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How Can We Make Sure our Students Are Collaborating Effectively in a PBL-style Classroom?

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After attending a conference run by the Buck Institute for Education last year, three colleagues and I delivered PD to the rest of our faculty on the topic of Project Based Learning last August. Now,…Continue

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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
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Collaboration at the MS Level

A venue for middle school teachers to discuss strategies, issues, concerns, and beliefs related to collaboration in the classroom. See More
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How Can We Make Sure our Students Are Collaborating Effectively in a PBL-style Classroom?

After attending a conference run by the Buck Institute for Education last year, three colleagues and I delivered PD to the rest of our faculty on the topic of Project Based Learning last August. Now, PBL is by no means a new concept, but administration felt that our faculty would benefit from hearing more about it.Since we felt that many teachers were attempting to run PBL-style classrooms without even knowing it, we thought that our faculty would be receptive to the idea of having their…See More
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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

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I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually…

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College dorms are a great place to make friends, find classmates and enjoy college more closely. But which one to choose? This is often the big question for those who have to travel miles away from home to attend college the next year. This is the current situation of approximately 200,000 students, so it is very important to know all the details. In this case, we give you some advice so you can choose the best place without dying in the process and having a great time. Take notes!Find the best…See More
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Taking control, taking ownership and stepping up!

For some time now I have believed very strongly that the profession should help to regulate and support itself.On Friday Dame Alison Peacock from the Chartered College, Sir Kevan Collins from EEF and I presented to 50+ school leaders in the North West on a vision for more autonomy for schools and more self regulation.I covered the outcome of the NAHT Accountability Commission which talks about school leaders stepping up and taking responsibility for themselves and their peers as quite simply,…See More
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