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Justin Tarte
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10 easy ways to make the world a better place
1). At the end of the day, send a short thank you or complimentary email to someone who helped you or did something great that day . For teachers, send a quick email or make a short phone call to a parent about their child. Bonus, do a hand-written personal...

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10 thoughts on school culture:
If you want to know about the culture in your school, see how the adults greet kids & you will learn a lot. via @ToddWhitaker #education — Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) November 10, 2016 School culture isn't a problem to be solved; it's the process your s...

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Our kids need different, not more...
We've all been there and we've all done it. As the teacher, we teach something but the students don't understand it. In our minds the material and skills are quite simple and straight forward, but for some reason the students just aren't grasping the inform...

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10 thoughts to get you thinking about #education...
I'm tired of hearing 'let's prepare our kids for the real-world.' Let's start talking about empowering our kids to make it a better world. pic.twitter.com/hI6tx5hU74 — Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) October 23, 2016 Lighting someone else's candle won't mak...

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10 ways technology transforms student learning:
1). Technology elevates the depth and scope of learning that can occur in the classroom. 2). Technology brings relevance and a certain level of ‘freshness’ to the content. 3). Technology shifts the role of the educator and empowers students to take control ...

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10 things students want all teachers to know
1). Students want you to actually spend the time to get to know them... Get to know your students by name as soon as possible. Learn something unique about them and find out what makes them tick. Students know when teachers don't know anything about them, s...

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5 ways to gauge student engagement: #edchat
Student engagement... a topic that is commonplace in schools and school districts around the world. The goal being that we want to have highly engaging classrooms where our students are intimately and passionately engaged in whatever task they are working o...

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10 questions every teacher should ask themselves: #edchat #ntchat
1). What percent of your students are going beyond just compliance and are actually cognitively engaged in deep self-driven and relevant learning? 2). How often are students in your class offered the opportunity to move around and get 'the blood' flowing wi...

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Subjectivity in grading ... #sblchat
Take a moment to read this excerpt below from a Tom Guskey article: If you're a student , are these results realistic to what you experience in your classes with your teachers? If you're a teacher , would you agree with these two studies based on conversati...

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10 reasons why it's a great time to be in #education
As many of us are ending a hopefully successful school year, it's a great time to reflect on where we are as educators. Additionally, it's never too early to start looking toward next school year. Having said that, we have much to look forward to and much t...
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