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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.
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I knew it all along. Handwriting is a personal and individual art that we don't need to allow our children to lose.

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Using Humor in the Classroom

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“But why do I have to go? School is not fun!” That quote is from a first-grade child, asking his mom why he has to go every single day to this place that he was told was going to be a lot of fun,
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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and t
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5 Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

5 Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
I've read a lot of articles about preventing teacher burnout, so a new list is probably not that unique. However, as I reflected on what causes burnout, on times when I came pretty close to feeling b
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Thinking about learning styles. | Fred Klonsky

Thinking about learning styles. | Fred Klonsky | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Third grade mask-making. I once had a fifth grade student who was, let us say, not fully engaged in the activities I had provided in the art room. He goofed around a lot. One day, following a request to settle down, he turned to ...
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Technology Integration in Education

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Discover some of the best, most cutting-edge approaches to integrate technology into the curriculum and promoting a student-learning environment that assists and encourages technological skills.
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End of Year Burnout: How to Finish the Marathon in Stride

End of Year Burnout:  How to Finish the Marathon in Stride | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The end of the school year can feel like the final few miles of a marathon. Not only does your body not want to go on, your mind wants to be elsewhere. It's not helped by the fact that the dreaded
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6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing

6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Creative writing can be a daunting task for students who struggle to think of story ideas or who don't love the writing process. For kids who have trouble putting pen to paper, there are a handful of
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Differentiation Daily

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Differentiation Daily, by Laurie Westphal: Trends and Articles for Differentiation and Gifted Students (Differentiation Daily is out!
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10 Ways To Support Learning Styles With Concept Mapping

10 Ways To Support Learning Styles With Concept Mapping | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"Engaging your mind takes some effort to identify what you care for and what is the best way to attain what you care for. Do you want students to become better learners? Help them discover what they care for by allowing them to identify and use their own learning style."


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Lauren Anderson's curator insight, April 5, 2013 9:46 AM

<3 concept mapping

Tracy Hanson's curator insight, April 5, 2013 3:14 PM

It seems the more people deny there are learning styles the more information surfaces explaining them.

Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, February 18, 12:00 AM
Very good overview of different usages of mind maps and concept maps.