As Mr. Pettingill and Mr. Wymore discuss in the video, learning can go high-tech by using ELMOs, or completely “no-tech” with an activity as simple as doodling.
Use Testing Strategies That Promote Student Success As teachers, most of us have been taught that tests are the best way to assess our students’ learning (and the effectiveness of our teaching). But when a student scores poorly on a test, how does he or she benefit? The student loses confidence and [...]
Science proves that when we teach to a variety of learning styles and vary our delivery techniques, we will consistently reach more students. Many of us still struggle with how to differentiate instruction in ways that can reach those students who struggle without singling them out in the inclusive [...]
What are some innovative teaching strategies to support learning in the classroom? I'm constantly looking for new ideas, especially for math. On this day, I saw a strategy that made my teacher heart soar! I was presenting a two-day co-teaching program for an amazing group of teachers in Jonesborough [...]
Often, I would work with students who, on-record, had learning disabilities, yet, when they were given strategies that honored their learning style, these students had the potential to be successful.