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Overview | Pew Internet & American Life Project

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Interesting results from interviewing AP and NWP teachers regarding the way teens use the internet for research

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A 5-Step Reading Strategy For Students Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

A 5-Step Reading Strategy For Students Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | leading and learning | Scoop.it
The 5-Step Reading Strategy For Students Infographic will equip your struggling upper-elementary and middle school readers with a simple reading strategy.
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SF seen as model in bilingual education over English only - San Francisco Chronicle

SF seen as model in bilingual education over English only - San Francisco Chronicle | leading and learning | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle SF seen as model in bilingual education over English only San Francisco Chronicle In the 15 years since voters essentially banned bilingual education in state schools, teaching English learners to read, write and do...
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The UK needs a revolution in the way maths is taught. Here's why…

The UK needs a revolution in the way maths is taught. Here's why… | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Learning by rote is not the answer – unlocking the creative power of problem-solving is what will enthuse British schoolchildren and make them world-class, argues mathematician Conrad Wolfram (Conrad wolfram on maths education for the future:
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7 Ways Teaching Has Changed

7 Ways Teaching Has Changed | leading and learning | Scoop.it
This Is The World Teachers Must Adapt To: 7 Ways Teaching Has Changed by Terry Heick Teachers are the arbitrators of knowledge and culture.
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“Hunting Scapegoats”: WWII Literacy Crisis and Current Education ...

“Hunting Scapegoats”: WWII Literacy Crisis and Current Education ... | leading and learning | Scoop.it
“Hunting Scapegoats”: WWII Literacy Crisis and Current Education Reform. “Historians often mention World War II as a time when expectations for schooling and literacy really took off,” explains Deborah Brandt, “when what ...
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Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE

Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE | leading and learning | Scoop.it
RT @biepbl: [READ] Leading with the 4 C’s to Build the 5th C: Culture http://t.co/wMJrAVs70j #Education #Schools #EdReform
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Is It Time To Change How We Teach Math? - Edudemic

Is It Time To Change How We Teach Math? - Edudemic | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is something that educators of all kinds are striving for. A teacher who can make learning real, relevant, and appropriate for each student in their class is one who can see amazing successes and empowered students.
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Looping: An Investment in Students

Looping: An Investment in Students | leading and learning | Scoop.it
A middle school teacher who looped with a class for three years in a row says the practice boosted student learning and changed her professional life for the better.
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I valued looping when I was teaching elementary school.  

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Visual Notetaking » Mapping Media to the Common Core

Visual Notetaking » Mapping Media to the Common Core | leading and learning | Scoop.it
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Web 3.0: The Third Generation Web is Coming

Web 3.0: The Third Generation Web is Coming | leading and learning | Scoop.it
web 3.0
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Teaching sequence « David Didau: The Learning Spy

Teaching sequence « David Didau: The Learning Spy | leading and learning | Scoop.it
All of my teaching sequence for developing independence posts http://t.co/18ZP0yXqvs - feedback welcomed - it's still a work in progress
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By Adding Arts, STEM Education Blossoms into STEAM

By Adding Arts, STEM Education Blossoms into STEAM | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics education is increasingly being paired with arts education to boost learning and increase appeal.
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Love the concept

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Understanding Agency Part I: What is Agency?

Understanding Agency Part I: What is Agency? | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Part one of a series of posts on the concept of agency, this post asks the fundamental question: what is agency?
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Project Based Learning: Explained. | Effective ...

Project Based Learning: Explained. | Effective ... | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Common Craft a short animated video that explains in clear language - project-based learning. http://www.bie.org/ (Project Based Learning: Explained.
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Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School: What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide provides four recommendations that address what works for English learners during reading and content area instruction.
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'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the Individual

'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the Individual | leading and learning | Scoop.it
But defining what exactly a "personal learning environment," or PLE, is supposed to look like is proving to be challenging.
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Books That Grow

Books that 'grow' in difficulty as kids become better readers (.@4pt0schools LAST CHANCE to get a new kind of book for a young reader you care about: http://t.co/zdREswfWES #reading #education #literacy)...
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Great potential here
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Are musicians better language learners?

Are musicians better language learners? | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Children who learn music from a young age find it easier to learn languages even in adulthood, research has found (Music and language learning http://t.co/8FeZYt9YHM)...
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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in ...

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in ... | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Dave Guymon, an online middle school teacher and edtech Master's candidate, defines visual literacy and proposes using three popular social media modes - Instagram, Emoji and memes - to enhance ...
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Language learning: what motivates us?

Language learning: what motivates us? | leading and learning | Scoop.it
What happens in the brain when we try to learn a language can tell us a lot about what drives us to learn it in the first place. Lauren Razavi unpacks the science (I remember when I stayed Khaosan Tokyo.
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Skills Practice | Using Storyboards to Inspire Close Reading

Skills Practice | Using Storyboards to Inspire Close Reading | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Many teachers use storyboarding to help students plan writing or presentations. Here are some ways to use it to help students read carefully, and use visual retelling to understand main ideas.
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Digital storytelling in the classroom

When students create a movie or interactive slide show to tell their story, learning becomes personal.
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something to check out for possibilities

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Teacher's Visual Guide to Creating Infographics Using Piktochart ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher's Visual Guide to Creating Infographics Using Piktochart ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | leading and learning | Scoop.it

Via Skip Zalneraitis, Chris Carter, Jon Samuelson
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Skip Zalneraitis's curator insight, August 23, 2013 12:32 AM

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An infographic on how to make infographics ... interesting.

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Tools to Power Up Your Teaching | Padlet

Tools to Power Up Your Teaching | Padlet | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Presented by Adam Bellow and Steve Dembo at ISTE 2013 (Tools to power up your teaching from @adambellow and @teach42 http://t.co/tmED9AKw9A #edtech #iste13)...
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If you are looking for a treasure trove of technology tools, you have come to the right place. Find links to a wide variety of Web tools and ways to use them. This site is extensive.

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Judge Not The Deserters — Casualties of the Corporate Ed Reform ...

Judge Not The Deserters — Casualties of the Corporate Ed Reform ... | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Educators from the US and beyond: please share your teaching stories with Mr. Bill Gates. How have the policies of the Gates Foundation influenced your classroom, your students, your teaching, your schools, and your ...
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