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Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 10. 79 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling

Favorite Movie about Teaching?

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Apr 23. 88 Replies

I'd like to compile a list of movies…Continue

Tags: best, video, film, teaching, movie

Learning Communities

Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27, 2017. 0 Replies

Hey everyone!I am new to the forum and am curious how you feel learning communities benefit educators when it comes to developing a collective responsibility as educators. Do you feel a forum like…Continue


Started by Christina Shepherd in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 26, 2017. 1 Reply

How does implementation help you out throughout the year? I am curious to know what things have worked for you and what things have not worked for you through an implementation standard.  Continue


These conversation cards are great fun. Use any way you see, students just turn over the cards and challenge someone or can play as concentration or other ways. 

Set a time limit (30 seconds) for the challenge. Have fun!

Also see all our other many conversation prompt resources.

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Here is a cool, powerpoint, Jeopardy style of the game. Students have 20 seconds to name 5 for the category and get the points. You can play many variations, teams can steal and get additional points if they can name more in the category (should the team not name 5) etc ... 

Fun game!


Here is a similar flashcard game prompt - Things You Can Do With .... 

Challenge students to name at least 5 things you can do with .... 

This activity is great to get students thinking critically and improving their synectics. Read more in this post about "It's Not A Box".


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