Author Archives: Catlin Tucker

Transactional vs. Transformational Teaching

The more I learn about leadership, the more convinced I am that teachers need leadership training in credential school. We create a culture in our classrooms, establish norms and routines, and seek to influence our students. However, for many teachers, … Continue reading

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Flipped Classroom 101: Challenges, Benefits & Design Tips

The flipped classroom model shifts the transfer of information online and moves practice and application into the classroom. Classically, the transfer of information has occurred in class via lecture and practice has been assigned for homework. The value of this … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Defining Unknown Words Using Context Clues

Students encounter unfamiliar words all of the time, but few slow down to think about what they can learn about those unfamiliar words based on how they are used. The ability to define unfamiliar vocabulary is a life skill that … Continue reading

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