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Word Up: The Must Dos of Vocabulary Instruction

Word Up: The Must Dos of Vocabulary Instruction | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Do you display words and use those words daily in class? Check out these five must dos for teaching vocabulary.
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Math Dictionary: with definitions and visuals

Math Dictionary

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Agnostic

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I thought I knew the meaning of the word agnostic until I read this in an article about the Common Core State Standards.
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21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter, Made Hery Santosa, Cindy Rudy, Rob Furman, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Fabrice Marcoux's curator insight, February 21, 2013 2:19 AM

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Paul Rawlinson's curator insight, February 25, 2013 5:03 PM

Some useful resources for vocab instruction

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 2, 2013 10:00 PM

Literacy is a keystone of education. Teachers must constantly stay ahead of digital tools to all them to teach students. This list of resources is an excellent way to help stay in front!

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12 Types of Language

12 Types of Language | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
A variety of terms distinguish the kinds of languages and vocabularies that exist outside the mainstream of standard, formal language. Here are twelve words and
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Six Shades of True

Six Shades of True | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Our word true is one of the oldest in the language. It may derive from a Proto-Indo-European word for tree. A well-rooted tree is strong, steadfast and firm.
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There are different meaning to the word "true".  

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Kinds of Minds | KurzweilAI

Kinds of Minds | KurzweilAI | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
In Beyond AI, published today, J. Storrs Hall offers a must-read for anyone interested in the future of the human-machine civilization, says Ray Kurzweil.
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Reads like science fiction, but if you read closely, you see that this is also an activity around vocabulary building. Focus on the prefixes of the words to build new words relating to artificial intelligence classifications. Students might find this interesting as well as informative. I'm thinking it would support ELA standards in the common core http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/CCRA/L. ;

 

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4 Activities To Effectively Teach Vocabulary - Edudemic

4 Activities To Effectively Teach Vocabulary - Edudemic | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards rely heavily on a solid way to teach vocabulary. Here are a handful of fun ways to make it fun and effective!

Via Maria Lopez Alvarado, MBA
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