Read, see and listen to the story of a young music teacher from Detroit who is making a big difference with kids!
Joe is inspiring teachers from Michigan and beyond to reach for those #EduWins both big and small!
Director of Katherine Smith Elementary, Aaron Brengard, works with a Kindergarten class to develop crucial communications skills at an early age. The school populations is predominantly English Language Learners, yet these two ambassadors are teaching visitors about project-based learning through presentation.
Worked for over a year to plan the second annual Michigan Google Education Conference. Over 600 educators signed up and will come together Nov. 4-5 to learn, share, and encourage one another.
One of my colleagues, who is admittedly not very tech-savvy, attended my professional development class on using iPads in the content areas. After learning how to create a QR code scavenger hunt, she was so excited to actually set one up all by herself, and was beaming when it actually worked and her students were all thoroughly engaged in the activity! She loved hearing them discussing the problems and working collaboratively!
These are the moments literature teachers live for.
A teacher is trying to explain an old Latin term to her students, “Ad hocsignifies a solution to a task or problem,” she says. “It can also mean creating a makeshift solution to fix a problem,” she adds. You can hear a pin drop in the classroom. 30 blank stares greet the teacher as she turns from the chalkboard …
There is no news like school teachers news because it is business that affects your school-aged-children directly or indirectly. Some teacher news information is quintessentially interesting and one of the most interesting is the news that teachers are finally looking out for each other in a most creative way.
For decades teachers have looked to Corporations and large national companies for school related ideas, materials, and everyday classroom needs. But, more and more teachers are looking to each other for those things …
For your information, this article is for teachers only. If you are not a teacher you are welcome to stick around for an inside scoop on teacher business. Teachers are a special breed of beings with special interests. Interests like supplementing meager wages and making ends meet.
Also for your information, teachers are not exactly paupers. They just live on very modest incomes … enough for a roof over the head and for food on the table. It is not an income worthy of the important job they do….
Until you have stood at a classroom door and watched 35 unruly middle school students march into your classroom for the first time, you don’t really know what utter devastation is all about.
These students roar into your classroom in groups of ‘best-friends’ and as far as they are concerned you hardly exist. You are an annoyance and they have important business to discuss amongst themselves … http://www.streetarticles.com/teaching/the-first-day-of-school