5 Vocab Practices That Need Updating

5 Vocab Practices That Need Updating By Shaelynn Farnsworth and Alice Keeler It is through language that we learn. Whether reading a novel in English class or studying the digestive system in science; students read, view, listen, and consume content through the...

Low Learning: Dragging Labels

Consider the Amount of Learning The name of the game is learning, but we should ask “how much learning is that?” Sometimes there is a focus on assigning rather than a focus on learning. We sometimes mistakenly think we need to assign something (I am...

Add At Least One C

Does Your Lesson Have At Least One C? In planning activities for our students, the first place to start is to ensure that the activity has at least one C, and that C is not clipart. Collaborate The first thing I plan for when designing a lesson is “How will my...

Use Real Pumpkins in Your Lesson

Use Pumpkins Not Clipart Holiday worksheets do not make learning more fun. It’s marginally better than just a page of those math problems without the pumpkins, but why not give students more authentic learning opportunities? Instead of clip art pumpkins...

Let’s Value the Learning

I Accept Late Work for Full Credit I saw this blog post posted on Twitter titled “I accept late work for full credit.” I really appreciated many of the points Dr. O’Malley presented. “If it is worth doing, its worth doing late” What is...
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