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Relevant ideas for the modern classroom. In this age is there such a thing though? Ideas here focus on class teaching (in the 21st century classroom) but without a focus on ICT integration.
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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift | Modern Learning | Scoop.it
“ If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the”
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Characteristics of Literacy-Rich Content-Area Classrooms

Characteristics of Literacy-Rich Content-Area Classrooms | Modern Learning | Scoop.it

Though socioeconomic status, class size, and teacher credentials certainly are important, research indicates that collective efficacy—a shared belief among teachers that they can help students succeed—has the greatest impact on student achievement (Goodwin, 2010)

 

"Research suggests students learn best in a pleasant, friendly climate where they

Feel accepted by their teachers and peers.Feel a sense of safety and order because academic expectations, instructions, and purpose for assignments are clear.Feel confident in their ability to complete tasks successfully.See value in the learning activities. (Marzano et al., 1997; McCombs & Barton, 1998)"


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10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing

10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing | Modern Learning | Scoop.it
Here, we offer just a few tech-focused ways to help students learn grammar,and, most importantly, why good writing is so important to their futures.
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The Spangler Effect - EXTRAS - History of the Mentos and Diet Coke Geyser Tube

Steve talks about the history of how he invented the Geyser Tube for the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment. To buy your own ORIGINAL (Yellow) Geyser Tube (WHIL...
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I have had my class view some of these videos in the past. He hooks students and excites them about science. Awesome.

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The Elements Of A Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment

The Elements Of A Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment | Modern Learning | Scoop.it

"Literacy-rich environments, as endorsed by the International Reading Association, have a significant impact on what goes on in the classroom and set the stage for interactions with a wide variety of genres...

 Perhaps we should begin by focusing attention on the classroom environment and making certain that it is a place that supports and encourages literacy learning. A literacy-rich environment not only supports the standards set by the Common Core, but also provides a setting that encourages and supports speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of authentic ways – through print & digital media."


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PGI- VBCPS's curator insight, January 9, 2013 1:28 PM

This post includes an infographic that looks at the top ten characteristics of a literacy-rich classroom as well as a range of suggestions and links to additional resources. Many great ideas!

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Nicole Schutter's curator insight, March 28, 2014 3:25 AM

Great ideas!

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Adam Savage: How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries

View full lesson on TED-Ed BETA: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-simple-ideas-lead-to-scientific-discoveries Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples...
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