Model Teaching https://www.modelteaching.com Education for Better Educators Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:34:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 https://i2.wp.com/www.modelteaching.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/model-teaching-favicon.png?fit=32%2C28&ssl=1 Model Teaching https://www.modelteaching.com 32 32 160198575 Flipping the Classroom Script: Flipped Learning vs. Traditional Classroom Learning https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/technology-in-the-classroom/flipping-the-classroom-script-flipped-learning-vs-traditional-classroom-learning?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=flipping-the-classroom-script-flipped-learning-vs-traditional-classroom-learning https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/technology-in-the-classroom/flipping-the-classroom-script-flipped-learning-vs-traditional-classroom-learning#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2020 17:16:11 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=13417 Many of us have heard the term “flipped classroom”, and especially as technology is becoming increasingly a part of education, more and more educators find themselves trying the strategies involved in “flipping” a classroom. Unfortunately, there are some misconceptions about true flipped learning, and oftentimes, educators are not utilizing the strategy to its full potential.

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Three Daily Practices to Promote Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/social-emotional-learning/three-daily-practices-to-promote-social-emotional-learning-in-the-classroom?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=three-daily-practices-to-promote-social-emotional-learning-in-the-classroom https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/social-emotional-learning/three-daily-practices-to-promote-social-emotional-learning-in-the-classroom#respond Tue, 09 Jun 2020 13:14:35 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=12938 Social and emotional learning (SEL) is defined by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning as the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. That definition can seem overwhelming to educators when they are told to include SEL in their curriculum. Read on to find out three simple strategies you can incorporate into your daily classroom routines that encourage the social-emotional growth of all your students.

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Differentiation in the Classroom: Content, Process, or Product? https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/lesson-curriculum-planning/differentiation-in-the-classroom-content-process-or-product?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=differentiation-in-the-classroom-content-process-or-product https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/lesson-curriculum-planning/differentiation-in-the-classroom-content-process-or-product#respond Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:06:25 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=12881 When we hear the term differentiation, we often think of helping students with learning difficulties by providing students the right support so that they can be successful at high levels in the classroom. This is the most common practice, but differentiation can mean so much more! Learn some common strategies for differentiating the content you teach, the process by which your students learn, and the products they complete to demonstrate their knowledge.

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Constant Time Delay: 3 Simple Steps to Help Your Students Master Multiplication Facts https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/math-instruction/constant-time-delay-steps-to-master-multiplication-facts?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=constant-time-delay-steps-to-master-multiplication-facts https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/math-instruction/constant-time-delay-steps-to-master-multiplication-facts#respond Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:03:59 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=12824 Have you been wondering how to improve your students’ fluency in multiplication? You’re not the only one! You can help your students become more precise and accurate with their multiplication facts by using a strategy called Constant Time Delay. This article will discuss this strategy and demonstrate how to incorporate it into your classroom in 3 easy steps.

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Building Community in an Online Classroom https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/technology-in-the-classroom/building-community-in-an-online-classroom?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=building-community-in-an-online-classroom https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/technology-in-the-classroom/building-community-in-an-online-classroom#respond Sat, 18 Apr 2020 16:13:36 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=12319 Are current events forcing you to move your regular classroom teaching online? Do you struggle to stay connected with your students without seeing them face-to-face each day? Read this article to learn key strategies you can implement right away to bring a sense of community to your online class.

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Get the Most Out of Your Class’s Literature Studies: Movie Preview Projects-It’s All in the Storyboards https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/reading-ela-instruction/storyboarding-movie-preview-projects-in-literature-studies?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=storyboarding-movie-preview-projects-in-literature-studies https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/reading-ela-instruction/storyboarding-movie-preview-projects-in-literature-studies#comments Thu, 30 Jan 2020 01:50:46 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=11432 Lights! Camera! Dying to inject tech into literature while getting the comprehension Action! you crave for your students? Just as in any film making process, when using movie preview projects to engage your class of readers, you have to keep your own audience in mind. In this article, we’ll review a must for ensuring you get the product quality you demand, and your (student) film crew gets the experience and understanding that makes any literature study project worthwhile.

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Teacher Burnout – The Warning Signs and How to Avoid It https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/social-emotional-learning/teacher-burnout-the-warning-signs-and-how-to-avoid-it?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=teacher-burnout-the-warning-signs-and-how-to-avoid-it https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/social-emotional-learning/teacher-burnout-the-warning-signs-and-how-to-avoid-it#comments Fri, 10 Jan 2020 01:00:18 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=11103 While it can be argued that teaching is a highly rewarding profession, it can also be argued that teaching is a demanding career. Between time constraints, physical demands, testing pressure, and the emotional toll that teaching can take, its no wonder that many teachers face burnout and leave the profession. However, there are several actions teachers can take to alleviate this burnout.

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Blended Learning – A Checklist to Ensure Authentic Implementation in the Classroom https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/technology-in-the-classroom/blended-learning-a-checklist-to-ensure-authentic-implementation?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=blended-learning-a-checklist-to-ensure-authentic-implementation https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/technology-in-the-classroom/blended-learning-a-checklist-to-ensure-authentic-implementation#respond Wed, 01 Jan 2020 01:01:17 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=10489 Most educators have a general understanding of blended learning as an educational strategy that blends traditional teaching with technology. However, true blended learning is not as simple as using a laptop to research online or using an iPad to create a photo slideshow. Read on to learn how to implement blended learning in your classroom with fidelity.

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Strengthening Peer Reviews through Growth Mindset https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/gifted-talented/strengthening-peer-reviews-through-growth-mindset?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=strengthening-peer-reviews-through-growth-mindset https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/gifted-talented/strengthening-peer-reviews-through-growth-mindset#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:14:57 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=9260 Getting the most from peer reviews in your classroom? Stretch your investment through Growth Mindset in 4 steps—or use these free resources—to boost the benefit for you and your students.

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Number Talks: The 10-Minute Math Exercise That Creates Expert Problem Solvers https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/math-instruction/number-talks-the-10-minute-math-exercise-that-creates-expert-problem-solvers?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=number-talks-the-10-minute-math-exercise-that-creates-expert-problem-solvers https://www.modelteaching.com/education-articles/math-instruction/number-talks-the-10-minute-math-exercise-that-creates-expert-problem-solvers#comments Wed, 30 Oct 2019 17:53:11 +0000 https://www.modelteaching.com/?p=8797 How might some of your students benefit if they could mentally solve math problems quicker and with more confidence, all while clearly explaining their thinking and strategies? It all starts in the first ten minutes of your math lesson with a Number Talk! This article will show you how you can implement Number Talks with your students in as little as five steps, as well as provide example routines and problems that are ready to be used in your next math lesson.

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