TCHERS' VOICE: Class Culture

TCHERS' VOICE / Engagement

Sparking Joy in the Classroom with Student-Formulated Questions

Editor's Note: This is the first of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institue (RQI), a nonprofit educational organization. RQI makes it possible for all people to learn to ask better questions and participate

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TCHERS' VOICE / Differentiation

Start with Art!

By Brett Bigham
March 18, 2019

Most often I use this column to adapt an existing lesson that has been shared on Tch for a Special Education classroom. I want to share one of my favorite ways to begin the day.

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TCHERS' VOICE / Professional Learning

Spark Motivation in Your Students with Success Criteria

By Marine Freibrun
March 05, 2019

Think about a time when you were learning something. Did you know where you were going in the learning progression? Did you understand the outcome? Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, Olivia Amador, and Joseph Assof (2018), authors

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TCHERS' VOICE / Educating for Democracy

Talking Across Political Differences

By Heather Van Benthuysen and Erica Hodgin
February 20, 2019

“Part of our job is to teach young people how to talk with one another, especially with people who have differing views.” -- Diana Hess What does it mean to carry out these jobs, and, in

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TCHERS' VOICE / Differentiation

Adapting a Poster Lesson for Students at Any Level

By Brett Bigham
January 18, 2019

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's library and tell us how he would adapt them for the wide range of learning abilities seen in today's classrooms.

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