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Science literacy and the polarized politics of climate change - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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PLoS Blogs (blog)Science literacy and the polarized politics of climate changePLoS Blogs (blog)... to more accurate, methodical modes of thinking, especially with regard to decision making and risk assessment (system 2, according to Daniel Kahneman).
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Dialogue is central to learning from preschool to adulthood.  Focus on classroom discourse:  teachers and students using oral communication skills for learnng.
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Classroom Discussions around Text | coretaskproject

In the video linked here, Dr. David Pearson describes the value of strong classroom discussions around text. He posits that there are three elements of strong classroom discourse which include 1) Selecting texts worth ...
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Rethinking Assessment: Trusting Teachers to Evaluate Student Learning

Rethinking Assessment: Trusting Teachers to Evaluate Student Learning | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Many educators are hoping that through the Common Core State Standards, teaching and assessment can focus more on problem-solving and the process of getting to an answer. But even those process-oriented skills will be assessed with a standardized test. The benefits of the harder-to-quantify skills aren't easily disentangled from academic achievement scores, making it hard to prove through tests that alternative teaching and learning styles can achieve measurable outcomes.

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Teaching isn't easy. It requires a myriad of skills and constant learning. To think a multiple choice test can even to begin to touch the learning that takes place in classrooms is to not really understand learning. 

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How We Do It: Success in the Clasroom - Huffington Post

How We Do It: Success in the Clasroom
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For me, I am able to plan lessons in which students explore advanced mathematical concepts, practice their skills, and partake in lengthy whole-class discourse.
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Practical Advice for Teachers About Emailing with Parents

Practical Advice for Teachers About Emailing with Parents | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Email makes communicating with parents easier and more complicated all at the same time. Learn tips to avoid unintended consequences when sending emails.
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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Meta Learning Foundational Beliefs

learntolearn » Blog Archive » Meta Learning Foundational Beliefs | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
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07-Lucy West-Student Voice - YouTube

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A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor - KQED (blog)

A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor - KQED (blog) | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor KQED (blog) enabled by engaging it in an interactive, authentic way that's more life reflective, that gets us to a person who can be driven by their own passions, who can understand things at a...
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Are You an Autodidact? Or Do You Need Other People To Learn? « Annie Murphy Paul

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Learning Alone, Together, or Both?

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Anchor Charts - Good Teaching at ALL Levels -

Anchor Charts - Good Teaching at ALL Levels - | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
When I talk to teachers about anchor charts and the need for them in the classroom, I tend to get one of two reactions:  1) faces light up eagerly with that ”I can’t wait to get to it” look  or  2) faces crumple and the teachers groan. The negative reactions tend to come from teachers…
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Vermont Math Leadership Council: A Final Reflection from ...

Vermont Math Leadership Council: A Final Reflection from ... | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
We discussed NCTM standards and focal points, depth not breadth, classroom discourse, multiple strategies, encouraging their son's curiosity without pressure to understand, conceptual vs. procedural, and a plan for me to ...
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learntolearn » Blog Archive » How Do You Plan for Metacognitive Learning?

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learntolearn » Blog Archive » The Next Step in Meta Learning: Lesson Planning

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Science supports storytelling - Journalscene.com

Science supports storytelling - Journalscene.com | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Science supports storytelling
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Sciencetellers performers combined storytelling, comedy, and exciting science experiments into a dynamic and highly interactive learning experience. As they told us, ...
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How To Teach Beyond Ferguson

How To Teach Beyond Ferguson | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
For classroom discussions about charged issues, it's necessary to set ground rules, keep the conversation moving forward, and bring it back to the individual.
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4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom

4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice In Your Classroom | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Students need a voice. By voice, I mean the ability to recognize their own beliefs, practice articulating them in a variety of forms, and then find the confidence -- and the platform -- to express ...

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Back to School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year

Back to School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
When establishing that first contact with parents on Back to School Night, start the year right by being transparent, direct, and consistent.
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What teachers want parents to know - WDIV Detroit

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What teachers want parents to know
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THEY WANT PARENTS TO UNDERSTAND THAT LEARNING IS A JOINT EFFORT BETWEEN THE TEACHER, PARENT, AND STUDENT, AND TAKES ALL THREE TO HELP A CHILD DO THEIR BEST IN SCHOOL.
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Let's expand the dialogue: What parents want teachers to know.  What learners want parents and teachers to know.

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07-Lucy West-Student Voice - YouTube

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08-Lucy West-Culture of Classroom Discourse - YouTube

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“What do you think and why?” | teaching/math/culture

“What do you think and why?” | teaching/math/culture | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
I told the teachers about two concepts that I found to help teachers address these challenges and successfully establish rich classroom discourse with their students. ... We will all understand this better by discussing this.
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The Death Of Expertise

The Death Of Expertise | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
To reject the notion of expertise, and to replace it with a sanctimonious insistence that every person has a right to his or her own opinion, is silly.
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What do you think?  Is this a legitimate perspective?  Is it controversial?

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Instructional Design Team | Balanced Authority in the Classroom

Instructional Design Team | Balanced Authority in the Classroom | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
Balanced Authority in the Classroom. By Dan LaSota ... Similarly, students can learn more about infrastructures of ideas when a teacher's authority discussion is less explicit. ... You want the discussion to not stray from what matters.
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Catch and Release: Encourage Independence

Catch and Release: Encourage Independence | Dialogue and Learning | Scoop.it
The Catch and Release teaching technique allows students to take on a project independently, but keeps the instructor in control by providing time to get students back on track. Watch as Ms. Noonan uses this technique in her classroom.
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This is a great example of "learning how to learn...with others." Note the importance of dialogue...between teacher and student, students and students, and student to self!
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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Kids Helping Kids to Learn

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learntolearn » Blog Archive » Taking a New Meta Road: Kids’ Voices

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Instructional Conversation

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