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Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center - Edudemic

Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center - Edudemic | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is here and teachers are trying to figure out how to best integrate it into their tried-and-true lessons. They’re struggling to integrate technology to best augment CCSS. They are in desperate need of classroom materials that they can trust.


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Teaching strategies, resource sites, and online technology tools for educators and professors
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Free Technology for Teachers: Download The Practical Ed Tech Handbook

Free Technology for Teachers: Download The Practical Ed Tech Handbook | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the year.

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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and
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How 9 upgrades from the tech world are changing lives in the real world.

How 9 upgrades from the tech world are changing lives in the real world. | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
As technology evolves, so do the ways we can help people across the globe. #PromotedPost
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How Play Wires Kids’ Brains For Social and Academic Success

How Play Wires Kids’ Brains For Social and Academic Success | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.
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How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Transformational teachers share best practices, build mentoring relationships, observe their peers, keep things fresh, model their subject's usefulness, and demonstrate caring beyond what they teach.
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When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges

When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
By identifying thinking routines for students, teachers can help deepen metacognitive skills that are applicable to all areas of life.
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How Writing Down Specific Goals Can Empower Struggling Students

How Writing Down Specific Goals Can Empower Struggling Students | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Goal-setting closed achievement gaps in a recent experiment. The key element? Students put their thoughts in writing.
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Resources for Getting Started With Project-Based Learning

Resources for Getting Started With Project-Based Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Explore Edutopia's curated compilation of online resources for understanding and beginning to implement project-based learning.
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Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain

Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Adolescence and the teenage years can be riddled with anxiety. But the fantastic brain development during that period makes it a prime time to nurture a love of
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30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Whether you use musical instruments, game pieces, call-and-response, or electronic devices, there are many successful ways of getting students to focus front and stop talking.
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Do No Harm: Flexible and Smart Grading Practices

Do No Harm: Flexible and Smart Grading Practices | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Have students take responsibility for their grades and behavior by strategically offering opportunities to redo assignments, retake tests, and reflect on their performance.
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Teaching tips to help underprepared students learn more - ACUE Community

Teaching tips to help underprepared students learn more - ACUE Community | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A list of specific classroom techniques that engage underprepared students and help them learn how to succeed in college.
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The City Where Preschool Is Done Right

The City Where Preschool Is Done Right | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
After a relentless focus on quality in the early years, the city is even bringing lessons learned to later grades.
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Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Educators share stories of year one with a school makerspace, emphasizing that the spaces thrive when they are flexible enough to meet the needs of students and
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WeAreTeachers: Bubble Test Rebellion: 40 Ways to Make Time for Creativity in Your Lessons

WeAreTeachers: Bubble Test Rebellion: 40 Ways to Make Time for Creativity in Your Lessons | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
To make learning really stick, kids need art, music, drama and hands-on activities. Here are 40 ideas for grades K - 12 to add creativity into your lesson plans.
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What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness?

What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Taking the time to practice mindfulness, every day, several times a day, has made a big difference at a school trying to overcome trauma.
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Using Old Tech (Not Edtech) to Teach Thinking Skills

Using Old Tech (Not Edtech) to Teach Thinking Skills | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Butcher paper and Post-it notes can help students understand the collaborative thinking that takes place on a shared Google Doc.
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Are Schools Really Broken Or Are We Ignoring the Built-In Inequalities?

Are Schools Really Broken Or Are We Ignoring the Built-In Inequalities? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
By casting public education as a "broken system," reform proposals fail to get proper scrutiny, according to author and professor Jack Schneider.
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Natural Versus Unnatural Learning

Natural Versus Unnatural Learning | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
There is a huge disconnect between how people learn naturally and how students are taught in public education. Mark Twain once quipped, “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” In school, students are expected to .
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In an Era of Conflict, Healing the World One Classroom at a Time

Thom Markham offers a set of principles to help educators see beyond immediate reforms to the education system.
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A Class Divided

A Class Divided | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
One of the most requested programs in FRONTLINE's history - the story of a teacher's daring lesson in discrimination.
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