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 Digital Public Library of America: Using Free Primary Source Sets to Enhance Student Learning

 Digital Public Library of America: Using Free Primary Source Sets to Enhance Student Learning | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
As the school year begins, the DPLA Primary Source Sets can prove to be an invaluable free resource to educators looking to add depth to their curriculum.

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DPLA continues to create new primary source sets which can be used in ELA or history classes. Each set is accompanied by a teaching guide.

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NewseumED

NewseumED | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Free educational resources, including lesson plans, artifacts and unique videos support learning in history, media literacy and civics.
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Is Homework Good for Kids? Here's What the Research Says

Is Homework Good for Kids? Here's What the Research Says | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
As kids return to school, debate is heating up once again over how they should spend their time after they leave the classroom for the day
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Three Skills to Improve Deep Reading Comprehension - Curriculum Matters - Education Week

Three Skills to Improve Deep Reading Comprehension - Curriculum Matters - Education Week | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Three key skills—academic language, perspective taking, and complex reasoning—can predict how well a student does with the kind of deep reading comprehension required in secondary school and beyond, according to a recent study.
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Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS)
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Edcamp

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An organic, participant-driven professional learning experience.
A community created by educators, for educators.
The leading edge of professional development in education.
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5 Tips to Kick Start the School Year

5 Tips to Kick Start the School Year | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Through podcasts, web pages, mailed invitations, a "Meat 'n' Greet," and a final email blast, you can build up your incoming students' back-to-school excitement.
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For Some Rural Teens, Psychiatric Help Is Now Just a TV Screen Away

For Some Rural Teens, Psychiatric Help Is Now Just a TV Screen Away | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
With a lack of child and adolescent psychiatrists, "telehealth" is one way for professionals to stretch their expertise a little further
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A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty

A Growth Mindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
A national study of almost every tenth-grader in Chile found that having a growth mindset strongly correlates to academic achievement. Students from low-income
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What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence

What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Grand Rapids' public schools took a hard look at the numbers on absenteeism. They've been able to get nearly half of the students missing school to show up.
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A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing

A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
The art of persuasion is an essential life skill. It also happens to be required curriculum for many teachers. In this post, I'll share my method for teaching
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Project Look Sharp :: K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans :: Ithaca College

Project Look Sharp :: K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans :: Ithaca College | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Project Look Sharp provides lesson plans, materials, training and support to help teachers integrate media literacy into their classroom curricula.
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The Importance of Art Education

The Importance of Art Education | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it

Musician David Byrne and Neil deGrasse Tyson discuss the vital importance of arts education.

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How to Design a Successful STEM Lesson

Good STEM lessons are not typical science or math lessons, says Anne Jolly. They must actively engage students in creating and engineering solutions for real-world challenges.
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New Federal Report on Remedial Education

New Federal Report on Remedial Education | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics released a new data analysis this week on U.S. college students who took remedial courses and on who completed them. The report followed first-time students for the six years from 2003-9. Among community college students, 68 percent took remedial courses, and almost half took two or more. The data showed that 40 percent of incoming students at public, four-year institutions took remedial courses, with 21 percent taking at least two.
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Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects

Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Adapt these six tips to bring personalized learning projects into your classroom and build student engagement.
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What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning?

What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning? | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Teachers use inquiry-based learning to combat the “dunno” -- a chronic problem in student engagement. Check out these four steps for creating inquiry-based curriculum.
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Why I Won't Buy One Extra Box Of Kleenex For My Kid's School Supplies

Why I Won't Buy One Extra Box Of Kleenex For My Kid's School Supplies | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
We act like we’re doing the schools and the teachers a favor.
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New Teachers: Lesson and Curriculum Planning

New Teachers: Lesson and Curriculum Planning | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Explore a diverse collection of curriculum-planning tips, guidance, and other resources meant to help new teachers plan effective activities, lessons, and units.
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The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We?

The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We? | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
A group of lawmakers and staff with the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures spent a year and a half studying the best school systems in the world. Here's what they learned.
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Math Teaching: What We've Learned From Research Over a Decade

Math Teaching: What We've Learned From Research Over a Decade | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
A new paper lists 28 ways federally funded research has changed what we know about how to teach whole numbers, fractions, algebra, and other math topics.
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Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Educators share stories of year one with a school makerspace, emphasizing that the spaces thrive when they are flexible enough to meet the needs of students and
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Mindfulness: Beneficial or Baloney?

Mindfulness: Beneficial or Baloney? | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Scholars want to know whether the practice helps young kids of color succeed academically.
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Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common

Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
There isn't a set recipe for raising successful kids, but psychology research points to a handful of factors that could help.
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GHS Innovation Lab

GHS Innovation Lab | Montana State Standards | Scoop.it
Learning that is relevant. Not to us as teachers, but to the individual student. At HSRA it was based on the individual student passions. For our students and others in many project based learning programs, the project is focused around a theme in which content would work as the framework, but the product and whatever else is needed to reach that product is student choice, and they own it. It gives them not only a chance to find a passion, but more importantly to expand their horizons and give them a chance to reach outside of their comfort zones.
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