Bloom’s Taxonomy and Marzano’s 9 instructional strategies outline best practice. When it comes to lesson planning, it is comfortable to only consider covering standards and/or implementing lessons that are fun. By boosting student achievement and engagement, both Bloom’s Taxonomy and Marzano’s research outline ways to satisfy pressures of standards and the desire to make learning fun. When lesson planning, I refer to an instructional planning tool… Continue
Added by Amanda Galvan on September 6, 2014 at 11:58am —
Completely self-serving and proud of it, I want to share a 3 minute video at http://contest.ovationguitars.com/users/showprofile/46525651 that might fetch me a new guitar if I can muster enough votes. FYI, I recorded the "how to tune in Open G" lesson in one take using my much-loved Gibson SG Standard, which bears signatures of Scotty Moore (Elvis's lead guitarist) and others. There's also a signed pic of Scotty in the… Continue
Added by Scott Merrick on September 9, 2010 at 11:40am —
Yesterday I gave you my top seven cloud-based applications. Today, I decided to make that the first in a top seven series and offer you my top seven online resources for teachers. All of these are sites I've used in the past to find lesson ideas, videos, or interactive elements that I could use in my classroom, and all…
Each year America celebrates Constitution Day on September 17. Since 2006, federal legislation mandates that all educational institutions receiving federal funds must hold an educational program on the Constitution commemorating the day.
Remix America (http://remixamerica.org) has partnered with Constitutional Rights Foundation (http://crf-usa.org) to bring you the Constitution Day Challenge--a creative way for elementary, middle and high school students to learn about and celebrate… Continue
I have been using Twitter for over a year. Since New Years 2009, Twitter has taken off to new heights. Everybody wants you to follow him or her on twitter, from United States Senators to Shaq, twitter has become a ubiquitous forum for those who want to know everything.…
If there is one thing students and teachers despise it's clutter. One way teachers create clutter is asking students to print out a current event. Students print out weekly current events, read and summarize it, have it graded and then throw it out. I found more current events lying on my floor or in my trash than any other classroom document. Cringing already teachers? Fear… Continue
Remix America has launched our newest initiative: "Coping with the Economy" With this initiative, we hope to provide a forum for young Americans to share their story of the economic crisis and enter a productive dialogue with their parents and grandparents.
Everybody has a story. Check out this incredible video made by high-school students in Pomona, CA:
Whether you are celebrating Veterans Day, Remembrance Day or Armistice Day, you join with millions around the world who regard this date as an important event. On November 11th, we honor men and women who fight and have fought to preserve the freedoms we enjoy. The Internet can be a great resource for teachers looking to help their students learn more about the sacrifices our veterans have made. For younger students, teachers can download some…Continue
TeacherRated.com is a free resource website created by teachers for teachers. Using TeacherRated.com, educators quickly locate the very best teaching tools, lesson plans, reference websites and student activities available online because resources are suggested, rated and reviewed by teachers.
Whether searching for lesson plans, teaching resources or student activities, many educators turn to the Internet for help. With thousands of… Continue