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A Balanced Approach to E-Portfolios -- THE Journal

A Balanced Approach to E-Portfolios -- THE Journal | Cuppa | Scoop.it
An e-portfolio pioneer discusses the value that e-portfolios provide in the K-12 learning environment, what's holding them back in the age of standardized assessments, and which tools teachers can use to improve the effectiveness of e-portfolios in...
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Reflective practice goes digital

Reflective practice goes digital | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Reflective practice for academics in Higher Education is not a new idea, in fact reflection is encouraged in most professional fields and is a habit that students should be developing as part of th...
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How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL

How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Leaders can learn from the Navy SEALs, known decisiveness and toughness under pressure. Navy Seal "Iron Ed" Hiner shares how to create a team and execute.
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WeAreTeachers: A Letter to Teachers From "That Kid"

WeAreTeachers: A Letter to Teachers From "That Kid" | Cuppa | Scoop.it
And we've all had "that kid."
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Beyond the Bubble Test: Why We Need Performance Assessments

Last spring, while millions of American students were bubbling in answers to multiple-choice questions on the ubiquitous tests that determine school and teacher ratings, student promotions, graduation, and college admissions, some students were meeting a higher standard. At the Urban Academy, a second chance high school in New York City that is part of the New York Performance Standards Consortium, Gemma Venuti completed the set of research papers that were part of her graduation portfolio — and
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How to Teach the Student Who Hates School

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“As a teacher, you know challenging student behaviour when you see it. It can be the downfall of any teacher, and more seriously, signs of despair for the learner. In any situation, we need to read challenging student behaviour as a cry for help.”


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These 8 tips will seriously help you get more out of Twitter - Daily Genius

These 8 tips will seriously help you get more out of Twitter - Daily Genius | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn PocketTwitter can be an incredibly powerful tool for teachers, both in and out of the classroom. There’s definitely a reason that it is high on the list of most popular social media sites (second only to the Almighty Facebook).  You can choose to use Twitter with your students to give their …
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Teaching the Quiet Child in the Classroom

Teaching the Quiet Child in the Classroom | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Fearing she is doing them a disservice, English teacher Sherry Armstrong looks for ways to encourage her shy students without aggravating them.
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Publish their writing

Publish their writing | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Tool Description Usefulness Rating (1-5) Ease-of-Use Rating Google Drive Google Drive is free and allows you to create documents, presentations, spreadsheets, forms or drawings. You can organize it...
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How to teach … robotics

How to teach … robotics | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Design a mechanical arm, explore robots in space and debate whether machines can be creative. Here’s how to give your robotics lessons the kick of life
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Visual Storytelling: The Big Trend for SXSW 2016 - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics

Visual Storytelling: The Big Trend for SXSW 2016 - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics | Cuppa | Scoop.it
It’s only August, but voting is already underway for the March 2016 South By Southwes...
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Six ways to help a child begin to identify a purpose

Six ways to help a child begin to identify a purpose | Cuppa | Scoop.it
A new school year builds anticipation for students and parents. This fresh start presents an opportunity for parents to partner with their children and to set goals for the year.
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WeAreTeachers: 10 Collaborative Technology Projects Your Students Will Love!

WeAreTeachers: 10 Collaborative Technology Projects Your Students Will Love! | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Creative tech projects for students to do independently or cooperatively!
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Here's a Helpful Infographic on the Many Risks of Helicopter Parenting | Big Think

Here's a Helpful Infographic on the Many Risks of Helicopter Parenting | Big Think | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Did you know 30 percent of job recruiters have had a parent submit a résumé for their child? Or that girls tend to be helicoptered more than boys?
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6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers - From Beth Holland

6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers - From Beth Holland | Cuppa | Scoop.it
This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Recently, I published 10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers. Suzy Brooks (@SimplySuzy) first introduced me to the concept of using technology to creat...
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Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You

Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Practicing scales changed your life.
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Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing | Cuppa | Scoop.it
To engage your students with their own development as writers, motivate them to care by showing your own interest and engagement with their process.
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Teaching Respect and Responsibility — Even to Digital Natives

Teaching Respect and Responsibility — Even to Digital Natives | Cuppa | Scoop.it
As with any behavior involving kids, mistakes will be made with online behavior -- and that’s a vital part of the learning process.
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21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways To Get To Know Your Students with Technology - Teachers With Apps

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Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems?

Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems? | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Some schools are tackling the toughest problems like truancy and parent engagement by thinking outside the box.
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What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Teach your students about the "9 Key Ps" of digital citizenship as you help them acquire both proactive and experiential knowledge of the online world.
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Light Bulbs and Laughter: Eleven Rules for Engaging Students' Brains

Light Bulbs and Laughter: Eleven Rules for Engaging Students' Brains | Cuppa | Scoop.it
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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, August 30, 10:31 PM

Great reminders to engage their brains at the highest potential. Save this !

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The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites | Cuppa | Scoop.it
From websites to games, contests to summer camps, we've got a ton of sites to explore in science, technology, engineering and math for kids age 5 to 18.
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Different Benefits of Educational Technology - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Different Benefits of Educational Technology - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Several and diverse benefits of incorporating technology into learning programs and classrooms..

Via Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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26 Ways Educators Use Twitter - Brilliant or Insane

26 Ways Educators Use Twitter - Brilliant or Insane | Cuppa | Scoop.it
Learn how to use twitter in and out of school: 26 strategies infographic
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