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Learning Seminar:  STEM Lessons that Engage and Excite

Learning Seminar: STEM Lessons that Engage and Excite

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Film Series: Lessons from the Real World - Saturday, November 15

Film Series: Lessons from the Real World - Saturday, November 15

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Learning Seminar:  STEM Lessons that Engage and Excite

Learning Seminar: STEM Lessons that Engage and Excite

Creating curriculum that meets standards while providing deep learning, engagement, and meaning is a challenge. Kate Ayers of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will share a comprehensive approach to designing lessons that...

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Oct 27th, 2014

Film Series: Lessons from the Real World - Saturday, November 15

Film Series: Lessons from the Real World - Saturday, November 15

“Lessons from the Real World is an hour-long film your local board of education, PTA, and teachers should watch. It shows what school can be. Should be. Every member of Congress should be required to watch this film....

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Oct 13th, 2014

Making Thinking Visible - A Martin Institute Learning Seminar - Oct 24

Making Thinking Visible - A Martin Institute Learning Seminar - Oct 24

Sign up for "Making Thinking Visible" on October 24!   What does “making thinking visible” mean? How do you know if students understand the material? What routines can you use in your classroom to show the thinking of ...

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Sep 6th, 2014

New Teacher Network Seminars for 2014-2015

New Teacher Network Seminars for 2014-2015

Sign up now for our New Teacher Network seminars! The series will begin on September 30 at 4:00. Register The New Teacher Network supports new teachers beyond the typical new teacher orientation that most schools provide. C...

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Aug 27th, 2014

Technology in YOUR School - September 26

Technology in YOUR School - September 26

Want to learn how to integrate technology into your classroom? Join us for "Technology in YOUR School" on September 26! Register How can you use technology to do real work for real audiences? How do you discover rather than...

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Aug 27th, 2014

Save the Date for the 2015 Martin Institute Conference - June 9-10

Save the Date for the 2015 Martin Institute Conference - June 9-10

2015 Conference June 9-10 Memphis, TN More information coming soon Sign-Up for our Newsletter to Be Notified When Registration is Available The Martin Institute Conference is an annual two-day professional deve...

By:  - avatar Bailey Pillow

Aug 24th, 2014

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Confessions of a Teacher Resident: I'm in a toxic relationship, and I'm human.

Confessions of a Teacher Resident: I'm in a toxic relationship, and I'm hum…

I’m in a toxic relationship. It’s an addiction of sorts, a dependency. My state of mind, my physical well-being, my day-to-day, minute-to-minute functioning depends on it. My family has noticed, and my friends are concerned. ...

By:  - avatar Kara Jones

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Making Thinking Visible-A Martin Institute Learning Seminar

Making Thinking Visible-A Martin Institute Learning Seminar

What does “making thinking visible” mean to you? How do you know if students understand course material? What routines can you use in your classroom to illustrate and guide your students’ thinking?...

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Oct 27th, 2014

From Big Kids to Little People

From Big Kids to Little People

In learning centers, students are challenged through a variety of hands-on activities that appeal to their developmental needs for honing fine motor and academic skills...

By:  - avatar Bailey Pillow

Oct 23rd, 2014

Confessions of a Teacher Resident: I’ve got a thing for centers

Confessions of a Teacher Resident: I’ve got a thing for centers

So I've got a thing for centers. I plan a lesson, I plan for centers. Centers for math, centers for reading, centers for science. Centers for enrichment, centers for review. Just, centers. If you've read any of my previous p...

By:  - avatar Kara Jones

Oct 22nd, 2014

Martin Institute Happenings - Fall 2014

Martin Institute Happenings - Fall 2014

Thanks to nearly 100 teachers who attended our recent Technology in Your School Learning Seminar in September. We hope your left feeling empowered about integrating technology into the classroom...

By:  - avatar Laura Dearman

Oct 16th, 2014

Quote of the Day - The Bible

Quote of the Day - The Bible

In Mrs. Schaefer’s third grade class, we’ve been talking in Reader’s Workshop about finding a “just right” book.  As a result, the boys have grown very familiar with Accelerated Reader book levels...

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Oct 1st, 2014

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