Tag: Virtual learning

Confronting Social Injustice: A Conversation about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Systemic racism has been a part of US history for 401 years and it will take more then one summer of social reckoning to dismantle and rebuild an.

Educating Change Makers: Moving Beyond our Perception of Best Practices

Several weeks ago, while coaching a new teacher in our new reality, I observed the use of a similar pattern or practice to instruction. The.

Disrupting Inequitable Systems: Equipping Children With the Knowledge, Will, and Skills

Over fifteen years ago, I attended an elite public magnet high school in New York City. The school prided itself on developing young leaders who.

Voices and Voting: Education after an Election

The dual pandemics of COVID-19 and the racial injustices that plague our systems have created a heightened sense of unrest and uneasiness among.

Elevating Voices: Social Justice Education for Our Times

A high school friend of mine, Deion, had immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica as a small child. His mother worked tirelessly to support them; as.

Centering Joy in ELA Text Selection

Joy. It is something I have been ruminating on and desperately trying to find these past few months. In the midst of a global pandemic that has.

Early Reading Assessment ToolKit: Remote Resources to Capture Formative Data

  As we continue hybrid and remote teaching, we know how important it is to assess our K-1st grade students, who have lost instructional time due.

Remote Activities for K-8 Students: Engaging and Standard Aligned

  Lesson planning is a huge part of teaching and up until this past March, most of us planned on delivering our lessons to our students in person..

Remote Assessment for Early Readers: Critical Tools to Know Your Students

Now is the time to assess your early readers to identify unfinished learning... Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we recognize that the start to this.

Self Care: We Need It! Part 2

It all starts with you..... We need to be taking care of our whole selves more then ever now. No need to feel guilty about taking time for YOU!

Self Care: We Need It! Part 1

It all starts with you..... Normally, after a hard workweek, people choose to decompress in one way or another. For some, that decompression may.

Science Education during a Pandemic: What Can we do to Engage our Students?

I am a former veteran science teacher who now works as a science coach. Science education, to me, means providing kids with experiences that.

Principals Matter: Resources for planning back to school in a blended environment

It’s never been more challenging to be a school leader. In addition to the annual back to school activities you prepare for, this year you are.

Sasha’s Story: A Journey into Growth as a Teacher

  As an educational consultant and coach, I spend much of my time helping to grow teachers into the kind of educators who will inspire and.

The Social Component of Remote Learning

  Lesson planning. It’s something educators do on a regular basis and something we must continue to do through these traumatic circumstances. Our.

Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning: Possibilities in the Remote Environment

Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning: Possibilities in the Remote Environment By Linda Wolvek lwolvek@teachingmatters.org The magic of social.

FOSTERING STUDENT COLLABORATION IN A VIRTUAL WORLD: TIPS TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

FOSTERING STUDENT COLLABORATION  IN A VIRTUAL WORLD: TIPS TO MAKE IT HAPPEN By John Schembari jschembari@teachingmatters.org Although we may be.

Finishing the School Year Remotely: 5 Tools for Virtual Lesson Planning

Building your virtual resource toolkit…. As educators continue to teach remotely we want you to have the tools you need to reach your students in.

Co-teaching during remote learning: Making it work

Co-teaching during remote learning: Making it work by Alison Cohen (acohen@teachingmatters.org) “What’s bothering you most?” I asked. “The.

Beyond the Core Subjects: Student Wellness Everyday

Supporting your whole student... When students show up at a school building every day, school counselors, school leaders, teachers, and their.

“As Simple as”

By: Jessica Diaz As Simple as –  Awakening to the pitter patter of freshly fallen rain drops on a window pane Changing pace as I begin to stir,.

Mindfulness During This Unprecedented Time

Your mind matters..... Megan Cowan, co-founder of Mindful Schools, explains that each educator has “a room full of students coming in with their.

How do I adapt virtual learning content for my MLL students?

We see you..... Regardless of your specific role, you are an educator committed to supporting your multilingual learners (MLLs) during this.

Week 2 School Closure Resources

Look mom, no hands..... Kudos to all of our educators who are transitioning to this new world of virtual learning! We all have a different.