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Welcome, Educators!

Welcome, Educators! | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Welcome, Educators!

 

This site was created for you, to inform you, to assist you in your own professional development, and for you to see new ideas or applications that you might be able to use in your instruction! Yes, it's all about you. 

 

Thank you for giving a lasting gift of learning to each of your students.

 

As Christa McAuliffe said, "I touch the future, I teach."

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What’s the dif? Personalization, differentiation, individualization

During a recent parent-teacher conference for my fourth-grader, the teacher said she had been differentiating instruction for my child. I wasn’t sure exact
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3 Tech Tools That Boost Early Literacy -- THE Journal

These forward-thinking districts are using software and mobile devices to help close the achievement gap before it's too late.
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The Global Education Conference Network

The Global Education Conference Network | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Join our online community for those interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative projects.
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Teachers! This is a free conference and there are over 400 sessions online! Share this info!

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Few schools adhered to USDA nutrition standards before 2013

Few schools adhered to USDA nutrition standards before 2013 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture set strict standards for nutrition for federally reimbursable lunch programs, less than two percent of middle or high schools would
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Changing Classes Isn’t Just for Middle School Anymore

Changing Classes Isn’t Just for Middle School Anymore | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Subject-specific elementary school teachers can alleviate stress and encourage deeper curriculum.
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Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat

Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Backers of the Common Core say it's important for kids to tackle complex texts. Critics argue that reading shouldn't be a struggle for kids. We'll visit one classroom that borrows from both sides.
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Privacy Concerns for ClassDojo and Other Tracking Apps for Schoolchildren

Privacy Concerns for ClassDojo and Other Tracking Apps for Schoolchildren | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Many teachers say the ClassDojo app helps them record classroom conduct, but critics are wary of such apps’ ramifications for data privacy and fairness.
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Charter Schools Try to Retain Teachers With Mom-Friendly Policies

Charter Schools Try to Retain Teachers With Mom-Friendly Policies | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
With teacher turnover rate at 36 percent, charter schools are trying a bold new strategy: on-site childcare for employees.
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Let the kids play their video games, it's good for them!

Let the kids play their video games, it's good for them! | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Pulling children away from their consoles can be exhausting – and it's probably counterproductive.
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7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention - eLearning Industry

7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention - eLearning Industry | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
How eLearning Professionals Can Enhance Knowledge Retention. Check 7 tips eLearning Professionals Can Enhance Knowledge Retention.
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Review focuses on expanded learning programs

Review focuses on expanded learning programs | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A review of 30 well-designed studies on after-school and summer programs across the country found mixed results regarding their benefits on student academic performance. Students who were below grade level in English gained the most from these programs, according to some of the studies.
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11-State Coalition To Develop OER for K-12 Math and ELA -- THE Journal

A coalition representing 11 state education agencies is setting out to create open educational resources to support math and English/language arts in K–12 schools.
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Teachers' Knowledge of Technology Undersold, Study Says

A recent study challenges the notion that poor integration of technology in classrooms stems from teachers' inexperience with technology outside of classrooms.
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FCC Proposes $3.9 Billion for School Technology Program -- THE Journal

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed a massive increase to the total funds it makes available to schools and libraries for supporting technology.
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Elementary schools start teaching data literacy

Elementary schools start teaching data literacy | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Some educators are creating lesson plans to teach how to analyze and derive opinions from data.
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Malala spreads memoir, inspiration to classrooms

Malala spreads memoir, inspiration to classrooms | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Malala Yousafzai, a Nobel Prize winner and global icon for girls' education, is spreading her philosophies of human rights and youth empowerment to college and high school classrooms across the world.…
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Building young minds of the future with all-things-robotics[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn

Building young minds of the future with all-things-robotics[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
China is embracing high-tech products like never before, and the country's love of robotics especially has meant a surge in the number of companies determined to find the next big thing to attract high-spending consumers.
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Why #Internet4Schools Matters

Why #Internet4Schools Matters | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Personalized learning. One-to-one implementation. Bring your own device initiatives. All of these, when combined with high-quality instructional practice,
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10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning

Asynchronous and synchronous learning mixed together? Brick and mortar school structure and online delivered content at once? That's blended learning.
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Social Media Turning Out To Help Teachers Gain PD -- THE Journal

While technology is very helpful for student engagement and motivation, where it really shines is in providing professional development and opportunities for teachers to collaborate with colleagues. And social media is turning out to be a powerful tool for those purposes.
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