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My Japanese-Inspired Math Journal Journey: Promoting Reasoning, Discourse and Coherence
Math journals allow students to record mathematical ideas, improve communication skills and build upon previous learning. They serve as a repository for task-based lessons and key math knowledge...
How Do I Safely View A Solar Eclipse?
Xochitl Garcia for Science Friday
This resource was origninally published on Science Friday on July 24, 2017 and has been reposted with their permission. You can find the original post here . On August 21, 2017, people across North...
Anything but Standard
Share My Lesson recognizes that there is more than one set of standards, and that educators teach in different circumstances. Some districts expect teachers to align every lesson to a standard, while...
3 Atypical Tips for New Teachers
Every single summer, lots of teachers start getting the “Sunday night nerves” weeks before classes start back up. Teaching, unlike so many other professions, gets a hard reset every fall, which can...
What I learned at TEACH
This was my first AFT TEACH conference, and I’m so overwhelmed with gratitude for the experience. I learned so much from the sessions, particularly...
Tackling Student Engagement
I’ve been teaching for nearly 20 years, and I think I do a pretty good job identifying what students should know and be able to do, what inspires...
An Insider’s Guide: 3 Tips to Help Your Students Rock Their Year
This past year, my daughter, Zoey, began middle school in the building where I teach. Never in my life have I been so nervous. I’ve always been...
Moving Beyond Multiple Choice: Alternative Assessment Strategies
Hopefully you recognize this multiple-choice item as an invalid assessment! There is no single “best” way to assess student learning. The answer...
5 Ways We Can Help Reduce Gender Bias in the Classroom
5 Ways We Can Help Reduce Gender Bias in the Classroom Here are five universal tips I have put together that you can use to help curb gender bias! “A...
Kindred Spirits: Popcorn with a Side of Empathy: Film as Enrichment
Teaching with film can be an excellent way to enrich learning. From highlighting literary elements such as tone, character, mood, theme and plot, to...
Shark My Lessons
Hello Share My Lesson! My name is Melissa Cristina Márquez. I am a marine biologist and wildlife educator who studies Chondrichthyans (a fancy term...
The shocking truth about the Depth of Knowledge wheel
The shocking truth about the Depth of Knowledge wheel: You’ve been using it wrong all along If you are a teacher, you have probably seen Norman Webb’...
Why Teachers Are Taking “Sharing Is Caring” to Heart
By Jeffrey Somers Photo Credit: Erin Scott It takes a village to educate our children, and now a vibrant online portal for teachers seeks to support...
Caution! Students at Play
This blog was originally published on PBS NewsHour on July 9th, 2014 Introducing games into the classroom can transform learning Pirate Day! The...
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