“A teacher affects eternity; no one can tell where his influence stops.” –Henry Adams I’ve noticed that if I make a conscious effort to inject energy […]Read more ›
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I had accepted a job as a 7th grade language arts teacher, and I was ecstatic to have a job where I could share my love for reading. However, I had no idea how to best teach these early adolescents who everyone seemed to be scared of. This lead me to the action research project I undertook for my Master’s Degree: brain based differentiation. This series of articles outlines what I learned.Read more ›
Brown, M. (2001). Literature circles build excitement for books! Retrieved June 30, 2008 from http://www.education-world.com/a curr/curr259.shtml. An Annotation by Laurie Walsh Brown reviews the beliefs […]Read more ›
Bonwell, C.C. & Eison, J.A. (1991) Active learning: creating excitement in the classroom. ERIC Digest. Retrieved June 16, 2008 from ProQuest database. An Annotation By […]Read more ›
The pressures of teaching can often leave even the veterans among us feeling frazzled and confused. So it’s not surprising that newer teachers often begin to question their decision to enter the profession. Yael Grauer, a second year teacher in Tucson Arizona, recently overcame her own feelings of doubt during a recent Courage to Teach retreat, developed by educational activist Parker Palmer. The insights she gained through professional reflection left her refreshed, renewed, and ready for a new beginning.Read more ›
You already know what bringing a positive attitude and a smile does to your classroom environment. What you may not realize, however, is just how much influence your energy actually has on your surrounding community. According to recent research, emotions can spread like viruses. And what you’re spreading reaches far beyond anything you may have previously imagined.Read more ›