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5 Tools To Help Create A Paperless Book Club

5 Tools To Help Create A Paperless Book Club | Books | Scoop.it
This post was co-written by Corey Holmer and Jamie Trow A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club …

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Maryalice Leister's curator insight, May 24, 2014 9:02 AM

There are exciting possibilities here for any level book club. With a first and foremost love for the written word, we need to be coming together virtually to have book discussions on a regular basis.

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, May 28, 2014 12:30 AM

Nice post detailing how-to conduct an online book club. 

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To eRead or not to eRead, that is the question?

To eRead or not to eRead, that is the question? | Books | Scoop.it
This year our PAC bought us 7 Kobo Arcs for the Learning Commons. These beautiful colour tablets were purchased the weekend of Black Friday for $99 – not bad! The leather covers were ordered online...
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Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

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You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It’s the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our ...

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Tiziana Rosanna Iozzi's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:37 AM

Un insegnante ha il ruolo di un mentore, è un modello, sa aiutare i ragazzi nelle difficoltà e li incoraggia a seguire i loro sogni... A chi di voi è capitata la fortuna di conoscerne almeno uno/a nella vita?

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:56 PM

I had the opportunity to tell my first grade teacher thank you 5 years ago. She actually had kept my first grade picture all these years. My teachers were great and school was my favorite place and I excelled there. So thanks to all the teachers that I did not get to thank. :-)

Silvia Nascimento's curator insight, August 6, 2015 9:22 PM

There are days when we ask ourselves why we teach...and this infographic shares lots of reasons for why we teach and how we impact our students...so as a visual to share, or one to look at you when you need some building up.

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Why High-Stakes School Testing Is, and Should Be, Doomed

Why High-Stakes School Testing Is, and Should Be, Doomed | Books | Scoop.it
It’s a terrible time for advocates of market-driven reform in public education.
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12 Scientific Ways Reading Can Actually Improve Your Life

12 Scientific Ways Reading Can Actually Improve Your Life | Books | Scoop.it
It prevents Alzheimer's! Also, it makes you sexier.
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Love, Teach: 16 Things You Can Do While Actively Monitoring during Standardized Testing (or the next time you’re crazy bored)

Love, Teach: 16 Things You Can Do While Actively Monitoring during Standardized Testing (or the next time you’re crazy bored) | Books | Scoop.it
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How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling

How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling | Books | Scoop.it
Cultivating the ability to experience the “geeky rapture” of metaphorical thinking and pattern recognition.

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The 12 Must-Have Skills Of Modern Learners - Edudemic

The 12 Must-Have Skills Of Modern Learners - Edudemic | Books | Scoop.it
If you use technology to bolster your understanding of a particular topic, use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to tackle tough questions, or simply collaborate across networks (online and in-person), then you've got some of the skills...
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Building Intelligence Plus Character: Are We Really Still Assigning Book Reports? 20 Ways to Encourage Students to Interact with Texts

Building Intelligence Plus Character: Are We Really Still Assigning Book Reports? 20 Ways to Encourage Students to Interact with Texts | Books | Scoop.it
20 ways to encourage students to interact with books rather than just read them (with and without technology enhancement).
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Sharing Expertise – Forum for Teacher and Leadership Growth

Partnering with Dr. Robert Marzano, The Marzano Center provides tools, training, products, and services that K-12 educators need to improve their teaching practices and to positively impact student achievement.
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