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How ‘Productive Failure’ For Students Can Help Lessons Stick

How ‘Productive Failure’ For Students Can Help Lessons Stick | Reading for Children | Scoop.it
Building struggle into lessons can help students learn better than using direct instruction, according to research, and Singapore's education system is

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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | Reading for Children | Scoop.it
How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!
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Teaching Kids About Fiction Genres in the School Library: Activity Ideas

Teach students about fiction genres in the school library by utilizing book talks, reader's theater, games, and a fun "genre" museum. This article provides lots of ideas to make learning fun and interactive!

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Writing Road Trip , Archive » Backseat Drivers - Children's Literature ...

Writing Road Trip , Archive » Backseat Drivers - Children's Literature ... | Reading for Children | Scoop.it
Some of the best advice you can give student writers is also some of the easiest for them to carry through on: to write better, they should read better. Read better, as ... Given the character a different motivation?
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Next Generation Learning: Bringing Student Agency Back to Schooling

Next Generation Learning: Bringing Student Agency Back to Schooling | Reading for Children | Scoop.it
The internet has enabled students to follow their passions toward self-directed learning. How can we, as educators, fold that learning back into their schooling experience?
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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, April 19, 4:23 PM
This is a fantastic article for anyone thinking about the whole personalized learning idea. I don't think it is a passing fad but a real shift in what we're doing in schools to support the children we now teach. When I read the part about learning becoming "noisier" I thought about how libraries have changed since I started my career back in the 90s. Yes! They are a LOT noisier than they were back then because there are a LOT more voices to be heard. There is knowledge being created rather than just imparted & absorbed. If we want to remain relevant we have to think about not only WHAT we are teaching but HOW we are teaching - that just may lead us to answer WHY we are teaching...
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What a week for reading! « NeverEndingSearch

What a week for reading! « NeverEndingSearch | Reading for Children | Scoop.it
The site (with a bit of UK flavor) offers a lovely variety of promotional materials and free downloadable resources–lesson plans and activities for kids of all ages: nursery, primary and secondary. ...

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Prestigious Newbury and Caldecott Medals for Children's Literature Awarded - Hollywood Reporter

Prestigious Newbury and Caldecott Medals for Children's Literature Awarded - Hollywood Reporter | Reading for Children | Scoop.it
Hollywood ReporterPrestigious Newbury and Caldecott Medals for Children's Literature AwardedHollywood ReporterThe 2012 Newbery and Caldecott Medals, the most prestigious prizes in children's literature were awarded today by the American Library...
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