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5 Must See TED Talks for Kids

TED has some fantastic collection of videos made by kids. These are inspiring talks about talented kids and what it took them to find their talents.

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Reading Tips for Parents of First Graders | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets

Reading Tips for Parents of First Graders | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
ive your child lots of opportunities to read aloud. Inspire your young reader to practice every day! The tips below offer some fun ways you can help your child become a happy and confident reader. Try a new tip each week.

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50 Animals Who Know How To Read | VH1 Celebrity

50 Animals Who Know How To Read | VH1 Celebrity | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
50. Favorite Word: Bourgeois 49. Favorite Word: Teacup 48. Favorite Word: Mnemonic 47.

 

Just for fun - and for animal lovers!

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Circle of Excellence: Study skills for smart students

How do smart students study? What specific skills do they use? What are their optimum learning habits? Do they apply any special strategies? How do they learn faster, study better and score higher at exams? What are their secrets?
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How Digital Learning Can (and Must) Help Excellent Teachers Reach More Children : Education Next

How Digital Learning Can (and Must) Help Excellent Teachers Reach More Children : Education Next | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

Thanks to Michael Horn for letting us add onto his noteworthy post “Why digital learning will liberate teachers.” Here we want to second his point and add another: schools – and nations – that excel in the digital age will be those that use digital tools both to make teaching more manageable for the average teacher, and to give massively more students access to excellent teachers.

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Study Finds How Parents And Children Actually Use Smartphones

Study Finds How Parents And Children Actually Use Smartphones | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
The Rogers Innovation Report looked at parents and young adult children to see how they use their smartphones.
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How to Raise a Reader | Common Sense Media

How to Raise a Reader | Common Sense Media | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there's one key book that captures a kid's imagination and opens him or her up to the...
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40 best practice Instructional Strategies to engage kids in authentic learning

Instructional Strategies for the Journey North Teacher...

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11 Reasons Every Educator Needs a Video Strategy

11 Reasons Every Educator Needs a Video Strategy | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Any educator who wants to take advantage of the benefits video can have in the classroom needs to create and implement a video strategy.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/09/11-reasons-every-educator-needs-video-strategy/

 


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The Book Chook: How Important is Reading Fiction?

The Book Chook: How Important is Reading Fiction? | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

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Primary School Resources - Loads of them grouped under many topics

Primary School Resources - Loads of them grouped under many topics | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

Lots of resources.


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The Book Chook: Let's Vary Kids' Reading and Writing Diet

The Book Chook: Let's Vary Kids' Reading and Writing Diet | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

A varied reading and writing diet is important to enrich kids' lives.  


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Reading Strategies

Diverse reading strategies to help kids become more effective readers. 


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Helping Your Child Become a Reader

Helping Your Child Become a Reader includes information about why and how to use language skills (talking and listening, reading, and writing)to help young children grow into readers.

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Are Books Doomed? The Rise of E-Reading [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are Books Doomed? The Rise of E-Reading [INFOGRAPHIC] | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
The tactile pleasure of worn pages between your fingers is hard to replace. But when it comes to encouraging people to embrace the written word, e-readers trump their physical counterparts.
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Will the Internet replace traditional education?

Will the Internet replace traditional education? | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
I recently met a principal at the world’s largest school. It was a chance meeting at a community event, so you can imagine my surprise when I asked this warm, humble Indian man what ...
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Getting kids to really focus on what exactly they are searching for, and then be able to further distill idea into a few key specific search terms is a skill that we must teach students, and we have to do it over and over again.
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Charlie Higson: why would kids read books if their parents never do? - Telegraph

Charlie Higson: why would kids read books if their parents never do? - Telegraph | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Children cannot be blamed for preferring computer games to books if they never see their parents engrossed in a novel, according to author Charlie Higson.
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Is technology sapping children’s creativity?

Is technology sapping children’s creativity? | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Early childhood expert Nancy Carlsson-Paige takes a deep look at the impact of technology on young children through the lens of how youngsters best grow and develop. The trends are alarming.
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KidsTV123 - YouTube Video Channel - for primary aged children

KidsTV123 - YouTube Video Channel - for primary aged children | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

Songs for children. Kids songs. Educational songs and videos for children including a variety of Geography Songs.


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Glossopedia Home - search engine for children

Glossopedia Home - search engine for children | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

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Literature is the new Latin

Literature is the new Latin | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
When a teacher hands out a novel today, students ask, ‘Is there a movie of this?

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