Twitter provides a great range of articles for teachers to read allowing for reflection on their own practice. Here are three that I have recently found. Click on the blog post name to view the article.
Reading number 1
Blog: Pinnacle – Trustworthy Advice On How to Excel In Education
Blog post: Principles of effective teaching. Teachers have the largest impact on their students’ results. This blog post is supported by the work of John Hattie, the author Shaun Killian outlines 10 key principles of effective teaching.
Posted on Twitter by @EmpiriEducator
Reading number 2
Blog: Life of an Educator by Dr. Justin Tarte
Blog post: 5 things to consider when designing a rubric. “The best intended rubric can become a limiting and disastrous tool when not used properly, and unfortunately I find more often than not they aren’t used effectively and properly.” This article may challenge your thinking about rubrics.
Posted on Twitter by @KleinErin
Reading number 3
Blog: Centre for Teaching Quality
Blog post: It’s Us Not Them: How Student Failure may Reflect On You. “She was crying in the bathroom because she received another failing grade on a test. Melissa’s story is so important because it is the story of many of our students.” This post has a long introduction but the core of the post raises some great points for reflection about our own teaching. A thought provoking read.
Posted on Twitter by @MarzanoResearch