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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Therefore, teachers need to help students learn strategies and tips to help them pass tests. The strategies below not only help students cope with the stress and inequality of standardized testing, these strategies also help students cope with stress in their lives. These strategies are also included in a slide presentation you can download as a pdf. Test Taking Strategies And Tips For All Learners from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Strategies and Resources.

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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

6 strategies for better K-12 cybersecurity

eSchool News

The education sector has had to rapidly adopt and scale new technologies to enable remote and hybrid learning as a result of the pandemic. This has created an expanded threat landscape, and malicious actors have taken this opportunity to target academic institutions to an even greater extent.

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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.

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.

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 […].

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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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.

Compensatory Services Strategies in Three Steps

EdNews Daily

The post Compensatory Services Strategies in Three Steps first appeared on EdNews Daily. By Jenny Barker The impact of school closures upon students may well be an issue for years to come.

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

New research reveals the #1 innovation strategy employed by 100 market-creating organizations

The Christensen Institute

Just as every organization studied created a new value network, it was equally true that not one of them followed an entirely predictable, deliberate strategy from day one. To learn more, see: Making your own luck in emerging economies: Six innovative strategies for creating new markets.

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 [.].

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.

Strategies for Assessing Students Remotely

techlearning

Assessing students remotely is a challenge, although there are a multitude of best practices and tools to help

5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools appeared first on TeachThought. Organizations that undergo change too often can become jaded about new ideas. understanding past change can help us understand future change.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning. The post Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning appeared first on TeachThought. by Terry Heick. This post has been updated and republished from a 2013 post by Terry Heick.

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.”

5 Teaching Strategies For Deep Learning In Virtual Environments

TeachThought - Learn better.

Here are 5 specific and practical strategies, along with associated tools, that promote deep learning in virtual and physical classrooms. The post 5 Teaching Strategies For Deep Learning In Virtual Environments appeared first on TeachThought.

5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

8 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Children. Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students. The post 5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students appeared first on TeachThought. How Can We Help Every Student Tap Their Inner Genius?

4 scaffolding strategies to improve literacy skills

eSchool News

As an educator with 30 years of experience in North Dakota’s public schools, I’ve witnessed students enter my classroom with varying degrees of readiness. In an effort to create more equitable instructional opportunities, I have started to integrate scaffolding into my regular classroom activities.

E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

Elearning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Dr. Laurie Korte about Persuasive Design, and these are strategies for eLearning engagement. Laurie: Persuasive Design is a set of strategies that guides the learner through a digital learning environment by reducing stress, personalizing it, tailoring it to the individual, giving them suggestions throughout. I mean, is there a strategy or two you can share?