What makes an ideal partner in blended learning? The answer may be different for each school. Jenny Lehman is Assistant Superintendent of Schools at Upper Moreland School District. Part of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, the district serves approximately 25,000 people.
When planning your new classroom, you think about many things: Who will my new students be? How many courses will I have? What will I teach? For some districts and schools, new digital tools and curriculum will also be in
When I ask middle and high school teachers about their thoughts on teaching listening comprehension in their classrooms, there is a mixed bag of responses. Some teachers have success integrating listening activities throughout their units of instruction and other teachers
Teachers, you’ve have worked long and hard this school year (and every year) to share knowledgeable information with your students. After months of helping students master different concepts and ideas, now, most of you need to test and assess. What
Students are becoming more attached to their phones than just about anything else these days. You can change that! All it takes is a gentle reminder to show students the joys of reading, and the best part is that you can
ELL students face a set of challenges that most students inherently don’t. Anna Dearlove, a teacher from San Francisco, found that her English Language Learners were struggling to grasp new terms. So, she took their learning into her own hands—literally.
Did you know that National Poetry Month is the largest reading celebration in the world? It’s true! Poets.org states that tens of millions of participants from around the nation participate in making poetry part of their lives each April. As
Life is getting busier and busier with more work to complete and activities to attend, meaning less family time. One Principal took this issue to heart by bringing Penny Wars to two elementary schools. If you’re like me, you aren’t
Using technology allows students to take learning into their own hands. Searching for key terms for an assignment or watching videos aid in excelling academically. However, there are instances where students are tempted to click on links or watch videos
Make Black History Month even more memorable with these fun activities from National Education Association! Whether you are celebrating the whole month of February or only for a few days, incorporating something interactive for students to do will liven up
Think back to the last time you listened to student speeches or presentations. You probably remember the students’ presentations who had captivating voices. Now imagine yourself teaching during class. The way your voice sounds when speaking to students works the