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'Because I Had a Turban' | Teaching Tolerance

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Study finds poverty reduces brain power

Study finds poverty reduces brain power | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
New psychological findings by universities in North America and Britain show that financial worries in particular lead to a reduced ability to make decisions.
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Something to think about ....

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Bookmarklet | Scoop.it

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Shine on the web
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Teaching Introverts Is Different

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Teaching Introverts Is Different
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21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation -

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation - | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the...
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My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes

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Discover a new classroom routine to help clarify concepts. This 8th grade Math class uses a quick warm-up to clarify certain Math concepts and get students in the right framework for the lesson to come.
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Math Challenge For Young Kids: Starting With The Answer

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This is cross posted at PBS Kids Math Lab One of the hardest parts about teaching grouping, adding and decomposing numbers to young kids is giving them an opportunity to discover the "tricks" on th...


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Chris Wejr's curator insight, August 3, 2013 11:18 PM
This post by kindergarten teacher Matt Gomez aligns well with the conversations that have come out of the ANIE talks.
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The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
What if long-term success doesn't really have that much to do with your potential? A look at recent research that debunks talent in favor of true grit.
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ratzelster's curator insight, August 8, 2013 1:18 PM

Are you working on teaching students how to hang in there...and overcome obstacles?  I am.  This is a good starter article.  Relevant for anyone involved in CCSS, MakerEd and/or PBL.

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The 100 Best Learning Tools Of 2012 As Chosen By You - Edudemic

The 100 Best Learning Tools Of 2012 As Chosen By You - Edudemic | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
More than 500 learning professionals took part in voting for their favorite tools, apps, and learning resources.
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Level It Books™ - Find reading levels fast and digitally manage your library of books!

Level It Books™ - Find reading levels fast and digitally manage your library of books! | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
Scan your books' ISBNs and view the Guided Reading, Grade Level Equivalent, DRA, and Lexile levels/measures for the book. Perfect for educators and parents.
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I'm sure it costs, but interesting info at your fingertips!

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Twitter Chats: How to survive and thrive in a Twitter Chat... hockey style eh?

Twitter Chats: How to survive and thrive in a Twitter Chat... hockey style eh? | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
So you've never done a Twitter chat eh? Twitter chats are pretty crazy. You want to know how crazy. Well here’s a visual example of what a #satchat looks like on my computer screen every Saturday m...
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Twitter chats remind me of herding cats, or getting Kindergarten kids through the cafeteria on the first day of school. But once you embrace the craziness, and dip in and out of a chat, you get it!

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#Kinderchat: Genius Hour: Is this possible in a kindergarten class?

#Kinderchat: Genius Hour: Is this possible in a kindergarten class? | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
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Genius Hour is a different way to think about "choice time."  I  had been following intermediate folks who are playing with this logic of time for students to "pursue their passions," while at the same time talking with some of our primary folks about the Common Core means for "choice time."   

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9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle - Edudemic

9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle - Edudemic | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
The details about the following nine word cloud generators will give you a fair idea how, as an educator, you can get the best out of them.
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Why All Students Should Write: A Neurological Explanation For Literacy

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Why All Students Should Write: A Neurological Explanation For Literacy by Judy Willis explain
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Meeting The Needs of All Students: A First Step

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His nickname was "seizure boy" -- not a nickname he welcomed or ever wanted. Once, while waiting for the school bus, he collapsed in a seizure and while on the ground, in the dust, the bullies kicked
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The Power of "Grit"

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I can’t remember when I first started using the term “gritty” to describe a person with a strong resolve and an ability to persevere through difficult times, but after reading Paul Tough’s...
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Check out some resources Kim lists towards the end of her post.  

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5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious

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How being called smart can actually make you stupid | Neurobonkers | Big Think

How being called smart can actually make you stupid | Neurobonkers | Big Think | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
A few months ago I posted a piece which has become my most popular blog post by quite a landslide. 
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 covered various techniques for learning and looked at the empirical evidence for and against their efficacy based on recent research.
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Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning

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Director's Blog | WVU College of Education and Human Services | West Virginia University

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The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

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A Lesson from the NBA: Follow the Rule of 3

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When your team seems stuck, this discussion will help you determine your core values.
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20 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting

20 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting | Robinson Staff Resources | Scoop.it
Brain breaks have been all the rage for quite some time now.
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"Let’s utilize the technology we have to give the kids a healthy dose of pop culture and silliness all mixed into one. "

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