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SC considers changing how reading is taught - USA TODAY

SC considers changing how reading is taught - USA TODAY | Education | Scoop.it
SC considers changing how reading is taught
USA TODAY
"One of the big points of concern has been that teaching reading is very complex. It's a process," she said.

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Dr. Nellie Deutsch's curator insight, September 23, 2013 4:34 AM

Teasching and learning involve time and a lot of patience, don't you think?

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wwwatanabe: Instructional Practices with Huge Impact

wwwatanabe: Instructional Practices with Huge Impact | Education | Scoop.it
Excellent post on formative #assessment: Instructional Practices with Huge Impact http://t.co/cdYFtbxd #edchat #elemchat #data #k12...

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10 Tools For Classroom Quizzes

10 Tools For Classroom Quizzes | Education | Scoop.it
Making classroom quizzes more interactive can be an easy and fun way to do the same checks on understanding and comprehension without hearing the inevitable groans from the students.

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How to create assessments for the Common Core | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

How to create assessments for the Common Core | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2 | Education | Scoop.it
Assessments for Common Core require more than just multiple-choice. Learn how to create assessments that measure concepts, not facts.

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Teaching Close Reading: What You Need to Know

Teaching Close Reading: What You Need to Know | Education | Scoop.it
As a teacher, the Common Core State Standards can be a lot to get your mind around. When you take a closer look at the ELA standards, however, it’s clear that the main goal is to get kids to engage with what they’re reading on a deeper level: to ask questions about what they notice, and to answer those questions based on what’s in the text. Another term for this strategy is close reading.

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Math and Inquiry: The Importance of Letting Students Stumble

Math and Inquiry: The Importance of Letting Students Stumble | Education | Scoop.it
For subjects like math and foreign language, which are traditionally taught in a linear and highly structured context, using more open-ended inquiry-based models can be challenging. But inquiry learning is based on the premise that, with a little bit of structure and guidance, teachers can support students to ask questions that lead them to learn those same important skills -- in ways that are meaningful to them.

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England in maths global top 10

England in maths global top 10 | Education | Scoop.it
Asian countries take top places in international education rankings, but England and Northern Ireland are among high performers.

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Twitter As "Assessment For Learning"

Twitter As "Assessment For Learning" | Education | Scoop.it
Right now, we have a wonderful teacher candidate, Yakira Smeltzer, in our class. As her  placement continues, we've had some good discussions on assessment and evaluation. I think that it's so...

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A Must See Visual Featuring 27 Ways to Check Your Students Understanding

A Must See Visual Featuring 27 Ways to Check Your Students Understanding | Education | Scoop.it

Assessments ( formative, summative,diagnostic..etc ), direct questions, quizzes are some of the common ways to track students understanding but there are also several other ( some are unknown) ways to do it. Mia from An Ethical Island has put up this wonderful visual that features 27 of these ways.


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About Mathlanding | mathlanding.org

About Mathlanding | mathlanding.org | Education | Scoop.it

Mathlanding (ML) is a dynamic resource to help support the professional development needs of elementary educators in building mathematical knowledge and instructional practice. The site is created to provide organized access to high quality resources and tools that support teaching and learning of elementary mathematics.


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Powerful Pairings: Read-Alouds for the Common Core

Powerful Pairings: Read-Alouds for the Common Core | Education | Scoop.it
Find a sampler of powerful pairs of books for read-alouds in elementary classrooms implementing the Common Core State Standards.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Gooru - A Great Source of Math, Science, and Social Studies Materials

Free Technology for Teachers: Gooru - A Great Source of Math, Science, and Social Studies Materials | Education | Scoop.it

Transform Learning, Inspire Students! .Create and share collections of engaging web resources with your students. Browse courses in our K-12 Community Library to get started.


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