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Educational Leadership:Helping ELLs Excel:Engaging Your Beginners

Educational Leadership:Helping ELLs Excel:Engaging Your Beginners | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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A Beautiful Poster Featuring Basic Digital Skills Every Teacher Should Have via @Mekh9

A Beautiful Poster Featuring Basic Digital Skills Every Teacher Should Have via @Mekh9 | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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Connie Wise's curator insight, February 8, 11:35 AM

Great options listed.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, February 8, 11:38 AM

This infographic lists 9 digital skills that teachers should have with recommended tools to consider for each skillset.

vgpascal's curator insight, Today, 3:23 AM

Les compétences digitales du formateur - enseignant... Attention toutefois a ne pas developper une approche technocentrée : ) il s'agit bien de  faciliter les apprentissages avec le numérique.

 

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Digital storytelling on an iPad by Diana Benner

Give students the skills to narrate their own writing while creating engaging presentations and videos. Take a look at the process of creating and presenting d…

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"Homework in primary school has an effect of zero" (J. Hattie)

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Homework in primary school has an effect of around zero. Which is why we need to get it right. Not why we need to get rid of it. John Hattie BBC interview.
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Is auditory processing disorder just another name for dyslexia?

Is auditory processing disorder just another name for dyslexia? | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Guest author Dr Kelli Sandman-Hurley explores the differences between auditory processing disorder and dyslexia in a way that parents can easily understand.
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'Your Hand’s Not Raised? Too Bad: I’m Calling on You Anyway'

'Your Hand’s Not Raised? Too Bad: I’m Calling on You Anyway' | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Should teachers call on students who haven’t indicated they want to talk and, in fact, have tacitly indicated they don’t want to talk?
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Videos & Lesson On Rube Goldberg Machines From Our School's Physics Teacher

Videos & Lesson On Rube Goldberg Machines From Our School's Physics Teacher | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
As regular readers know, I'm a fan of Rube Goldberg Machines (see The Best Resources For Learning About Rube Goldberg Machines). Earlier this week, I saw some of my IB Theory of Knowledge students ...

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Finding The Success In Failure - Choices -Scholastic

Finding The Success In Failure - Choices -Scholastic | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Failure is a hot topic in education. "Failure is critical to learning," my teacher friends tell me. "It teaches kids resilience." Yet who wants their kids to fail? As a parent, I want my kids to succeed.  The challenge is teaching them that failure is not the end of the world. They can brush off, get up again and be better for it.

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Teacher Tech Blog - All "Teacher Things" Google

Teacher Tech Blog - All "Teacher Things" Google | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

Alice Keeler - Great advice and tips for using Google classroom!

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What If ‘Dyslexia’ Meant ‘Smart’?

What If ‘Dyslexia’ Meant ‘Smart’? | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Dyslexia | Dyslexic Advantage One of the world\'s largest dyslexia communities with resources for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Simple dyslexia test - Are You Dyslexic ?
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Understanding Power and Fear: School Integration in the South (1954–1964)

Free Instructional Unit for Grades 9–12 This Bridges unit features an exploration of the contentions disseminating from school integration in the Southern United States between 1954 and 1964. All Bridges units are free to International Literacy Association members, but this one is open access for all!

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Schools are improving thanks to Alabama college and career ready standards

Schools are improving thanks to Alabama college and career ready standards | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Alabama students are doing better than ever before.
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5 Ways ESSA Impacts Standardized Testing

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One of the biggest complaints about NCLB was the test-and-punish nature of the law. Read about how ESSA could change that. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Hosting Online Brainstorming Sessions

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Hosting Online Brainstorming Sessions | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, February 6, 12:34 PM

That's more like it! 7 tools for this!


from Richard: "After yesterday's post about Limnu there were a couple of similar tools suggested on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page. I also received a couple of requests for suggestions for other similar tools. Here are some of the other tools that you and your students can use to host online brainstorming sessions."

Nancy Jones's curator insight, February 7, 11:25 AM

Really and virtually  learning together- online brainstorming options.

Jean Marrapodi's curator insight, February 7, 2:14 PM

Clever opportunities for leveraging collaboration.

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Phonological Awareness Interventions for Struggling Readers - Learning at the Primary Pond

Phonological Awareness Interventions for Struggling Readers - Learning at the Primary Pond | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
In today's post, I'll describe the different phonological awareness skills I teach, as well as provide free phonological awareness interventions to help your students improve in each area.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Here Is An Excellent Web Tool for Creating Classroom Newspapers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Here Is An Excellent Web Tool for Creating Classroom Newspapers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
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My Biggest Regret as a Teacher - Cooper on Curriculum

My Biggest Regret as a Teacher - Cooper on Curriculum | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
In June 2014 I officially left my job as a fourth grade teacher, and the classroom, to become an administrator. Since joining the dark side, I continuously ask myself what I could have and should have done differently for my students.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 6, 8:22 PM

Do we want children to hear us making sarcastic and cutting comments?

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Multi-Sensory Activities for Teaching Reading

Multi-Sensory Activities for Teaching Reading | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
A 5-day series focused on multi-sensory activities for teaching reading to those who struggle {and those that don't}.
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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, February 4, 7:39 AM
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 4, 9:42 AM

More like 63 Things Everyone should know in this Digital World, interesting.

Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 12:07 PM

How well are you preparing your students for life in an increasingly digital world?

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.

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Vera Weber's curator insight, October 26, 2015 6:43 PM

These are wonderful suggestions for engaging students with iPads that offer opportunities to create in a multitude of intelligences..

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, October 26, 2015 7:37 PM

Great resource list to have.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 5, 5:21 AM

J'aime bien la variété des sources.

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Striking a Balance: Digital Tools and Distraction in School

Striking a Balance: Digital Tools and Distraction in School | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz considers the problem of digital distraction in school, the dividing line between mobile devices helping and harming student performance, and the good-sense policy of teaching self-management skills.

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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, January 11, 1:53 PM

A big issue with no clear answer--education needs to have an on-going discussion including students.

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Tips for taking the ACT | Tips for the ACT Multiple-choice Tests | ACT Student

Prepare for the ACT test with these tips for the Math, Reading, Science, and English subtests.
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7 Super Bowl Lesson Plans and Resources for the Classroom

7 Super Bowl Lesson Plans and Resources for the Classroom | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Explore a curated list of Super Bowl lesson plans and resources from around the web.
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These Two Buttons in Google Drive Will Help Keep You Organized

These Two Buttons in Google Drive Will Help Keep You Organized | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
  Click here to watch this video on YouTube We’ve all been down a rabbit hole when searching for files in our Drive. To help locate files more quickly, Google has relocated two buttons in Drive to help you organize your ..more ›

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» Four Ways Teachers Can Differentiate in the ClassroomASCD Inservice

» Four Ways Teachers Can Differentiate in the ClassroomASCD Inservice | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
As students grow up and rules are loosened, it is also necessary to take a look at the instruction your students are receiving from you.
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