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Make Your Own Icebreakertags ✄ Icebreakertags.com

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Openers, Icebreakers - can be done with Web 2.0 tools like wallwisher

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A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles | Professional Learning | Scoop.it

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Marianne's Musings 's curator insight, September 11, 2014 4:42 AM

Great summary statements which can help you identify how your child learns and then tailor make a program which includes this type of learning style.

simeon shaningua's curator insight, September 13, 2014 6:44 AM

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W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, September 14, 2014 4:08 PM

There are indeed more than 7 but this infographic is a good reminder that effective teaching blends lessons, units, and curricular objectives to do it's best to touch on all of these concepts.

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A Lesson on the Common Core

A Lesson on the Common Core | Professional Learning | Scoop.it
What exactly are the Common Core State Standards? This explains it.

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Integrating #CommonCore ELA Strategies into the Social Studies Classroom

Integrating #CommonCore ELA Strategies into the Social Studies Classroom | Professional Learning | Scoop.it

Shift 1: Balancing Informational Text and Literature

Shift 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines

Shift 3: Staircase of Complexity

Shift 4: Text Based Answers

Shift 5: Writing from Sources

Shift 6: Academic Vocabulary

These shifts have direct implications for the social studies classroom. The increased focus on both informational text and close reading provides social studies teachers with unique opportunities to support student learning. 


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Mark Gillingham's curator insight, March 4, 2014 5:34 PM

It's important that the entire school set goals, help teachers implement strategies that meet the standards, and also meet the students where they are so they can be pushed further. 

Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, March 4, 2014 9:08 PM

Not the most recent post on Common Core Implementation, but truly practical and necessary! Sometimes in our quest for new, we overlook good.

Amanda Coler-Pierce's curator insight, March 21, 2014 5:36 PM
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Make Your Own Icebreakertags ✄ Icebreakertags.com

Make Your Own Icebreakertags ✄ Icebreakertags.com | Professional Learning | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Curiosity: The Force Within a Hungry Mind

Curiosity: The Force Within a Hungry Mind | Professional Learning | Scoop.it
Stimulate your students' curiosity by encouraging valuable questions and tinkering, looking for teachable moments, and building lessons around current events and critical thinking.

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Carlos Oropeza's curator insight, February 18, 5:37 PM

El modelo "Compass Advantage" pretende integrar a los protagonistas de la educación.

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Embracing the Academic Vocabulary Shift

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RPMs's curator insight, March 14, 2014 12:29 PM

Great tools to help with vocabulary instruction.

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“Decoding, vocabulary, and background knowledge are key requirements for reading comprehension" - Proficient Reading Elusive

“Decoding, vocabulary, and background knowledge are key requirements for reading comprehension" - Proficient Reading Elusive | Professional Learning | Scoop.it

Although U.S. kids have made progress in decoding words, leading to a slight uptick in elementary-grade reading scores over the past two decades, they’re still shaky at the second part of reading—understanding what they sound out.


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Saberes Sin Fronteras Ong's curator insight, February 9, 2014 9:29 AM

Es todavía un problema central en la Educación la de ayudar al escolar a "comprender" lo que lee. Los maestros, agobiados quizá por horas y horas de clase, no suelen continuar estudiando las nuevas metodologías que claramente ayudan a mejorar esta capacidad.