Education

Jan
02

So Are Students Born Gifted or Made To Be Gifted?

This is a question that continues to be debated by many. It’s the old nature vs. nurture conversation. In my view, I would have to say I think that it is a little of both. I believe that we can all agree that both are equally important in raising a child regardless of whether the child is classified as gifted or bright.

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Dec
08

5 Reasons Why Students Benefit From A Problem Centered Math Classroom

Switching to teaching mathematics with a problem-centered approach may cause some teachers to step outside of their own comfort zone, the benefits that students receive from learning in this environment are well worth the discomfort that may be felt. Take a look at the 5 benefits followed by and math instruction video segment below.

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Nov
15

From Dinosaur to Avatar — The Never-Ending Process of Learning and Growing as a Teacher

Educators must be treated as a critical profession whose role it is to help mold generations to come. There should be no question about providing the necessary resources and time for professional development opportunities.

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Dec
30

Ohio – Russellville Elementary wins the TKL Online PD Grant for Professional Development

During the 2016 Spring-term, up to 30 teachers will receive fully-credited comprehensive online PD courses or the equivalent of $5000.

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Dec
19

Helping Students Understand Mathematics

The question asked everyday by all teachers of mathematics, no matter the grade level or geographic location is, “How can I effectively teach mathematics concepts and skills so that they are successfully understood and remembered by my students?” This is a difficult question to answer for many reasons.

By Jennifer McGregor | Uncategorized
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