Professional Development Education Articles for Teachers - Page 2
“A teacher who loves learning earns the right and the ability to help others learn.” Ruth Beechick, Easy Start in Arithmetic/K-3:. Professional development is sometimes viewed as a necessary evil, though it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little research into the available opportunities, you...
This is the third in a series of articles on PE games that I enjoyed playing with my students. The first two articles described a Frisbee Game and a fun variation of the game of tag. In this article, I'm going to describe how I played my favorite all-class game: kickball! You might be thinking, ...
What is Sociocultural Perspective? From the 1920s until his death in 1934, Lev Vygotsky conducted many studies on child development and the learning process from a linguistic and social point of view. His studies lead to a series of assumptions that are the basis of the sociocultural perspective...
Why should you incorporate the arts into your curriculum? The arts are a fantastic vehicle for housing any subject, from literature to science. They provide an opportunity for learners to express or engage in what they know in a multi-sensory way. They fully engage multiple parts of the brain at ...
Teaching is one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing professions in the world today. Educators have to keep up with a wide range of variables including: An increasingly diverse group of learning needs Quickly changing technology New sets of educational standards New curriculum Thus, it...
It's a teacher's nightmare. You wake up one day and realize your credential is about to expire. As a home schooling teacher, there was not a required number of professional development hours I needed to complete each year. Nor was I privy to the workshops and seminars I might have had access to t...
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