Today we’re discussing online teacher professional development. But why? Why is Online Teacher Professional Development Important? You went to college, you have your degree, and you’ve started teaching at your dream school. Your kids love you, you love them, and you feel pretty good about how things are going. But
Learn about three strategies and resources that middle school teachers can use to help create an engaging back to school environment.
Middle school historical fiction books are popular amongst this age group. Students love to learn about the past in an engaging way (not just by reading a textbook). The year I did Refugee by Alan Gratz as a novel study with my Grade 7 students they learned so much about
The peer feedback strategy is a great idea to add to your lesson plans. It is very important that students follow the writing process when working on formal writing pieces that they will submit for a grade. Many students often think peer editing/feedback is simply checking for spelling and/or grammar
Have you ever tried a teacher professional development podcast? Podcasts aren’t just for students! While podcasts can be wonderful for teaching students a variety of skills (read more about this topic here), there are also excellent teacher professional development podcasts out there for teachers of all ages and subjects. Note:
Is reading engagement something your students struggle with? Lit Launch is an online workshop that will help teachers transform their reading lessons in just 3 hours. Teachers will learn how to craft engaging lessons that help students develop a love of reading. Teachers can work at their own pace and
It is important to make reading fun when you are lesson planning. By its very nature, reading is a part of every literature classroom, but not all students inherently love to read. Making reading fun, though, is one of the best ways to encourage reading engagement in your students. Today,