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21st Century Learning: How Has Tutoring Changed?
What is the role of the traditional tutor? This question was raised during a luncheon that I attended recently with other school leaders looking for traditional as well as non-traditional … Continue reading
Summer Planning: 3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners
Like you, I strive to provide differentiated instruction for all of my students. When asked how to plan for diverse learners, my best advice to new and aspiring teachers is … Continue reading
What’s on Your Educator’s Bucket List?
Every educator has one … so what’s on your bucket list? tlb Source
The Dark Side of the ADHD Gender Gap
For years, we’ve speculated and worried about the number of boys diagnosed with ADHD. A 2002 study by a team of professors of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, led … Continue reading
Using LEGO to Build Math Concepts | Scholastic.com
If you were like me, the thought of math made you want to run for cover. I cannot explain my fear of math as a child. I can only tell … Continue reading
Another Look at the Writing Process
Teaching has absolutely changed since I was a child. And, how we teach writing has changed drastically due in large part to major advances in technology. According to Beth Holland’s … Continue reading
“Inquiry means …
“Inquiry means living in the soup. Inquiry means living in that uncomfortable space where we don’t know the answer.” Chris Lehmann, Founding Principal – Science Leadership Academy I discovered a … Continue reading
Celebrating Difference: The New Normal
In preparing for a brand new school year, I find it helps me to have a theme for the year. This guiding principle helps to give me focus essentially serving … Continue reading