Scannable technology lets users connect content to places and spaces for a variety of purposes. I believe that QR codes and augmented reality can transform teaching and learning when thoughtfully integrated into instruction. This month I had the chance to share my ACES Framework for
by Sara Holbrook
You don’t have to be a lioness
to evidence some fierce –
a Chihuahua bouncing barking backwards
has the heart, the mind, the grrrrrr.
You don’t have to be a cheetah to
chase and catch some fast.
A toddler streaking for the toilet,
an OH NO pounding past is
Jenni Donohoo is a world-class PD facilitator and the author of two Corwin books: Collaborative Inquiry for Educators: A Facilitator's Guide to School Improvement and the forthcoming school leader’s guide The Transformative Power of Collaborative Inquiry: Realizing Change in Schools and Classrooms (May 2016). She
Recently, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) took a step towards recognizing the importance of social emotional learning (SEL). Signed into law last December, it allows for a broader definition of student success that now includes “nonacademic” factors such as student engagement, school climate, and
Everywhere we turn someone in education seems to be talking about mindsets. While this talk is important, we are ready for ideas for how to take action. In my book Mindsets and Moves, my goal was to take the research on mindsets and apply it
We work in a profession of educators with perennial good intentions to work together effectively! We do care deeply about our students, our schools, our communities, and our professionalism. The hard truth is that the precious time we actually spend together is not always as
"The Novice Mindset is the belief that we grow continuously through fearless, deliberate practice." - Jon Eckert
You know the feeling of facing a new challenge? It's daunting, but it's exhilarating.
Facing new challenges makes us better people; it gives us the chance to expand our skills
Every time Nancy Boyles works in a K-2 class, she brings her magic binder. From the outside, it’s three-ringed, matte black, and ordinary, but on the inside are colorful concoctions that transform young learners into readers: Active reader cards. Corwin Literacy consulting editor Wendy Murray
Yes, poetry can matter.
For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)-they are experiences.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Poetry scares teachers – how do we teach it – and more problematic for instructors, how do we interpret and or grade it? Ought we
We often make assumptions about students’ reading ability when selecting complex texts. “We’ve excused a lot of students from reading complex texts because we assumed they couldn’t do it” (Fisher). In this video, Doug Fisher provides tips for selecting the right complex texts based on