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Reading & Language Arts: Visual Literacy fo... | Thinkfinity

Reading & Language Arts: Visual Literacy fo... | Thinkfinity | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
EDSITEment has heard and answered this clarion call for the visual arts to be integrated into English Language Arts via College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading » 7: Integrate and evaluate content ...
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Cross disipline analysis and comparison.

 

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McREL Blog: Ending the "fire hose" model of PD learning

McREL Blog: Ending the "fire hose" model of PD learning | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
As educators, we’ve all experienced sitting through a two- or three-day workshop and, at the end of it, being overwhelmed with information, tired of sitting and listening, and wondering how we’re going to even begin incorporating what we’ve learned into our daily practice at school. We get back to work, and there’s no feedback from anyone and no time to try what we’ve learned. Time slips by, and we make little to no changes in our instructional practices. This style of “learning via fire hose” is one of the least effective, yet all-too-commonly-used formats of professional development in education. A...
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It’s Time to Stop Averaging Grades

It’s Time to Stop Averaging Grades | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
You’ve always averaged grades. Your teachers averaged
grades when you were in school and it worked fine. It works
fine for your students.

Does it? Just as we teach our students, we don’t want to
fall for Argumentum ad populum: something is true or good
just because a lot of people think it’s true or good. Let’s take
a look at the case against averaging grades.

Hiding Behind the Math

Just because something is mathematically easy to ...
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Mr. Wormeli brings forward some valid points.  I wonder what the impact on student and parent engagement in schools will be when educators are  accurately reporting student progress.

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How to learn? From mistakes

Diana Laufenberg shares 3 surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes.

(Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
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Professional Development for Wisconsin Social Studies Teachers

Professional Development for Wisconsin Social Studies Teachers | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
A nifty way to keep professional development for Wisconsin social studies teachers all in one place. To see the calendar, go to: http://bit.ly/o22HTV
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Kristen McDaniel's is an excellent resource for Social Studies teachers. 

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Teaching the Essential Skills of the Mobile Classroom

Teaching the Essential Skills of the Mobile Classroom | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
Think back 20 years. Pay phones still worked, and only doctors carried pagers. Laptops weighed as much as bowling balls, and few of us had Internet access. In fact, much of what we now consider commo

Via Peter Mellow, Ana Cristina De Lion
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The Content Area Read Aloud: Cross-Genre Skill Integration ...

The Content Area Read Aloud: Cross-Genre Skill Integration ... | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
This obsession has taken the form of instructing at several Content Area Literacy Institutes for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, helping to author the Project's new content area curriculum, presenting ...
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Anna Cockerille - Sharing the impact of a cross discipline approach.

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News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Edutopia

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Edutopia | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project suggests three methods for teaching critical thinking skills and smart media consumption habits to a generation growing up in a climate of information overload.
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The EdAdmin Minute 279: Fisher and Frey On Writing Across The ...

The EdAdmin Minute 279: Fisher and Frey On Writing Across The ... | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
In today's daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share some great insights from two of my favorite authors: Fisher and Frey. Show Links: A Range of Writing Across the Content Areas ...
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An Elementary Journey to the Next Generation Science Standards

An Elementary Journey to the Next Generation Science Standards | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
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teach from the heart

teach from the heart | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
musings of a teacher, parent, and life-long learner
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Jenn, Your post is an excellent your links are appreciated.  I wish 

Google had talked to you!

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Be the person you want your students to be.

Spotlight on Education

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There are so many inspiring stories in education, so many students, teachers, and leaders we can learn from.  Perhaps we can learn strategies to replicate or to avoid.  This Scoop may highlight the good, and the bad, and we can learn from it all. 

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Thoughts from the Island School.....

Thoughts from the Island School..... | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
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Interesting to read his thought on relevant topics.

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A Must-Have Model For 1:1 Success In Schools - Edudemic

A Must-Have Model For 1:1 Success In Schools - Edudemic | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
Easier as it would be to pretend otherwise, the truth is that integrating mobile technology into a school is not a ‘one size fits all’ sort of thing.

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Alaska Standards for Content Literacy: Social Studies, Science and ...

Alaska Standards for Content Literacy: Social Studies, Science and ... | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
Literacy at the middle or high school level has traditionally been taught in the English or reading class. With the adoption of the new Alaska English Language Standards, this instruction is now also part of the content area ...
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Reading & Language Arts: Visual Literacy fo... | Thinkfinity

Reading & Language Arts: Visual Literacy fo... | Thinkfinity | Disciplinary literacy | Scoop.it
EDSITEment has heard and answered this clarion call for the visual arts to be integrated into English Language Arts via College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading » 7: Integrate and evaluate content ...
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Cross disipline analysis and comparison.

 

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