20 07, 2020

How Teachers Can Prioritize Their Many, Many Decisions

2020-08-17T23:28:49+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • The key role of the teacher is to design and deliver effective and efficient lessons for all students based on the best practices regarding curriculum, instruction, assessment, and the climate and culture of the classroom, be it a physical, a virtual, or a blended learning environment.
  • For every lesson, the teacher must prioritize and make these decisions–What will my students learn? How will my students learn it? How will my students show that they have learned it? How will my students take an active role in their learning?
  • Each decision will impact other decisions and it is the teacher’s job to decide how these four areas work together to ensure that there is the highest likelihood of a student learning.
How Teachers Can Prioritize Their Many, Many Decisions2020-08-17T23:28:49+00:00
2 06, 2020

How to Build Your Dream School

2021-04-25T22:33:15+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • What your dream school could look like and sound like.
  • Instructional leadership is a skill that administrators can develop and is critical to elevating student achievement.
  • Where to find additional support for developing instructional leadership.
How to Build Your Dream School2021-04-25T22:33:15+00:00
2 06, 2020

What Is the Best Approach for Ensuring Learning During a Pandemic?

2020-08-26T00:54:28+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has created a necessity for all students to be the owners of their learning and because the logistics of where and how learning can take place are uncertain, developing students’ self-motivation to learn and their skills to keep learning is critical
  • Research tells us that the decisions teachers make regarding what to teach and when to teach it matter more than the medium in which they teach it.
  • No matter what logistical model schools choose for the 2020–2021 school year, they should also provide support to teachers, students, and families that help them develop their learnership.
What Is the Best Approach for Ensuring Learning During a Pandemic?2020-08-26T00:54:28+00:00
6 04, 2020

How to Shift Students from Managed to the Managers

2020-08-26T00:55:42+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • We as teachers need to change the traditional approach to classroom management to one that focuses less on the teacher’s rules and more on student’s role in the class.
  • It is critical for students to understand that, first and foremost, their role is to actively pursue their own learning while respectfully, cooperatively, and collaboratively helping others actively pursue theirs.
  • Three strategic learning practices can greatly help students achieve ownership of the academic climate and thereby elevate their academic achievement.
How to Shift Students from Managed to the Managers2020-08-26T00:55:42+00:00
24 02, 2020

The Most Crucial Decision Teachers Make Every Day

2020-07-17T14:45:52+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • Our greatest power as teachers is in our decision-making.
  • Teachers make important decisions across four broad areas: curriculum, instruction, assessment, and climate, which make up an interconnected learning framework.
  • The most crucial decision teachers make is how to share this information with students.
The Most Crucial Decision Teachers Make Every Day2020-07-17T14:45:52+00:00