"We recently began a series of trainings from the Hanen Centre called Learning Language and Loving It. I am throughly impressed with the attention to the adult learning continuum that is applied in this training. Not only does it meet the…"
"I'm new here. Can't quite see if there's an official place to "join" this group, but I'd like to be part of your discussions, at least listen in! My first question is: What is your favorite source for professional…"
"Since a lot of dyslexia work is repetitious, it might as well be made more engaging and fun. Try Reading Rods for a literacy manipulative. The color-coded sets of interlocking cubes can be used to teach and reinforce lots of different…"
Early Childhood Educators working together to provide young children with the early learning experiences that will enable them to meet academic standards throughout elementary and secondary school and empower them with the tools for future success.
"I'm looking for literacy educators who use manipulatives (actual or virtual) for teaching reading and writing. I'm interested in multisensory experiences and how that impacts the teaching and learning of literacy skills. Anyone out there…"
Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.See More
This is a starting place for people who may be overwhelmed at all this information. Join the group ask questions and we will work through it together. When you are comfortable, leave the group or continue to help others.
Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?It’s only wordsHow can written words evoke feelings…See More
"At the school level, I think teachers need to set the agenda for PD. Most often it is district mandated or admin-selected. If teachers could choose the content, or arrange for different options, I think that would really help invest…"
"Your words "any chance to interact with more experienced teachers" are very relevant, I think, to all levels of education and professional development. Self-selected and self-driven are important too, but sometimes we need the…"
"Sara- I have taught in a younger preschool classroom and used a more emergent, self-directed approach to handwriting. We used some of the HWT materials but never worked straight from the curriculum.
I am, however, very well versed in using…"