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4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom – Education Article

Google Classroom + Meaningful Feedback = Winning Combination! In this post, we will explore ways to give meaningful feedback in Google Classroom. Feedback is an essential piece of the learning process that often gets overlooked or watered down. As teachers, it can be difficult to find ways to not only give feedback to every student, but to make it meaningful to students and something that is actionable. Susan M. Brookhart, author of How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students,…

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5 Reasons To Revamp Your Rewards System – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are reward systems actually rewarding? ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ For almost a year, I have pondered the idea of implementing a reward system. Yet, thus far, I am yet to thrust myself into activating it. The common consensus seems to be that behaviour change and not the reward itself is what brings about long-term learner-improvement (James, 2016). Is this the reason why I haven’t convinced myself that a rewards system is the answer? For the purpose of this article…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #90 – Education Article

Welcome to my 90th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Probability TaskThanks to John Rowe (@MrJohnRowe) for sharing this challenging probability puzzle. If you like this then you’ll find similar tasks for a wide range of topics on the fantastic website openmiddle.com which I’ve blogged about before. 2. Exam Wrapper Thanks to Alice Leung (@aliceleung) for sharing an exam wrapper for students to complete after an assessment. I like it…

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The Importance Of Student Feedback – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know what your students think? Challenging behaviour, planning and assessment are constant challenges for teachers in the UK. These undoubtedly contribute to teacher burnout. To help remedy the bureaucracy, I have got into the habit of periodically seeking feedback from my children. It is always important to obtain feedback from children about their learning. Hearing the opinions of your students, no matter their age, is vital for continuous development, and it is for them…

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#1MinCPD: In It Together | TeacherToolkit – Education Article

#1MinCPD: In It Together | TeacherToolkit | UK Education Blog 24th January 201922nd January 2019 Hanna Beech 31 Views #1minCPD, Brown University, Coaching, collegial interaction, diaries, environment, Feedback, Matthew A. Kraft, observe, Selfie-Squares, teamwork, Video Reading Time: 1 minute How can you maximise… This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Hanna Beech Read Full Article

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8 Tips For Becoming A Teacher Role Model – Education Article

Reading Time: 5 minutes How can we be the best role models for our students? To be or not to be a role model? That is the question. Are teachers unwittingly positioned as role models because of the job title being linked with responsibility for learning? Does the label weigh us down? There are many superlatives accompanying the term ‘role model’. Inspirational, immaculate, influential… the list is endless. The label can make us constantly ask ourselves how we can measure…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #97 – Education Article

Welcome to my 97th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Loci Match Up Miss Konstantine (@GiftedBA) has shared a new loci activity. The square has side length 18cm, E is the midpoint of the square and the radius of the circle is 5cm. Students need to work out what colours match each statement, and find the area of each of the coloured sections. Alternatively you can give them…

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On Coaching: You Give Two Kinds of Feedback. Are They Aligned?? – Education Article

01.11.19On Coaching: You Give Two Kinds of Feedback. Are They Aligned?? Here’s a slide I showed recently to coaches at a workshop: The slide is an attempt to describe a common challenge I see in the teaching/coaching of athletes. Here’s the scene. Athletes are playing. We are observing them as coaches. We notice something that needs to be improved. So we stop and make a teaching point.  All of this is to the good-especially if we can discipline ourselves to…

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A Principal’s Reflections: Top Posts of 2018 – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Top Posts of 2018 Top Posts of 2018 Get up and write!  Well, this isn’t the saying that I abide by, but making the time to reflect and hammer away at the keyboard is something that I still consistently commit to doing.  There are many reasons I continue to blog regularly, but the biggest is trying to add a practical lens to many of the ideas we either see or hear about on social media. During the…

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