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Best Practice Fits All

Best Practice Fits All | Ripples | Scoop.it
When you hear professional development described as "one size fits all", what do you imagine? Heads resting on hands? Glazed eyes? Sidebar conversations running rampant? I can relate-- I have sat i...
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"Each little thing we do goes out like a ripple into the world"- Woodson

 

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One Best Thing: Are You Reading These?

One Best Thing: Are You Reading These? | Ripples | Scoop.it
Are you reading the “One Best Thing" series of books on iBooks?
These very short books, written by Apple Distinguished Educators showcases a single type of lesson that can incorporate technology.
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The Reflective Teacher: Taking a Long Look

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Reflection is critical to your continued growth as a teacher, whether you seek student feedback, leave yourself sticky notes, or blog your thoughts for colleagues.
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Common Core Quest Expands to Cover All Common Core Math & Language Arts Standards

Common Core Quest Expands to Cover All Common Core Math & Language Arts Standards | Ripples | Scoop.it
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Twelve Alternatives to "How Was Your Day?"

Twelve Alternatives to "How Was Your Day?" | Ripples | Scoop.it
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Could also be used to facilitate reflection in the classroom.

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Want PBL? Get BIE

Want PBL?  Get BIE | Ripples | Scoop.it
BIE is dedicated to improving 21st Century teaching & learning by creating & disseminating products, practices & knowledge for effective Project Based Learning.
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Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work!

Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work! | Ripples | Scoop.it
To ensure productive group work, teachers must communicate expectations, strategically build groups, structure activities, scaffold work with a supportive classroom culture, and stress individual accountability.
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Sketchnoting and Yet Another Dimension

Sketchnoting and Yet Another Dimension | Ripples | Scoop.it
Experimenting with sketchnoting as note taking and as visual summaries and slide design has been an area of intense interest for me over the past six months. Completely inapt, as an analog "artist"...
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Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness

Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness | Ripples | Scoop.it
Mindfulness practice can help educators slow down and work and teach in a way that is anchored in joy and compassion.
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Culturally Responsive Teaching

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The changing racial and cultural landscape of America is certainly a much-discussed topic -- some researchers studying U.S. Census data and demographics even say that America could be a "minority majority" country as early as 2050. While the barriers between countries continue to come down, and globalization continues, how can teachers address the needs of students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and upbringings? This collection of videos introduces culturally responsive teaching (CRT), and includes some techniques that you can use to help students from diverse backgrounds succeed together.
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My favorite was The Danger of a Single Story.

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Common Core Standards Explorer

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Graphite - Teacher Reviewed Apps, Games, & Websites Discover apps, games, and websites that will help your students learn. Graphite, from Common Sense Media, features ratings & reviews by teachers for teachers.
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Differentiated Instruction Strategies: Using Learning Stations

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Differentiated Instruction Strategies: Using Learning Stations
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The EduCollab Gathering 09.20.14

The EduCollab Gathering 09.20.14 | Ripples | Scoop.it
Keynote - 9:30 EST Opening Keynote: Opening Remarks: Christopher Lehman, Founding Director, The Educator Collaborative Keynote: Donalyn Miller Dead Presidents and Whales: Engaging Students with Non...
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