Jun 26 2012

Assessment Preferences

Random survey (ONE Question): Assessment preferences for 6-12 and college students.   Click on the link http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/K6JSQBG or visit the TIDEs news blog http://tidesnews.blogspot.com/

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Jun 18 2012

Let Go!

Kids take on real estate

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge” Albert Einstein You never know what happens when you let go, but you have to let go to know what happens.  That is why students should be allowed to express themselves in a conducive and enriched environment.  Teaching bell …

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Jun 14 2012

Technology Planning and Integration

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The phrase “integrating technology in classroom” is a common phrase in education world.  In its simplest terms and application, integrating technology is not taking an old lesson plan and posting it online for students to access and complete it using traditional means.  It is redesigning the lesson so that students can accomplish tasks using technology …

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Jun 05 2012

School is out but learning is not


Character education is more exciting to teach and learn, in a summer program that engage students in indoor and outdoor activities.  It is also beneficial when these planned experiences are interdisciplinary and run for a month so that participants can remain engaged.  The climax of the program should be a day of celebrating accomplishment.   …

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May 28 2012

Flipped or flattened classroom?

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Great teachers are always exploring new strategies to improve teaching and learning.  Flipped or flattened classroom is not about comparing the models but acknowledging diversity in our classroom. Students are dynamic, and therefore instruction and assessment strategies should be dynamic.  Teachers do not have to stick to the style that they used yesterday since it …

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