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It's Time to Make Learning Fun Again . . . Even for Adults

It's Time to Make Learning Fun Again . . . Even for Adults | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Bring professional development events to life with Interactive Learning Challenges, which merge collaboration, interactivity, and problem solving in a hands-on environment for learning technology.
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How One Simple Change Can Make You A Better Listener

How One Simple Change Can Make You A Better Listener | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
It sounds easy, but it's surprisingly hard for most of us: To become a better listener, stop focusing on what you'll say next.
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New Things to Try in 2015

New Things to Try in 2015 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Instead of committing to New Year's resolutions this year, try for scalability with these strategy suggestions for the next five days, five weeks, and five months.
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The 9 essentials of crowdfunding for the classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News

The 9 essentials of crowdfunding for the classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding might sound like a lot of work, but it’s actually quite easy to implement. Here is what you need to know to get started and successfully fund your own projects.
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DPS to expand teacher leadership program

DPS to expand teacher leadership program | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The district is planning to expand its teacher leadership program, piloted last year, to 32 new schools next year.
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Study: Large online literacy achievement gap exists

Study: Large online literacy achievement gap exists | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Today’s students may be skilled at texting and social media, but many are unable to perform online research and distinguish accurate information on the web, according to a new study.

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3 Americans vie for 'Nobel Prize of Teaching'

3 Americans vie for 'Nobel Prize of Teaching' | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Three USA teachers are on a short list of educators from around the world who are in line to win a cool $1 million for their efforts to promote "global citizenship" in their students. The prize, to be
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Around the world without leaving school: virtual field trips take off

Around the world without leaving school: virtual field trips take off | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
From Skype calls to cyber tours, teachers are using technology to go beyond classroom walls without ever climbing on a school bus.
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Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun

Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Math circles are an Eastern European and Russian tradition that spread across the U.S. in the last two decades thanks to math lovers who yearn for more.
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TCEA 2015: 7 Twitter Tips to Help Teachers Become Tweeting Pros

Teachers new to Twitter had a lot to learn in this TCEA 2015 session. 
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Coding in British schools: A review of the first term

Coding in British schools: A review of the first term | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Codecademy, which provides online coding courses for schools, reviews the first term that coding forms a part of the National Curriculum.
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Do teacher prep programs lack rigor?

Do teacher prep programs lack rigor? | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A National Council for Teaching Quality report citing a lack of rigor and grade inflation in teacher preparation courses is being disputed by the organization that represents college and university ed
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Testing based on Common Core standards starts this week - US News

Testing based on Common Core standards starts this week - US News | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
STOCKPORT, Ohio (AP) — New standardized tests based on the national Common Core standards are being introduced in U.S. schools.
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Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More

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Check out these videos which assist teachers to encourage deeper learning

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Khan Academy launches ambitious math ‘challenge’

Khan Academy launches ambitious math ‘challenge’ | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, the free instructional website Khan Academy has transformed how tens of millions of students across the globe perceive and approach math. Now, it’s pursuing a bigger aim: transforming how students perceive themselves.
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9 IT Best Practices for BYOD Districts -- THE Journal

9 IT Best Practices for BYOD Districts -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Districts with successful bring your own device programs share their key strategies for rolling out and managing student-owned devices in school.
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Research: Outlines Improve Learning from Videos -- THE Journal

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University are using crowd-sourced conceptual outlines to help learners get more out of educational videos.
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5 Essential Multimedia Skills Every Educator Must Master -- THE Journal

In a national survey, we asked teachers, administrators and tech leaders to tell us how technology energizes their classrooms. Here are their top five answers.
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Differentiated Instruction Works: How and Why to Do DI

Differentiated Instruction Works: How and Why to Do DI | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Differentiated instruction is an approach to teaching in which educators actively plan and adjust for students’ differences so that instruction suits and supports all students’ strengths and needs. It is the process of ensuring that what a student learns, how he or she learns it, and how the student demonstrates what he or she has learned is a match for that student’s readiness level, interests, and preferred mode of learning. There can be differentiation of content, process, product, and learni
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Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.
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Differentiation Does, in Fact, Work

One of the leading proponents of differentiated instruction, Carol Ann Tomlinson, writes a spirited defense of the teaching practice.
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Girls do better than boys at school, despite inequality - Telegraph

Girls do better than boys at school, despite inequality - Telegraph | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Even in countries where gender inequality is rampant, girls still outperform boys in the classroom, a new study shows
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One of the Many Factors that Lead to School Improvement

One of the Many Factors that Lead to School Improvement | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
By: Iris Jones, ASCD Member, Teacher Leader, Washington, D.C. Teachers must engage in leadership roles to positively affect their school’s culture of learning. It is often difficult, however, for teachers to get involved in leadership roles outside of their classroom environment. Without collaboration and support from principals, teacher leadership will not flourish and teachers will lose a valuable opportunity to further contribute to student growth and development. It is my belief that teacher
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