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Getting Teachers to Write (Better)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/getting_teachers_to_write_better_interview_SB_wessling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt is one thing to help teachers to find the time to write.  It is quite another to give them the tools they need to be able to write better.  In this podcast Sarah… Continue Reading

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5 Essential Tech Tools that Keep Teachers Learning

The most effective teachers that I know are masterful learners. Somehow, amidst the demands of curriculum, instruction and assessment, they carve out a bit of time each day to gain new knowledge and improve their practice for the benefit of… Continue Reading

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Engaging Students in Listening, Speaking, and Thinking

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Engaging_Students_in_Listening_Speaking_and_Thinking.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRecently, much attention has been turned to the importance of listening and speaking.  Across the United States, for instance, new curricular standards encourage regular classroom practice in speaking and listening from the time kids… Continue Reading

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Three Neighborhood Boys and Their Boxes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Why_Kids_Would_Rather_Play_with_the_Box_than_the_Toy__Better_Learning_for_Schools.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download I have no doubt that many a parent has been intrigued by what I call the box phenomenon. You know what I mean–it’s when we fret about getting THE MOST educational toys and… Continue Reading