Once student teachers have finished their program, they find themselves facing one of the most challenging hurdles in the profession: The Interview. Someone can be the best teacher, but being the best teacher isn't always enough to get the job. Being able to explain why they are the best, and even getting the opportunity to … Continue reading How do I get an interview to be a teacher? [Interviewing to become a Teacher – Part 1]
A number of students require a reduced number of tasks. This is something that a number of education workers have difficulty with, because it’s hard to know what can be reduced, and where that can happen. Before we apply this directly to culminating tasks, we will examine what it looks like in a classroom. Photo … Continue reading Understanding: Reduced Number of Tasks
What are graphic organizers? That’s the first thing we need to understand. They can be a number of things. They can be a T-Chart, a mind map, a bubble sheet. Essentially a graphic organizer is a fancy way of saying “worksheet”. It’s a document that shows students where they can collect thoughts, and provides a … Continue reading Understanding: Graphic Organizers
Since September 2010, Ontario teachers have been working under the guidelines laid out by the document Growing Success. That document underlies all of our assessment and evaluation practices, among a number of other different topics. A lot has changed in the past decade, and while some talk about “mark inflation”, that might not actually be the case. It’s not so much that marks have been inflated, but rather that levels (and as such, grades) have been reframed. But where do grades come from? And what guides our professional judgement when determining it?
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For those looking to learn a little more about teaching, those who want to learn 95% of what it takes to be an excellent educator, I recommend you take a look at these three short articles. Once you understand and internalize these three concepts, you will be prepared to take on any challenge that is … Continue reading One Warm Coat: A Practical Guide to Universal Design for Learning
The use of Literature Circles in High School and Elementary English Classrooms encourage students to take ownership over their own education by providing them with choice for both what they read, and how they choose to interact with their text.Through the use of Literature Circles in your classroom student engagement will increase, while their ability … Continue reading Literature Circles 2.0
This video will introduce you to the concepts, theory, and practical use of Universal Design for Learning. You will learn not only what Universal Design for Learning is, but how to implement it in your classroom today, right now! The video focuses on: Classroom DesignLesson DeliveryAssignment DesignAssessment & EvaluationProject Based Learning By teaching through a … Continue reading An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: Video Lesson
These Comic Book Assignment Packages contain ASSIGNMENTS and HANDOUTS for each of the TEN KEY LITERACY SKILLS. They are arranged to be delivered to students in order to create and build upon strong foundational knowledge. Buy the Related Book Samurai Grandpaby Eastin DeVerna and Shawn Daley Understanding the Lessons Each lesson is arranged using Universal … Continue reading Comic Book Assignment Package: Samurai Grandpa
The fifth set of the Othello Magic the Gathering cards includes: Duke of Venice, Lieutenant's Sash, Drunken Brawl, Othello: The Moor of Venice, Othello's Ancient, Call to Arms, Controlled Fate, and 'Cursed Fate