Category – Teaching

October 6, 2014

How to Provide Criticism that Makes a Difference

After giving your math lesson for the day, you decide it’s time to check your students’ understanding with some practice problems. Peeking over their shoulders, you notice some students are having a rough time. They have scribbled equations, pointers, and…

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October 3, 2014

Three Ways to Fight Fall Fatigue

We know you’re feeling it. For most teachers, Labor Day is starting to feel like a distant memory, and there’s a long way to go before carving that turkey. Here are a few of our strategies to fight fall fatigue…

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August 15, 2014

Back to School: Teachers’ Edition

Need some inspiration, tips, and activity ideas before the start of the school year? Check out these resources to get ready for your first day: Join the new teacher chat twitter conversation to ask questions and share ideas with the…

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August 5, 2014

Five Books for Teachers

Looking for good reads before the school year starts? We’ve gathered together a list of five books to add to your reading list, ranging from teacher professional development to student psychology. What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter…

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June 24, 2014

The Most Important Question in Math Class

“Did you solve the problem?” Our expert teachers ask this question constantly not because the answer matters but because the process of evaluating your own work and progress does. Metacognition sometimes creates excitement like this. Cognitive psychologists refer to this…

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