How to Make Your Writing SuspensefulTeacher Cafe
Writers harness that fear not by revealing horrors, but by leaving the audience hanging in a state of suspense. Victoria Smith gives some tips for adding suspense to your writing.
550 Prompts for Narrative and Personal WritingTeacher Cafe
Questions that invite students to tell stories, describe memories, make observations, imagine possibilities, and reflect on who they are and what they believe.
Music Can Help Students Cope with TraumaTeacher Cafe
Schools play a role by helping those who have experienced trauma, “Writing lyrics feels safer than directly speaking about what she’s been through,”.
Teaching The Research Process Through PodcastingTeacher Cafe
Sharing their podcasts with peers gives students motivation to conduct research and develop skills they’ll need later to write essays.
How To Use Google BooksTeacher Cafe
When students are shown how to use Google Books it can become a valuable search and research tool for them.
Google Earth For The ClassroomTeacher Cafe
Google Earth is a web based 3D virtual globe that presents the world’s geographic information ranging from natural sciences to social sciences, history, art, and engineering in a geospatial context.
Google For EducationTeacher Cafe
Anthony Speranza, St. Mark's Primary School Melbourne, Australia speaks about the shifting role of the teacher within the new complex and digital world.
Emerging Trends in EducationTeacher Cafe
Today’s classrooms must prepare students for careers and challenges that don’t yet exist. Here’s a look at research-based trends to watch and resources to help your school prepare students for what’s next.
8 Tips To Strengthen Parent Involvement With Digital ToolsTeacher Cafe
Technology can be used to power better and more meaningful relationships with parents and families. Here are eight points that specify how digital tools can improve parent engagement.
Classroom App SocrativeTeacher Cafe
Your classroom app for fun, effective engagement and on-the-fly assessments. Works on computers, laptops, tablets, and phones.
We need to relearn how to play nice in peer reviewTeacher Cafe
Most educators obsess about the quality of their work and are afraid, at best, to disappoint their department and mentors, and at worst, to have their name blacklisted among the community.
G Suite UpdatesTeacher Cafe
G Suite is making support and learning resources easier to find in several G Suite apps.They’re doing this by adding a new quick-access button to some products, and changing the Help menu options in others.
April Fool's DayTeacher Cafe
April Fool's Day is the perfect time to play some light-hearted pranks on your friends, family, and co-workers; and if you’re a teacher, pulling an unexpected fast one on your students can be entertaining -- and memorable -- for everyone.
Earth Hour 2019Teacher Cafe
This toolkit contains assets which help raise awareness of the nature all around us, tools to empower you and the people around you to take action and advocate for this year's Earth Hour and beyond!
Kahoot! Learning GamesTeacher Cafe
A fun game-based learning and trivia platform used in classrooms, offices and social settings. Create, play and share engaging quizzes on any topic.
Sexism in the English LanguageTeacher Cafe
Interesting research done into the history of genders in English and vocabulary used to describe them.
Reading Comprehension Strategies For ELLTeacher Cafe
Comprehension is the goal of, but it can be the most difficult reading skill to master, especially for ELL's. Here are some tips to make sure your strategies areas effective as possible for the learners.
Lessons From a Teacher of the YearTeacher Cafe
As 2018 Georgia Teacher of the Year, John Tibbetts explains sometimes teachers learn from students in unexpected ways and amazing ways. He tells the story of a struggling students who confesses that she was the first person in her family to graduate from high school.
Project Based LearningTeacher Cafe
Project Based Learning (PBL) prepares students for academic success, personal, and career success, and readies young people to rise to the challenges of their world and the world they will inherit.
Astronauts Read Popular Kids Books From SpaceTeacher Cafe
Take story time up a notch with your students and kids with this great experience of astronauts reading popular kids books from space.
Optimizing Google Classroom For The Way You WorkTeacher Cafe
As education evolves, so do the needs of students and teachers. Google Classroom has updated Classroom to give teachers more control over how they organize everything.