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by wrharvin posted 1 week 4 days ago to School Improvement

I have been an educator for quite a few years and have enjoyed my time helping fellow educators and students grow by serving as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and Deputy Superintendent. These positions have all been evaluative. However in my current position as district literacy instructional coach, I serve as a support to both teachers and administrators.In the book,... continue reading

What everyone needs to know about education
by Bruce Deitrick Price posted 1 month 2 weeks ago to School Improvement

The most striking thing about our public schools is that they have been in perpetual decline for many decades. Why?The government has its own tests called the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP); these tests regularly suggest that two-thirds of fourth-graders and eighth-graders are “below proficient” in reading. That’s what decline looks like. It’s guaranteed those two-thirds will... continue reading

Helping Children Become Writers
by Alhambra14 posted 2 months 1 week ago to Writing

by Reed Markham, Daytona State CollegeToni Bickart, author of WHAT EVERY PARENTS NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT  FIRST, SECOND,  AND THIRD GRADES  observed:  “The process of learning how to write begins at a very early age.  Young children, using crayons or markers, write with great enthusiasm and eagerness.  Toddlers and preschoolers think that all they have to do is pick... continue reading

Classroom Power Minutes
by Alhambra14 posted 2 months 2 weeks ago to

Classroom Power MinutesBy Reed MarkhamWorld Languages and Speech DepartmentDaytona State CollegeGoal: To offer suggestions for using remaining time at the end of the public speaking classI recently visited Washington, D.C. and believe that we live in a day of power ties, power meetings, power clothing and power conversations.  I would like to introduce a new concept for speech teachers- the... continue reading

by Jackie Paxton posted 2 months 3 weeks ago to Homework and Study Skills

Is Homework Outdated in Today’s Educational System?ByJackie Paxton, Ed.D. & Timothy Leggett, Ed.D© 2015             Gone are the days when school children across America had to trudge through several inches of snow to make their way to one-room school-houses.  Likewise, fallen by the wayside is the use of the three R’s as the... continue reading

Private Schooling and the Extravagant Nation of Pakistan
by makhdoom posted 3 months 1 day ago to School Improvement

Proliferation of private schools in Pakistan has harmed the state owned schools alarmingly. Education in public schools has extinct and they have turned into ghost schools. The route cause is not the administration or teachers but the mindset of public that ‘a paid item is always high in quality’, has been developed for last two decades.If parents are alive, make a living and are not oblivious of... continue reading

Comprehension Strategies and Routines Based on Research Knowledge
by KASTeach posted 3 months 4 days ago to Reading

AbstractThis article explores four evidence-based comprehension reading strategies and one comprehension routine relevant to improving reading comprehension for struggling readers. The four research based comprehension routines discussed will be as follows: visual representation-mental imagery, summarization, and strategies used by good readers.  The comprehension routine will discuss... continue reading

Descriptive versus Prescriptive: another left-wing scam
by Bruce Deitrick Price posted 3 months 6 days ago to Essays on Teaching

 The Left always wants to make the rules. Naturally they devised a sophistry to prevent others from making any rules at all. Descriptive versus Prescriptive: another left-wing scam Everywhere we look, we’ve got pompous professors telling us they don’t dare prescribe what’s right in language. No, no, no, no. It’s not their role. Nor yours either. People can express themselves as... continue reading

Importance Of Test And Examination At College Level
by tutorpace posted 4 months 1 week ago to Differentiated Learning

Examinations play a crucial role at the entry or exit level of college life. Many may feel it is prudent to skip it but the fact remains that it is a bad idea. Some of the top notch colleges are saying goodbye to final exams. As far as educational theory goes the concept of exams are supposed to benefit the students hugely. It offers the last opportunity of going through the study materials and... continue reading

by Supriya Prathapan posted 4 months 2 weeks ago to Classroom Management

A student spends most of her productive waking hours in school. Thus, teachers play a pivotal role in her life. It is very important for a teacher to assess the needs of her students. A comfortable and congenial environment is very important for effective teaching and learning.Students will feel motivated to learn only if they understand the significance of what they are learning. A teacher knows... continue reading