When discussing the literacy strategies of K-12 students, one is likely to encounter two oft-used terms: content area literacy and disciplinary literacy.
Educators Give Supplemental Resource High Marks for Rigor, Alignment to StandardsChicago, IL (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 A new independent efficacy study released November 18, 2014 by Mentoring Minds revealed that students learning with Total Motivation™, a standards-aligned, supplemental curriculum, realize gains of 20 points or more over other students. The study also found teachers deem the learning resources an essential classroom tool for achieving student success in meeting the Common Core State Standards and building students’ critical thinking skills. Conducted by SEG Measurement, the study revealed that students who learned with the supplemental program realized significant substantial improvement in their scores after...
Flipped classroom models reverse the way in which students have traditionally been taught.
Brain-based learning is the educational philosophy that the best instructional strategies derive from an understanding of the physical structure and processes of the human brain.
More and more, literacy is being understood as a foundation for learning.
In order to maximize student outcomes, effective teaching strategies must include the promotion of a fertile learning environment at home as well as in the classroom.
Autumn continues to be an excellent time for teachers, because with Connected Educators Month behind us, National Novel Writing Month is in full swing.
We’ve all discussed the “nature versus nurture” issue at one point or another, and while people may disagree over how much of a role each factor plays in human, animal and plant development, it can’t be denied that each is important.
There have been many technological advances in the world of education, so it’s becoming more and more natural to use technological devices as part of effective teaching strategies.
Consistent utilization of educational technology can foster innovation and communication skills within your classroom, and Twitter has proven to be a key platform in this toolkit.