Tag Archives: Margins

The Road Less Traveled: Teaching in the Margins

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? What does teaching in the margins mean? To really understand the concept of teaching in the margins, you’ve got to learn a few things first; Margins only exist in comparison to the center. Margins are found … Continue reading

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Ecotone of the Classroom

Teaching in the Margins Being an effective science teacher means more than being knowledgable in your science demand.  Effective science teaching is making deep connections with your students and acknowledging the diversity everyone brings. How can you accomplish this? By … Continue reading

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Margins: Not Just for Paper Anymore

One of the worst nightmares for teachers (and greatest pleasures of students) is getting off-topic. However, there is a good way to get off-topic, and it often involves more learning than what would have happened in the first place. This … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: The Struggle

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back to the last installment of An Interesting Perspective for the semester. I know I’ve been less consistent these past few weeks, but things have been hectic. Today though, we’re back on track and here to discuss … Continue reading

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Make Me Excited

Getting students engaged with a lesson can be the hardest thing about teaching. You can come up with the most engaging things possible, and then realize that it will cost way too much to actually carry out. Obviously, we can’t … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Left of Center

Howdy Bloggers, Welcome back to the second installment of An interesting Perspective. This week we will be discussing the idea of teaching in the margins, and the importance behind this concept. Take a look at the pictures above. What are … Continue reading

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Leave the Center

To the left is a blank piece of paper awaiting for a student to take notes on. The paper is made up of the center and the margins. The center is where the student writes their lecture notes and the … Continue reading

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Teaching in the Moment

To be a teacher, you have to have some skills in acting and improv. Does this mean teachers just “act” like they know what they’re doing and hope for the best? Not exactly. To be an organized teacher, you have … Continue reading

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