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DisaPainted.com - Release your Creativity!

DisaPainted.com - Release your Creativity! | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

DisaPainted.com is Web 2.0 based website for creating, sharing, watching hand-drawn frame-by-frame animations using modern HTML5 techniques. Elementary grade-level students might enjoy using this site.


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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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DPS leaning on non-traditional leadership training program

DPS leaning on non-traditional leadership training program | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
More principals and instructional superintendents in Denver are participating in a training from the Relay Graduate School of Education.
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4 Ways Digital Tech Has Changed K-12 Learning -- THE Journal

Digital technology has taken the world by storm — particularly in the past decade. It makes sense that this trend would have an impact on K-12 learning because there is nothing in modern American society that digital technology has not touched. While the names of the mobile applications and computer programs may change, there are some foundational ways that technology has already changed the face of education forever. Here are four examples.
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Gates Foundation pours millions more into Common Core

Gates Foundation pours millions more into Common Core | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The donations come at a time when the Common Core is increasingly being challenged across the country by some parents, educators and legislators.
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This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege

This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
With a recycling bin and some scrap paper.
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How are ELL programs funded across states?

English language learners (ELLs) perform better academically and achieve greater language proficiency when they have high-quality English language instruction, according to a 2014 study in the America
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Survey Shows Teachers, Parents Place Value on Music Education

A new survey of parents and teachers shows how strongly they feel about music education and I pull out some of the more interesting points.
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Business of workers’ comp in education

Business of workers’ comp in education | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Students arrive in three days. A staff meeting starts in five minutes. A teacher wants to hang a picture high on top of a bulletin board, so he hoists his chair onto the desk. The wheels lock, so he s
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Best of the Best: Apple and Google Educator Programs | Edudemic

Best of the Best: Apple and Google Educator Programs | Edudemic | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Apple & Google products are indispensable to many teachers. Both companies have designed programs for educators who want to make the best use of technology.
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How To Transform Education With Video Games

How To Transform Education With Video Games | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Video games are essentially complex systems that very young children can learn to navigate very quickly. What if we could leverage the skill with which games teach players to play? Consider the ease with which you learn the physics in Angry Birds, how quickly you came to understand Mario’s Mushroom Kingdom. [...]
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Schools Ratchet Up Safety Protocol, But Some Lack Basic Infrastructure - US News

Schools Ratchet Up Safety Protocol, But Some Lack Basic Infrastructure - US News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Schools are investing more in cameras and safety technology, but awareness and training are still primary, experts say.
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Board shortens Common Core-aligned tests known as PARCC

Board shortens Common Core-aligned tests known as PARCC | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The change comes after a wave of protests from parents and educators during spring.
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Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future
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CCSD looking to fill teaching spots and diversify staff

In the midst of trying to hire 2,600 teachers over the next three months, the Clark County School District is also dealing with racial diversity issues when it comes to educators in the district.
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Education Update:Five Ways to Support Diverse Families:Five Ways to Support Diverse Families

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Are new Common Core tests really better than the old multiple-choice tests? - The Hechinger Report

Are new Common Core tests really better than the old multiple-choice tests? - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
You are a congresswoman’s chief-of-staff and she needs your help coming up with a position on whether a nuclear power plant should be built in the district. These are the kinds of prompts students across the country are being presented with during the first round of Common Core testing this spring. In this example — …
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How UDL can get you to personalized learning | eSchool News | eSchool News

How UDL can get you to personalized learning | eSchool News | eSchool News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
UDL theory (universal design for learning) can help embed a personalized approach to the instructional design process.
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Study guides and resources for students and teachers to explore...

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Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom

Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Our results reveal parental attitudes toward education technology nationwide.
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Why do teachers leave profession? | NewsOK.com

The legislative session is ending and with it the annual comments on the state of K-12 teachers. Common themes include a teacher shortage, underpayment and the “best and brightest” leaving. I find the pay issue to be questionable.
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