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3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’

3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’ by Paul Moss, edmerger Do you know if your staff are getting what you want them to get? For lots of teachers, professional development has been a large thorn in their side. And there are legitimate reasons for this perception: teachers feel like they are shoved […]

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It’s Time To Treat Homework Like Any Other Lesson

It’s Time To Treat Homework Like Any Other Lesson  by Paul Moss Imagine observing a lesson in which you see a teacher give the students 2 or 3 or 4 times more work than they can handle. Or more critically, that much more than actually will help them learn. You’d be scratching your head. You […]

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Stop Praising Student Work. Be Specific Instead.

Stop Praising Student Work. Be Specific Instead. by Paul Moss, @edmerger There is some very useful discussion presently about minimizing written feedback to save teachers time, with excellent strategies to achieve it promoted by Enser, and McGill. We all know that time demands on teachers seems to be ever growing. Sometimes I feel I must […]

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