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6 Early Childhood Tips. . . From a 5th Grade Teacher?

6 Early Childhood Tips. . . From a 5th Grade Teacher? | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Whatever grade you teach, your students will notice the messages you send them, the assumptions you make about them, and your expectations about their learning.
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When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge

When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Distributed leadership is not about delegating tasks, but giving individuals ownership over outcomes and creating a culture of innovation.
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Why Math?

Why Math? | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Make math meaningful by using numeracy to frame the economic, public policy, and global issues that your students are likely to face as adults.
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Blunt Educator on Twitter

Blunt Educator on Twitter | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
If student learning isn't the center of your focus, it won't be the outcome of your work.

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Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract concepts.
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WeAreTeachers: 7 Ways to Engage Students With bulb

WeAreTeachers: 7 Ways to Engage Students With bulb | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Bulb offers educators an easy way to showcase student work. Students can create portfolios, year-end projects, blogs and more.
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David Mackzum, Ed.D. | LinkedIn

David Mackzum, Ed.D. | LinkedIn | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
View David Mackzum, Ed.D.'s professional profile on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is the world's largest business network, helping professionals like David Mackzum, Ed.D. discover inside connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts, and business partners.
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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
For awhile, when educators discussed differentiating instruction & meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles.
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Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching

Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Research into texting between teachers and students shows that it can drive engagement and deliver results.
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Do you find that helping kids to succeed on an emotional level is harder than helping them to succeed in academic areas? | LinkedIn

Do you find that helping kids to succeed on an emotional level is harder than helping them to succeed in academic areas? | LinkedIn | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
This article talks about the success factors that are important for kids to succeed on an emotional level. All of them are important for all people,...
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Evaluating Art Through Different Lenses

Evaluating Art Through Different Lenses | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Here's a great Science lesson that teaches students how to evaluate art through different lenses. This teaches students about subjective vs objective, as well as artistic vs scientific.
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6 Ways to Use the Slight Edge in Your Classroom | Edudemic

6 Ways to Use the Slight Edge in Your Classroom | Edudemic | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
This story shows Slight Edge philosophy,"I’m going to lay this brick as perfect as a brick can be laid.You do that every single day & soon you have a wall.”
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Laughter and Learning: Humor Boosts Retention

Laughter and Learning: Humor Boosts Retention | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Humor activates the brain's dopamine reward system, stimulating goal-oriented motivation and long-term memory, which means that humor can improve retention in students of all ages.
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5 Ways to Make STEM More Exciting For Students | Edudemic

5 Ways to Make STEM More Exciting For Students | Edudemic | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
For many students STEM related subjects don't inspire the same level of interest as others. Yet many STEM careers are lucrative and will just keep growing.
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This innovative district lets students choose how to learn | eSchool News | eSchool News

This innovative district lets students choose how to learn | eSchool News | eSchool News | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
To hear Taylor County Schools Assistant Superintendent Charles Higdon tell it, students shouldn’t be allowed to drop out of school—at least not without a fight. “We have implemented a ‘zero dropout’ policy that does not allow students to drop out of our district,” he said. But rather than imprisoning students in front-facing classrooms, the rural Kentucky district is instead trying to entice at-risk, and even low-risk, st
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Strategies to Encourage and Support Teachers

Strategies to Encourage and Support Teachers | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Building relationships and supporting teachers on an emotional level is an important part of the job of a mentor or coach. Learn strategies to support teachers.
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Extreme Classroom Makeover: Technology Edition

Extreme Classroom Makeover: Technology Edition | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
As English teacher Linda Yaron prepares to redo her classroom, she recognizes that technology is helpful, but it's more important to pay attention to how the entire space supports learning.
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WeAreTeachers: Keep That Bounce: 5 Ways to Nurture Your Resilience as a Teacher

WeAreTeachers: Keep That Bounce: 5 Ways to Nurture Your Resilience as a Teacher | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Teaching takes resilience—the ability to “bounce back” from an unanticipated change or disaster. Here are five ways to stay positive and keep going when it gets tough.
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Kid President and Steve Martin: Together At Last! - YouTube

Comedy legend Steve Martin stops by to talk about his new movie (Dreamworks’ ‘Home’) and to help Kid President with some advice on how to be a good uncle. Se...
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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.
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Secret wants to remind you that Mean Stinks! So... Mean Stinks

Secret wants to remind you that Mean Stinks! So... Mean Stinks | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Secret wants to remind you that Mean Stinks! So when you see something happening, find the courage to band together and say something.
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Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
The art of thinking flourishes within an emotionally, intellectually and physically safe learning environment that is carefully constructed by the classroom teacher.
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