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We Teach Children

We Teach Children | Ripples | Scoop.it
I just finished a week of preservice days – our children arrive on Tuesday. The week was a busy whirlwind of meetings, setting up the classroom, thinking through the first days and reconnecti...
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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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5 Essential Ingredients For Learning (SPLAT)

5 Essential Ingredients For Learning (SPLAT) | Ripples | Scoop.it
I was listening to a fascinating show by Pat Flynn, blogger and podcaster who was interviewing Bryan Kelly from What The Speak on the neuroscience behind great presentations.
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Yes, I am so tired of hearing "educators" say that they are a "visual" or "auditory" learner when it is well documented that our brains learn via multiple inputs.

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Don't Believe Every Meme You See

Don't Believe Every Meme You See | Ripples | Scoop.it
Have you seen this meme going around Facebook? It is quite popular and has a gizillion...
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Research-Based Best Practices That Leverage Immediate Feedback

Research-Based Best Practices That Leverage Immediate Feedback | Ripples | Scoop.it
In the image below, there are a number of key research findings that support using frequent, immediate feedback in your classroom to reinforce your students learning.  The more feedback the better!  There are also a few findings that have nuanced implications about best practices for using ExitTicket, too. I wanted to discuss some of the …
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Connect With Others - Join Our Class Blog List!

Connect With Others - Join Our Class Blog List! | Ripples | Scoop.it
We regularly update the entire Edublogger’s class blog list to ensure the list remains current, contains helpful resources and see what else we can do to help you to find class blogs for the grades...
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Kinesthetic Learning

Kinesthetic Learning | Ripples | Scoop.it
Kinesthetic learning, especially for middle school girls, connects the act of acquiring knowledge with physical movement, breaking through the barriers of self-image and perceived limitations.
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Principal 2.0 Resources

Principal 2.0 Resources | Ripples | Scoop.it
I’m excited to join forces again with Amber Teamann on July 25 as we spend a day with the new administrators in Illinois for #IPANewAdmin14.
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OpenCurriculum: Create and discover better K-12 curriculum together

OpenCurriculum: Create and discover better K-12 curriculum together | Ripples | Scoop.it
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Is Your School or District in the Business of Suppressing Creativity and Genius?

Is Your School or District in the Business of Suppressing Creativity and Genius? | Ripples | Scoop.it
"Why would anyone want to suppress genius? Well, it is not intentional. It is not a plot.
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The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom

The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom | Ripples | Scoop.it
July 25, 2014
Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped...
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Two Must Have Resources for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services

Two Must Have Resources for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services | Ripples | Scoop.it
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The other is edshelf.com. edshelf is a directory of websites, mobile apps, and desktop programs that are rated & reviewed by parents & educators, for parents & educators. We help you find the right educational tools for your specific needs.

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How To Create QR Codes To Use In Your Classroom

How To Create QR Codes To Use In Your Classroom | Ripples | Scoop.it

Via Doug Peterson
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Three Good Resources On Metacognition

Three Good Resources On Metacognition | Ripples | Scoop.it
© 2010 Jon Skilling, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio
Here are three new additions to The Best Posts On Metacognition:
Metacognition is from The Center For Teaching.
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ClassroomCribs AND see How-To Set Up Brain-Friendly, Beautiful Learning Spaces!

ClassroomCribs AND see How-To Set Up Brain-Friendly, Beautiful Learning Spaces! | Ripples | Scoop.it
Free Classroom Design Webinar:
I would love for you to join me on Tuesday, July 29th at 3pm ET for a free webinar all on setting up your classroom learning space.  Prior to going into teaching, I studied Interior Design.
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InfuseLearning- A Wonderful Student Response Tool

InfuseLearning- A Wonderful Student Response Tool | Ripples | Scoop.it
July 25, 2014
InfuseLearing is a great virtual learner response system. In a very basic level, InfuseLearning allows teachers to ask quick assessment questions to check for students understanding....
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Google Cast announced -- cross platform screen mirroring apps

Google Cast announced -- cross platform screen mirroring apps | Ripples | Scoop.it
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Learning to Learn

Learning to Learn | Ripples | Scoop.it
This is a "Learning to Learn" curriculum for intermediate elementary school students.
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Moving Your Workflow and Procedures into GAFE

Workflow and procedure are central to our classrooms, and tech integration specialist Andrew Marcinek walks us through transferring these systems into Google Apps for Education.
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A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 4

A Defense of Deeper Learning: Watch What's Working, Part 4 | Ripples | Scoop.it
The case is made for teachers to work together to calibrate assignment or project criteria so that all student work is judged by the same standards and level of rigor.
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Boost creativity

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Kahoot is a Fun Free Game-Based Classroom Response System

Kahoot is a Fun Free Game-Based Classroom Response System | Ripples | Scoop.it
Engaging Classroom Tool Encourages Students to Take Ownership of Learning & Move From "Learner to Leader"! Kahoot! was launched in 2013 as a game-based
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11 Things You Need to Know About the Redesigned G Drive

11 Things You Need to Know About the Redesigned G Drive | Ripples | Scoop.it
Tags: google, drive
by: Ann Steckel
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GDrive: Moving Docs to Multiple Folders

GDrive: Moving Docs to Multiple Folders | Ripples | Scoop.it
July 25, 2014
Here is an excellent Google Drive tip I learned today from Shake Up Learning. As much as I love Google Drive and spend so much time discovering its hidden tricks and features I must say...
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Classflow

Classflow | Ripples | Scoop.it
ClassFlow is a revolutionary cloud-based platform for teachers that makes lesson planning more efficient and lesson delivery more dynamic.
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Videos: The Karate Kid & Transfer Of Learning

Videos: The Karate Kid & Transfer Of Learning | Ripples | Scoop.it
As regular readers know, I’ve been trying to find movie scenes demonstrating transfer of learning (see The Best Movie Scenes, Stories, & Quotations About “Transfer Of Learning” – Help Me Find More!).
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Why I Still Love Wikispaces

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Why I Still Love Wikispaces | Ripples | Scoop.it
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