Games can boost engagement and learning for students while also reducing teacher workload--a win-win!
You’ve spent the whole year building a community of learners. You’ve established rules and routines to help learners manage themselves and work well with each other. Now, with schoolwork potentially moving offsite, you still want to support your students as
Is there a more controversial issue in schools right now than grading? If it’s not at the top of the list, it’s certainly close. As many schools move away from traditional grading practices and toward standards-based (proficiency-based or competency-based) ones,
There is much debate about what kind of role homework should play in schools. Research on the topic is mixed. It has negative impacts on the achievement of younger children, positive impacts at the high school level, and mixed results
Are incentive systems used in your school? Do kids get handed tickets or fake money (to be spent at the school store) for walking quietly in hallways? Are gem and marble jars used to motivate kids to raise their hands
Do you care about equity in your school? Do you believe that all children should have a fair chance at school success? It’s common for grade levels or departments to create long lists of supplies that students are expected to
Do you care about equity? Do you want all of your students, regardless of their socioeconomic status (SES), to have a real chance for success? Of course you do. Most teachers consider themselves fiercely protective of students who come