Posts about: Best Instructional Practices

Mapping out Success through Formative Assessment

One of my favorite apps for navigation is Waze. This app not…

Getting Students Moving

As a teacher, I spend my days on my feet. I know that my proximity…

Preparing the Soil for Learning

What makes teaching effective? How do we prepare the learning…

Providing Meaningful Feedback

One of the most challenging—and most rewarding—aspects of…

Maximizing Learning through Instructional Videos

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Videos and video clips can serve as excellent instructional and…

'Tis the Season for Reviewing

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In school settings, December frequently signals the end of the…

Vocabulary Instruction: It Really Does Matter

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As teachers, we all know the importance of helping students develop…

Designing a Literacy-Rich Classroom

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It has been said that learning travels on language, and there…

Connecting Field Trips to Learning Objectives

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One of the many perks of teaching internationally is the availability…

Recognizing Different Ways Boys Learn

Boys and girls are different. They play differently, relate differently,…