Read the full article at 10 ideas to help teachers beat stress | Teacher Network | theguardian.com.
1. Practise mindfulness
2. Force people to go home
3. Identify what’s making you stressed
4. Don’t get bogged down by the small stuff
5. Talk about stress with colleagues
6. Begin your day calmly
7. Set realistic targets
9. Say no
10. Take a step back
This is a very helpful article on feedback as formative assessment. The RISE model is of particular interest. It’s simple, effective and gives a helpful structure for students and teachers to use in the classroom.
Make It Count: Providing Feedback as Formative Assessment | Edutopia.
Visit the RISE model website at http://www.risemodel.com
Here’s a video of Emily Wray introducing the four tiers of the RISE Model for Meaningful Peer Feedback:
I tried the app today and it is pretty impressive how quickly it simplifies expressions and solves equations. I’m not sure how we would use this other than to check answers, but it’s certainly worth a try. I used it for double-checking the answers to a recent equations test that had some unusual solutions like x = 19/2 and it solved them with speed and ease.
You can learn more and download the app at https://photomath.net
Read the full article at:
Free Technology for Teachers: PhotoMath Could Change the Way We Think About Teaching Math.
A place to store all those images of crazy special offers and examples of things that just dont add up. The aim is to be able to use these in maths lessons
via Flickr: The Bad Maths Pool.
“There’s a reason this video has 2 Million Views in just a week, and it’s not just because it’s an amazing sight. There is a much deeper meaning and message behind this video, and it’s so incredible that in todays world, we get to witness such a sight from our very homes.”
See the video and full article at Dolphins demonstrate the Flower of Life in Action | Spirit Science.
Watch the video of Marzano talking about the influential role of the interactive whiteboard at DebsPlace – Marzano.