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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
Rebecca Alber offers tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms. (Updated 01/2014)
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11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary

11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
Learning and memory specialist Marilee Sprenger writes about vocabulary critical to the Common Core and offers 11 strategies for helping students learn it.
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3 Simple Tools to Support the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift

3 Simple Tools to Support the CCSS Academic Vocabulary Shift | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
The Common Core identifies six instructional shifts needed to effectively implement the standards in ELA/Literacy. Shift 6 suggests an instructional change in
the teaching of Academic Vocabulary.

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Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction > Eye On Education

Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction > Eye On Education | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

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Fantastic!

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10 Principles for effective Vocabulary.

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Education.

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5 Ways Google Tools Can Empower Teachers - Edudemic

5 Ways Google Tools Can Empower Teachers - Edudemic | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
There are about a million different ways to use all the great Google tools available for free in your classroom. Whether you’re bringing your classroom into the 21st century by making it paperless or AppSmashing, even the simplest of Google tools offers you a wide array of ways to use it. The Google suite of …

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Feeling very ready for Google classroom

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Celebrating Active Thinking | Burkins & Yaris

Celebrating Active Thinking | Burkins & Yaris | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
In this post, we share some thoughts about how to strike a balance between common Core aligned Instruction and happy readers we need to focus on cognitively challenging work.

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Balance support and independence via collaborative assessment

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Text Analysis: Questions & Symbols

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A great 12th grade English lesson that is inline with the ELA Common Core. This text analysis lesson incorporates student questions and textual symbols across a few activities to bolster understanding, engagement and learning.

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Teaching Math to the Core

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Teaching to the Common Core State Standards for Math. With the CCSS emphasizing analysis and problem solving, great lesson plans that engage students is a must.


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Even though I don't teach Math- I do teach kids how to analyze and problem solve in ELA.  We are all in the same CCSS boat.

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The Critical Words


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The Words They Need To Know

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Marilee Sprenger's list of vocabulary words that need to be mastered for the CCSS

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Want to Make STEM stick? Start in Middle School - U.S. News & World Report

Want to Make STEM stick? Start in Middle School - U.S. News & World Report | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

Making STEM Stick in Middle School U.S. News & World Report Middle school is a critical time to catch students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics because it is when students often decide if these fields are for them,...


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Improving the 6th Grade Transition for Middle School Students

Improving the 6th Grade Transition for Middle School Students This session will present two middle school principals’ efforts to improve the middle school transition for rising 6th grade students.
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27 Classroom Management Strategies To Keep Things Fresh

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The 9 Skills Students Must Master to Succeed ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 9 Skills Students Must Master to Succeed ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

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Teaching Our Students to Live and Learn in this Technology Driven World is Our Responsibility. 

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handy infographic that encapsulates skills

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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
Rebecca Alber offers tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms. (Updated 01/2014)
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Middle School ELA Curriculum Video: Close Reading of a Text: MLK “Letter from Birmingham Jail” | EngageNY

@rpickett77 How so?"Socratic seminars are based on close textual analysis" Common Core in NYS vid http://t.co/MDNls6kD...

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Common Core Connections: Unpacking Academic Vocabulary

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Common Core Connections: Unpacking Academic Vocabulary | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

"Are you wondering where to begin to adopt the Common Core Vocabulary Standards? While there are many specific vocabulary standards clearly listed in the K-12 Language strand, it's helpful and important to look at Academic Vocabulary from the big picture view known as Shift 6. Let's unpack it."

In this post Susan Oxnevad looks at the three tiers of vocabulary and discusses the need to target instruction on Tier 2 and Tier 3 words. There is a short video that provides an introducation to Academic Vocabulary as well as a look at some tools that woulr provide help for students learning Tier 2 words. Many great resources are provided.


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When you are reading non-fiction in groups, here are some tools to help your students unpack Tier 2 and 3 words as they discuss their understanding and choose strategies to improve comprehension. 

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Vocabulary Instructional Strategies: Marzano's 6-Step Process

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"Effective vocabulary instruction is a key foundation to helping students acquire a wide and diverse vocabulary. Students need both direct and indirect instruction in vocabulary and word meanings as well as multiple exposures to words. It is through multiple exposures and repetition that students begin to understand the nuances of words and how to use them when speaking and writing."


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With Common Core State Standards coming into play quickly the issue of vocabulary is coming into play in a new way. This post provides a look at six strategies to use with vocabulary instruction. Get a great look at the strategies and learn some of the lessons that have been learned.

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With Common Core State Standards coming into play quickly the issue of vocabulary is coming into play in a new way. This post provides a look at six strategies to use with vocabulary instruction. Get a great look at the strategies and learn some of the lessons that have been learned.

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How To Create A Google Drive Classroom

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How To Create A Google Drive Classroom

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The Doc is in

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I will use this summer with a course I'm teaching at the college level then incorporate as much as possible when the school year begins.


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This post contains a lengthy video on how to set up  Google  Classroom due out in September.

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learning about google great info

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BEST SITE: Common Core and Language Arts EOC: Analysis ...

BEST SITE: Common Core and Language Arts EOC: Analysis ... | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

(a selection, a text, an excerpt, a passage). For all the items below, cite textual evidence as much as possible. Consider yourself a “scientist of language”; the words in front of you are pieces of evidence that you use as proof ...


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Are new reading standards workable in the classroom?

Are new reading standards workable in the classroom? | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it
Veteran educator and author Maja Wilson and Thomas Newkirk, an English professor at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, question the emphasis in new Common Core State Standards on text-dependent analysis and questions as part of the...

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Side by Side: The SAT Changes and the Common Core

Side by Side: The SAT Changes and the Common Core | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

Below is a College Board summary of the current and redesigned exam, and an Education Week analysis providing relevant material in the Common Core State Standards.


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Times They Are a Changing

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Teachers May Need to Deepen Assessment Practices for Common Core

Teachers May Need to Deepen Assessment Practices for Common Core | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

“ As teachers transition to common standards, experts say they may need to take on more of a "teacher- researcher" role in the classroom.”


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When Middle School Students Drive Education Innovation - EdSurge

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EdSurge When Middle School Students Drive Education Innovation EdSurge “We have only one of the two crucial components of entrepreneurship.


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Bringing the Community in & Shining a light on Literacy! Sheridan middle school shows off literacy push to parents - Chalkbeat Colorado

Bringing the Community in & Shining a light on Literacy! Sheridan middle school shows off literacy push to parents - Chalkbeat Colorado | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

Chalkbeat Colorado Sheridan middle school shows off literacy push to parents Chalkbeat Colorado Ian Render, a Sheridan Middle School math teacher, shows parent Nora Munoz, right, how one of the school's new math programs, ALEKS, tracks student...


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Uppervention: Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented Students in the Middle Level

Uppervention: Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented Students in the Middle Level | Literacy Gone Wild | Scoop.it

“ I've noticed in education the push to provide or sometimes require intervention programs for students who struggle in the classroom. These students struggling in math or language arts can sometimes b”


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