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Student-Teacher Relationships

Student-Teacher Relationships

It turns out, developing strong teacher-student relationships in a “community of learners” takes more than a week - who knew? This is going to be a “part one of many” kind of blog. Clearly, developing quality relationships is something I have been working on since the...

LTT Foundations

LTT Foundations

This month I am taking a deeper dive into Shifts in Practice (Chapter 2 of Learning That Transfers). Having had a whistle stop tour of a few LTT staples and wellbeing in August, I thought turning my attention to the foundational elements of Learning That Transfers...

Shifts in Practice (Part 1)

Shifts in Practice (Part 1)

A short blog post this week, just to get started with Shifts in Practice and introduce this month's Try It Together. It was brilliant to feature Emma's experience in last week's post and I am excited to showcase more teachers' reflections in the coming months. Context...

SEL Try it Together

SEL Try it Together

Last week’s LTT newsletter was on point (sign up here) - featuring three great free resources for the LTT community to try out, all focused on social and emotional learning. One of the freebie resources is a set of slides that I used with my mentor group this week (I...

You Just Need Somewhere to Start

You Just Need Somewhere to Start

An aha! moment When educators are new to LTT, we often encourage them to “just give it a go”. As a team, we have worked hard to create and develop a wide variety of resources, examples and guidance for everything from learning experience strategies to whole-school...

Life as an LTT Educator: Memory Refresh

Life as an LTT Educator: Memory Refresh

First week teaching For those of you who have just experienced their first week back after the vacation I am sure we are all feeling similar! It’s taking a little minute to get back into the swing of things at school and I am quite tired this Friday evening. Our...

Life as an LTT Educator

Life as an LTT Educator

By Julia Briggs Glad you’re here! Welcome to this new weekly blog series "Life as an LTT Educator”. I am so excited to share this school year with you and hopefully make many new connections along the way as we learn together.  Who am I? I'm Julia, I have been...

Empower Students to Unlock New Situations

Empower Students to Unlock New Situations

Here's perhaps the most powerful realization of my career: All fields or areas of expertise contain a deeper organizational structure of the most fundamental elements (which we call concepts) and how those elements interact. Once we grasp that deeper...

Modern Literacies: Helping Students Navigate Our Complex World

Modern Literacies: Helping Students Navigate Our Complex World

This blog is first appeared on Corwin Connect, and is part four of a series on learning transfer. For more on teaching for transfer, see this first post, this second post and this third post.  What are you passionate about outside of the...

Disciplinary Literacy: Empowering Students to Be Knowledge Producers

Disciplinary Literacy: Empowering Students to Be Knowledge Producers

This post first appeared on Corwin Connect. This blog is part three of a series on learning transfer. For more on teaching for transfer, see this first post and this second post.  “Why do we have to know this?” It’s the age-old question students pose when they...

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