getting feedback from your students can serve multiple purposes: it can help you understand your students’ comprehension of the material, it can give you insight into what teaching methods work or don’t work, and it can help engage students in their learning process by knowing they have a voice that is heard. Not only can feedback offer insight for both teachers and students, it can be an integral part of group work and classroom time, given the plethora of connected devices in the hands of our students these days. That said, there are a lot of classroom tools available for gathering feedback. You can poll students or have them create a survey for a project, use clickers and other classroom response type tools in real time, get feedback on teaching methods, and more. But which tools are best? We’ve collected a few of our favorites and listed them below, along with some of the activities they’re best for.
The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have The above image is 8.5×11″ so you can print it out. PDF is available here. There’s been a lot of talk about 21st century learners, 21st century teachers, and connected classrooms. There’s a daily influx of new technology into your inbox and your classroom feels woefully behind the times even if you’re flipping your 1:1 iPad classroom that’s already online and part of a MOOC. What are modern teachers to do with all this jargon and techno-babble being thrown at them all day long? Simple.
The #5MinAchievementPlan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner This is a blog about achievement and features yet another 5-Minute Plan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner. The #5MinAchievementPlan can be used to enhance the learning opportunities available as a consequence of most summative assessments. The key to this process is the forensic assessment of what students do and don’t know. Teach to the gap, teach students what they don’t know or can’t do. You can read about this approach in a bit more detail in @LeadingLearner’s post, Assessment: Teaching’s Hidden Gem. We hope the plan will help you maximise your classes’ progress over the coming weeks and lead to even greater student achievement.
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