3 Questioning Strategies For Student Teachers

Rae HughartBlog

In This Post: Teacher mentors have a responsibility to facilitate reflective discussions. Consider utilizing Webb’s DOK to scaffold your reflective questioning. Questions to consider asking related to curriculum. Questions to consider asking related to creativity. Questions to consider asking related to connections. Questioning is an essential element of learning. Mentors have a responsibility – an obligation – to facilitate reflective … Read More

Differentiate the Learning not the Assignments

Kristen KoppersBlog, Lesson Planning

In This Post: Identify how to differentiate learning experiences versus only modifying assignments. See an example of how to differentiate your lesson instead of the materials or activities. Lighten your workload! Modify your instruction for all students to succeed instead of differentiating materials for each unique learner. Many times, we think of Differentiated Instruction (DI) as a method to make … Read More

101: Finding The “Why” Before the “What” – Stephanie Howell chats with us about focusing on the “why” in education and then finding the “what” that aligns with it. 

Teach Better TeamPodcast

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Stephanie Howell, chats with us about focusing on the “why” in education and then finding the “what” that aligns with it. Stephanie shares the challenges she’s faced as a younger teacher in a leadership role, the power of connecting with others that can help you grow, and the importance of remembering what you said you were going … Read More

99: Fail. Reflect. Move Forward. – Amber Heffner chats with us about learning from failures, reflecting in order to grow, and rethinking the way we facilitate education.

Teach Better TeamPodcast

 IDEA Executive Director, Amber Heffner, chats with us about learning from failures, reflecting in order to grow, and rethinking the way we facilitate education. Amber shares her journey to becoming Executive Director of IDEA, why she credits a failure for getting her there, and talks about why the passion of teachers has her excited about education right now. Episode … Read More