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The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting

The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

What are the most popular social networks, apps, and websites for high schoolers? Niche asked. Seven thousand teenagers answered.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 7, 2014 7:32 AM

Interesting survey results.

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Redes Sociales

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12 Ways You Can Energize Classroom Learning

12 Ways You Can Energize Classroom Learning | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Teachers are always looking for ways to bring excitement and vigour into a classroom. The truth is it doesn’t need to be complicated or revolutionary. It just needs to connect to students’ interests and keep them challenged by exercising critical thinking and decision making skills. Here is an infographic created by Atomic Learning that shows you 12 ways to energize classroom learning."

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New Google Classroom features make it easier to learn, teach, manage, and build

New Google Classroom features make it easier to learn, teach, manage, and build | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"As everyone heads back to school to start the new semester, users will find new Google Classroom updates designed specifically for them."

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Struggling schools benefit from adding arts to learning

Struggling schools benefit from adding arts to learning | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Arts frequently get cut from school curricula due to money and time, but a pilot program around the country is trying to use music, performance and other arts in dozens of schools to motivate kids."

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How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017 | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Neuroscience has shown us this year that we may actually have everything we need to stay focused, be more creative, remember more, and make better decisions—just as long as we can work a bit more with our brains, not against them. Here are a few things we learned that can take you closer toward being your best self in 2017."

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5 Education Pinterest Boards for Teachers

5 Education Pinterest Boards for Teachers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Here are 5 great education Pinterest boards full of handy tips and tools that teachers will absolutely love having around.

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10 Inauguration Day Resources

10 Inauguration Day Resources | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Students in all grade levels learn about the Presidential Inauguration and how it has changed over time with our recommended activities, background resources, primary source documents, videos, printables, and more." (Thanks to NEA Works4Me for a suggesting this resource.)

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Join an online Arts Integration and STEAM conference designed for K-12 classroom and arts teachers

Join an online Arts Integration and STEAM conference designed for K-12 classroom and arts teachers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

This arts integration and STEAM conference provides a flexible and affordable learning option for K-12 classroom and arts educators seeking practical tips, resources and ideas for integrating the arts into any classroom. Attend via live-stream on February 4th or access everything on-demand for a full year after the event concludes. Join over 1,500 other educators from around the globe so you, too, can create your dream STEAM classroom, school or district.

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9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Igniting a Passion for Reading

Igniting a Passion for Reading | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"I discovered the importance of giving students choice four years ago when I completely revamped independent reading. I decided to give my students a say in what they read and how they responded to it. ... My students’ scores on standardized tests soared.

 

"Since then, I have expanded upon choice each year, opening up my curriculum to more reading opportunities with greater freedom. I have not abandoned the whole-class novel. It still has a vital purpose and place in my classroom, but I have found ways to devote more time to student choice."

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For teachers, it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it

For teachers, it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

“I’ve known teachers who have been yellers and teachers who have been very, very soft-spoken,” said David Kretschmer, an education professor at California State University, Northridge. “Just as with the tone we use with anybody we’re conversing with – or the tone we use with a pet – it can have a powerful impact.”

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Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 43 Links to Help

Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 43 Links to Help | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"It's all around us. It's permeated Facebook, Twitter, all social media and the Internet. People fall for fake news all the time. What about our students? Are they able to adequately evaluate what they are seeing?"

In this post, school Media Specialist Julie Greller presents an impressive collection of articles, guides, lesson plans and videos to aid teachers and their students with the task of spotting fake news.

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

15 hot edtech trends for 2017 | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Educators and tech leaders look back on 2016; predict where edtech trends in teaching and learning will head this new year.
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Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students? | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Children with serious behavioral disorders might fare better at school if they get some exercise during the day, a new study suggests."

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Get Inspired! 8 Creative Ways to Energize Your Classroom Now

Get Inspired! 8 Creative Ways to Energize Your Classroom Now | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Fight the midyear slump and boost your students’ enthusiasm for learning with these teacher-tested tips."

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'The Magic School Bus' Will Return to Teach New Generations About STEM

'The Magic School Bus' Will Return to Teach New Generations About STEM | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Everyone's favorite red-headed science teacher—and her pet lizard—will soon be back.

"Netflix's appeal to nostalgia continues with its upcoming reboot of the beloved '90s Saturday morning cartoon 'The Magic School Bus,' starring eccentric science teacher Ms. Frizzle and her eager students as they embark on out-of-this world field trips."

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More Teachers Seek National Certification

More Teachers Seek National Certification | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"As it revises its certification process, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards says it's seeing an uptick in applicants." To find out more about National Board Certification and the support your union provides, visit the WEAC National Board Certification page.

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Instagram for High School Teachers 101

Instagram for High School Teachers 101 | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Teens love Instagram, but the social network can also be a great resource for high school teachers."

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Interesting use of instagram as a tool to education. 
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Save the date: WEAC Summer Leadership Academy is July 24-26 in Eau Claire

Save the date: WEAC Summer Leadership Academy is July 24-26 in Eau Claire | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Mark your calendar now for the 2017 WEAC Summer Leadership Academy, July 24-26 at UW-Eau Claire. "Summer Leadership Academy not only gives you a local perspective, but a state and national focus on issues important to you as an educator," says trainer and WEAC Retired member Pat Schmidt of Wautoma. "It encourages you to get involved not only in your school community, but to take a stand on issues at a much deeper level."

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Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Help students in all grade levels put in perspective the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history." (Thanks to NEA Works4Me for a suggesting this resource.)

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Want kids to learn well? Feed them well

Want kids to learn well? Feed them well | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"What can we expect our kids to learn if they're hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients? Former White House Chef and food policymaker Sam Kass discusses the role schools can play in nourishing students' bodies in addition to their minds."

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Now's the Time to Plan for Digital Learning Day

Now's the Time to Plan for Digital Learning Day | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Digital Learning Day 2017 is right around the corner! On February 23, 2017, teachers and students from around the country will participate in the nationwide celebration highlighting great teaching and demonstrating how technology can improve student outcomes. Visit the DLD interactive lesson plans page for ideas and inspiration. 

If you're planning to participate, add your event to the DLD map! Then visit the graphics page to help spread the word about your event.

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Teacher uses Rubik's Cubes to teach math

Teacher uses Rubik's Cubes to teach math | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

“It’s a great way of teaching about attention spans,” Hill said. “I wanted to get them sitting down and really sticking to something. You get one student to learn how to do it, then they teach one person and they teach one person and so on. That way, everyone has a chance to learn and it’s not just one teacher running ragged. The spirit of collaboration was really, really great.”

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Lego Boost is robot building for the rest of us

Lego Boost is robot building for the rest of us | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

"Using the included Lego pieces, motors and sensors, students can build a cat, a guitar, a tractor, a quadruped and Vernie. Vernie is the most complex of all the builds. Each one guides users through the building and programming process in a step-by-step fashion, where each completed task unlocks a new one."

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The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures

The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

Teacher/blogger Larry Ferlazzo has compiled this fascinating list of The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures (and are accessible to English Language Learners).

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WEA Academy offers new online National Board Certification Support Course

WEA Academy offers new online National Board Certification Support Course | Education Today and Tomorrow | Scoop.it

If you are looking for intensive candidate support from the comfort of your home, check out the WEA Academy's new National Board Certification online course. This course was designed by a long-term NBCT mentor and support provider. The course takes you through all components, provides tips and exercises on writing for NBPTS and highly personalized feedback. It's a true value given the significant amount of individual coaching built into the design of this online learning opportunity.

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