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Language matters in science and mathematics - here’s why

Language matters in science and mathematics - here’s why | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
For subjects mired in jargon and technical words, what role does language play in breaking down obstacles to communication and understanding.
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Thinking Like Writers: The Writing Argument Project

Thinking Like Writers: The Writing Argument Project | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Literacy Daily—the blog of the International Literacy Association (ILA)—features education stories, teaching tips, book reviews, and more.
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Visible Learning for Literacy Practices That Best Accelerate Student Learning 20160419 2234 1

This webinar introduces key concepts from the book on what works, and more importantly, when it works. Fisher and Frey explain the importance of effect siz
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Anderson and Krathwohl - Bloom's Taxonomy Revised - The Second Principle

Anderson and Krathwohl - Bloom's Taxonomy Revised - The Second Principle | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Anderson and Krathwohl - Bloom's taxonomy revised. A focused discussion on changes and revisions to the classic cognitive taxonomy.
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Professional Knowledge for the Teaching of Writing

This new statement, "Professional Knowledge for the Teaching of Writing," published by NCTE in February 2016, replaces NCTE's November 2004 "Beliefs on the Teaching of Writing."
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Resilience: The Other 21st Century Skills

Resilience:  The Other 21st Century Skills | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Due to the interest of my post The Other 21st Skills, I decided to individually discuss each of the skills or dispositions I proposed that are in addition to the seven survival skills as identified by Tony Wagner. This post focuses on resiliency.  The first post focused on Grit:  The Other 21st Century Skills.  Some…
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Creativity and Innovation - P21

Creativity and Innovation - P21 | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Think Creatively Use a wide range of idea creation techniques (such as brainstorming) Create new and worthwhile ideas (both incremental and radical
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Plagiarism: Caught between Academia and the Real World

Plagiarism: Caught between Academia and the Real World | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
An international student enrolled in a U.S. university presents her first speech for a introductory public speaking course. English is not her first language so writing and delivering the speech present for her problems not faced by students native to the U.S. All students in the course also submit their speeches to the professor electronically…
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Tips for Easing Student Anxiety

Tips for Easing Student Anxiety | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
“In teaching, you can’t do the Bloom stuff until you take care of the Maslow stuff.”- Alan Beck
This quote popped up in one of my social media feeds recently. And it’s not often that I repost something, but this one, I did.
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5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos

5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effectiv
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21st-Century PD: Retention, Reflection, and Redistribution of Knowledge

21st-Century PD: Retention, Reflection, and Redistribution of Knowledge | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
With more focus on retaining information, reflecting, and redistributing new knowledge, teachers can foster the deeper level of professional learning that kids and communities deserve.
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ISTE Standards

ISTE Standards | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Explore the ISTE Standards, the definitive standards for learning and teaching with technology.
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Literacy Skills in Career and Technical Education Classes

Literacy Skills in Career and Technical Education Classes | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
CTE classes are a great place for literacy lessons as students are presented with authentic texts like technical manuals, computer programs, and blueprints.
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Teaching the features of effective writing - The five features of effective writing

Teaching the features of effective writing - The five features of effective writing | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
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Solutions

Solutions | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
WHAT WORKS BEST IN EDUCATION: THE POLITICS OF COLLABORATIVE EXPERTISE, John Hattie
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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment | Current topics in adolescent literacy | 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...

Via Beth Dichter, John Evans, Les Howard
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David Baker's curator insight, February 17, 2015 10:54 AM

The power of the Infographic is that it references both teacher and student actions and habits. I have shared it with my teachers. This might become a solid self-assessment tool for coaching conversations with teachers.

jane fullerton's curator insight, March 29, 2015 10:21 AM

Love the graphics in this post.

Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, April 3, 2015 12:05 PM

Interesting graphic with some great ideas on interpreting 21st century skills as they pertain to teaching

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5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship

5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
VideoAmy explores the topic of digital citizenship with this playlist of videos on the importance of online safety, manners, privacy, and responsibility.
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Empowering Student Relationships With Media

Empowering Student Relationships With Media | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Consider this working with this new taxonomy or ladder of engagement when assigning your students media projects: consuming, curating, creating, critiquing, and publishing.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology?

Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology? | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Can't put down your device? Obsessing over social media? You may want to dig in to this playlist of videos and resources to help us all reflect on our relationship with technology.
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thinking about digital citizenship and mental well being...
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Young People's Relationships with Reading

Young People's Relationships with Reading | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
By Donna Alvermann in Adolescent Literacy and Reading Habits/Attitudes.
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Documents That Changed The World

Documents That Changed The World | Current topics in adolescent literacy | Scoop.it
Creating collections of "objects" that have been critical in history has been a popular project in the media recently, and they also make great classroom lesson (see my previous post, “Object Lesso...
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