At Edmentum, we know all about what it’s like to try to teach a new lesson while visions of sugarplums dance in the heads of your students. So, to help, we polled current and former educators for their favorite tips, engagement tricks, and best practices for getting through the winter holiday hustle.
SEL Resource Round-Up: 6 Websites to Explore for Research, Implementation Frameworks, and Classroom Activities
Whether you’re looking to slip little SEL nuggets into an existing curriculum or implement a holistic SEL program at the school or district level, we’ve gathered some of our favorite sites and resources to support your SEL goals.
As you become more reliant on technology in the classroom and its benefits, there will always be minor and infrequent last-minute issues that can derail a lesson. While you may have a dedicated team of tech specialists and staff, it’s important to arm yourself with strategies and knowledge to help troubleshoot these inevitable issues. Here are five simple ways you can be prepared to curb any technology mishap in your classroom.
Through planning and trial and error and with the help of online tools, Ms. Paquette has created a personalized learning environment to help her students achieve success. In this article, we’ll share what a typical day looks like in Ms. Paquette’s classroom and then break down some of the components that really make her classroom work.
We’ve taken a brief look at the “what” and the “why” of UDL; now, how do educators start incorporating this model as a foundation of their classroom and instruction? Here are six best practices to keep in mind.
We recently featured a blog post that sought to help teachers get started in inquiry-based learning (IBL), including some concepts that, when implemented, can help squeeze more curiosity out of students. But, as any veteran teacher will tell you, that is often easier said than done. It can help to employ specific strategies right away that both guide students in the methods of inquiry-based learning and allow their interests and passions to fuel their curiosity.
As an experienced educator, you may know that adult learners are completely different from younger students. While younger students accept whatever teaching style is thrown their way, it can be more difficult to engage an adult learner. View these learners as consumers—they are typically in your class voluntarily, and they want to make sure that they get the most out of learning for their time and money. How can you keep this unique and diverse group of learners engaged?
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