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Competency-Based Grading and Common Core Math: A Perfect ...

Competency-Based Grading and Common Core Math: A Perfect ... | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
My Uh-Huh Moment Over the summer I spent the day with my math team as we prepared for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Math...
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So-called noncognitive skills — attributes like self-restraint, persistence and self-awareness — might actually be better predictors of a person’s life trajectory than standard academic measures. A...

So-called noncognitive skills — attributes like self-restraint, persistence and self-awareness — might actually be better predictors of a person’s life trajectory than standard academic measures. A... | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
New research on how social-emotional learning could improve education confirms Ray Bradbury’s assertion that emotional intelligence is superior to rational intellect.
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Rhythmic ability linked to language

Rhythmic ability linked to language | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
Moving in time to a steady beat is closely linked to better language skills, research suggests.
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Reading Strategy Lessons for Science & Social Studies: 15 Research-Based Strategy Lessons That Help Students Read and Learn From Content-Area Texts: Laura Robb: 9780439926423: Amazon.com: Books

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Creationists Are Choosing Texas’ Science Textbooks

Creationists Are Choosing Texas’ Science Textbooks | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
The Texas state Board of Education is in the process of adopting new science textbooks that will be used in public schools for the next decade. On Tuesday, the board held its first hearing for public comment on which textbooks should be adopted.
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Highlighting is a Waste of Time

Highlighting is a Waste of Time | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it

“ Highlighting is a waste of time according to a comprehensive report released on Jan 9th 2013 by the Association for Psychological Science. The authors, led by Kent State University professor John D...”


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Placing Too Much Faith in Technology in the Classroom | The ...

Placing Too Much Faith in Technology in the Classroom | The ... | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
W.J. Astore Americans put a lot of faith in technology. Nowadays, we see computers, one-gun projectors, Smart boards, and similar technologies as essential to education. But are they really? In many cases, computers and ...
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How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills

How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
"Respond esthetically to all sounds, from the hum of the refrigerator motor or the paddling of oars on a lake, to the tones of a cello or mu (RT @brainpicker: How to listen to music – a vintage guide to the 7 essential skills
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Critical Thinking and Our Children's Need for Deep Practice

Critical Thinking and Our Children's Need for Deep Practice | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it
A visit to Baldi Middle School, located in an economically challenged neighborhood in Philadelphia, is a lesson in education that works. That's because all of Baldi's 1,200 students are engaged, empowered and energized.
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How Parents Can Help Improve Their Children’s Reading Skills | Akron Science School

Parenting & Education Blog: "How Parents Can Help Improve Their Childrens Reading Skills" : http://t.co/0qQ8jnnhMM
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Is cursive a dying art?

Is cursive a dying art? | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it

There's an art form that's slowly disappearing from U.S. schools. It's cursive writing. You know, script. Many say in the digital age, it's obsolete. So will it go the way of the quill pen?


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"Prepare for the Science Fair" by Kevin Temmer

An animated short explaining the steps to completing a science fair project. Created by Kevin Temmer.
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GCSE and A-Level Maths Videos by Mr Hegarty

GCSE and A-Level Maths Videos by Mr Hegarty | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it

“ My channel is to help students with their Key Stage 3, GCSE and A-Level maths studies. Topics are compiled in playlists so search my playlists for the maths ...”


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Phonics Studio - A Great App for Learning to Pronounce Words

Phonics Studio - A Great App for Learning to Pronounce Words | Grade 5-6 | Scoop.it

Phonics Studio is a free iPad app that has received glowing reviews from speech-language pathologists. The app provides more than 2,500 flashcards that students can use to practice pronouncing more...


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