Category Archives: Teachers Helping Teachers 2015

Teaming Up On Shakespeare: New Technologies, Old Plays, and Creative Collaboration with the Bard.”

A big part of teaching a complex work of literature is directly confronting the battlements that students have erected around themselves. Many students have had bad experiences with Shakespeare, having been made to read it too young, too independently, too … Continue reading

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Join Our State-Wide #PBL Project and Contribute to the 150th Commemoration Process!

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Notes from Seven “Teachers Sharing” Sessions (w/links) April 15th, 2015

These notes are from today’s workshops as partially notated by – David Sokoloff, History Department, Hamden Hall School (@davesokoloff) – William Hunter, English Department, PD Officer, Hamden Hall School Thanks to Chase Collegiate, Jason Lewis, and Bill Sullivan/Diane Brewer, CAIS … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing Through Music and Imagery

Teaching Writing Through Music and Imagery PowerPoint Slides Thank you to all who attended my session today on Teaching Writing Through Music and Imagery! Attached for you (as promised) is the lesson and information that I’ve used in my classroom … Continue reading

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Keynote for Teachers Helping Teachers

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STEM & The Marshmallow Challenge Iteration

What is STEM? STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. More importantly, what does STEM look like, feel like, move like, and sound like in an elementary classroom? Most importantly, how do you get it going? This … Continue reading

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High Tech vs Low Tech: Choosing the Right Tools to Promote STEAM Concepts

 Today’s classroom is full of technological opportunities, but with every piece of equipment and software come the unforeseen time for training and preparation. This workshop is designed to help teachers navigate the overcrowded field of ed tech to find those … Continue reading

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