Normally I shy away from posts like this. Ever since creating TeachFX, teachers have continually asked me what their student talk and teacher talk percentages "should" be. My response is usually something like: "It depends on what your goals are for the class" or "What do *you* think they should be?" But today I want … Continue reading The magic of 30-30-30-10
Here at TeachFX we're super excited to announce that the national education nonprofit TNTP has recommended TeachFX as a powerful way to address "the opportunity myth" in American schools. The report is getting a lot of attention. Just check out what the Director of Education at Emerson Collective tweeted... TNTP's report — The Opportunity Myth: … Continue reading TeachFX recommended by TNTP!
Happy holidays from TeachFX! Congratulations on making it to winter break, and good luck as you start thinking about all the amazing things you have planned for 2019. Now is a great time to reflect on last semester, and maybe look over your TeachFX analytics: So, when you look at yours, what do you think? … Continue reading What’s your New Year’s student talk resolution?
I just want you to know: I'm thankful for you. During this week after Thanksgiving break, my feelings of gratitude linger on as I think about all the teachers around the country using TeachFX to get feedback on their practice, working hard to provide an exceptional learning experience to their students. Every time one of … Continue reading Thankful
If you listened last week to Carmen and Stephen's reflection about using the TeachFX tool, you may have noticed a big theme they both highlighted was "mindfulness" -- being more aware of how much your students are talking is a great way to make sure you're giving them plenty of chances to get verbally engaged. This week I thought I'd share with you … Continue reading Does teacher mindfulness drive student engagement?