Teaching & Learning

Writing in the Air: Flexible Teaching with OneNote and a Surface Tablet

Contributor: Amy Zimmerman | Length : 3 | File type : Video

If your classroom has a projector, you can display PowerPoint and pictures. But does your projector get in the way of real, interactive teaching? Amy describes a tool that allows her the flexibility o... Read More

Student Behavior Self-Evaluation Form and Cover Letter

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Curricular

Anna shares the form she uses to capture students' evaluations of themselves and their seat partners. Self-Evaluation FormCover Letter for ParentsFor more on student self-evaluations, watch ... Read More

Let’s Work on This Together: Focused Improvement with Student Self-Assessments

Contributor: Meghan Jantzi | Length : 6 | File type : Video

As a teacher or parent, you are concerned with your children's manners and conduct. How would the conversations about behavior change if the children were actively involved in reflecting on their own ... Read More

Never Give the Answer: Struggling Together to Understanding

Contributor: Spencer Weaver | Length : 6 | File type : Video

"I can't do this. This is dumb."If your students keep getting stuck and needing the teacher's help, they are at risk of negative attitudes about themselves or their learning. But Spencer encourage... Read More

Picture this Planet: Engaging Senses, Enabling Students

Contributor: Wanda Hoover | Length : 3

With paper, rock, and a football galaxy, Wanda demonstrates visual and sensory activities for engaging students. Today's students live in an immersion of media. From glossy picture books to digital me... Read More

Getting around the Chalkboard: Digital Graphing Tools for Better Student Interaction

Contributor: Jason Beachy | Length : 6 | File type : Video

If you teach algebra using the Cartesian plane method, your students are familiar with graphing paper. That is perfect for work at their desk, but how can you practice and check work together as a cla... Read More

Finding Ways to Get Them Excited: Going beyond the Lecture with Objects and Color

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 6 | File type : Video

You've taught the lesson. Your students have learned the parts of speech, the parts of government, or the parts of a tooth. But have they learned? Will they use the information? Do they want to know m... Read More

2018 Survey Results: How Do They Do It?

Contributor: Lucas Hilty | File type : Article

In this fifth and final installment of survey results, we consider how educators think about their calling, how they use their non-teaching time, and what they do for refreshment.What is the... Read More

Worth Taking Time For: Why and How I Check in Class

Contributor: Javon Miller | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Checking: It's one thing you can save for after school. But should you? Javon Miller believes the immediate feedback of checking student work in class is worth the time it takes. He explains the benef... Read More

2018 Survey Results: A Focus on Character

Contributor: | File type : Article

In this fourth installment of survey results, we examine what teachers say about their students’ character. We also publish the observations about education that rose to the top for many educ... Read More