Removing the Obstacles in Education so Innovation and Academics Can Flourish

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This content is being reposted from George Couros’s original blog post here with his permission. Many administrators expect teachers to “innovate” and create better experiences for our students that go “beyond the test.” I think the expectation is great when the action of the administrator corresponds. For example, if you say “relationships matter” and we…

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Integrating International Students into Your Class: 10 Ways to Smooth the Transition

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The number of foreign students enrolling in schools has been increasing in the UK and elsewhere for several years now. There are undeniable benefits to this as students who learn alongside people from different countries gain perspectives that they would not otherwise have. For educators, this trend also represents a real challenge. How do you…

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The Top Formative Assessment Strategies for Students’ Success

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Every teacher knows that understanding is the key to good knowledge. However, teachers have to cover so much material during classes that it’s hard to ensure that your students get valuable knowledge by just lecturing and occasionally doing some exercises for practice. That’s when the formative assessment comes to the rescue. According to EdGlossary, a…

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