Tag Archives: collaboration

A Teacher’s Guide to Generation X Parents

Here is a great resource from Edutopia on how teachers can work with, relate to and support the efforts of Generation X parents. Click here for the entire blog posting on the Edutopia website! The end of the article suggests … Continue reading

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Fostering Collaboration through GoogleDocs

As you seek to embed the 21st Century Learning Skill of Collaboration in your instruction, you may want to consider integrating GoogleDoc projects into your lessons. Checkout how to effectively leverage this resource in the video below!

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Brookfield East High School Webpage: A Compendium of Great Resources

Check out this incredible school website.  The Brookfield East High School staff has agreed on several “Collective Commitments” or instructional non-negotiables that drive a systematic approach to school improvement and learning for all students. They have aligned skill based instruction … Continue reading

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Collaborative Learning Builds Deeper Understanding

This blurb is taken from the video description on Youtube: “By working together on problem sets in math and sharing their perspectives in roundtable discussions in English, students at The College Preparatory School are making collaboration the driving force in … Continue reading

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Is PLC a More Efficient Way to Do Things for Teachers? (by: Andy Maillet)

Last week, Jason asked me an important question: “Is a professional learning community (PLC) a more efficient way to do things for teachers?”  My answer was a strong YES… here’s why. I have had the opportunity to attend two conferences … Continue reading

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Masterful Teacher: Jonathan Winn Makes Calculus Cool

This is a great video about a teacher who keeps his Calculus students on their toes through creativity and collaboration.  The video is from the http://www.Edutopia.org website founded by George Lucas.

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Reflection: Professional Development to Raise Student Achievement (by Kathy Masters)

On April 19 and 20, I had the opportunity to attend a conference given by the United Federation of Teachers titled Professional Development to Raise Student Achievement. Administrators from District Office and Greece middle and high schools attended, along with … Continue reading

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