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Tools for Teaching: The Amazing Sticky Note

Tools for Teaching: The Amazing Sticky Note | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
This week, I watched a science teacher use sticky notes in a very creative way.
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Michelle Stratton's curator insight, January 7, 2013 11:46 PM

This is about so much more than stickie notes.  Watch and learn as one teacher differentiates, assesses learning, and plans in authentic and engaging ways in her sixth grade classroom.

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Michelle Stratton's insight:

This is about so much more than stickie notes.  Watch and learn as one teacher differentiates, assesses learning, and plans in authentic and engaging ways in her sixth grade classroom.

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myHistro - Create Free Interactive Timelines

myHistro - Create Free Interactive Timelines | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
On myHistro you can create advanced geolocated timelines that you can play as presentations. Pin your events, videos and photos to the map and share them with friends and family.

Via Baiba Svenca, Maria Palaska, Elena Elliniadou, R.Conrath, Ed.D.
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Mattias Davidsson's comment, August 30, 2012 5:46 AM
This does not allow for making timelines... at least not with dates bc
Valeria Marcinkeviciene's comment, May 23, 2013 9:44 AM
Mattias Davidsson, now myhistro allows making timelines with dates BC too. :)
Lee Hall's curator insight, May 28, 2013 2:07 PM

Before you make one to show your students, check to see if they don't already have one made you can use.

 

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Math Teaching Resources for K-5 Classrooms

Math Teaching Resources for K-5 Classrooms | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
Free math teaching resources, math games, center activities and math journal tasks for K-5 aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
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VideoJug: How To Use Parentheses And Square Brackets

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Video : Here is a detailed guide on how to appropriately use parentheses and square brackets. Improve your punctuation inventory with VideoJug's helpful guide. Punctuation.

 

Video from VideoJug:  Family & Education.

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Students Need Both Tech Tools and Teachers - MindShift

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In the age of the technology avalanche, what happens to a teacher’s role

 

 

"Can students use technologies in academic ways? We know they can use technologies without us. They’ve got mobiles, texts, Facebook, and people out in the work world and academic world use technologies all the time. If you have a very engaging science teacher, but no technology there, where will students learn the other part of being a scientist, for example, and how can they add their own content and creativity?”

 

 

 

 

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Think You're An Auditory Or Visual Learner? Maybe Not : NPR

Researchers say there's no evidence to support the widely held belief that there are distinct visual, auditory and kinetic learning styles.

 

Read through comments--interesting statements. 

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Supporting the Reluctant Teacher (Fractus Learning)

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I want to talk about a mythical creature - the Reluctant Teacher.

Here are some of the best do’s and don’ts I have experienced to support the reluctant teacher.

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Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Creating InfoGraphics with Kathy Schrock

Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Creating InfoGraphics with Kathy Schrock | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Info graphics as a creative assessment!
They are NOT posters!

LATCH Model of organizing information -
Location
Alphabet
Time
Category
Hierarchy

"data visualization"

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The Dummies’ Guide to E-Learning--Fractus Learning

The Dummies’ Guide to E-Learning--Fractus Learning | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
Guide to all things e-learning and edtech for teachers who are new to using technology in the classroom and want to get started.
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9 Great New Web Tools for Teachers--Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Everyday new web 2.0 tools emerge and some others die. It is thanks to the existence of such tools that internet became interactive and users shifted from the basic role of just passive consumers of digital input to active participant in the creation of the digital knowledge. The fact that this information revolution has radically transfomed education is no novel news to teachers and educators. The use of technology in education has become pervasive and the more we continue to invest in this field the better our instrction become.

As I said before to keep track of the new web tools that are created almost every day is not an easy task for a teacher who already has several other peocupations. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, however, can help you stay informed about these recent releases. In this regard, we have compiled a list of some of the best web tools that are relatively new but have a great potential in education. Check the list below and hopefully share it with your colleagues .

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- Engaging Learners through Digital Storytelling: 40+ Resources & Tips

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

Links to resources, free music, tips

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Educational Theories

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Don't forget good education theory as you plan that lesson with Common Core standards. .


Via R.Conrath, Ed.D.
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MyWeb4Ed. Teachers. Technology. Together.

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Carol Mortensen presents edtech resources for classroom teachers.  Especially like her "What I'm Using Now" list.


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- 20 Web 2.0 Sites Not Requiring Student Email--Tech & Learning

A huge factor for schools in dealing with students and working online is CIPA/COPPA compliance. This is to ensure student safety as well as monitor and filter their online behavior. As Web 2.0 becomes more popular and educational technology online sites replace desktop software, this has become more of an issue. These websites do not require an email address to create an account. 

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No Time To Waste! (Part 2) Find Great Interactive Websites Quickly

No Time To Waste! (Part 2) Find Great Interactive Websites Quickly | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Now, let’s continue with our discussion of finding great interactive websites that support our students academically for use on a classroom website or for teaching a lesson in the classroom.Let’s find some great sites for your website assignments. Remember, the sites you add benefit students the most if they teach, provide guided practice, and independent practice. Try this example by following these steps:

Go to Google at www.google.com .

Type “Scientific Notation” interactive (with the quotes) in the “Search” field and hit return...

Click on the title to read the full article!


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Study Finds Timing of Student Rewards Key to Effectiveness - Education Week

Study Finds Timing of Student Rewards Key to Effectiveness - Education Week | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it
New research sheds light on some possible reasons why experiments to pay or reward students for good test scores have been yielding lackluster results.
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What Exactly Is "Understanding?" And How Do We Assess It? - edutopia

What Exactly Is "Understanding?" And How Do We Assess It? -  edutopia | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

May 10, 2012

Assessing understanding might be the most complex task an educator or academic institution is tasked with. The challenge of assessment is no less than figuring out what a learner knows, and where he or she needs to go next.

 

Includes Richard & Rebecca DuFour; Wiggins and McTighe Alternatives to Bloom's Taxonomy; Marzano New Taxonomy.

 

3 points to a solution.

 

Bottom Line:  If you are able to show all assessment results -- formal and informal -- for the most visible portion of the learning process, the letter grade itself, learners may finally begin to see for themselves that understanding is evasive, constantly changing, and as dynamic as their own imaginations.

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Seven misconceptions about how students learn

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Here are seven of the biggest myths about learning that, unfortunately, guide the way many schools are organized in this era of standardized test-based public school reform.
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Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Teachers, Technology, and the Common Core Transition

Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time: Teachers, Technology, and the Common Core Transition | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

Teachers, Technology, and the Common Core Transition (Shaping the Future - One Click at a Time) Good ideas!

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Virtual Field Trips | SimpleK12

Virtual Field Trips | SimpleK12 | Scoop.it! Ed topics | Scoop.it

 Virtual field trips can offer students more opportunities because you can take them to places they wouldn't normally be able to go to otherwise - like inside a volcano or ocean floor!

While virtual field trips offer a great learning opportunity, they can be hard to organize and time consuming.  See this list for opportunities!

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10 musts for daily digital manners--USA Today

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Are you guilty of using gadgets inconsiderately and 'over-sharing' your private life?  10 Commandments for Daily Digital Manners @Kim Komando

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