Student Choice to Prepare Students for the Future of Work – Education Article

The future of work’s rapidly changing landscape requires our students to be flexible in their learning, understanding, and application of knowledge. Because of this, teachers need to prepare students to deal with open-ended questions that require them to decide how to connect and apply content knowledge. In my classroom, I often integrate student choice to address this need. When faced with a problem that involves some level of choice, students have to internalize the problem, process their understanding of the material,…

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Helping Students Set Better Reading Goals – Pernille Ripp – Education Article

An often asked question I receive is, “How do you help kids set a reading goal?” And while the answer really could be an entire book, I promised the Passionate Readers Facebook group that I would write a little bit about my process here. After all, perhaps something I am doing as I try to figure this out myself can help someone else, or perhaps, and this is often the case, somebody else has great ideas that they can share…

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