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The Classroom and the Cloud: A Bright Forecast for 2020

The Classroom and the Cloud: A Bright Forecast for 2020 | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
What will the classroom of 2020 look like? As I look ahead, many of the trends we're seeing today will continue to expand learning beyond the classroom walls to connect educators, students and real-w
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"By 2020, students will demonstrate their creativity, skills and knowledge in ways that take advantage of the technology available to them. In particular, expect to see greater reliance on student portfolios and an expansion of the ways that the education community and employers assess students."

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New Google Earth Has Exciting Features for Teachers

New Google Earth Has Exciting Features for Teachers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Google has recently released a brand new version of Google Earth for both Chrome and Android. This new version has come with a slew of nifty features teachers can use for educational purposes with students in class."

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10 Free Classroom Resources for Mother’s Day

10 Free Classroom Resources for Mother’s Day | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"From poetry to decorative gifts and a variety of arts & crafts projects big and small, find ideas for celebrating motherhood with students at all grade levels." Thanks to NEA Works4Me for sharing this resource.

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Pull Words Off the Page to Promote Learning

Pull Words Off the Page to Promote Learning | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Two vocabulary exercises that get students to make connections between words and explain their thinking."

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How Teachers Can Reduce Frustration and Burnout When Dealing With Difficult Students

How Teachers Can Reduce Frustration and Burnout When Dealing With Difficult Students | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"I know that how I react to students, and my ability to manage my emotions, colors every interaction I have. Left unexamined, these strong emotions can lead to burnout."

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Where Good Ideas Come From & How Your Classroom Can Respond

Where Good Ideas Come From & How Your Classroom Can Respond | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Steven Johnson discusses where good ideas come from, and TeachThought offers takeaways for teachers."

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High School Students Learn the Art of Collective Bargaining

High School Students Learn the Art of Collective Bargaining | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Contract negotiations: an example of a lesson that can be better taught with hands-on experience. And that's what students at an Escanaba, Michigan, school do in the Collective Bargaining Workshop at Bay College.

"The students always love coming to it because it gives us a chance to work on our interpersonal and communications skills and it gives us an opportunity to explore some of the obstacles and opportunities the students are going to face when they head out into the real work world," said Social Studies Teacher Brian Houle.

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Words Matter: The Repercussions of What We Say - And Don't Say - About Students

Words Matter: The Repercussions of What We Say - And Don't Say - About Students | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"The way we communicate with and about students can have major equity implications. A new book explains how educators can match their speech to their values."

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Teaching Science by Asking, 'What Do You Want to Know' and 'How Can You Answer That?'

Teaching Science by Asking, 'What Do You Want to Know' and 'How Can You Answer That?' | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Thanks to help from 'Biocore Outreach Ambassadors' from UW-Madison, students at Mazomanie Elementary School are being introduced to inquiry-based learning and experiencing what it’s really like to work as a scientist. A key element of inquiry-based learning, and a fundamental part of Biocore, is asking students: 'What do you want to know?' and 'How can you answer your question?' In inquiry-based learning, investigations take center stage and textbooks become resources."

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Videoconferencing is Magic in the Elementary School Classroom

Videoconferencing is Magic in the Elementary School Classroom | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"What’s one way to create a major spark in your classroom? In one word: videoconferencing. Emotional. Transformative. Touching. Passion inducing. Educational."

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Survey: Habits of Talented Math Students

Survey: Habits of Talented Math Students | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"High school juniors and seniors who participated in a prestigious national math competition said they tend to study alone and to learn best when they grasp the underlying concepts behind math formulas."

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Teaching Strategies About Source Credibility

Teaching Strategies About Source Credibility | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Here are some teaching strategies we can use to evaluate the credibility of a resource.
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Baseball Resources from TeachersFirst

Baseball Resources from TeachersFirst | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Do you love baseball? Check out these links to baseball lessons, information, and activities across all subject areas for K-12 classrooms." Thanks to Tricia Roach for posting a link to these resources on the NEA edCommunities Works4Me group.

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Teachers Cashing in by Selling Their Lessons

Teachers Cashing in by Selling Their Lessons | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Teachers Pay Teachers contends that it hit a milestone last year, when its 80,000 contributors earned more than $100 million, and that at least a dozen have become millionaires since the site launched a decade ago. Other major sites including Teachwise and Teacher's Notebook, and recently such corporate players as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Amazon, have launched sites of their own."

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Join the Social Justice in Education Group on NEA edCommunities

Join the Social Justice in Education Group on NEA edCommunities | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Social Justice in Education is a critical space in which educators can unpack and reflect on the social justice issues facing students, communities, and educators today. The first objective of this group is to recognize, honor, and strive to understand the intersection of all stakeholders through the lens of compassion and empathy. The second objective is to create powerful collective and individual forces to dismantle oppressive mechanisms within the institution of education. Ultimately, applying humanizing practices will instill passionate activism! 

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Letting Go of Your Students on that Last Day

Letting Go of Your Students on that Last Day | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"One of the worst things about being a teacher, is letting your students go on the very last day.  It is such a bittersweet thing.  Part of me can’t wait, but part of me knows saying goodbye can be very emotional.  It’s like there is an elephant in the room the entire day."

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6 Tips for Teachers If You’re Running on Empty

6 Tips for Teachers If You’re Running on Empty | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"To bounce back during test season and the end-of-year rush, Michelle Russell suggests strategies like finding time to freshen relationships and have some fun."

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Educators' Network for Social Justice 10th Annual Teaching Conference is Saturday, April 29

Educators' Network for Social Justice 10th Annual Teaching Conference is Saturday, April 29 | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"The Educators' Network for Social Justice Conference is being held Saturday, April 29, at the Indian Community School in Franklin, Wisconsin. Workshops are facilitated by socially conscious educators and community members with a passion for their work and cover a wide range of social justice topics. Keynote Speaker, Patty Loew, is a professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication and affiliated with American Indian Studies, the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and the School of Human Ecology Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies."

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Augmented, Virtual Reality Yet to Gain Traction in K-12, Survey Finds

Augmented, Virtual Reality Yet to Gain Traction in K-12, Survey Finds | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Despite a recent wave of hype, augmented- and virtual-reality tools remain fringe technologies in U.S. classrooms, according to a new survey by the nonprofit group Project Tomorrow.

"Just 5 percent of U.S. teachers say they are currently using AR or VR in their classroom, the group found in its annual Speak Up survey of hundreds of thousands of students, parents, teachers and school administrators. Those numbers tick up a bit for high school science teachers (9 percent) and computer science and technology teachers (11 percent.)"

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Teachers Must Be Ready to Engage

Teachers Must Be Ready to Engage | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"The 2017 National Teacher of the Year, Sydney Chaffee, NBCT, shares in this blog post how teachers can engage in discussions about race in the classroom."

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How Teachers Are Using Tech Tools to Teach Civics in These Tumultuous Times

How Teachers Are Using Tech Tools to Teach Civics in These Tumultuous Times | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"To harness student passion without bogging down in partisan muck, teachers are wielding a bevy of ed-tech tools — ranging from online role-playing games and issue quizzes to social media platforms where teachers share strategies for leading political discussions and students collaborate to try to influence public policy."

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What Are Your Teaching Essentials? Teachers Share What They Can't Teach Without

What Are Your Teaching Essentials? Teachers Share What They Can't Teach Without | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"It takes coffee — and some other essentials — to run a classroom. Teachers shared their five must-haves when it comes to classroom organization and enhancing their instruction."

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Enrique Sañudo's curator insight, April 19, 8:16 PM

LA TRANSFERENCIA DE CONOCIMIENTOS NO DEBE SER TRAUMÁTICA. SE NECESITAN DOS PARA PONER EN PRÁCTICA EL CONCEPTO DE ENSEÑANZA Y APRENDIZAJE Y ESAS DOS PERSONAS NECESITAN ESTAR DISTENDIDAS PARA INTERRELACIONAR SATISFACTORIAMENTE.

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Avoiding the Reefs as We Navigate Testing Season

Avoiding the Reefs as We Navigate Testing Season | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Teacher Kevin Hodgson is working to anticipate what his state's standardized tests will contain and how best to equip his 6th graders with reading & writing strategies."

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Climb Aboard: School Buses Reimagined

Climb Aboard: School Buses Reimagined | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Bright yellow school buses — recognizable anywhere — transport more than 26 million children to school every day. But these days, districts and organizations throughout the country are using buses for much more than a ride to school. 

"By repurposing available space and capitalizing on mobility, these traveling art studios, cafeterias, and science labs are reducing barriers to access and meeting students where they are."

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Where Have All the Pencils Gone?

Where Have All the Pencils Gone? | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"How to keep those disappearing pencils! NEA Today asked the experts (educators like you) how to manage the 'pencil situation"' in their classrooms. Here are some of their favorite tips."

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5 Reasons Why Blended Learning Programs Fail - and How to Save Them

5 Reasons Why Blended Learning Programs Fail - and How to Save Them | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Whether it’s botched rollouts or general apathy that kills a blended learning initiative, many telling signs can be identified."

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