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Leaders of 200 plus colleges defend Common Core

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ALBANY – Leaders of more than 200 colleges and universities from 33 states, including all the State University of New York colleges, today created a new coalition to defend the Common Core.Students entering colleges are not prepared and the higher education leaders say that Common C... - The Buffalo News

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11 Free Reading Websites for Kids | Teacher's Lounge Blog | Really Good Stuff®

11 Free Reading Websites for Kids | Teacher's Lounge Blog | Really Good Stuff® | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
At Really Good Stuff, we know that teachers and parents have limited time when it comes to finding free, high-quality online resources for their children.
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Windows on Earth

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"Windows on Earth is an educational project that features photographs taken by astronauts on the International Space Station.  Astronauts take hundreds of photos each day, for science research, education and public outreach.  The photos are often dramatic, and help us all appreciate home planet Earth.  These images  help astronauts share their experience, and help you see Earth from a global perspective."


Tags: images, art, space, remote sensing, geospatial.


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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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Russ on Reading: Assessing Reading Comprehension: Probing Instead of Questioning

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The Best Teacher Tools for Taking Screenshots and Annotating Pictures ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Teacher Tools for Taking Screenshots and Annotating Pictures ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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Gene Wilhoit: Quality Curriculum is Key to Common Core Implementation

Gene Wilhoit: Quality Curriculum is Key to Common Core Implementation | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Gene Wilhoit, the former Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers who led the effort to create the Common Core, explains that until we have a more powerful curriculum design and more deep professional exchange about content, pedagogy, and student work going on in our schools the Common Core will not be implemented as it should be.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 24, 8:31 PM
Pedagogy and curriculum intertwine and help the student connect with their learning. It is an invitation into learning rather than a guarantee of learning. @ivon_ehd1
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Science in the Classroom

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"Science in the Classroom is an excellent resource for high school teachers and university professors who want to integrate the latest breaking research into their lesson plans. The project consists of a team of editors from the world-renowned journal Science, who work with an advisory board of scientists and science teachers to produce content designed for the classroom. On the site, readers may click on either High School or University to choose their target audience. Topics may be divided into Physical or Biological sciences (or choose "Any" to peruse all articles). Click on an article to read the editor's introduction and annotations. Discussion questions are listed throughout. In addition, each article is accompanied by Activities and Teaching Resources, which can be downloaded as PDF files." 


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Top Tips for Teaching Teenagers

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Teenagers... The very word can fill a teacher with dread... Teens get a bad rap.  Ask anyone to come up with an adjective to describe a teenager and they are likely to come up something fairly nega...

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ruthschapira's curator insight, January 26, 10:07 PM

Though from the U.K, the site offers videos of teachers sharing tips with educators. Lists of sources are below each clip. 

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Between the By-Road and the Main Road: Guiding Reading: A Necessity

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Guided Reading with Intermediate Students
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Annotated Mini-Assessments: Achieve the Core

Annotated Mini-Assessments: Achieve the Core | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
A growing collection of English language arts / literacy mini-assessments that illustrate the shifts required by the Standards for grades 3-12
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What's different about CCSS-aligned assessment?

Annotated Mini-Assessment information from CoreTools
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Making Sense of Words That Don't

Making Sense of Words That Don't | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Introduce your students to the world of etymology and morphemes as they become linguistic detectives solving the mysteries of those puzzling "sight words."
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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19 Word Walls That Will Blow Your Mind

19 Word Walls That Will Blow Your Mind | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
You post them to showcase sight words, alphabetized vocabulary, and content-area terms, but some teachers take word walls to the next level. Here are 19 word walls that will have you rethinking how...
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Strategies for Getting and Keeping the Brain’s Attention

Strategies for Getting and Keeping the Brain’s Attention | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Holding students' attention is about activating the right neural network. Strategies include recognizing how focus feels, giving incentives, and adjusting the pace of your teaching.
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to ass...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 22, 9:55 PM

Teachers do need to self-reflect, but need support from others in doing this. It is not an individual process, but one that involves communities of teachers.

 

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WEAC's curator insight, January 26, 10:53 AM

This assessment contains questions to assist the educator in evaluating if and how s/he is facilitating 21st Century skills and attributes in the learning environment.

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KerryHawk02: Teaching HistoryTech: Students Connect to History with EdTech

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Grooming Assistant Principals to Take Schools' Top Jobs

Grooming Assistant Principals to Take Schools' Top Jobs | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
State leaders work to upgrade the principal ranks through training and coaching of talented administrators looking to move up.

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13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids

13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Civil rights picture books for kids are a great way to start a conversation and teach children about the civil rights movement and its leaders in the 1960s.
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A Year of Reading: Planning for Small Group Instruction: Problem and Solution

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5 Tools To Help You Find Anything In Your Facebook Timeline

5 Tools To Help You Find Anything In Your Facebook Timeline | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Where is that post I shared on Facebook?! Sound familiar? You want to show something you posted to someone in person and can't seem to find it anywhere. Or maybe there was something a friend posted, or something you liked or commented on.
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