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A Feelings Walking Tour: Surveying Your School Culture and Climate

A Feelings Walking Tour: Surveying Your School Culture and Climate | Education | Scoop.it
Take a walk through your building or workplace and attend to the feelings you have. No, not an actual walk -- a symbolic one.

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David Hain's curator insight, April 1, 2014 2:58 AM

Written for schools but applicable to workplaces everywhere.

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Leadership lessons from “Let it go”: not just a Disney song!

Leadership lessons from “Let it go”: not just a Disney song! | Education | Scoop.it
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I am a big fan of this movie, but totally agree with this blog.  I could not grow without my PLN.  #ArkEdChat, #EdtechChat, #TLAP

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5 Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence

5 Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence | Education | Scoop.it
A hard look at your emotional skills and weaknesses is the first step to improving EQ, which is highly correlated with business success.Just how important is high emotional intelligence to business success?

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Bill Palladino - MLUI's curator insight, December 10, 2013 8:24 AM

All of us in the management/HR/leadership realm talk about emotional intelligence.  But how do we guage its existence?

Mark McGregor's curator insight, December 10, 2013 3:06 PM

Emotional Intelligence is important to develop as a good leader and coach.  Great article on indicators, with link to more information

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Common Assessment Team Protocol - what are others using?

Common Assessment Team Protocol - what are others using? | Education | Scoop.it

As we work on CFA development and data analysis we are using a wide range of tools and supports through our PLC Progression.


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Fantastic reflection piece for common assessments

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Role of Video Conferencing in Education

Role of Video Conferencing in Education | Education | Scoop.it
If you have taken an elearning course, chances are that at some point there was a video component. For quite some time now, elearning developers have been utilizing video delivery as a method to present information.

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Are we missing the boat?  So much is to be gained from face to face contact.  

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50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out

50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out | Education | Scoop.it
50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out Maybe you don’t have time to sit down and sift through the latest education blogs for ideas and inspiration.

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K-8 Passages by Lexile Level

K-8 Passages by Lexile Level | Education | Scoop.it

ReadWorks is a completely free resource—all you have to do is register!


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Catherine Schmidt's curator insight, December 17, 2013 10:42 AM

Readworks.org offers access to a variety of passages and question sets when you register.

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Technology Guidelines for PARCC Assessments 3.0 Sept 2013 update


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A Step by Step Guide to Creating A Virtual Field Trip Using Google Earth ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Step by Step Guide to Creating A Virtual Field Trip Using Google Earth ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education | Scoop.it

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7 Fabulous iPad Apps to Create Short Animated Lessons for Your Flipped Classroom

7 Fabulous iPad Apps to Create Short Animated Lessons for Your Flipped Classroom | Education | Scoop.it

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John Rudkin's curator insight, January 16, 2014 3:29 AM

Great choice.....

Gilles Le Page's curator insight, January 19, 2014 2:41 AM

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Countdown for Teachers - Common Core Standards Planning Calendar

Countdown for Teachers - Common Core Standards Planning Calendar | Education | Scoop.it

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Great concept for PLC's to collaborate and lead great curriculum conversations

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Connie Wise's curator insight, July 2, 2013 11:19 AM

Design customized lessons for students plus check off CCSS

Darren Burris's comment, August 5, 2013 8:38 PM
I'm using it with a few teachers I am partnering with and it is working wonderfully. Using the district feature with feedback, etc. A great, growing, and constantly improving tool.
Michael Ehline's comment, August 14, 2013 10:42 PM
This is very interesting. Thanks for your POV
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Reconstructing College Readiness | David Conley

Reconstructing College Readiness | David Conley | Education | Scoop.it

Then there’s David Conley. His life’s work has been to research college readiness and related policy issues. For decades he's asked, "What does it take to make students succeed in college?" A renowned policy analyst and researcher, David is Professorof educational policy and leadership at the University of Oregon and the CEO and CSO of the educational policy group, Educational Policy Improvement Center.


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Mel Riddile's curator insight, December 7, 2013 7:30 PM

Conley's latest book, Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core (2013) describes how he believes we can help students acquire the research skills they will need to navigate an increasingly crowded, complicated, and confusing web of information so they will succeed in college and in their careers.

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A Couple of Good Places for Students to Find Book Recommendations

A Couple of Good Places for Students to Find Book Recommendations | Education | Scoop.it
One of the challenges of getting some students to read independently is finding books that engage them. The next time a student says to you, "there aren't any books I like," have them try one of these tools to find a book that they might like.

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Great resource for books. 

 

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Students must 'defend their ideas, speak persuasively, analyze presentations, use evidence from nonfiction texts.'

Students must 'defend their ideas, speak persuasively, analyze presentations, use evidence from nonfiction texts.' | Education | Scoop.it

"The Common Core standards are only the what. They describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. They're not the how. How the standards are taught, what happens in classrooms, that's the curriculum."


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The future of high school math education

The future of high school math education | Education | Scoop.it
How to make real progress in student achievement.

 

What should students, teachers, parents, and policy-makers look for in the emerging reform of high school mathematics?  From our perspective—as mathematicians, teachers, statisticians, teacher educators, and curriculum developers with extensive experience in school mathematics innovation—there are at least four key elements of the Common Core program that provide a basis for productive change in U. S. high school mathematics:


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How To Add Rigor To Anything

How To Add Rigor To Anything | Education | Scoop.it
How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment Rigor is a fundamental piece of any learning experience. It is also among the most troublesome due to its relativity. Rigorous for whom? And more importantly,...

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, September 29, 2013 10:50 PM

I love and fervently hope number 6 becomes more common!

Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, September 29, 2013 10:51 PM

I love and fervently hope for lots of # 6!