Posts Tagged: Education

Let It Go

At my house, the song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen is on TV, the radio, on my phone, and on my kids’ tablet at any given point at…
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Investigating Phenomenon that Change Slowly

One of the most enjoyable investigations that I recently observed was during science time in a pre-K classroom. After the teacher reminded students to wash their hands and not to…
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And Behind Door Number Three…

As teachers, we make choices at every turn throughout the school day. That includes everything from selecting which lessons to teach and how to teach the lessons, all the way…
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The Value of Failure for Learning

I recently visited the historic winter estate of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in Fort Meyers, Florida. The marvelous botanical gardens, historic buildings, the Edison Botanical Research Laboratory, and the…
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Teacher Actions that Matter

Last week, I prepared components for a session with teachers on strategies for vocabulary instruction. As I was creating the materials, I focused on two objectives: I wanted to share…
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