Fresh ideas for teaching

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Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog - The Power of Word Study

The Power of Word Study

Before I made the transition into my current role as an instructional coach, I was one of...
Liz Janusz
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By Liz Janusz | 29 Apr

Using Human Impacts as Phenomena to Engage Students

The NGSS are all about Phenomenon-Based Learning, but it...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 22 Apr
Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog - The Danger of Teaching in Silos

The Danger of Teaching in Silos

Exposing students to the possibilities of what they can do through STEM can help open up...
Patricia Brown
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By Patricia Brown | 15 Apr
Thomas Dennison - Flexible Seating - Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog

So do you do flexible seating?

I get way too defensive when someone sees my classroom and says, “so do you do flexible...
Thomas Dennison
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By Thomas Dennison | 12 Apr

Maximize Your Time: Building Background and Literacy Together

My first years as an EL teacher were challenging to say the...
Angela Goetz
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By Angela Goetz | 10 Apr

Just Talk – Teaching Self-awareness and Respect

One of my favorite things that goes on in my room on a...
Thomas Dennison
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By Thomas Dennison | 9 Apr

4 Ways edTech is Transforming Student Learning Experiences

It’s no secret that the K-12 classroom is constantly...
Marc Nelson
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By Marc Nelson | 28 Mar
Mae Jemison - Women's History Month

Women’s History Month: Mae Jemison

In March we study, observe and celebrate of the vital role...
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By Kimberly Waldbillig | 20 Mar