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Combatting a Culture of Learned Helplessness

I led a training last week on blended learning and asked teachers to brainstorm the biggest challenges they face in the classroom. One answer resonated with me. “Learned helplessness.” On my drive home, I kept mentally returning to this phrase. … Continue reading

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Monster Mash Up: Halloween In-Class Activity

Monster Mash Up: Halloween In-Class Activity *Italics = teacher instructions The description of this assignment can be put on a transparency to display for the whole class to read as you progress through the activity. Then allow students to write/draw … Continue reading

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Got Credibility?

Students Do Not Know How to Determine Online Website Credibility. ¬†Despite the myriad online resources available to this generation of students, they do not know how to filter the good from the bad; the useful from the useless. ¬†Over the … Continue reading

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