Category Archives: classroom discussions

HELP! Me Unpack the Standards: A Framework for Teacher & Student Clarity

In just about any classroom I enter I notice a “Learning Objective” or “I Can” statement located at the front of the room. Sometimes this statement consists of underlined words, is laminated on a beautifully bordered sentence strips, or is … Continue reading

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3 Essentials for Success in a Blended [Literacy] Classroom

This post is sponsored by ThinkCERCA, an online platform designed to empower teachers to personalize literacy instruction across disciplines. The use of digital learning spaces has exploded in use in classrooms nearly everywhere. Through Learning Management Systems (LMS) many educators … Continue reading

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Fake News Should Die… Or Should It?

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “how do we fight the fake news epidemic?”   … Continue reading

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10 Student-Centered Ways to Use Blab in the Classroom

  I love learning, and today was no exception. Fortunately, I was able to talk my friend Steven Anderson into trying out Blab and learning with me. Bonus was that he agreed to write a quick blog post with me as … Continue reading

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3 Strategies to Improve Classroom Discussions

Students who are actively engaged in the classroom hone critical thinking skills and retain more information then passive learners. Classroom discussions are an effective way to engage students and provide a space to demonstrate understanding, articulate an argument, or grapple with difficult … Continue reading

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