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Alice in Math Wonderland

Alice in Math Wonderland | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it
Can you help Alice solve a mystery in Math Wonderland?
Via Charlotte Bouckaert, Sakis Koukouvis
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Math Wonderland!!!

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Understanding How Children Develop Empathy

Understanding How Children Develop Empathy | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it
How do children develop prosocial behavior - "voluntary behavior intended to benefit another" - and is there a way to encourage it?
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"How do children develop prosocial behavior - "voluntary behavior intended to benefit another" - and is there a way to encourage it?"

From The New York Times, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2012

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How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus

How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it
Are your children prepared to think and focus for success in 21st century life?

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WEAC's curator insight, August 7, 2015 9:55 AM

"Because their brains are still developing and malleable, frequent exposure by so-called digital natives to technology is actually wiring the brain in ways very different than in previous generations. What is clear is that, as with advances throughout history, the technology that is available determines how our brains develops."

Larry Heuser's curator insight, August 8, 2015 3:27 PM

Using the Internet is like jet skiing.  Skimming along the surface of the water at high speed, exposed to a broad vista, surrounded by many distractions, and only able to focus fleetingly on any one thing.

Audrey's curator insight, August 13, 2015 5:56 PM

This is true.  They seem to be absorbing ideas faster.

 

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20 Great Infographics of 2012

20 Great Infographics of 2012 | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it
2012 has certainly been an eventful year, with everything from elections, to olympics, to scientific breakthroughs, to major weather events.
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5 Megatrends That Shaped 2012 Education

5 Megatrends That Shaped 2012 Education | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

According toTom Vander Ark, "Five big trends that will shape education for the next decade became fully evident this year:

1. State policy matters more

2. Viral adoption

3. More Online learning

4. Blending a mix of online and onsite learning

5. Data

 

 

 

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Books to Match Diverse Young Readers

Books to Match Diverse Young Readers | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it
Peruse a gallery of books for second, third and fourth grade readers that feature main characters who are black, Latino, Asian, American Indian or Alaska Native.
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Because We All Need Heroes In and Out of the Classroom

Because We All Need Heroes In and Out of the Classroom | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

"Kids need to have, enjoy, and evaluate these figures as they select role models and begin to shape who they want to become. There are heroes everywhere, right in front of us, with powers of dedication, charity, compassion, selflessness, and strength of will, character, and muscle. It's important for us to talk about these everyday heroes and how they face life's problems."

 

This post explains the role of "hero" has an AWESOME video link and EXCELLENT READING suggestions.

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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 11, 2012 8:57 AM
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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

The Power of Persistence for all of us who so often get frustrated at limits imposed from within and without, and so often give up.

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NikolaosKourakos's comment, December 5, 2012 3:06 PM
warm regards
Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 5, 2012 3:25 PM
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Departing the Text: Internet Safety for Kids (Grades K-12) Growing Up in the Information Age

Departing the Text: Internet Safety for Kids (Grades K-12) Growing Up in the Information Age | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

Our kids and students use internet technology daily text-messaging, on Facebook, blogging, Twittering, watching videos, gaming, and even doing research for school. With this world-wide community at their beck and call come certain risks that we as adults are aware of, but they may not be...HOW DO YOU KEEP YOUR KIDS/STUDENTS SAFE?  Here are some suggestions...

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Fractured Fairy Tales: Fun for All Ages, for All Readers...and the Common Core Standards

Fractured Fairy Tales: Fun for All Ages, for All Readers...and the Common Core Standards | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

A fractured fairy tale is a tweaked version of an older, familiary tale reworded to provide a different perspective...Aside from being powerful tools of entertainment, they lend themselves to fabulous teaching tools presenting competing perspectives, cultural perspectives and avenues for critical comparison and historical reference. This post discusses why fractured fairy tales are potent learning tools and provides EXCELLENT READING SUGGESTIONS for lower, middle and upper school common core curriculum suggestions.

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Education in the information age: is technology making us stupid?

Education in the information age: is technology making us stupid? | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

A recent study suggests that our modern lifestyles are making us “less intelligent” than our ancestors, at least at a genetic level... echoing Einstein who feared "...the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”... When it takes a mere few seconds to find information about almost any topic, the value of knowledge and expertise is being devalued...Ultimately, the future of technology-enabled learning and education is in a synthesis of the science of learning and the art of teaching.

 

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http://theconversation.edu.au/education-in-the-information-age-is-technology-making-us-stupid-10844

 


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 6:15 PM
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The ULTIMATE, UNABASHEDLY UNIQUE Book Review

The ULTIMATE, UNABASHEDLY UNIQUE Book Review | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

This book is for educators and parents hoping to integrate graphic novels into their classrooms and libraries. It details:

1. How to incorporate graphic novels into language arts, math, social studies, and science curricula with specific with detailed lesson plans and explanations while addressing Common Core Standards;

2. How graphic novels can enhance attention, memory, language, cognition, and sequencing skills;

3. Provides extensive lists of recommended graphic novels for kids within each of the subject areas.

 

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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 7:44 PM
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks.


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 7:42 AM
Thanks, this is a super resource.
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media literacy in learning business studies

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VISUALIZATION Helps Memory, Creativity, and...Holiday Cheer :-)

VISUALIZATION Helps Memory, Creativity, and...Holiday Cheer :-) | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

Visualization is a powerful tool. At work and in school we are told to visualize data, information, concepts, and strategies to better understand, cope, set goals and motivate.  This post has an AWESOME Infographic on VISUALIZATION and how it can be used even to help with Holiday Cheer!

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Empowering Girls in and out of School - Seeing Jane for Who She Could Be.

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This is a link to seejane.com helping 1/2 the world's population see themselves more clearly for who THEY want to be...

 

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See Jane...learn how to empower girls in and out of school

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Vizualization: A periodic table of visualisation methods to aid Memory and Visual LIteracy (hover over each for a diagram!)

Vizualization: A periodic table of visualisation methods to aid Memory and Visual LIteracy (hover over each for a diagram!) | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

Brilliant infographics on all things related to visual literacy.  Click on each "element" to learn more about visualization and visual literacy.  UBER COOL!

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, December 19, 2012 10:47 AM

Thanks, Jim Lerman - this is WAAAAY cool!

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Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, February 12, 2014 1:37 PM

More types of infographics than you have dreamed of...all accessible by means of a periodical table type layout.

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Read-Alouds: Matter More in the Age of the Common Core Standards

Read-Alouds: Matter More in the Age of the Common Core Standards | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

"Now, as the Common Core State Standards have been adopted by 45 states and three territories, many people may see the read-aloud as even more of a dispensable luxury. We'd like to pose an alternative view: Read-alouds will matter even more in the age of the Common Core standards..."


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Mel Riddile's curator insight, December 9, 2012 10:42 AM

The Key to Building Vocabulary


Carefully selected read-alouds can help us build students' banks of academic vocabulary. 

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What Does Science Tell Us About Teaching Kids to Think?

What Does Science Tell Us About Teaching Kids to Think? | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

"In general, there is good evidence thatexplicit teaching of writing makes kids better writers...But...Just giving out more writing assignments won't do the trick...emphasis must be on anaylsis..."


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PhysicsQuest

PhysicsQuest | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it
PhysicsQuest is a middle school competition that consists of four physical science experiments centered on a mystery. The experiments are designed to be done by small groups in a classroom or after school setting.
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Graphic Novels and Critical Thinking: A Piagetian Application for the Classroom

Graphic Novels and Critical Thinking: A Piagetian Application for the Classroom | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

This article:

- defines "critical thinking';

- relates Piaget's theory of how we 'construct' our knowledge as we learn;

- illustrates how graphic novels can play a role in critical reading and thinking, and how they relate "metaphor" in a mulit=modal manner;

- provides three AWESOME LESSON PLANS with graphic novels to help teachrole and function of government, science and technology, metaphor, history, social cognition

-proves poetry and prose companion readings with graphic novel suggestions

 

It is a truly OUTSTANDING resource.

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Change Your Words... Change Your World

A powerful clip relaying the how effective the right words can be ...it will change your world, your classrooms, your students, your children.

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Jose Luis Yañez's curator insight, June 29, 2013 9:21 AM

A MUST, MUST see

Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, August 4, 2013 7:51 PM

Changing how you view your world can simply change your world.  

Prunetti Beatrice's comment, August 11, 2013 8:18 AM
really true. This is marketing
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Kids’ Science Books for Stormy Weather | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

Kids’ Science Books for Stormy Weather | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

With the wake of "Sandy" slowly receding from New York and New Jersey, and with the discussion of global warming effects raging in and out of the classroom, here is a blog from Scientific American with SUPER SCIENCE reading recommendations.

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Visual Literacy (English)

Is visual literacy an academic skill? If so, how do we define it and how do we learn? Studium Generale asked ten researchers from various fields to think about...

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Test Taking Tips, Anxiety-Busters Strategies and Motivating Quotes

Test Taking Tips, Anxiety-Busters Strategies and Motivating Quotes | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

Successful test taking involves: attention to details...memory...language skills...sequencing ability...grapho-motor skills...and higher order cognition.... And we wonder why test-takers get anxious? This post provides tips for studying, test taking tips, tips to manage test anxiety, test taking strategy links, and inspirational/motivational quotes.  THIS POST HAS IT ALL.

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Visual Literacy in the Classroom

"Created by students for teachers, this movie shows students frustrated with the lack of visuals in the classroom. Teachers need to educate..." The power of the visual image and convincing argument for visual as well as verbal essays.

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