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Teacher's Corner

May 29, 2020

Imagine that you assign a math problem and your students, instead of getting discouraged after not solving it on the first attempt, start working harder—as if on a quest to figure out the answer. What could possibly make this fantastic scenario come true? The answer is: Open Middle ® Math by Robert Kaplinsky. 

With...


May 8, 2020

Paula Bourque, Matthew Kay, and Terry Thompson discuss the myth of the perfect teacher, what we get wrong—and right—about teacher appreciation, and how we can show appreciation year round.

Links:

Paula Bourque:
Spark!:  https://www.stenhouse.com/1200.asp
https://www.paulabourque.com
@LitCoachLady

Matthew Kay:
Not...


May 4, 2020

For the past ten years, Gail and Allison have worked with hundreds of teachers and students nationwide, gaining insight into best practices for reading instruction.  Using those insights, they developed The CAFE Book, Expanded Second Edition: Engaging All Students in Daily Literacy Assessment and Instruction to...


Apr 24, 2020

We discuss reframing our thinking, Lisa shares her 4 C’s and leads Nate in the Presence Pause, a simple and effective technique to ground and transition yourself and your students. Do it with us! 


Lisa's Site: https://www.practicingpresence.life

Register for Lisa's FREE webinar May 6:


Apr 17, 2020

With the sudden change to online learning, teachers have been asked to adapt to a mode that they may not be comfortable with or have the necessary training and support to thrive. 

Our guests today are educators Diana Neebe and Jen Roberts, co-authors of Power Up! Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning, which...