Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

Leaders shared strategies and learned from the Toronto District School Board, where leadership has explicitly centered and invested in equity. They recently reflected on their learning, and six strategies for advancing educational equity emerged.

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Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Classroom. The post Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online

Catlin Tucker

Below are three strategies teachers working online can use to give students more focused and personalized feedback. #1 Teachers working exclusively online can adapt this real-time feedback strategy for the online environment with video conferencing software.

Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Research-Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads Dr. Matthew Rhoads is teaching at a distance and coaching other teachers to improve their teaching as well.

The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

So, we developed a first-of-its-kind coaching model, based on Jennie Magiera’s work in Courageous Edventures , aimed at helping teachers tackle their challenges with personalized strategies and innovative tools. And today, we’re sharing our Strategy Menu with educators across the globe and providing them with 150+ ready-to-use instructional strategies and tech tools. 3 Steps: How to Use the Strategy Menu. Step 2: Choose a Strategy.

Strategies to Accelerate Family Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

Right now, time is of the essence, which is why leaders need to critically reflect on their actions in order to improve the outcomes of any messaging strategy. Herein lies why social media has to be a critical component of any strategy.

An Active Reading Strategy for Any Learning Landscape

Catlin Tucker

We can apply strategies to help us think more deeply about what we are reading. Instead, this strategy presents students with an open-ended, debatable, or controversial statement to consider before they begin the reading. This strategy activates thinking throughout a reading task.

13 Teaching Strategies to Shake up Your Remote Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are thirteen accepted pedagogical teaching strategies with proven records of success. Students are responsible for setting the patterns and strategies that allow them to succeed, by evaluating what they can do at any given point and making a plan for learning everything else.

Strategies to Celebrate Virtual Teacher Appreciation Week

Education Elements

School and district leaders can use the strategies below as a starting point to plan meaningful ways to recognize all that they do, every day.

Strategies to Foster Discourse and Collaboration in Remote Learning Environments

A Principal's Reflections

No matter the current focus, changes implemented today will pave the way for ushering in more personalized approaches that focus on high-agency strategies as schools settle into a new normal. The past couple of months have been challenging for educators, to say the least.

Five Strategies for Combating Learning Loss

EdNews Daily

The post Five Strategies for Combating Learning Loss first appeared on EdNews Daily. By Dan Hoppie As an Executive Director of Curriculum for Pasadena Independent School District in the greater Houston area, I have wrestled with two seemingly opposite forces during the pandemic.

8 Strategies For Using TikTok For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 8 Strategies For Using TikTok For Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Just as teaching with video games might be 'controversial,' so is teaching with what on the surface seems to be a superficial distraction.

10 Student Engagement Strategies That Empower Learners

TeachThought - Learn better.

One student engagement strategy is to offer diverse pathways through content--pathways students would have to 'unlock' to progress. The post 10 Student Engagement Strategies That Empower Learners appeared first on TeachThought.

Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Today she talks about strategies any teacher can use to help kids love reading. ” The post Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. Today she talks about strategies any teacher can use to help kids love reading.

10 Strategies Designed to Engage Elementary Students Online

Catlin Tucker

Below are ten strategies I hope will help elementary teachers to engage their young learners online. #1 ” Finally, teachers can project their screens, set a virtual timer, and ask students to try to apply the strategy on their own.

Effective Grouping Strategies in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Barry Hoonan on episode 539 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, you’ll get advice for creating grouping strategies for your classroom from an expert teacher and author on the subject. Listen to Barry Hoonan Talk about Grouping Strategies for Reading Groups Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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Station Rotation Model: Grouping Strategies

Catlin Tucker

I tell them that I use multiple grouping strategies. The grouping strategy should make sense for the specific lesson. I know that creating groups is time-consuming, so I wanted to share the strategy I use to organize my groups. I create a Google Sheet for the school year labeled “2018-2019 Grouping Strategies.” Each column after the students’ names becomes a grouping strategy. Instead, I use a strategy I call “stealth grouping.”

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4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Robin Fox Share Social-Emotional Learning Strategies. ” The post 4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

A Conferencing Strategy for Online, Blended, or Concurrent Classes

Catlin Tucker

In my latest book, Balance with Blended Learning , I write about strategies that turn everyday tasks, like giving feedback, assessing student work, and conferencing with students about progress into opportunities for connection.

Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The CoolCatTeacher

Interdisciplinary Learning Student-Centered Approaches (and how they differ from Direct Instruction) Meaningful Engagement Strategies Three Dimensional Learning The Creativity of Teaching In order to be notified of these future releases, you’ll want to sign up for the newsletter.

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A 3-tiered strategy for re-engaging students this fall

The Christensen Institute

Working with families to determine what approaches work best for them can also unlock a range of additional strategies to re-engage students, such as mapping students’ relationships and integrating supports around the most vulnerable students. The statistics are sobering.

15 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism

Waterford

1] Teaching young students with autism communication skills and learning strategies makes it all the more likely that they’ll reach their academic potential later on. Effective Teaching Strategies for Children with Autism. Self-Calming Strategies.

60 Critical Thinking Strategies For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

What are the 7 critical thinking strategies? One of the more basic critical thinking strategies is ‘analysis’: Identify the parts and see the relationships between those parts and how they contribute to the whole. 60 Critical Thinking Strategies For Learning.

Addressing Learning Loss in Schools With These Four Strategies

Education Elements

Learning loss is the baby elephant in the room. It’s an issue that is currently small enough to briefly acknowledge, deprioritize, or ignore completely. Yet this elephant will continue to grow as the size and scale of learning loss due to the pandemic is better understood.

5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Sherry is a contributing author to Effective Instructional Strategies Volume 2 published by the International Center for Leadership in Education. The post 5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. Sherry St. Clair on episode 540 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Sherry St.

4 classroom test quiz strategies to avoid the gotcha game

Ditch That Textbook

Here are some strategies to use on your next quiz or test. The post 4 classroom test quiz strategies to avoid the gotcha game appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Assessment Feedback Teaching formative assessment strategies test designTests and quizzes should let students show what they know. How can we avoid playing "gotcha" -- catching what they DON'T know? If you haven't been nailed by the "gotcha" game when you were a student, I'll bet you've seen it as a […].

Using The 3-2-1 Learning Strategy For Critical Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

The 3-2-1 strategy is a simple way to frame a topic or task, making it useful for anything from discussion prompts to inquiry learning. The post Using The 3-2-1 Learning Strategy For Critical Thinking appeared first on TeachThought.

4 Strategies Designed to Drive Metacognitive Thinking

Catlin Tucker

Here are 4 strategies teachers can use to encourage students to think about their learning: 1. What strategies did they use to complete the task? That will be exponentially easier if they have been taught how to think about their learning and given time to practice concrete strategies designed to help them develop metacognitive skills. Metacognition is defined as thinking about one’s thinking or learning.

6 Instructional Strategies That Challenge And Support Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

A teaching strategy is anything the teacher does to help students learn. The post 6 Instructional Strategies That Challenge And Support Students appeared first on TeachThought. From reciprocal teaching to clarity, here are 6 to get started.

22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation

TeachThought - Learn better.

22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation. 22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation. Update: I just realized that discussion strategies don’t necessarily have to be grouping strategies. 22 Strategies For Learning Through Conversation.

How an LMS can support a school’s edtech strategy

Neo LMS

7 Ways an LMS supports a school’s edtech strategy. Supporting schools with the technology and other digital resources to reduce the administrative burden and improve the learning experience of students is one of the key objectives of an edtech strategy.

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Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. Students are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb. While teaching to the majority sounds good superficially, let’s look at the math: A majority is 51%. That means 49% may not get what you put out there. The popularity of personalized learning makes it abundantly clear that those numbers just aren’t good enough anymore. Luckily, there are lots of options.

Developing a BrandED Strategy

A Principal's Reflections

Now more than ever educators, leaders, schools, and districts need to begin to think about a brand strategy. It requires a focus on strategies and ideas that are being successfully implemented to positively impact student learning. A clear BrandED strategy helps you stay focused on your mission, vision, and values related to your work to ensure the success of all students. Brand-Ed BrandED branding Digital Leadership social media strategy

12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students. 12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students. 12 Strategies To Connect With Students In And Out Of The Classroom. The post 12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students appeared first on TeachThought.

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

Then, we’ll provide a few strategies for improving your cultural competency and even a starter list of diverse books to include in your classroom library or curriculum. Urban Teachers’ Professed Classroom Management Strategies: Reflections of Culturally Responsive Teaching.

8 strategies for reducing your reliance on homework

Ditch That Textbook

Homework cognitive science compliance ditch that homework homework homework strategies parent/teacher relationshpIn the past, I’ve assigned homework when I’ve felt a lack of control, a sense of scrambling to cover everything. I would think, “These students just aren’t where they need to be. I have so much to get to and not enough squares left in my lesson plan book.” “I I have to do something.” That’s [.].

8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students appeared first on TeachThought. Exchange perspectives: Ask them to explain a situation from your perspective and you explain it from theirs.

An Active Reading Strategy for Any Learning Landscape

Catlin Tucker

We can apply strategies to help us think more deeply about what we are reading. Instead, this strategy presents students with an open-ended, debatable, or controversial statement to consider before they begin the reading. This strategy activates thinking throughout a reading task.

Teaching During #CoronaVirus–An Old Strategy That’s Perfect

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching During #CoronaVirus–An Old Strategy That’s Perfect. Teaching StrategiesA problem with online teaching is that students have to sit through a long lecture-sort of presentation–if you’re trying to replicate your classroom teaching.

Pass That Exam! 14 Test Prep Strategies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students who understand the format, take test prep courses, and understand the strategy needed to pass these tests will often outperform their peers. Test Prep Strategies & Resources from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Pretest early to assess: confusion, learning needs, low scoring areas, stressors, strategies and base knowledge. Challenge: Try one of these testing strategies this year to prepare students.

Different Goals, Different Strategies

Iterating Toward Openness

Perhaps the most important part of changemaking – after the hard work of selecting the specific change you want to make – is selecting a set of strategies you believe can help facilitate that change. This is where the rubber hits the road – in our ability to maintain our focus and effectively carry out our strategies. As we each become more focused on executing the strategies aligned with our specific goal, the more the differences in our goals “get real.”

10 Strategies to Strengthen Instruction and Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Modeling A pedagogical strategy where the teacher or student(s), demonstrates how to complete tasks and activities related to the learning target. For more strategies on how to improve feedback click HERE. Not all of these strategies will be implemented in every lesson nor should they. It should also be noted that technology represents a natural pedagogical fit that can be used to implement these strategies with enhanced fidelity.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

Explore the Edtech Marketplace Today blog series to hear other voices from the field share important perspectives on challenges and strategies around technology use for learning. The post Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology appeared first on Digital Promise. In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways.