Category Archives: Education

27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge

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27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge

J Ribera‘s insight:

When having large class sizes, and a variety of backgrounds, it is sometimes hard to develop your lessons without having some idea of what your students already understand. I like this quick graphic that may help students open up and help educators assess background knowledge.

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Using Superhero Comics to Teach English and History

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It’s high time for more English and history teachers to set aside their literary purism, and to embrace superhero comics as effective and legitimate teaching and learning tools.

Superman Stands in

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Why I Want To Give Up Teaching

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Surrounded by piles of student work to grade, lessons to plan and laundry to do, I have but one hope for the new year: that the Common Core State Standards, their related Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing and the new teacher evaluation…

J Ribera‘s insight:

Great insight to an educator’s frustration. “Teaching is the most difficult – but rewarding – work I have everdone.”

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