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Reading, playing and arithmetic: Schools use physical education to improve academics | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME

Reading, playing and arithmetic: Schools use physical education to improve academics | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it
Some schools are trying to maximize academic instruction by incorporating mathematics and literacy skills into physical education, such as Whitefield Elementary School physical education teacher Jamie Simpson.
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History curriculum 'experts' need to consult primary sources

History curriculum 'experts' need to consult primary sources | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it
Letters: Please could the 'experts' reduce the volume of their loud and self-confident voices and leave some space for the voices of children to be heard?

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Catherine Smyth's comment, March 8, 2013 12:10 AM
Hear Hear!
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The Dalai Lama's education tweet - Washington Post (blog)

The Dalai Lama's education tweet
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Posted by Valerie Strauss on March 7, 2013 at 11:00 am. Comments · Tweet. More.
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iPads in the classroom: embedding technology in the primary curriculum

iPads in the classroom: embedding technology in the primary curriculum | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it
iPads and iPods are influencing all areas of learning in David Andrews' classroom. He reveals how he's using technology to teach writing, reading, maths and science

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Mike Askew's curator insight, March 7, 2013 7:32 AM

My favourite iPad app is 'Explain Everything' - great to see and how how kids solve maths problems in real-time replay.

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Simple Design

March's Slideshare offering is all about visual design. Learn why simplicity takes work, why it's best to pair one idea with one slide, why unity matters, why pictures are superior...


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Dr. Doris Molero's curator insight, March 9, 2013 8:38 AM

Easy to follow advice...mmmm well, i will try to have my slides ..less crowded..but there's so much to tell.. sighs.. :)

Alejo Castillo's curator insight, March 15, 2013 11:52 AM

An excellent summary of visual strategies to follow when designing a presentation.

Peter Sampson's curator insight, April 28, 2013 6:41 PM

Slide design but think for articulate objects also

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What If The Education System Isn't Broken — Just Irrelevant?

What If The Education System Isn't Broken — Just Irrelevant? | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of discussion about our broken education system. And many people offer solutions for “fixing” education.
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Apps in Education: iPad Poster for Primary School

Apps in Education: iPad Poster for Primary School | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it

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Can classroom tablets revolutionize education?

Can classroom tablets revolutionize education? | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it
Can a new classroom tablet change education?

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Eric Rodriguez's curator insight, September 23, 2015 1:36 PM

Yet another debate about the tablet vs laptop approach. I liked the perspective of New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein has on the debate. He believes tables are for information acquisition, not for producing.

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Why Primary Kids Tweet

Why Primary Kids Tweet | Creative Primary Teaching | Scoop.it
When their Australian friends were threatened by floods, Kathy Cassidy's 1st graders tweeted to make sure they were safe. Result: authentic writing & reading.
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Catherine Smyth's comment, March 11, 2013 7:11 PM
I love the democratic nature of Twitter.