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.
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
Step into just about any classroom at any school in the country and you will notice at least one or two students not obeying the rules. You know, there’s the one that is throwing rolled up paper balls into the
Just when you thought you had all the French regions memorized they go ahead and change it! Yes, that’s right, the map of France is different. Technically these changes were known in the beginning of 2016, but the new names
Oral assessments, such as an interviews or speeches, are a daunting experience for students who are uncomfortable talking in front of their peers and teachers. This often results in a poor grade and does not necessarily reflect how well a