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Targeting Feedback to Support Self-Regulation - ASCD Education Update

Targeting Feedback to Support Self-Regulation - ASCD Education Update | 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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Portraits of Struggling Readers

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Whether you're a parent, a teacher, or a community member, you may have a child in your life who isn't as successful with reading as you think he or she could be.
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Our working memory can only deal with FOUR things at a time

Our working memory can only deal with FOUR things at a time | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Scientists at Boston University have also found that our working memory for space and time can recruit our extraordinary visual and auditory processing networks when needed.
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Back-to-School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year

Back-to-School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
When establishing that first contact with parents on back-to-school night, start the year right by being transparent, direct, and consistent.
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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Teachers aiming to differentiate learning in their classroom can focus on content, process, and product in giving students opportunities to grow and shine as individuals.
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How School Administrators’ Roles Change in the Digital Age

How School Administrators’ Roles Change in the Digital Age | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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How to Read Professional Development Books: 7 Tactics You Might Not Be Using - @DaveStuartJr

How to Read Professional Development Books: 7 Tactics You Might Not Be Using - @DaveStuartJr | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a teacher, administrator, instructional coach, central office person, or someone else, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the fact that there are lots more edu-books out there than any of us have time to read. And their unmanageable quantity is not the only tricky thing about professional development books; they also vary in their utility. Some are immediately useful, …
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Wait Time: “What’s in It for Me?”

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Jackie Acree Walsh explains the benefits of wait time (also known as think time) as described in her September 2015 Educational Leadership (EL) article, “A New Rhythm for Responding,” which she coauthored with Beth Dankert Sattes.
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Love AL Best Practices Center's resident questioning expert, Jackie Walsh! @abpc
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What’s an Adolescent Brain’s Weakness? Other Tweens

What’s an Adolescent Brain’s Weakness? Other Tweens | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Adolescents get a bad rep for being irrational. The bad news: It's kinda deserved. The good news: Teen brains come equipped with an internal Mr. Spock, trying to keep them safe.
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Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook

Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
For the last two years, I've been increasingly frustrated with the traditional approach to assessing students and reporting grades. I want my students to value learning, not the accumulation of points. Unfortunately, I feel like school is akin to a Pacman game where students are myopically focused
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The Student-Centered Classroom: Communicating What Matters

The Student-Centered Classroom: Communicating What Matters | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Students' ownership of the classroom and learning begins when you communicate that you're listening, that you respect them, and that they can trust you.
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Give Heart Maps a Rest! Try Writing Territory Maps

Give Heart Maps a Rest! Try Writing Territory Maps | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
The heart map is a great tool for helping students find personally meaningful topics, but used year after year, it might feel a little stale. Writing territory maps is another option!
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Great way to get some ideas for narrative writing~

 

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7 Reasons to Love Newsela

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One of my go-to tools for finding interesting informational texts is Newsela, and it has taken my district by storm. What's so great about Newsela? Adaptation of Lexile Level The biggest selling po...
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Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

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The art of thinking flourishes within an emotionally, intellectually and physically safe learning environment that is carefully constructed by the classroom teacher.
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Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

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By engaging ELLs with creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs, you can help them learn language by challenging their thinking in other media.
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Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

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Three tech tools -- SAS Curriculum Pathways, Newsela, and EDpuzzle -- can help differentiate instruction by showing where students are and offering appropriate formative assessment.
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Make Better Choices with Warren Buffett's 25-5 List - @davestuartjr

Make Better Choices with Warren Buffett's 25-5 List - @davestuartjr | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Learn to make better choices -- and wiser Yes'es -- as a teacher through Warren Buffett's 25-5 list.
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5 open source programs for students and teachers | Opensource.com

5 open source programs for students and teachers | Opensource.com | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Charlie Reisinger takes a look at a few affordable and stress-free open source software tools to help students and teachers make learning fun and stress-free.

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4 Ways to Build Trust in Your Algebra Class - Algebra 1 Teachers

4 Ways to Build Trust in Your Algebra Class - Algebra 1 Teachers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Building trust with students can be hard. Especially if they have been fearful of teachers in the past. Here are a few things you can do to build trust with your students.
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Good ideas for all, not just algebra students. ��
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Career Readiness: Starting Early With Young Learners

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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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Back to School - Two Writing Teachers

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I've culled the Two Writing Teachers archives for posts you might want to read during the first month of the school year.

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One Simple Lesson, a Scientific Study and Life-Changing Results - @davestuartjr

One Simple Lesson, a Scientific Study and Life-Changing Results - @davestuartjr | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
I want to share with you the most exciting thing I read all summer: it’s a study by David Yeager and Adriana Miu.
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9 Amazing iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Phonemic Awareness ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

9 Amazing iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Phonemic Awareness ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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