Education Oasis

Resources for Teachers by Teachers

Articles

Education Oasis™ publishes articles, profiles, and interviews which educate,
uplift, encourage, and/or entertain our readers.




General

"Inside the Mystery of Good Teaching" by Maisie McAdoo


Activities


"Creative Play Helps Children Grow" by Marilyn Lopes
"Enjoying the Great Outdoors with Your Students" by the Education Oasis Staff
"Good Times at Play" by L.S. Lagoni, et. al.


Assessment and Evaluation

"A Beginner's Guide to Figuring Your Grades" by Scott Mandel, Ph.D.
"Assessment as a Tool for Learning" by Jill Hearne, Ph.D.
"The Case for Authentic Assessment" by Grant Wiggins


Brain Development and Theory

"Building Baby's Brain: The Role of Music" by Diane Bales, Ph.D.


Career and Employment

"Tough Interview Questions and Answers" by Candace Davies
"Working with Veteran Teachers: Advice from the Field"


Child Development

"Good Times at Play" by L.S. Lagoni, et. al.


Children's Book Authors Interviews

"A Conversation with Libby Koponen: Author of Blow out the Moon" by Education Oasis


Critical Pedagogy

Challenging Students . . . And How to Have More of Them by Alfie Kohn
"How Students Learn (And What Technology Might Have to Do With It)" by Marcy P. Driscoll


Early Elementary Education

"Supporting Vulnerable Learners in the Primary Grades: Strategies to Prevent Early School Failure"
by Melissa Stormont, Linda Espinosa, Nancy Knipping, & Rebecca McCathren


Giftedness

"ADHD and Children Who are Gifted" by James T. Webb, Ph.D and Diane Latimer, M.A.
"The Emotional Needs of the Gifted Child" by Annemarie Roeper
"Is it a Cheeta?" by by Stephanie S. Tolan
"Teaching Mathematics to Gifted Students in a Mixed-Ability Classroom" by Dana Johnson


Home-School Connections

"Home-School Communications" by Kathleen L. Bulloch, MA, CCC
"Working with Parents: Advice from Teachers"


Interviews

"A Conversation with Libby Koponen: Author of Blow out the Moon" by Education Oasis
"A Conversation with Ron Clark" by Education Oasis
"A Conversation with Susan Ohanian" by Jo Scott-Coe
"A Conversation with Peter Sacks" by Jo Scott-Coe


Lesson Planning

"Five Common Mistakes in Writing Lesson Plans (and how to avoid them)" by Dr. Bob Kizlik
"The Four P's of Lesson Planning" by K.J. Wagner


Opinion

"Almost There, But Not Quite" by Alfie Kohn
"Challenging Students . . . And How to Have More of Them" by Alfie Kohn
"On Unions and Education" by Deborah Meier


Professional Development

"Action Research: A Strategy for Instructional Improvement" by Carol Reed, Ph.D.
"Working with Principals: Advice to New Teachers"
"Working with Veteran Teachers: Advice for New Teachers"


Reading & Literature

"Painlessly Bringing Poetry into Your Classroom" by K.J. Wagner
"Creating Poetry Videos" by Melinda Storey
"Phonemic Awareness: What Does it Mean?" by Dr. Kerry Hempenstall
"Teaching Reading: A History" by Robert McCole Wilson
"What Does a Balanced Approach to Reading Instruction Mean?" by Sebastian Wren, Ph.D.


Teaching Strategies

"Adapting Materials and Strategies for Special Needs Students" by Kathleen L. Bulloch, MA, CCC
"How Students Learn (And What Technology Might Have to Do With It)" by Marcy P. Driscoll
"Fostering Curiosity in Your Students" by Marilyn P. Arnone
"Inside the Mystery of Good Teaching" by Maisie McAdoo
"Modifying and Adapting Materials: Organizational Skills" by Kathleen L. Bulloch, MA, CCC
"Time-Saving Tips for Teachers" by K.J. Wagner
"Using Sign Language in the Classroom" by Rick Morris


Technology in the Classroom


"Creating Poetry Videos" by Melinda Storey
"How Students Learn (And What Technology Might Have to Do With It)" by Marcy P. Driscoll
"The Netgeneration: The Internet as classroom and community" by Jennifer A. Hendricks