Big Idea #1 - Beating Decision Fatigue

Decision fatigue is a problem all professions face, including teachers and administrators. One teacher came up with ways to beat decision fatigue and one of the results was better classroom management. Read his article about beating decision fatigue in and out of the classroom.

Big Idea #2 - New Ethics for Educators course on the Teacher Learning Hub

Navigating The Other Side of Teaching is a new self-paced ethics course for educators on the Teacher Learning Hub. The course emphasizes the environmental, educational and social demands that influence an educator's daily decisions. Many of those decisions can conflict with personal, organizational, technological, and social factors. Visit the Teacher Learning Hub for a full description and to enroll in the course.

Big Idea #3 - Free Math Webinar

U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, September 20th, through its Regional Educational Laboratory. The webinar, "Using Questioning Strategies to Support Struggling Math Students," is designed to help educators improve mathematics outcomes in the middle grades. Register here to attend the webinar.


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