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Using Football Science to Tackle STEM Education

Using Football Science to Tackle STEM Education | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
More people watch the Super Bowl than vote in a Presidential election.
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What Schools Can Learn from Google About Creativity

What Schools Can Learn from Google About Creativity | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Google participates in a practice called Innovation Time Off, in which employees can work on projects so long as they align with Google’s mission and goals.
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WeAreTeachers: Building a Great Teaching Team: Wisdom from Teachers

WeAreTeachers: Building a Great Teaching Team: Wisdom from Teachers | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Wisdom from administrators and other teachers on how to hire teachers and keep and motivate a great teaching staff.
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The Most Powerful 8 Minutes for Student Engagement

The Most Powerful 8 Minutes for Student Engagement | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
This article discusses the most important 8 minutes a teacher has in their class to create student engagement, and offers some ideas for how to use them.
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Teaching Is Harder–And More Rewarding–Than Ever

Teaching Is Harder–And More Rewarding–Than Ever | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Teaching Is Harder--And More Rewarding--Than Ever
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How to Grow a Classroom Culture That Supports Blended Learning

How to Grow a Classroom Culture That Supports Blended Learning | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Palo Alto High School teacher Esther Wojcicki shares her guidelines on creating a culture of trust, respect and independence for blended learning.
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Common Core: High School

Common Core: High School | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Visit High School classrooms who have begun to adapt to the new Common Core State Standards. Learn what changes High School teachers are making in their teaching techniques to adapt to the new standards.
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Forty-year teacher has 'love of education' - Houma Courier

Forty-year teacher has 'love of education' - Houma Courier | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
In August 1975, Gayle Moore-Westley began her career as a social studies teacher at Montegut Middle School.
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Share "Feedforward," Not Feedback

Share "Feedforward," Not Feedback | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Through collaborative, reflective practices such as working with an instructional coach, peer observations, teacher rounds, and PLCs, teachers can identify and own their professional growth.
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Project Based Learning Ideas, Lesson Plans, Examples, Templates

Project Based Learning Ideas, Lesson Plans, Examples, Templates | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Teachers - 46 websites that offer free project based learning examples, ideas, lesson plans, design guidance, and templates.
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WeAreTeachers: Try It Now: Why Teachers Should Give Themselves Reading Homework

WeAreTeachers: Try It Now: Why Teachers Should Give Themselves Reading Homework | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Want to finally finish that novel that's been on your bedside table for months? Here's why you should prioritize reading for fun (not work!) and how to make the time.
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Myth-o-Mania of Teaching - 5 Lies That Kill Education

Myth-o-Mania of Teaching - 5 Lies That Kill Education | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Education is full of misconceptions that fuels public misunderstanding. Professionals need to help debunk these corrosive myths to help re-estbalish education as important and positive.
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Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Students learn better when their "thinking" includes thinking about the material plus how to dig in, break it apart, understand it, and build on that.
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Teaching as a Team Sport

Teaching as a Team Sport | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
A great professional development strategy for teachers is to participate in teacher teams. Using teacher inquiry sessions, groups of teachers can discuss ways to advance student learning in a more effective way.
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A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor

A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
How can we make school a joyful experience without sacrificing rigor? What's the best way to measure true learning? What's the purpose of school? The founders and teachers at the PlayMaker School, an all-game based school in Los Angeles, are asking those big, hairy questions that all teachers grapple with. At the PlayMaker School, they're trying to find their own answers through their constantly morphing, complex experiment. Here are their thoughts about these issues, in their own words.
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Thinking Critically About Practice

Thinking Critically About Practice | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how observing is a powerful tool for professional learning. Teachers define a problem of practice area, observe a lesson and analyze based on actual student evidence to improve their practice.
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WeAreTeachers: Middle-School Reads That Result in Confetti-Worthy Student Discussions

WeAreTeachers: Middle-School Reads That Result in Confetti-Worthy Student Discussions | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
All of the books on this list are not only ones my students love, but they lend themselves to spectacular student discussions
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'Leveling' Raises Questions About Educational Inequality

'Leveling' Raises Questions About Educational Inequality | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
The state’s two largest school districts – Manchester and Nashua – have a lot in common. Both have high poverty and a diverse student population. And there
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Music education key to raising literacy and numeracy standards

Music education key to raising literacy and numeracy standards | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Instead of agonising over why Australian students can't or won't study maths or science perhaps we should concentrate on improving the nation's cognitive capacity via music lessons.
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Do You Have 21/21 Vision?

Do You Have 21/21 Vision? | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
To develop students' 21st-century skills, each school must determine the best outcomes and work toward them in ways appropriate and relevant to the community.
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6 Tips for Faculty Meetings Worth Going To

6 Tips for Faculty Meetings Worth Going To | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
6 Tips for Faculty Meetings Worth Going To | Edutopia http://t.co/NgrKXKksHg #Teachers #education
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Top 12 Effective End of the Year Activities

Top 12 Effective End of the Year Activities | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Make the most of your last few weeks at school with a final goal and these end of the year activities that will help you achieve that goal.
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Six Engaging End-of-Year Projects

Six Engaging End-of-Year Projects | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Rebecca Alber suggests six projects to engage students the last few weeks of school.
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WeAreTeachers: 4 Simple Tips for Managing Classroom Behavior With the Social Express

WeAreTeachers: 4 Simple Tips for Managing Classroom Behavior With the Social Express | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Discover easy ways to help manage student behavior in your classroom.
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A Letter To My Children: What It Means to Be a Teacher

A Letter To My Children: What It Means to Be a Teacher | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
This year, Sarah Brown Wessling is paying tribute to Teacher Appreciation Week with a letter to her three children.
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How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning

How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Student know how to play school like it's a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.
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