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12 Reasons to Get Your School District Tweeting This Summer

12 Reasons to Get Your School District Tweeting This Summer | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Joe Mazza (@Joe_Mazza on Twitter) is principal of Knapp Elementary in Lansdale, PA, a school where 20 languages are spoken at home.

This article links to other useful resources about using Twitter not only in the classroom, but also as a way to build your own professional learning community.

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Education Update:How To Be A Visible Principal:What's the Secret to Student Success?

Education Update:How To Be A Visible Principal:What's the Secret to Student Success? | Hudson HS Learning Commons | 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.

The secret to student success: hint, it's a collaborative school!

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Five Google tools journalists don't use but should

Five Google tools journalists don't use but should | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
IJNet.org is the premier global website for journalists and media managers to learn about training and networking opportunities. The site and its weekly e-mail bulletin reports on the latest innovations, resources and awards.
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The Flip: End of a Love Affair

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Most teachers who opt for the flipped classroom strategy are not pursuing a student-centered approach to learning. The traditional model is simply being reversed.
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Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers

Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Download lesson plans, widgets, and interactive demonstrations apps built by Wolfram and organized by course. Expose your students to a whole new way of learning and understanding through our dynamic teaching tools and materials.
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YALSA App 'First of Its Kind' for Discovering Teen Books - The Digital Shift

YALSA App 'First of Its Kind' for Discovering Teen Books - The Digital Shift | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it

A tool designed to enable access to the best literature for teens will debut for Apple devices next month. A project of YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association), the Teen Book Finder lets users discover titles from the past three years of the organization’s lists and awards, all from their smartphones. Read More›››

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Khan Academy

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With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
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Home

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Orca Book Publishers brings you Reaching Reluctant Readers, a site devoted to materials, research and resources for educators who work with reluctant readers.
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easel.ly | create and share visual ideas online

This is a great free tool for creating sophisticated looking infographics. The tool uses well designed templates which you can edit and add your own information to.

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Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers

Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Download lesson plans, widgets, and interactive demonstrations apps built by Wolfram and organized by course. Expose your students to a whole new way of learning and understanding through our dynamic teaching tools and materials.
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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries | An online adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

This is just for fun! A modern take on Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. It's also a great model of a project that students can do to make a classic book more relevant to their lives.

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Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom With The New York Times

Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom With The New York Times | Hudson HS Learning Commons | Scoop.it
Suggestions for how to deliver content at home that students can engage with when they come to class.
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People-for-Education-report-on-students-reading-enjoyment-Reading-for-Joy.pdf

Report shows decline in students who enjoy reading (in Ontario). I was going just to send this to the Literacy Action Team, but then thought that all of us could learn a thing or two from this report.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 « Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies

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A film on education that gets it right

A teacher writes that every policymaker should be required to see the new film “American Teacher,” which powerfully reveals the huge challenge we face in our efforts to attract and keep the best teachers.

Narrated by Matt Damon.

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