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Explaining and Questioning

Explaining and Questioning

So here’s the charge: At your school or college, what is your list of 10 Demonstrations of Learning that should be the exit ticket indicating the school’s work is done, validating the student readiness for the next stage of schooling or life?

"A Case for Humane Education." (article) (via Independent Schools Magazine) (Spring Tim Donahue outlines why and how humane education is vital to schooling.

COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (CEC): The CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

Journal article on Concept Anchoring -- Making Learning Easier: Connecting New Knowledge to Things Students Already Know. Deshler, D. Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol.

basics ingredients for compiling a teaching portfolio.   "Finally, it is important to remember that the objective is not to create outstanding portfolios, but rather to cultivate outstanding teaching and learning."

Educational Leadership:Improving Professional Practice:Linguistic Coaching: Helping Beginning Teachers Defeat Discouragement

A free online continuing professional development (CPD) course for people who are teaching English as a foreign language.

Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.

Twitter In Your Professional Practice from Pink Oatmeal

Twitter In Your Professional Practice

A conceptualization of professional practice

An Incredible Journey of Reggio and Hawkins Inspired Professional Learning

About a year ago, Louise and I, along with Rosalba from the Acorn School and numerous other educators began a journey of professional learning that focused on the principles of the Reggio Emilia Ap.

ASCD author Pam Robbins explains how peer coaching can help create a collaborative, learning-focused school culture, enhance professional learning, and increase student performance.

Peer Coaching: Pathways for Reflection, Growth, Teaching Excellence, and Student Achievement

Scope of practice / The RTLB Practice / Professional practice / Home - Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour

Scope of practice / RTLB Practice / Professional practice / Home - Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour