January 25, 2016
Stories Teachers Share: MindShift just released a podcast devoted to teachers sharing their stories. “Stories Teachers Share” is about what it’s like to be a teacher and what we can learn from them. The first two episodes are live.
My favorite No: Leah Alcala, a middle school math teacher, shares a strategy on how to use mistakes to quickly clarify concepts. She chooses her favorite mistake problem and uses it as a re-teaching opportunity. Take a moment and watch this teacher strategy in action at https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/class-warm-up-routine. I’d be happy to brainstorm ways you can take this math strategy and adapt it to your content area. Let’s collaborate together!
Ways to flip a Kid and turn His Day Around: Vicki Davis, also known as @coolcatteacher, offers ten ways to help make a student’s day better. Be sure to check out her post to learn more. http://www.coolcatteacher.com/10-ways-to-flip-a-kid-and-turn-their-day-around/
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