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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 3:32 AM

thx mrichme

Chris Carter's curator insight, August 23, 2013 9:58 AM

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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Dorothy Minor's curator insight, July 8, 2013 3:08 PM

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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Collaboration and Co-Teaching Q & A

At one of our workshops, a teacher asked the following question: How do you come up with effective co-teaching lessons?" To answer this question, we offer an excerpt from our Corwin Press...
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AFT - A Union of Professionals - American Educator, Current Issue

AFT - A Union of Professionals - American Educator, Current Issue | leading and learning | Scoop.it
American Federation of Teachers public Web site .
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Summer 2013 issue of American Educator focuses on issues relating to English learners

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The Four Ignored Elephants of Quality in the Classroom and Teacher Retention

The Four Ignored Elephants of Quality in the Classroom and Teacher Retention | leading and learning | Scoop.it
I gave up my calling last summer and quit public school teaching after 25 years. That was never my plan; I was going to go 40 years. It wasn't "kids today," parental apathy or even standardized testing.
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He makes some salient points...

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Webb's Depth of Knowledge (DOK) and Next Generation Assessment

Webb's Depth of Knowledge (DOK) and Next Generation Assessment | leading and learning | Scoop.it

RT @JohnFlannery26: Dom. 3 "questioning" http://t.co/l4gfKZThlL. "80% of questions on SB/PARCC will be from deep levels of Blooms/Webb. …


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John R. Walkup's curator insight, February 17, 2015 2:39 AM

Reading Sage has always provided good links on Depth of Knowledge and Bloom's Taxonomy. 

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Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:The Common Core Ate My Baby and Other Urban Legends

Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:The Common Core Ate My Baby and Other Urban Legends | leading and learning | 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.
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Busting myths about CCSS - what changed while you were busy teaching it...and what was never there to begin with...

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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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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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TM Clevedon Workshop: Engagement & Courageous Curiosity

TM Clevedon Workshop: Engagement & Courageous Curiosity | leading and learning | Scoop.it
Here's what I covered at breakneck speed in my workshop at the most excellent event that was TeachMeet Clevedon. I must apologise to all those who came along as they won't have realised the risk th...
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Helpful way to think about a research question for the classroom

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The Language Resource Centers Daily

The Language Resource Centers Daily | leading and learning | Scoop.it
The Language Resource Centers Daily, by LARC SDSU: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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OpenEd Launches Comprehensive Catalog of Common Core Content

OpenEd Launches Comprehensive Catalog of Common Core Content | leading and learning | Scoop.it
OpenEd Institute provides access to over 120,000 videos and 80,000 educational games, searchable by keyword, grade and standard.

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How to Change Education - From the Ground Up with Sir Ken Robinson

This is the full webcast from the RSA Event on Monday, 1 July 2013. World-renowned educationalist Sir Ken Robinson delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his now legendary 'Changing Education Paradigms' talk.


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daniel peled's curator insight, March 12, 2014 3:21 AM

כדאי לשים לב לתובנות. סר קן מרכז את הבסיס הפדגוגי שעומד במרכזה של כל רפורמה מוצעת. כל שנשאר הוא ליישם את העקרונות

daniel peled's curator insight, March 12, 2014 3:40 AM

 

כדאי לשים לב לתובנות. סר קן מרכז את הבסיס הפדגוגי שעומד במרכזה של כל רפורמה מוצעת. כל שנשאר הוא ליישם את העקרונות

 
einat fisher's curator insight, April 8, 2014 3:55 AM

הרצאה בנושא חינוך של קן רובינסון - שווה זמן צפייה