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Routines and Procedures for Managing Your Classroom

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I was having a hard time thinking of types of routines and procedures that I will implement into my future classroom, then I found this website. Lots of good ideas! Start incorporating more routines into your classroom!

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The Real “Wow Factor” – Why the SMART Board Is So Effective | Teachers Love SMART Boards

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"All you do to interact with the SMART Board is touch it with your finger. This is what makes it seem like YOU’RE the input device."

I like this statement very much. And I think SMART boards can be effective, but in order to, I believe that students must be the ones interacting with the smart board, not teachers. If a teacher is the input, then are the students really learning more than when a blackboard or power point are used?

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The world's most sleep-starved students

The world's most sleep-starved students | education | Scoop.it
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Do you get enough sleep? Your sleeping patterns could be effecting your education. 

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Ileanna Gama's curator insight, April 4, 2014 7:24 PM

Kids and young adults from elementary school up till college need to start making better sleeping habits a serious priority! We are affecting our mental, physical and emotional health by depriving ourselves the necessary amount of sleep we each need

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How Poverty Affects Behavior and Academic Performance

How Poverty Affects Behavior and Academic Performance | education | Scoop.it

'Children raised in poverty rarely choose to behave differently, but they are faced daily with overwhelming challenges that affluent children never have to confront, and their brains have adapted to suboptimal conditions in ways that undermine good school performance"


How can we keep poverty in mind when we teach? Do I treat students from lower income areas differently? And do I realize it? What type of steps can be taken help students living poverty to succeed in education? 

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How to Adapt Your Teaching Strategies to Student Needs

How to Adapt Your Teaching Strategies to Student Needs | education | Scoop.it
If the student has difficulty learning by listening, then try…Before the lesson:Pre-teach difficult vocabulary and conceptsState the objective, providing a reason for listeningTeach the mental activities involved in listening — mental note-taking, questioning, reviewingProvide study guides/worksheetsProvide script of filmProvide lecture outlinesDuring the lesson:
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This website is an awesome resource for teachers with students who are having difficulties learning material. Buck Lodge get ready! I am going to put these strategies to use!

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Classroom routines to promote success.

Classroom routines to promote success. | education | Scoop.it
Consistent classroom routines are vital for classroom management success.
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Not only do routines help students feel involved and welcomed in a classroom, but I believe giving the students a classroom structure will help promote learning.

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What Is Integrated Curriculum?

What Is Integrated Curriculum? | education | Scoop.it
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Do students really learn math by learning to clog dance? YES THEY CAN! learning math through a integrated curriculum shows that math is FUN and is used in everyday life!

 

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The impact of poverty on educational outcomes for children

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Is early intervention one way we can succeed in overcoming the negative effects of poverty on students education?

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Ten common myths about teaching | Featured on eSchool News | eSchoolNews.com

Ten common myths about teaching | Featured on eSchool News | eSchoolNews.com | education | Scoop.it
It seems everyone has an opinion about teachers and their profession these days … and most of them aren’t teachers.

Via Sue Densmore
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These are some of the many misconceptions of teaching...and I must admit I used to also believe these myths, but not any more! Identifying myths and misconceptions is a vital part of becoming an effective educator! What are some of the misconceptions/myths you used to have about education?

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Common Core iPad Apps | Best Middle School Educational Apps

Common Core iPad Apps | Best Middle School Educational Apps | education | Scoop.it
A list of the best middle school educational apps aligned to Common Core Standards for 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th grade. Read eSpark's Top of the Class iPad Apps!
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These apps are really great ideas for teaching! We use an app at Buck Lodge Middle called "bands" and we use it to graph slopes. It was a great visual, hands on activity that the kids enjoyed. 

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