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How Teachers Can Strengthen Their Capacity to Reflect on Practice | Blog | Alabama Best Practices Center

How Teachers Can Strengthen Their Capacity to Reflect on Practice | Blog | Alabama Best Practices Center | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
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Building Literacy Skills: The state of reading instruction in grades K–3

Building Literacy Skills: The state of reading instruction in grades K–3 | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Building Literacy Skills: The state of reading instruction in grades K–3It’s working! Evidence of positive changes in teaching practices under Common Core.

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Teaching in Room 6: All Hands In!

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Back to School bulletin board idea with NO COPIES REQUIRED - always an added bonus!
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Growth Mindset Activities @ Raise the Bar (Parents)

Growth Mindset Activities @ Raise the Bar (Parents) | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Having a growth mindset means understanding that intelligence improves through studying and practice. People with a growth mindset know that brain power is like a muscle that grows stronger with training.


The Growth Mindset resources on raisethebarparents.org include short engaging videos, brief quizzes for parents, and follow up actions that parents can take, as well as the research that supports how having a growth mindset helps kids succeed.

Go Brain! Go Brain! Go Brain!  
The Raise the Bar Team


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Letting Go, Staying Close: Parent Involvement During Teen Years

Letting Go, Staying Close: Parent Involvement During Teen Years | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Strategies for parental involvement in school during the teenage years.

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How to Get the Right Message Across With Your Body Language

How to Get the Right Message Across With Your Body Language | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Jeff Haden, contributing editor at Inc., explains that what you say is important--but how you say it matters too.

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What teachers really need to stay, improve and succeed

What teachers really need to stay, improve and succeed | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
The 'teacher effectiveness' debate is missing the important element. Here it is.
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"Culture eats strategy for lunch."

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How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum

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How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum

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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 9, 2015 8:17 PM

We just ran a two-week J Term on coding using MineCraft and the kids loved it.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, July 10, 2015 11:13 AM

adicionar sua visão ...

Limitless Learning Limited's curator insight, August 3, 2015 1:49 AM

How Minecraft is being used in education.

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U.S. History Ideas for Teachers: Pass the Popcorn: the Use and Abuse of Film in History Class

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ReadWorks.org | Passages with Academic Vocabulary

ReadWorks.org | Passages with Academic Vocabulary | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
NEW collection from ReadWorks with identified academic vocabulary
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8 Things I Know for Sure about MiddleSchool Kids

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Middle school students are a unique breed, says consultant Jennifer Gonzalez, who offers teachers new to the middle eight helpful tips for teaching adolescents.

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The Science Of Why We Talk Too Much (And How To Shut Up)

The Science Of Why We Talk Too Much (And How To Shut Up) | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Our brains are wired to reward us for talking about ourselves. But droning on about yourself is a horrible way to make a good impression.
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The Ten and a Half Commandments of Leadership

The Ten and a Half Commandments of Leadership | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Do you have what it takes to become a great leader--the kind of leader who not only attracts people but actually makes things happen.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, June 15, 2015 6:20 AM

Good rules to live by...

Ian Berry's curator insight, June 15, 2015 6:53 PM

Good list Like "The best leaders make every action, every word, every moment, every relationship count."

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U.S. History Ideas for Teachers: The 7 Things All Good Lessons Have in Common:

U.S. History Ideas for Teachers: The 7 Things All Good Lessons Have in Common: | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
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Love these points! They correlate nicely with Strategic Teaching.
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5 Co-Teaching Models

5 Co-Teaching Models | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, June 11, 2015 9:30 AM

If your classroom teachers visit the library WITH their students, here are some co-teaching models you should consider using.  What a wonderful way to introduce teachers to the wonderful resources you have in the library - by having them co-teach with you.

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An End to the "Close Your Door and Do Your Own Thing" Era

An End to the "Close Your Door and Do Your Own Thing" Era | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
It seems like everywhere you turn, you can find a study that says that the teacher is the number one factor impacting student achievement. No kidding, right? I think many of us in the field have known this for a long time.
Last summer I spent time reflecting on the qualities and skills that effective teachers possess. Effective is the key word in this equation. There is a difference between experience and effectiveness. Not to say that experience doesn’t breed effectiveness, but a lot...
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PowerPoint Shortcuts: Learn More, Be Faster, Save Time

PowerPoint Shortcuts: Learn More, Be Faster, Save Time | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

Based on our experience, the average to advanced PowerPoint user knows between 10 to 30 shortcuts… how many do you know?

This guide covers over 120 of them and will quickly move you up the curve!


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 9, 2015 4:30 PM

A fantastic PDF resource for downloading and exploring to discover an incredible number of PPT shortcuts that will save your time. You can also watch videos that demonstrate the use of the shortcuts.

Thanks for the suggestion to Taylor Croonquist.

RESENTICE's curator insight, June 26, 2015 3:10 AM

Des raccourcis clavier pour vos présentations powerpoint

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This researcher asked kids what's wrong with U.S. schools. Here are their ideas.

This researcher asked kids what's wrong with U.S. schools. Here are their ideas. | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Who knows the most about school? Students.
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Summer Learning Guide | Common Sense Media

Summer Learning Guide | Common Sense Media | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Whether your kids' summer days are jam-packed with activities or left wide open for leisurely exploration -- or something in between -- chances are some of those days will involve a smartphone, tablet, or other device. Now more than ever, you can use these powerful tools to enhance the activities that kids are already doing -- or to help create brand-new experiences. We've chosen the best apps, games, and websites for learning while doing this summer. Get ready to have the Best. Summer. Ever!

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Leadership counts in education › The Lethbridge Herald – myLH.ca

Leadership counts in education › The Lethbridge Herald – myLH.ca | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

Last week, one of my esteemed superintendent colleagues wrote about the importance of teacher quality on student learning. The research on this is very clear and so divisions invest heavily in providing opportunities for teachers to engage in high-quality professional development to continually support improved teacher practice.

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5 Gleanings from My First Middle School Year

5 Gleanings from My First Middle School Year | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

After a decade teaching 3rd/4th grade, Patti Grayson ventured into middle school this year. She shares 5 things she's learned about working with tween students.

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What Not to Worry About in Teaching Young Children to Read - NYTimes.com

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Seven Ways Principals Can Support Instructional Coaches - edu Pulse

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7 Ways Principals Can Support Instructional Coaches I @ScholasticAdms
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