Current Issues

Why do teachers ask questions?


Do you ask your students questions? Do you ask yourself questions? Is this an important part of the teaching and learning process? Why? These are the first questions we want to explore in this series of posts. Research has shown that asking questions is a very important tool in developing problem solving and critical...

Collaboration

Teacher-Teacher Professional Collaboration


Many of us see the benefits of collaboration in the classroom and desire to see our students develop cooperative attitudes and skills… but what about in the staff room?  Is your school a place where teachers work together, sharing resources and providing feedback to each other to improve our practice?  Are...