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My Favorite Desk Arrangement and other Back to School Wisdom
Back to School Tips including seating arrangements, teacher must haves, and what I wish I knew from the begining of my teaching career.
What happened in El Paso: 22 Days of Anti-Racist Teaching Resources
If you read the title of this post and it made you uncomfortable, you're not alone. Teachers have a lot of reasons for being uncomforta...
CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING
‘Split into small teams and discuss …’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn4BX9Pes3c Why won’t they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m worried about my pronunciation. I’m not interested in the topics. I don’t have enough time to think. It’s too quiet in here. *My teacher scares me – she puts too much pressure on us. I don’t have any ideas. Source: Sandy Millin, Why won’t they speak Or they may be just plain…
A 4-Part System for Getting to Know Your Students | Cult of Pedagogy
Relationship building is key to good teaching. This system will help you quickly get to know students and benefit from those connections all year long.
A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice | Cult of Pedagogy
Want your students to actively engage in addressing inequality? Explore this annotated bibliography of resources for teaching students about social justice.
Mindfulness Breathing Exercises
Mindfulness can be incorporated into almost every aspect of students' lives. By using the mindfulness strategies in this group students will react to challenging situations better and have strategies in place to ensure that they are able to learn and thrive at school and home. Living with Intention ...
How to Teach an Inductive Learning Lesson | Cult of Pedagogy
Instead of saying, "Here is the knowledge; now go practice it," inductive learning says, "Here are some objects, some data, some experiences...what knowledge can we gain from it?"