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Classroom Behavior? There's an App for That

Classroom Behavior? There's an App for That | Education | Scoop.it
The school year is over! Yeah!

But as you know, teachers' minds immediately turn to what we can do differently next year. Considering the fact that classroom management is one of the biggest challen
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What Schools Can Do to Help Boys Succeed | TIME.com

What Schools Can Do to Help Boys Succeed | TIME.com | Education | Scoop.it
If boys are restive and unfocused, we must look for ways to help them do better. Here are three suggestions
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Nanoogo For Educators

Nanoogo For Educators | Education | Scoop.it
Increase kids capacity for creativity, and train students on critical thinking skills on our creative learning platform.
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Delivering Effective Feedback ... to Everyone

Effective feedback is important to student learning, as well as educator improvement, but many educators provide praise and advice instead of feedback.
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SmartBlog on Education - The 8 C's of character - SmartBrief SmartBlogs

SmartBlog on Education - The 8 C's of character - SmartBrief SmartBlogs | Education | Scoop.it
There are only two C's in "character," but one can find many words that begin with C in describing good, positive character traits and behaviors. I’ve comp
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Boss Level: Collaborative Student-Led Learning at Quest to Learn

Boss Level: Collaborative Student-Led Learning at Quest to Learn | Education | Scoop.it
What if instruction could actually engage students and get them excited about learning? What if school could foster student creativity and support their expanding imaginations? What if educators arou
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Online Activities and Resources for Geography Awareness Week

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Online Activities and Resources for Geography Awareness Week | Education | Scoop.it
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Learning Goals and Success Criteria explained (video) - Shout out to OCSB teachers!


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The Tuesday 12: 12 Resources All About Descriptive Feedback!

The Tuesday 12: 12 Resources All About Descriptive Feedback! | Education | Scoop.it
In this week’s edition of The Tuesday 12, we’ll be looking at resources to help teachers understand and incorporate descriptive feedback on a regular basis.  Just click on the links below to be taken to the resource.

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Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Seven Tips for New Elementary Teachers to Save Energy, Time and Tears

Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Seven Tips for New Elementary Teachers to Save Energy, Time and Tears | Education | Scoop.it
Professional development specialist Otis Kriegel offers seven logistical tips for new elementary teachers to help them relax and stay focused on delivering the best possible instruction.

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Student-Centered, Student-Driven

Student-Centered, Student-Driven | Education | Scoop.it
How do you measure individual learning progression when students are exclusively engaged in collective learning? If the group solved the problem collectively, how do you know which students could solve the problem on their own?

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Descriptive Feedback and Assessment – What my students in Fiji ...

Descriptive Feedback and Assessment – What my students in Fiji ... | Education | Scoop.it
I'm not sure why this has taken me so long to connect, but my students in Fiji have taught me something about descriptive feedback. They have taught me that If they have the opportunity to improve, they care.
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Online Safety & Digital Citizenship from K to 6

Online Safety & Digital Citizenship from K to 6 | Education | Scoop.it
As a tech teacher, I consider the most vital part of my job is to teach students how to use technology safely and responsibly.  Last year, in my new role as an Instructional Technology Teacher, I h...

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Llandrillo Library's curator insight, August 19, 2013 6:26 AM

Fantastic examples to use in class to support digital citizenship

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The Tools for a Successful Young Learner - Whole Child Education

The Tools for a Successful Young Learner - Whole Child Education | Education | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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Years of Action

The Years of Action plan is about every student, every school, every day. It is an ambitious, inclusive and actionable vision which represents and affects our entire TDSB community, including students, staff, parents and the public.

We must work every day to ensure that our students get the most from their time at the TDSB and become confident, motivated and enthusiastic learners and citizens. Every decision we make and action we take must and will support students.

Click here for our Years of Action Framework 2013-2017, the 2013-2017 Action Plan, the Goals and Expected Results for 2013-2014, and our 2013-2014 Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement.

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eQuizShow - Free Online Quiz Show Templates

eQuizShow - Free Online Quiz Show Templates | Education | Scoop.it
Create free jeopardy games to review for school! It takes seconds to create your template: no registration required! Create and play your own game show and quiz show templates free without Powerpoint!
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11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom | Education | Scoop.it
More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students. Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can p
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Habits of Heart: Helping Students Reflect and Act on Gratitude

Habits of Heart: Helping Students Reflect and Act on Gratitude | Education | Scoop.it
The jury is in and the verdict is that gratitude should be set free. It no longer has to be reserved for special occasions and amazing circumstances. Researchers, led by The National Association
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Planning For Critical Thinking: A 5-Step Model

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Planning For Critical Thinking: A 5-Step Model
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Developing Inquiring Minds: Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback Pt1

Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of t...
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Poetry & Success Criteria for 6,7&8 year old students…

Poetry & Success Criteria for 6,7&8 year old students… | Education | Scoop.it
Poems, rhymes, raps, finger plays and chants are important in all classrooms, but crucial to young children learning to read. Rhymes allow students to make predictions.
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Learning Goals and Success Criteria October 2010
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Slideshare showing how to turn learning goals into success criteria.

 

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Writing prompts on pencils for display - Resources - TES

Writing prompts on pencils for display - Resources - TES | Education | Scoop.it
A set of prompts to remind children of success criteria when writing - they are editable so anything can be written on.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Wall of Thanks on Padlet

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Wall of Thanks on Padlet | Education | Scoop.it

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44 Education Apps For K-6 Open-Ended Learning On The iPad | TeachThought

44 Education Apps For K-6 Open-Ended Learning On The iPad | TeachThought | Education | Scoop.it

"Education apps are helpful for teachers because they refract content through engaging, colorful, and gamified approaches to content interaction.

 

They are also mobile, can offer data, and can be played at school or home, making them useful in a K-12 blended learning or flipped classroom setting.

 

With this kind of flexible utility in mind, it’s no wonder they’re in such high demand–so here are 44 education apps for K-6 students doing the best kind of learning math teachers hate and English-Language Arts teachers love: open-ended learning."


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Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, June 27, 2013 10:04 AM

And yet another post on recommended aps for kids! Great recommendations in my opinion!

Lee Hall's curator insight, June 28, 2013 10:17 AM

I try to post free tools but some in this list do cost.