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reverse planning

Reverse Planning: Putting Outcomes First

Determining exactly what you wish to accomplish in a lesson, and then planning how to reach that goal is the strategy behind reverse planning. You may not realize it, but […]

types of teachers

The 7 Types of Teachers You Meet (Which One Are You?)

Whether you’ve taught for a long time or are new to the profession, the types of teachers you meet in the faculty lounge could be your material for open mike […]

end of the school year

5 Learning Activities for the End of the School Year

The end of the school year is in sight, which means students’ attention is waning and teachers are tempted to throw in a movie. Instead, learn through the last minute […]

end of the school year

5 Sports Principles You Can Apply to Your Classroom

Students working together as part of the same team enhances the learning experience for everyone. Maybe it’s time to put some sports principles to use in the classroom. Just trying […]

systems thinking

5 Ways to Integrate Systems Thinking into Your Classroom

Systems thinking sounds complicated, but has a simple definition: “A big-picture view of the whole.” This way of thinking belongs in your classroom. Virginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson, authors of […]

information literacy

Developing 21st Century Skills: Information Literacy

The 21st century skill of information literacy is one that students must master to be able to seek, access, and apply facts from all sources to guide them in learning […]

global awareness

Developing 21st Century Skills: Global Awareness

Global awareness is understanding diversity, learning about other cultures, and recognizing our place in the world—and is a key 21st century skill. The internet has served to expand your students’ […]

problem solving

Developing 21st Century Skills: Problem Solving

Problem solving isn’t just a skill we memorize. It is a way of thinking about and approaching problems to ensure we know what the problem is and can get to […]

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