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What makes a lesson GREAT?

What makes a lesson GREAT? | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
Thinking about thought is a good stretch for both teachers and students!
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The Learning Nation: If You Could Not Fail?

The Learning Nation: If You Could Not Fail? | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Conversation about failure is all over the social network these days.  Cale Birk says "I want students to try the things they would not normally try. To do things that they would normally not think that they could do. And the only way to get them to do those things is to build the belief that they CAN do it."


Boy, doesn't he get it!!!  Read on.

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Middle Schoolers have so much to teach us

Middle Schoolers have so much to teach us | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Cossondra gives us another million dollar lesson to be learned from middle schoolers.  Yep, middle schoolers!

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How Can Teachers Create a Learner Centered Environment?

How Can Teachers Create a Learner Centered Environment? | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

As a classroom teacher, does the idea of a learner centered environment sound new to you?  Patrick analyzes  "Culture Shift: Teaching in a Learner-Centered Environment Powered By Digital Learning." and what it means for your classroom.

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annenamuth's comment, June 14, 2012 12:54 PM
We do need meaningful publisher and teacher collaboration. Very much so. How can classroom teachers find these opportunities? Classroom materials are very expensive and budgets are shrinking. Teachers, publishers will find, are resourceful and innovative.
ratzelster's comment, June 14, 2012 5:36 PM
Does something like epublishing provide a real option? Or do we, as the teachers, have the time to develop something as high quality as a textbook? I have no doubt that we can create wonderful supplemental resources, but do we really have all the expertise to write our own texts?
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Kindergarten Round-up How does it need to change?

Kindergarten Round-up  How does it need to change? | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Do you remember Kindergarten Roundup...such excitment fills the air and expectations soar.  But how should this tradition change with the times?  Dayle Timmons gives a peek into one possibility.

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