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Heinemann Fellow Ian Fleischer on Using Visual Tools in High School Mathematics

it’s a sad but common belief among teachers and students that math manipulatives are a crutch to be outgrown and an intervention to be used only when necessary.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Feb 4, 2018 3:19:09 PM

Cultivating Focus in the K-8 Classroom

It may seem strange to think about cultivating focus. Although natural abilities can vary, focus can be improved, cultivated, and taught.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Jan 18, 2018 6:07:14 AM

Does Your Writing Assessment Help Writers or Pac-Mans?

Students write for the same reason that Pac-Man munches: to accumulate points. Writers are people, not Pac-Mans.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Dec 4, 2017 10:47:15 AM

Incorporating Field Research into Writing Instruction

Research is important throughout the entire writing process, and it can be fun, too. Give it a try in your own writing instruction. Here's how.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Nov 21, 2017 11:02:27 AM

Tom Newkirk on The Emotional Complexities of Teaching

Here, Newkirk discusses how he creates space with his students by giving them time to discuss and solve problems more slowly.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Nov 10, 2017 2:07:25 PM

Helping Students Bring Beliefs into Writing

When we write, we nudge change. How can we be helping students bring beliefs into writing? Here are some resources to get you started.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Nov 6, 2017 4:58:57 PM

Heinemann Fellow Kate Flowers on Battling the Blahs

I know why so many teachers leave the profession in their first five years. The Blahs. For me, the Blahs come in October.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Nov 3, 2017 9:29:48 AM

Facilitating Generative Student-to-Student Talk in the Science Classroom

Facilitating Generative Student-to-Student Talk in the Science Classroom  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Sep 28, 2017 6:09:47 AM

Confronting Shame In The Math Classroom

Confronting Shame In The Math Classroom  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Sep 27, 2017 4:55:29 AM

Rozlyn Linder on Lee Heffernan's new Back and Forth

Rozlyn Linder on Lee Heffernan's new Back and Forth  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Sep 19, 2017 3:02:54 PM

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