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Awesome lessons in college writing?

What really great activities, exercises or lessons do you remember from your undergrad-level writing or composition courses? [more inside]
posted by yersinia on Jan 17, 2014 - 12 answers

Looking for a 10+ year old book about a stuffed bear in a classroom cave

Years ago I picked up a book at random that I thought had "Creative Education" or "Classroom" in the title, but every search I've done comes up empty. It's written by a teacher that used a stuffed bear that lived in a cave in the corner of an elementary classroom. I also recall a chapter on a 'Mr. Pen'. I'd like to find it again. [more inside]
posted by lysdexic on Aug 22, 2013 - 2 answers

Was this punishment over the line?

Last week, my son (9 years old) was punished by his teacher (for trying to elbow his way back into a lineup). The punishment: the teacher made my son stand in the same spot for 1 hour (the duration of the class). I think this type of punishment is over the line, and I'm pretty angry about it. Am I over-reacting? [more inside]
posted by thisclickableme on Feb 17, 2013 - 57 answers

Does anyone remember "U Film"?

Does anyone remember U-Film? [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Oct 30, 2012 - 8 answers

Goggle Sanitation on the Cheap

How do I build a UV sanitizing goggle cabinet? [more inside]
posted by Peregrin5 on Aug 26, 2012 - 10 answers

40 minutes to better Google-fu

Seeking activities, tutorials or resources designed to impart academically-oriented Google skills. Bonus points: fun? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Mar 20, 2012 - 6 answers

Don't step on the helium!

Best way to paint a floor that gets a lot of traffic? [more inside]
posted by archimago on Jan 10, 2012 - 8 answers

Creating an audio/video recording studio in a school

As part of a larger project, I'm building a $3,500-$5,000 audio/video recording studio on a school campus. It isn't a ton of money, but it should be enough to do some interesting things. What would you do with this budget? [more inside]
posted by xorowo on Aug 9, 2011 - 5 answers

How can I be a better teacher to these kinds of students?

Were you one of these archetypal students? How did your teachers help you self regulate, control impulses, and overall become more self-aware? [more inside]
posted by These Birds of a Feather on Aug 1, 2011 - 27 answers

How can a great classroom teacher find a geat job not in the classroom?

Where can someone who cares about children, especially those who are disadvantaged orwith special needs find a job outside of the classroom? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Apr 8, 2011 - 5 answers

Inhomogenous classroom.

Have you ever been in a (college-level) class with students very different in abilities ? What did the instructor do right / wrong? Also, what are good tips on keeping people engaged when teaching them on a block schedule (8*45mins training a day)? [more inside]
posted by mathemagician on Feb 23, 2011 - 14 answers

How do you keep your class in order?

TeacherFilter: What kinds of rules and policies do you include in your classroom management plan for secondary science education? Either for specific circumstances (a cell phone policy) or in general (be respectful). [more inside]
posted by kro on Sep 21, 2010 - 13 answers

Action Research Video Footage?

Designing an action research class for teachers and need lots and lots of footage of real classroom activity. [more inside]
posted by yellowcandy on Mar 29, 2009 - 1 answer

What charity project shall I support?

I'd like to donate a sum of money to a charity project, preferably an educational one, but I need some advice on which one to choose. [more inside]
posted by badmoonrising on Aug 20, 2008 - 7 answers

Your favorite routines from elementary school?

When you or your kids were in elementary school, what were some of the daily/weekly routines or activities you or your children enjoyed and/or appreciated most? [more inside]
posted by HotPatatta on Aug 12, 2008 - 31 answers

Yoko, please be A, Hironari, please be B, Miki A, Tomoko B...

How do I quickly rearrange classes of 7-12 students? [more inside]
posted by greasepig on Jul 23, 2007 - 11 answers

Hopefully This Stays In The Realm Of Theory

If someone walks into my classroom (filled with students) wielding a gun, what should I do? I have recieved no training or input in this area, and while I cannot imagine it ever happening at my school, if it ever does happen, I'd like to make sure myself and my children see the event through safely.
posted by absalom on Oct 9, 2006 - 33 answers

Stuff for science play and study

I want to stock my 4th/5th grade classroom with materials that students can study, manipulate and experiment with on their own. [more inside]
posted by argybarg on Aug 11, 2006 - 9 answers

glasses, moustache, handkerchief, WE HAVE AN OPERATION

Teachingfilter: So, fellow mefiteachers, how do you deal with the exhaustion that comes with the job? [more inside]
posted by saysthis on May 17, 2006 - 24 answers

Teaching disobedient, disruptive five year old.

Advice needed for teaching disobedient, disruptive five year old. [more inside]
posted by kenaman on Jun 2, 2005 - 9 answers

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