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Teaching Gratitude

In the Spirit of Giving Giving is what we are all about, and that is why we started Teachers Give Teachers. We believe, whole-heartedly, that teachers can build each other up by sharing ideas and best practices, while also reaching more students! By giving HyperDocs away, we have built a community of educators around the globe. Giving is our jam! In this post, we give some lessons and ideas for you to turn and offer your own students. These giveaways are mostly centered on the theme of gratitud...

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Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Management through the Goal Setting Process

WHEN MOTIVATION DIPS I always said that I don’t want students to do work for me, but for their own learning. Completing assignments and turning in work is not to prove something to me -- not meant to be an accountability ‘gotcha’ -- but rather a chance to practice and apply content while working on time management skills. The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework even begins with the role of Engagement to ultimately develop purposeful and motivated expert learners. I m...

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Strategies to Support the Social Emotional Development of Students

What is SEL? Social Emotional Learning, or SEL, is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. SEL is an essential layer to student growth, and should not be just a quick add on to a lesson. Why SEL Matters? As the creators of HyperDocs, we have always worked to promote individual curiosity, and connected classr...

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Workflow: What's Working

You’ve designed your HyperDoc lesson… now what? Workflow refers to the process where your digital lesson passes from initiation to completion. Do any of these sound familiar to you: Where do I link this? How do I login to that? Where can I post that? Do students get a copy? How can I push that out? Where will students turn in their work? How can I communicate with kids and give feedback? Whether or not you are new to teaching with HyperDocs, you will want to consider the...

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Reach Every Learner No Matter Where They Are

OUR CURRENT REALITY Teaching and learning has gone remote! Teachers all over the world are in need of a new kind of instruction. Educators and families are scrambling to design digital lessons to meet student needs. We see you. We see teachers trying to digitize their curriculum and connect with learners through a screen. We see students take on new content in new formats, from their own homes. We see families attempting to fill in gaps as needed. A PRACTICAL, PURPOSEFUL SOLUTION Hyper...

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Creating a Learner Mindset at Home: A Caregivers Guide to Remote Learning

“Parents are the first teachers!” Parents/guardians do not need to be told how to teach their own children, they do it every day. Caregivers are just wearing a new title these days, “classroom teacher.” As professionals in the field of education, we just want to embrace that partnership more than ever, to support everyone involved -- ourselves, the parents/guardians, and the students! Here are some tips on building effective relationships and establishing routines wit...

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Building Community and Connectedness Remotely

After months of shelter in place and limited opportunities for social engagements, students have been isolated in their homes and many have experienced different versions of trauma. We know that when students feel connected to their classroom community, then they have an increased level of engagement, retention, participation, and motivation. Therefore, now more than ever, it is important to plan ways to create a connected classroom community. Last spring, when educators shifted to remote i...

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