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Tips for Teacher Motivation, Goal-Setting, and PLNs!

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Today, the first live event of The Goal-Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning (#EduGoalsMOOC) free open online course took place. Below is the YouTube recording and the Twitter chat of our panelists sharing tips about teacher motivation, balance, and goal-setting. Our esteemed panelists who are educators in the US, Greece, and Portugal, include Lisa Dabbs (@TeachWithSoul), Theodora […]

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We Have to Make Sure No Student Feels Alone

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“Great classrooms are characterized by positive, open relationships, mutual respect, and a shared responsibility for the learning process.”- Robert John Meehan School tragedies occur way too often nowadays. Often we find the students at the center of these tragedies didn’t feel they fit in. I know a bigger issue lies in dealing with mental health, […]

Why Relevance Matters

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Didn’t Think Ahead…Did You? Check this out! It’s the Winter Olympics and the New York Times Graphics department is posting amazing pictures of the events, like these!   I’m loving seeing these images posted, because they reveal so many of the things math and science teachers try to demonstrate for our students about motion, gravity, […]

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#SuperBowlSnaps II Challenge

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Are You Ready For Some Football?!?!?!?! It’s #SuperBowlSnaps II: Snapchat vs Football! A Co-Blog Post Co-Written and Co-Posted by Co-Educators, Denis Sheeran and Tara Martin. Denis: Last year, right around Super Bowl time I started to notice the prolific tweeting of something called #BookSnaps. My Twitter besty, Tara Martin, had started a movement in education […]