Carefully selected articles and resources for teachers
The most important element in ‘raising’ a smarter child is altering his or her experiences within his or her environment, not merely altering the environment itself. For parents, but very relevant to teachers!
There are various ways teachers are using Kinaesthetic Symbols, differing in who makes up the symbols and how they are used. “Teachers in the classrooms and trainers in their workshops consistently report very positive results.”
“Educators are complaining about surreptitious and even overt use of cell phone texting during class. The premise of this paper is that cell phone texting is not the problem; it is merely a symptom of a lack of highly engaging instructional strategies.”
Dr Jacqui Minor shares 9 points on gifted students: ” When a teacher uses a range of structures that include Multiple Intelligences and Thinking structures, gifted students are stretched and other students are recognized as well…”
A handy sheet with all effect sizes in order lowest to highest. What strategies are prevalent in your school? Are they more what works, or what works best?
The United States, like most countries in the world, faces two challenges with regard to academic achievementand reducing the discrepancy in educational outcomes.