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100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers an...

100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers an... | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
"Google Drive provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports.
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Great site for learning how to use Google drive. Powerful

 

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10 Competencies Students Need to Thrive in The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Competencies Students Need to Thrive in The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
RT @pgsimoes: 10 Competencies Students Need to Thrive in The Future http://t.co/6HlfRYrJWI (@medkh9) #elearning #edtech

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30 Questions For Teacher Reflection

30 Questions For Teacher Reflection | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
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It is with reflection that we really learn.

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Kathy Boyd's curator insight, March 6, 2013 6:49 PM

Reflection is a part of lesson planning.

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I Say Let Them Read

I Say Let Them Read | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
This post is actually a comment I left on Annie Murphy Paul's blog, on her post titled "Teens Are Choosing Books That Are Too Easy For Them". Where I agree with the concerns of this report is that ...
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We want our students to read and enjoy reading as a lifelong activity.

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10 ways to create a culture of thinking…

10 ways to create a culture of thinking… | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
Thoughtful suggestions for those considering developing Culture of Thinking in their schools.
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I would love to be in a classroom like this.  Students need to do more thinking and problem solving.

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Kathy Boyd's curator insight, April 19, 2013 10:44 AM

I would love to be in a classroom like this.  I agree students need to do more thinking and less rote memorizing.

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Great Teachers Don't Teach

Great Teachers Don't Teach | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
In a conversation on LinkedIn, one person asked, "What are the characteristics of an effective teacher?" I read quite a few excellent remarks that describe what such a teacher does to be effective.
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This is an article written from the perspective of a student.  It is a good reminder for teachers that sometimes we need to get out of our own way.

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Kathy Boyd's curator insight, June 28, 2013 10:17 AM

This is an excellent article from the perspective of a student.  This is also a great reminder for teachers.  Sometimes we need to get out of our own way

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Out with “The Great Gatsby” and in with “The Glass Castle”? Florida’s English teachers adjust to new standards | Hechinger Report

Out with “The Great Gatsby” and in with “The Glass Castle”? Florida’s English teachers adjust to new standards | Hechinger Report | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
Informing the Public about Education through Quality Journalism (Teacher: "I have to give up the teaching of whole novels..." Common Core.
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This is a good article where a teacher is thinking outside the norm to introduce the common core standards.

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100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers an...

100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers an... | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
"Google Drive provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports.
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Great site for learning how to use Google drive. Powerful

 

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The Landscape of Learning: This could quite possibly be the most important thing that we teach our students

The Landscape of Learning: This could quite possibly be the most important thing that we teach our students | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
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Smart is something you can get.

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Kathy Boyd's curator insight, March 14, 2013 12:55 PM

Teachers need to choose their words carefully to help students have growth mindset.  Effort is needed to succeed, your hard work does pay off in the end.

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As educators, we need to build capacity in all of our students and inspire them to believe that they can achieve anything in life, if they work hard enough and long enough."

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To achieve this hard task, WE as Educators need first to have the necessary knowledge (PD) and life experience, especially practice, to make OUR words believable to the students, learners! WE should show up with COMPETENCY, otherwise the learners wouldn't believe us ;)
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Educational Leadership:Improving Professional Practice:Improving Relationships Within the Schoolhouse

Educational Leadership:Improving Professional Practice:Improving Relationships Within the Schoolhouse | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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This article shares how our culture influences student achievement.

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Kathy Boyd's curator insight, April 2, 2013 2:40 PM

This article will allow you to see how your school culture effects the culture and student achievement

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How to Make Consequences Work

How to Make Consequences Work | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
Dr. Richard Curwin is the director of the Master's program in Behavior Disorder at David Yellin College in Jerusalem and the author of 20 books related to motivation and behavior, including Disc
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I like this article on consequences and works well with PBIS. 

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Kathy Boyd's curator insight, May 14, 2013 12:45 PM

I like this article on consequences verses punishment.  It works very well with PBIS.

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But We Will Know

But We Will Know | Harrison High School | Scoop.it
Tonight, I hope to share a story with you about a lesson I have learned from my career in public education. Prior to serving as your principal, I was an assistant principal. Before that, I was a te...
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This is what makes good people great.  Even the little things count.

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