Category : Category: Teaching Strategies

August 30, 2016
Parkway School District's Epic Back-to-School Video

What happens when students and teachers are met with a chalkboard at their school's entrance with a simple question written on it: "What is your hope?" A most inspiring back-to-school moment happens and you just have to see for yourself. Your turn: What is your hope for this new school year?

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July 25, 2016
Thoughts and Reflections on Social and Emotional Learning: Walking the Talk as Educators

As educators, we face several obstacles every day. Social-emotional learning is one challenge we face on a daily basis with our colleagues, students, and administration.  At some point during the day, educators must assist students with managing emotions and giving them guidance in setting positive goals. As a special education teacher in Reno, Nevada, little […]

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June 27, 2016
5 Tips on How to Use Social Media as an Educational Tool

It is safe to say that social networks have become an integral part of the fabric that makes up our lives, for better or worse, and that there is no area which they haven’t influenced, and that includes education. At this moment, millions around the globe are online either looking for, or posting new information. […]

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November 19, 2015
Tools, Websites and Tips to Engage K-12 Students in Essay Writing

Students constantly require information and inspiration. You cannot expect to engage them by giving one without the other. Some may love the essay writing process, while others struggle. All students learn in various ways and educators must be able to adapt accordingly. Technology and the web are now providing an endless supply of support. Even […]

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October 8, 2015
Teach Phonemic Awareness Simply and Effectively

Phonemic awareness is a vital skill for children who are learning to read. Put simply, it is the ability to split up and rearrange individual sounds (called phonemes) within spoken words. Some people call this pre-phonics, because a child who has learned to hear the sounds within words is ready to start connecting those sounds […]

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September 21, 2015
Some Useful Links on the Peer Tutoring Resource Site

Aside from the lesson plans, tutor training documents, program design guides and the other peer tutoring tools available in the PTRC resource library, additional resources can be found on this site's "Useful Links" section. This section contains a list of helpful content from around the Web that may be of interest to the k-12 peer tutoring practitioner. Apart […]

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