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So you're giving a presentation to teachers. It's called "Giving Effective Feedback to Students." You've got slides. You've got an audience. You've got 60 minutes. How do you spend it? The way we teachers talk about feedback,...
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solid steps for staff-led professional development.
How much professional development would you receive, if your school had no principal? Depending on the kind of teachers you have, you'd get none or quite a bit. Photo credit: Trianglewiki.org Consider the kind of PD you ha...
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I won candy on the #googlebirthday doodle! Score: 93
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Today Southern Methodist University shared a study which focused on "low IQ" learners and reading.  The study found that verbal students with IQs between 40-80 increased reading skills, usually to a first grade level or highe...
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...and the Worst Idea Creating a Culture of Questions was, by far, the most popular post on this blog until someone somewhere starting linking to the post on Exponent Rules. I think a natural follow up to the Culture piece wo...
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Tonight my wife asked me why 4 - (-3) = 7. Apparently my son had "explained" it to her earlier tonight, but she hadn't really understood his explanation. So I gave it a shot. First I tried the same explanation that seemed to work for my son when he asked me what 4 - (-3) would be earlier today.
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that last line hits me right in the feels..
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A set of reflections by a public high school math teacher as he implements the Harkness Method pioneered at Exeter Academy in his classroom.
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