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Seven Outstanding YouTube Channels for History Teachers

Seven Outstanding YouTube Channels for History Teachers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

HISTORY Teachers:  Check out this useful list of YouTube channels that are great educational resources--from Dizzo to World History to Cinema History.  

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Swoodle- A Great App for Co-editing Documents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Swoodle- A Great App for Co-editing Documents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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Choice Board

Choice Board | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
We all have those students that raise their hand and say, “I’m done, now what do I do?” We also have those who finish with their work and decide its time to play and distract others. Does this so...
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A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal)

A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal) | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
To get off to a flying start planning this summer, borrow good project ideas from other teachers and adapt them to fit your context.
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The Toughest Job In Education? Maybe Not

The Toughest Job In Education? Maybe Not | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
The assistant principal has a lot on her plate. But that job is where future school leaders come from. Some districts are trying to make sure APs get the training they need.
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10 Tough Truths about Your First Year of Teaching - Brilliant or Insane

10 Tough Truths about Your First Year of Teaching - Brilliant or Insane | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Before you begin your first year of teaching, consider these ten tough truths.

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Dr. Seuss A to Z: A Gleeful Guide to All Things Seuss | Brightly

From Brown Bar-ba-loots to Wockets in pockets, enjoy this delightful A to Z guide to the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss.
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A MUST READ! What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A MUST READ!  What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to exciting techniques.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

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The First Question This Teacher Asks Her Students Every Day

The First Question This Teacher Asks Her Students Every Day | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
In my neighborhood, keeping school fields in good shape is a high priority. At Sonya Romero-Smith's school, kids are just grateful for food and clean socks.
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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
New research shows that teenagers' brains aren't fully insulated, so the signals travel slowly when they need to make decisions. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen, who wrote The Teenage Brain, explains.
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Expanding Our Approach to Reading Strategies

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A reading strategy should include actionable steps that students can follow as they learn to master and apply a skill. Beginning with tying shoes, literacy expert Jennifer Serravallo offers several...
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Inspirational Teachers

Five-Minute Film Festival: Inspirational Teachers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
What inspired you to become an educator? For many people, an exceptional teacher can inspired a lifelong interest in education. This video playlist collects stories of inspiring educators across the country.
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Class Games For Secondary Students - Fun Class Games

Class Games For Secondary Students - Fun Class Games | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Sometimes High School classes can be mundane and boring. However, if you play these games in class your students will love you!
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Career Readiness: Starting Early With Young Learners

Career Readiness: Starting Early With Young Learners | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
A key career readiness skill is to get kids talking, encouraging them to talk with each other, reach out to others not in the classroom, and to engage in deeper conversations.
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Taking aim at the ‘middle school plunge’ with a positive culture

Taking aim at the ‘middle school plunge’ with a positive culture | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Moving from elementary to middle school causes a substantial drop in test scores.
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Do We Really Have High Expectations for All?

When it comes to high expectations, learning consultant Barbara Blackburn says actions speak louder than beliefs. Using her own classroom mistakes as a backdrop, she points out the teacher behavior...
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Insight and Outsight: 8 Strategies to Catalyze District-Wide Learning

Insight and Outsight: 8 Strategies to Catalyze District-Wide Learning | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
To prepare for an unpredictable future, look beyond educations' familiar rhythms to encourage staff and student voice and agency, rule challengers, design thinkers, and leaders.
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Transformational Leadership: Engineering Creative Solutions

Transformational Leadership: Engineering Creative Solutions | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
By rising to the challenge of school transformation with passion and vision, Walter Bracken STEAM Academy turned their culture and climate into a national model.
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Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator

Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
As an educator, you are what you do, so establish a good workflow, make assessment a routine, and develop personal habits to sustain your excellence.
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School Leadership: Resource Roundup

School Leadership: Resource Roundup | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
For principals and other school administrators, this list of videos, blogs, and articles includes advice and tips on effective leadership strategies, partnering with teachers, and cultivating and retaining strong leaders.
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Developing Dyslexia Empathy

Developing Dyslexia Empathy | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Imagine for a moment you cannot swim, or maybe you don’t have to imagine it because you really can’t swim. Or perhaps you can swim just well enough for a few minutes not to drown. Or maybe your swimming is adequate, but it requires every cell in your body, and when you are done, you can barely move. Now imagine that every single morning someone takes you to a pool and pushes you in.
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Teaching Students the Skills of Expert Readers

Teaching Students the Skills of Expert Readers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
The seven strategies of highly skilled readers include activating, summarizing, monitoring and clarifying, visualizing and organizing, searching and selecting, questioning, and inferring.
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