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eQuizShow Online Templates

eQuizShow Online Templates | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Create and play your own game show and quiz show templates free without Powerpoint!

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Saw this demo'd - great tool!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 5, 2013 9:20 AM

Create online quizzes from templates and use them in class. Great to get students creating peer reviews of materials.

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From @NikPeachey For a creative quiz design

Dee Dee Davenport's curator insight, June 8, 2013 10:46 AM

What a great way to increase student interest.

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27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom

27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
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How to Refocus a Difficult Class

How to Refocus a Difficult Class | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Even the most seasoned teachers encounter a class they just can’t reign in. Here are five simple methods for taking back control of your classroom, while still maintaining your sanity and professionalism. #1 Take advantage of the support systems in place.
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For EDU 3010 Classroom Management -- follows some of the ideas in the textbook

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Second Language Learning | Middlebury Interactive Languages

Middlebury Interactive Languages is the premier academic leader in world language instruction for K-12 students.
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Haven't checked out the sources, but this has interesting implications for ELLs.

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Tools for Teachers to Create and Manage Interactive Maps

Tools for Teachers to Create and Manage Interactive Maps | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Using these map creation tools you can easily create and manage interactive maps.

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Several different tools for creating maps. Great use for Social Studies, Literature, etc.

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juanjovilar's curator insight, September 14, 12:54 PM

Herramientas para crear y gestionar mapas interactivos.

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добавить свой понимание ...

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A esta lista parece só faltar o Zeemaps.

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How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Psychologists are finding that when students are motivated by a desire to have a positive impact on the world they are more able to plug away at challenging or tedious tasks.
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Positive student gains -- "Grit" research and finding a bigger purpose for learning.

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Sticky Teaching

What we know today about the brain suggest a completely different way to teach than we've been doing already. This is sticky teaching - 6 ways to re-think our …
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Ways to make content "stick"

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A School Built Entirely Around the Love of Math

A School Built Entirely Around the Love of Math | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Designers of the new, non-profit Proof School intend to provide mathematically gifted youth an intensive and complete education in grades 6-12 that typical schools can't muster.
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For the love of Math Education

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6 Easy Ways to Incorporate Movement into a Blended Learning Classroom - Reasoning Mind

6 Easy Ways to Incorporate Movement into a Blended Learning Classroom - Reasoning Mind | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
You’ve seen the symptoms of a disengaged student: wandering eyes, shifting in the seat, kicking the table leg, disturbing the neighbor. Maybe you remember what it was like to be that student. With scheduled recess time at a historic low... Read More
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Movement ideas when learning -- GoNoodle.com was new to me

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Common Core and Planning: Organizing a Unit of Instruction

Common Core and Planning: Organizing a Unit of Instruction | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Planning a unit of instruction demands skill and mental exertion -- a fact that is not apparent to parents and legislators who believe that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) tell instructors how
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Unit planning tips - CCSS connections "CCSS is a destination, not a road map."

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6 Technology-Based Poetry Ideas For Students That Think They Hate Poetry

6 Technology-Based Poetry Ideas For Students That Think They Hate Poetry | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
6 Technology-Based Poetry Ideas For Students That Think They Hate Poetry
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Poetry - yes!

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7 Things To Know Before Using Open Educational Resources - Edudemic

7 Things To Know Before Using Open Educational Resources - Edudemic | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Instead of being required to use state money for state-adopted materials like textbooks, Texas school districts can now choose which instructional materials to purchase. Having this option, Amarillo Independent School District chose to shelve textbooks at its Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning and invest in a 1:1 iPad initiative, venturing into the ever-growing world …
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Considering OERs -- great ideas behind these topics.

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A Lesson on the Common Core

A Lesson on the Common Core | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
The state standards have been in the works since 2009 and are now in place at public schools all over the country. But many parents remain confused about what that means.
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Pretty basic description of the Common Core and how it came into being. Interesting that the "math professor" in the picture looks like Edgar Allen Poe. . .

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Sally Ride Science Launching a New EarthKAM Mission for Kids to Operate an ISS Camera - If Sally Ride wanted you to do something, you do that thing. - Breaking news around the worldBreaking news ar...

Sally Ride Science Launching a New EarthKAM Mission for Kids to Operate an ISS Camera - If Sally Ride wanted you to do something, you do that thing. - Breaking news around the worldBreaking news ar... | Elementary Education | Scoop.it

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Ideas for Science Middle school students

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Anti-Gravity Google

Anti-Gravity Google is a fun tool to search the world's information, including webpages, images, and more, without the pesky need for gravity.
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Wonderful way to waste time! :)

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These Are The Reasons Why Learners Forget Your Training

These Are The Reasons Why Learners Forget Your Training | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Understand how the human mind forgets as it is to understand memory. Both concepts are part of the same coin and must be addressed together to make eLearning as successful as possible.
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This targets adult learners, but there are some links to K-12 children also.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Use Google Drive to Share Videos Privately- Free Technology for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Use Google Drive to Share Videos Privately- Free Technology for Teachers | Elementary Education | Scoop.it

"Google Drive is full of options that often go overlooked. One of those options is privately sharing videos. To share videos through Google Drive upload them to your Google Drive account, preview them, then share by using the sharing options at the top of the preview screen. The sharing options allow you specify who can access the video. The screenshots below outline the process. (Click the images to view them in full size)."


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Yes, yes, yes. Google drive and One Drive have some great tools. This is a good tutorial for the process.

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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | Elementary Education | Scoop.it

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Adults learn differently -- !

Persistent Link here: http://www.aitsl.edu.au/docs/default-source/professional-growth-resources/professional-learning-resources/essential_guide_leading_culture.pdf

 

Sorry for the broken link earlier! SW

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Cultura y Líder y otros temas de interés relacionados con Programas de Aprendizaje Profesional y Evaluación...A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | @scoopit via @BethDichter http://sco.lt/...

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añada su visión ...

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Adults toolkit for learning

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30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Elementary Education | Scoop.it

"I just noticed that it has been a year since my last list of iPad apps for teaching music. Several new interesting music apps have seen the light since then and therefore I decided to create another more comprehensive list of some of the best iPad apps for teaching music to give music teachers more options to choose from."


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Music in the Content areas also

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Why Teaching Is Like Farming - Edudemic

Why Teaching Is Like Farming - Edudemic | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Sometimes, I think that teaching is a lot like farming. I know that statement won’t immediately convince most of you, but sometimes, you need to think of yourself as a farmer. Reap, Sow This principle is as old as time. It is fair to say that farming was one of the first professions. Farmers understood …
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Blended Learning Tools: Best Uses from Teachers

Blended Learning Tools: Best Uses from Teachers | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
I often talk to teachers about blended learning tools and find out how they use them in their classrooms. Who better than teachers just like you.
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Blended learning ideas for elementary educators - plus a good look at tech possibilities.

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The Teacher's Guide To Using Screencasts In The Classroom - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Using Screencasts In The Classroom - Edudemic | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Screencasting is getting a lot of attention as a tool for teachers when using the flipped classroom model. Certainly, screencasts are a great tool for teachers to create presentations for their students to view at home. But I think that screencasting is most powerful when it is used as a student creation tool. Screencasts take …
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Teachers AND students use Screencasts -- excellent ideas for classroom use.

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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with
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Social media ideas in the classroom -- poetry, narrative, etc.

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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
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"Ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education."

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Google Apps for Education: Tips for Teachers by Teachers (Free eBook)

Google Apps for Education: Tips for Teachers by Teachers (Free eBook) | Elementary Education | Scoop.it
In October of 2013 we launched our first guide to Google Apps for Education: Mastering Google in the Classroom. It's been well received by teachers and administrators alike as a straightforward guide ...
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Tips FOR teachers BY Teachers -- a great resource!

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