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Main Idea Activities for Middle School Students | eHow

Main Idea Activities for Middle School Students | eHow | Science.education | Scoop.it
Identifying the main idea of a story or paragraph can be a challenge for middle school students. There are activities that work well in the classroom to improve students' understanding of the main idea. Presenting the material in a variety of ways helps students better understand the concept. Main idea activities are also effective throughout the...
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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick | Science.education | Scoop.it
“My research shows that praise for intelligence or ability backfires,” said Dweck, who co-authored a seminal research paper on the effects of praise on motivation and performance. “What we’ve shown is that when you praise someone, say, ‘You’re smart at this,’ the next time they struggle, they think they’re not. It’s really about praising the process they engage in, not how smart they are or how good they are at it, but taking on difficulty, trying many different strategies, sticking to it and achieving over time.”

But what some might not know is that this paradox is strongest for girls.
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How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails

How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails | Science.education | Scoop.it
Ever ask how to make your life better? Here's a research backed method on how to improve 5 key areas of life by sending just 5 emails.
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TeachersPayTeachers.com - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources

TeachersPayTeachers.com - An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources | Science.education | Scoop.it
TeachersPayTeachers.com -- 1,000,000+ free and priced teaching resources created by teachers for instant download including lesson plans, unit plans, novel
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The Hungry Microbiome: why resistant starch is good for you - YouTube

Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in Australia. Research shows that eating fibre rich in resistant starch is one way we can combat this threat. T...
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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day | Science.education | Scoop.it
20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day
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12 Diagrams That Changed How We Understood Our Solar System

12 Diagrams That Changed How We Understood Our Solar System | Science.education | Scoop.it
These days, we are treated to glorious images of the cosmos through astrophotography and sophisticated three-dimensional visualizations of the universe. In the early centuries of astronomy, however, our visions of the cosmos often took the shape of diagrams—representing what we believed about our solar system.
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AITSL School Leadership Clearinghouse - Research - Literature review and environmental scan: supervising professional experience students

AITSL School Leadership Clearinghouse - Research - Literature review and environmental scan: supervising professional experience students | Science.education | Scoop.it
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When is best to exercise? - Wellbeing Fitness - YOURLifeChoices Australia

When is best to exercise? - Wellbeing Fitness - YOURLifeChoices Australia | Science.education | Scoop.it
While any exercise is better than none, if you’re going to the trouble of working out you may as well reap the best results.
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How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning

How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning | Science.education | Scoop.it
The opportunity to extend access to technology in the classroom and at home is enticing, but school districts can get hung up on important details like providing a strong network, making sure each child has a device, and questions about around distraction. Of course, no one answer will work for all teachers or students, but one guiding principle that's shown to work is for schools to focus on how mobile technology will help shift instruction to be more collaborative, learner-driven and inquiry-
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How sugar affects the brain - Nicole Avena

How sugar affects the brain - Nicole Avena | Science.education | Scoop.it
When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and
your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system
is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol
or nicotine -- an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves
you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be
enjoyed in moderation.
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Reflect or Refract: Top 3 Tips for the Reflective Educator - Whole Child Education

Reflect or Refract: Top 3 Tips for the Reflective Educator - Whole Child Education | Science.education | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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Measuring carbon dioxide from space

Measuring carbon dioxide from space | Science.education | Scoop.it
Atmospheric carbon dioxide is at its highest level in human history and is changing our climate before our eyes. NASA's new Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 space satellite will probe the carbon cycle like never before, telling us where the carbon is going and giving us clues as to where we will end up.
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Trait Definitions | Education Northwest

Trait Definitions | Education Northwest | Science.education | Scoop.it
The 6+1 Trait® Writing Model of Instruction & Assessment comprises 6+1 key qualities that define quality writing. These are:
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Cell Interactive Games | eHow

Cell Interactive Games | eHow | Science.education | Scoop.it
Solve virtual jigsaw puzzles of red blood cells and identify organelles with drag and drop interactive diagrams. Play crossword puzzles with cell words and play mitosis Battleship. Interactive cell games help take the stress out of biology by making learning fun. Animated tutorials and virtual cellular puzzles and games will educate students while...
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Denali Fault Earthquake Photos 07 Nov 2002

Denali Fault Earthquake Photos 07 Nov 2002 | Science.education | Scoop.it
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
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