Tagged: Teachers

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Link | Of Reflective Practice for Teachers

For a long time, teachers have been asked to focus on reflective practice. Very few, however, have described what reflective practice or reflective teaching is. “The more reflective you are, the more effective you are. This is a phrase that has become synonymous with the work we have done with building (more…)

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Collaboration: Future Skills

This Monday, we posted an article about Teacher Collaboration, asking teachers in India to help us understand what hinders collaboration between teachers. I’ll admit it was a bit surprising that a large number of people voted for “Teachers have little interest in collaboration” (You can see the results of the (more…)

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MI Monday | Self Evaluation

Assessment, and specifically self-assessment and evaluation, allows us to tap into student differences in order to see how our teaching can respond to their needs. Several simple, transferable methods can be used at any point in a unit in order to promote reflection on learning and inform our instruction. Here (more…)

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MI Monday | In -school professional development

Welcome to MI Monday I Week #17 To really get the most out of the teaching profession, three things are required: recruiting great people to become teachers; providing high quality training and continuous professional development; and ensuring teachers feel accountable for student learning above all else. Recent reports show that as many (more…)

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NewsLink | USAID Education Partnership for Indian Teachers

An education partnership aimed at teacher education reform and improving educational outcomes. The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced today a new $4.3 million partnership with Arizona State University‘s (ASU) Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to share educational best practices with Indian teachers. via (more…)

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Free Course | Elementary Teachers

Coursera is going to be hosting a free online course for Elementary Teachers, starting 6th Aug 2013. About the Course Developing mastery in establishing and maintaining a rich learning environment is one of the great joys of being a teacher. This course will provide high leverage strategies, resources, and support for professional (more…)