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On-the-Spot Support: Using the Scaffolding Technique in Your Teaching Approach

On-the-Spot Support: Using the Scaffolding Technique in Your Teaching Approach | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
When you think about scaffolds, you probably visualize the structures used during construction to support workers and materials.
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Personalized Learning: Is It? -- THE Journal

“Personalized learning” is rapidly gaining popularity in the United States. In our blog we cast a critical eye on this specific use of technology in education. Cutting to the chase — and answering the question in the blog’s title — no.
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Teachers Go Door-Knocking In Nashville

Teachers Go Door-Knocking In Nashville | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
In Nashville, Tenn., several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.
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6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal

6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Universal Design for Learning can make your lessons more accessible and your lesson-planning more fun.
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Teachers may face more on-the-job training

Teachers may face more on-the-job training | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
State education leaders Wednesday held the first in a series of forums to find ways to give new teachers more real-world training before they are put in charge
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A therapist goes to middle school and tries to sit still and focus. She can’t. Neither can the kids.

A therapist goes to middle school and tries to sit still and focus. She can’t. Neither can the kids. | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A pediatric occupational therapist spends time in a middle school and watches kids struggle to sit still.
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Schools Teach Common-Core Math to Two Generations

Schools Teach Common-Core Math to Two Generations | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Through parent math nights, letters home, and videos, schools are providing a quieter counterpoint to media critiques of the math standards.
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Building a successful support foundation

Building a successful support foundation | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
We didn't all learn to drive the same car. In many school districts, technology is pushing forward into every school, classroom and home. Many choose the r
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For Frustrated Gifted Kids, A World of Online Opportunities

For Frustrated Gifted Kids, A World of Online Opportunities | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
For parents, the task of ensuring that exceptionally bright children get the educational nourishment they need is unchartered territory. The path can be frustrating for the kids, and worry-inducing for the parents. But the ongoing boom in online learning opportunities has been a great benefit for many gifted youth because the offerings can cater to a student’s ability rather than age.
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Tate creates 3D Minecraft worlds inspired by famous paintings

Tate creates 3D Minecraft worlds inspired by famous paintings | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
LONDON — If a picture paints a thousand words, how many does a Minecraft map generate? British art institution Tate has teamed up with the game's cartographers to create virtual 3D worlds inspired by great artworks.
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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Lists of great technology tools for teachers broken down by category - Learning, Lesson planning, etc
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Technology skills only scratch the surface of the digital divide - The Hechinger Report

Technology skills only scratch the surface of the digital divide - The Hechinger Report | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The realities of the “digital divide” are increasingly apparent. In a consumer culture that equates status with early adoption of the newest iPhone, access to new technology necessarily splits pretty clearly along socio-economic class lines. According to U.S. census data, for example, more than 30 million homes have no broadband access, most of them concentrated …
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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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The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption

The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
TEST The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption
by Terry Heick
Technology can be used in the learning process in a variety of ways.
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Accelerating teacher growth: How one district is doing it with video | SmartBlogs

Accelerating teacher growth: How one district is doing it with video | SmartBlogs | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

This blog talks about how one district is using video for professional development.

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How Black Students Tend to Learn Science

How Black Students Tend to Learn Science | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Transforming a lecture into a more active experience is one possible way of fixing STEM's diversity dilemma.
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4 Ways Technology Can Make Your Music Lessons Sing -- THE Journal

4 Ways Technology Can Make Your Music Lessons Sing -- THE Journal | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
New tech tools that give students control over their music also inspire them to create and innovate.
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6 Strategies for Working With Diverse-Needs Students

6 Strategies for Working With Diverse-Needs Students | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Creating a plan for students with diverse needs can be challenging, but Cossandra George has some tools and tips for success.
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Caution Urged on Personalized Learning With Ed Tech

Caution Urged on Personalized Learning With Ed Tech | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Computer-based personalized instruction is largely unproven in K-12, and investments in it should be approached cautiously, a new report contends.
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Protecting Data Privacy at School and at Play

Protecting Data Privacy at School and at Play | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
With the growing use of mobile devices in school, and with advertisers compiling data on children’s web activities, what can parents do to stop unwelcome tracking?
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A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A simple game can bring educators together to talk about pain points and observations, and ultimately, find a solution.
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Leading up to TEDYouth, students explore the world behind TED-Ed lessons

Leading up to TEDYouth, students explore the world behind TED-Ed lessons | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
On the eve of TEDYouth, the TED-Ed office was abuzz with activity beyond the normal day-to-day. Over fifty students from all over New York City and the tri-state area gathered in the front of the T...
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Editor’s Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014

Editor’s Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
TEST The 30 Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014
by TeachThought Staff
So 2014 is almost over, and it’s time to start looking back at what’s happened in the last year. Today, we do that in the form of the best educational apps for iPad in 2014.
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The Best 8 iPad Video Creation Apps for Teachers in 2014

The Best 8 iPad Video Creation Apps for Teachers in 2014 | Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
November 21, 2014
We have reviewed and shared over 200 educational apps during this year. Based on your interactions with these posts together with the popularity of these apps among teachers and...
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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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