by Malissa Etie
Transitioning in the classroom, whether it is from subject to subject or small-group learning to whole-group learning, can make or break a lesson. Heck, it can make or break the whole day or even the school year. Malissa Etie shares her 6 keys to transitioning successfully in her 3rd grade classroom at Diocese of San Jose.
by Dennis Pierce
Over the last several years, a sea change has been occurring in K-12 education. In a growing number of classrooms, teachers are abandoning outdated, lecture-driven models of instruction in favor of more active approaches that put students in charge of their own learning.
By Brianna Henneke Hodges
We’ve all seen this view of our students: just the top of the head, the eyes intent on the screen. Many believe that our technology-focused society has greatly diminished the opportunity for conversation. Moreover, the push to incorporate the 4 Cs of 21st-century learning into an increasingly device-rich classroom brings about a unique set of challenges as teachers strive to merge content with creation.
by Mike Ribble
In the classroom, technology provides many opportunities to research, communicate, and understand the world around us with new tools and ideas that we never had before. There are some outside the education field who say, “Why can’t the technology teach the students?” or “Why do we need highly educated and expensive teachers in the classroom if a computer can do the same thing?”
by Michael Niehoff
In 21st century education and work, we hear a lot about collaboration. Indeed, global economic experts have cited teamwork as the most important skill for the future. In addition to encouraging students to partner with one another, we also need to examine what student-teacher collaboration looks like in 21st-century classrooms.
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