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Using Action Research in Online Communities to Effect Building-Level Change

Using Action Research in Online Communities to Effect Building-Level Change | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
In our Powerful Learning Practice (PLP) communities, school-based teams of teachers engage in collaborative professional development over the course of a year along with teams from other schools and districts using the research-based connected...
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I found this article interesting because it talked about methods you would use to involve students more and keep them engaged. I think this is very useful because if I am interested in teaching younger kids, I will need to work harder to keep their attention and focus.

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iPad Lessons

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iPad Apps on Pinterest

iPad Apps on Pinterest | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it

Melissa Scott is using Pinterest to pin iPad apps. Great resources here!

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iPad Literature Circles

iPad Literature Circles | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it

Literature Circles inherently promote student ownership of learning. In this learning model, students take responsibility for choosing their own books, directing discussion groups, assigning roles for student inquiry, and constructing meaningful interpretations of text as thoughtful community learners. A process will engage students in countless opportunities for critical thinking and collaboration.

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Real world context/problems enhance learning

Real world context/problems enhance learning | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
Reading the book: Inevitable: mass customized learning, there is one rule that strikes me as important and achievable: Real world context/problems enhance learning. This ties in nicely with my curr...

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Web 2.0 Tools: text, images, music, video | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students

Web 2.0 Tools: text, images, music, video | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
See the Glog!Web 2.0 Tools: text, images, music, video | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students...
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S H I F T – A New Year’s Resolution for 2012 | Powerful Learning Practice

S H I F T – A New Year’s Resolution for 2012 | Powerful Learning Practice | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
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Toolkit A-Z for Education - PTCweb2

Toolkit A-Z for Education - PTCweb2 | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 tools for Professional Teaching Associations...
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Times tables using your hands!

Just a bit of fun! Use your hands to work out 6x6 to 10x10.
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The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic

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Things that AREN’T on the bubble tests | Dangerously Irrelevant

Things that AREN’T on the bubble tests | Dangerously Irrelevant | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
From Gerald Bracey (via Joe Bower), here's a great list of things that AREN'T on the bubble tests our kids are taking: creativity critical...
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The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic

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Will · What Do We Absolutely Need to "Teach"?

Will · What Do We Absolutely Need to "Teach"? | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
What Do We Absolutely Need to "Teach"? So I’m trying to push my own thinking here a bit, and I’d love some feedback. If I believe (and I do) that school should be more about letting my children find...
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Pin A Quote | Highlight Any Text, Pin It On Pinterest

Post any text on the web to Pinterest (or other social network) with Pin A Quote. Once added to the bookmark toolbar of any modern browser, it will create a jpg out of any highlighted text which can then be pinned on Pinterest.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Web - Again

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Khan Academy iPad App–First Impressions | Tech the Plunge

Khan Academy iPad App–First Impressions | Tech the Plunge | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
Khan Academy released their iPad app yesterday so I decided to give it a quick spin this morning.
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Amazon.com: Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education (9781935543275): Will Richardson, Rob Mancabelli: Books

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What You (Really) Need to Know

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Shy students should be able to tweet their teacher in class, study finds

Shy students should be able to tweet their teacher in class, study finds | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
THERE could soon be a whole lot more twits in our school classrooms.
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Type "Let It Snow" on Google for a Pleasant Surprise

Type "Let It Snow" on Google for a Pleasant Surprise | Elementary Teaching Resources and Tips | Scoop.it
mashable.com - In the spirit of the Google "barrel roll," the company has another tricky search result today: Simply search the words "let it snow" and watch what happens.
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The 21st Century Principal: 5 Indications Your Leadership Is Obsolete for 21st Century Schools

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Sheppard Software: Fun free online learning games and activities for kids.

Hundreds of fun educational games and activities for kids to play online. Topics include math, geography, animals, and more.
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Should Elementary School Teachers Become Single-Subject Specialists? -... - StumbleUpon

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Moving Your Kindergarten into Web 2.0 with 5 Different Tools (by Özge Karaoğlu) – Teaching Village

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Sunny Days in Second Grade: Thankful Things

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