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What Does Research Tell Us About the Importance of Teacher-Student Relationships?

When there is a positive teacher-student relationship, students feel safe and there is a strong bond of trust within the classroom. Students are not afraid to take risks and understand that making errors are all part of the learning process. Students are more likely to feel positive about school and have a greater chance of developing a true love for learning.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Why is Reciprocal Teaching a High Impact Method of Instruction? Part II

One of the goals of teaching is to help students understand and retain what they learned in class. Retention rate here refers to the amount of information retained from a lesson. The lower the rate, the less the person remembers about the lesson, thus the higher the rate, the greater chance the student has in retaining or recalling the information. As explained in Part I, one way to increase retention rates is by activating more regions of the brain. One of the easiest ways to do this, is to teach the lesson to someone else, thereby elaborating on what they had just learned.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Why is Reciprocal Teaching a High-Impact Method of Instruction?

Studying. Retention. Homework. Not only do teachers and students have a vested interest in these topics, but parents also desire information on how they can become actively involved in helping their children become successful in school. By using a technique called Reciprocal Teaching, students can easily improve their retention rates.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Learning By Design: Authentic Inquiry in the Classroom

Collaborating productively, thinking critically, communicating effectively and persevering are important competencies students need to master, and an inquiry rich classroom is the perfect learning environment in which to develop them.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

What Really Goes into a High-Impact K-12 Classroom?

How Burnet ISD leveraged MeTEOR Education’s tested model to completely overhaul their classrooms and turn them into 21st Century learning spaces.

Monday, January 15, 2018

The Top 10 List for Creating a Positive School Culture

Culture is the soul of an establishment and should be treated as such. It is the essence or embodiment of all that is seen and unseen regarding the educational institution. It takes a great deal of time and energy to create and maintain a positive culture but it’s essential for all successful schools.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017