Category Archives: Teachers Sharing with Teachers 2012

Using a Central Blog

Have you ever left content on the board (white or chalk) to share with your next class? One of the things a central blog does is celebrate these moment. A central blog also creates an opportunity to continue the classroom … Continue reading

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Coaching: The New Leadership Skill

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Class blogs are the next killer app – Slides

Thanks to all who attended the Class Blogs workshop. There were great questions posed and some excellent discussion. Here are the slides I used during the sessions: Class Blogs are the next killer app View more presentations from jbackon

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O Brave New World–One Community Blog for Professional Learning

On behalf of the Commission for Professional Development, I want thank everyone at Chase Collegiate who made today another great conference. The CPD also appreciates the great collaboration among CAIS colleagues. Please click on the hyperlink “Follow the Blog Via … Continue reading

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Inspire Independence

Our students are talented. No surprise there. Every day as I enter my classroom I prepare to challenge and be challenged. As a teacher, I always want to find ways to encourage and inspire my students. But, how many times … Continue reading

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Why an iPhone App for Participation?

What is more central to the student experience in school than participation? Participation is often limited to raising one’s hand and speaking. This definition however limits the class to those students who don’t mind speaking in front of an entire … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction: What is “Club Med,” and why does it matter?

by Gretchen White If you are curious about how to use mindfulness to improve  social, emotional, and physical well- being for yourself and for your students and colleagues, feel free to join us at the CAIS conference on January 31st  … Continue reading

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