Teacher Pinterest boards are filled with innovative, new classroom ideas. “Oh, awesome lab for teaching the water cycle.” “Oooh, I like this classroom motivation strategy!” We Pin and bookmark with the intention of elevating lesson plans that will reach a level of engagement and learning all teachers strive for. But are we truly experimenting in…
Start here. What #technology do you plan to use in your classroom next year?
Here are 10 questions to help you navigate all the new #edtech out there.
A former fifth-grade teacher and co-founder of the Teach to One instructional model explains how it enhances the teaching and learning experience.
Great post by a veteran teacher on the new AP Biology curriculum and what it might be like to teach it. What about you? Are you excited / unexcited about the change?
I was in a lecture hall this morning because this week I’m attending an AP Bio Summer Institute.
It’s been pretty great so far. I was greeted by a stack of four free textbooks! Plus a lab manual and curriculum guide, and an assortment of other bio teacher SWAG. And I’m getting access to lots of…
You need to watch this excellent example of classroom management. A lot of teachers on Tumblr spent time watching this whole video, even though it’s the better part of an hour. Pretty amazing to watch this young teacher and how well he gets this class started. Also, amazing to think about how much teaching will change once videos of excellent classroom techniques are more widely available.
Classrooms are often the last place that see the impact of revolutionary new technology. In 2012, that started to change. Today there are a whole host of new technologies which impact educators including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), online textbooks, Khan Academy, increasing numbers of teachers using Twitter, Edmodo, Pinterest and Tumblr, and last but certainly…