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Weekly Bites of Knowledge

A weekly roundup of the best education links on the web sent to your inbox each Friday. These weekly picks are links to videos, webinars, and great articles that are handpicked for Oakhill Teachers, by Oakhill Teachers.

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Register for Faculty Meeting Technology Sessions Starting Next Week!

Register for Faculty Meeting Technology Sessions Starting Next Week!

oakhilldayschool.org

There are great Tech Sessions planned for faculty meetings this year! Be sure to register for next weeks faculty meeting tech sessions online. To see what other tech opportunities are available, click on the Faculty Hub Technology Tab in order to check the calendar.

13 Common Sayings to Avoid

13 Common Sayings to Avoid

edutopia.org

Teachers should avoid the reflexive language of anger or frustration. Here's a list of these sayings, framed as opportunities to constructively address difficult student behavior.

In a Nutshell Blog: World Peace Game

In a Nutshell Blog: World Peace Game

oakhilldayschool.org

The In a Nutshell Blog highlights one Oakhill teachers' quest to learn more about the World Peace Game.

Discovering My Identity

Discovering My Identity

tolerance.org

In this lesson, students will describe aspects of their identities such as race, gender, ability, religion and more. Then after exploring Marley Dias' Black Girls Books campaign, students will analyz

NAIS - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Five Myths About the "Family" Middle School

NAIS - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Five Myths About the "Family" Middle School

nais.org

John Anderson recently retired after 41 years in independent school education. Most recently, he was head of middle school at Pace Academy in Atlanta.

A Tale of Two Perspectives: My Experience Starting with a Clean Slate

A Tale of Two Perspectives: My Experience Starting with a Clean Slate

edutopia.org

This teacher gives each student a clean slate at the beginning of the year. Here's why...

WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Bringing 9/11 in the Classroom—Useful Lessons

Bringing 9/11 in the Classroom—Useful Lessons

tolerance.org

As a matter of practice, we encourage teachers to integrate learning opportunities about religious tolerance and cultural understanding throughout the school year. But this is especially important as

Honesty in the Fight: What 'Game of Thrones' Teaches Us About Education Discussions

Honesty in the Fight: What 'Game of Thrones' Teaches Us About Education Discussions

blogs.edweek.org

If we're going to be on the same team, we have to trust each other. That means being transparent, up front, and telling our truth even when we think it's difficult for other people to hear.

The Friday Folder

The Friday Folder

finalsite.com

Learn the latest tips and tricks for using Finalsite Learn LMS and Group Spaces. Read best practices for teachers, video tutorials and more.