05 Nov 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Can you prepare kids for an uncertain future? A progressive school in East Williamsberg, New York is placing kids at the centre of a new kind of learning. Read more here.

28 Oct 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Sir Michael Barber talks about what makes a great 21st cetury teacher. He synthesizes themes from educators around the world. Here the thoughts of Sir Michael Fullan, Professor John Hattie, Peter Hill and others in this 15 minute video here.

23 Oct 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

 Whose Lesson Is It Anyway? The College of New Jersey's Tabitha Dell'Angelo explains how the principles of improv comedy can also apply to successful classroom teaching. Read more here.

17 Oct 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

 Learn how an effective online portal has transformed lesson preparation for teachers in the US District of Columbia over the past three years.

07 Oct 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Writing assessment has a long way to catch up to meet the new ELA standards, but this upcoming webinar makes it easy and engaging to build an effective writing program for your elementary classroom that lets you juggle multiple tasks at once.

03 Oct 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers
30 Sep 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Teaching style comes down to personal choice, but can also provoke strong opinions, which can provide challenges to even the most diplomatic of personalities. Terry Heick shares 6 strategies to smooth the edges here.

29 Sep 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Many factors go into whether or not a high school student chooses to pursue higher education. Dominion Post reporter Jo Moir discusses the issues here.

25 Sep 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Getting discipline right is usually one of the first and largest challenges teachers come across at the beginning of their careers. Rebecca Alber shares her top 5 strategies for keeping control over her classroom here

23 Sep 2014 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

You may have pupils in your class who have experienced significant family trauma that impacts on their participation in class. Alex Shevrin uncovers eight ways to help traumatized children and teens.

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