Classroom Instruction

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Doing Accountable Talk in the Classroom

By The Editorial Team October 7, 2020

Promoting student-centric discussion in the classroom is accountable talk. More than a mere educational trend, accountable talk is a manner of conversing in the classroom setting that is respectful and meaningful for both the listener and speaker. By advancing students’ speaking skills, accountable talk has become an essential part of classroom management that is not… Read More

Back to School Planners, Tools, Lists – Oh My!

By Brisa Ayub September 17, 2020

It might be safe to say that now the rest of the world knows what many teachers have known for a long time – teachers have one of the hardest and time consuming jobs out there. Teaching requires planning, and a lot of it. With time outside of the classroom now blurred more than ever,… Read More

What does your classroom say about you?

By Brisa Ayub September 10, 2020

Our personalities can come out in many ways, and we tend to broadcast those personalities pretty loudly though the way in which we set up our spaces. From the colors we choose to the layout of the room, a classroom setup can be just as revealing about someone’s personality as the way in which they… Read More

Printable Kindness Activity Sheets for Children

By Brigid Ludwig May 26, 2020

With the rush of everyday life constantly weighing on us, it’s easy to forget what are truly important: The small happy moments and the people we share them with. Especially during stressful times, taking a minute to reflect on the things that truly matter can help put situations in perspective.  It’s especially important for young… Read More

From the SHARE Library School time is precious and usually rather inflexible, but some schools are adding a little more flexibility and personalization into their learning time to the benefit of students. The concept is called “flex time” or “W.I.N. Time” which stands for “What I Need Time.”  Getting flexible about learning time Most schools… Read More

One of my most formative television/film experiences was the television miniseries adaptation of Anne of Green Gables (Sullivan Entertainment, 1985), based on the book of the same name (1908) by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Set on Prince Edward Island in the first decade of the 1900s, Anne of Green Gables follows the adventures of Anne Shirley,… Read More