For Teachers

Teachers Write!

Tomorrow, June 4th starts the first day of a writing adventure for teachers and librarians. author Kate Messner and her author colleagues will inspire teachers and librarians to wiggle their wings to tickle the threads of imagination and reach out…

Teach Search Teach Research

Oh yes! My PLN friend, Denise Krebs, reflected on her students’ research skills in her blog post “A Need for Researchers Workshop,” just as my NSD colleagues did the same. Even with our structured science project with Gooru Learning (goorulearning.org),…

People Power

People Power Building Community Without community, a classroom is just a room. Without community, a class is just a crowd. A community of learners starts with discovering each person’s talents and builds on the relationships that develop from respectful discussions…

World Webinars

Teacher Challenge 8 Today’s connected world offers us the opportunity to join with others to teach or share, listen and learn about the pedagogy, strategies, and tools that engage learners towards personal progress. Four areas online have provided me with…

Six Vocabulary Visits

It’s summer and time to visit friends. Yet, teachers often wander back into  their work to improve their strategies for the next year. I know the research on Vocabulary Instruction by Marzano— see a review and many resources here: jc.schools.net…