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PLAY! New Media Literacies - PLAY! Framework

PLAY! New Media Literacies - PLAY! Framework | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it

participatory framework


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TLUS Program, Spring 2012

The Master's in Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools program, is a partnership between Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human devel...
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Social Equity and Justice in Education | New Learning Institute

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5 Tell-Tale Signs You're Becoming a Teacher Leader

5 Tell-Tale Signs You're Becoming a Teacher Leader | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
How do you know you're ready to become a teacher leader? Middle school teacher Marsha Ratzel says these signals will let you know you're on that path.
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What Schools Can Learn From Google, IDEO, and Pixar | Co.Design

What Schools Can Learn From Google, IDEO, and Pixar | Co.Design | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
RT @AlastairBlyth: What Schools Can Learn From Google, IDEO, and Pixar | Co.Design http://t.co/njOqq6Q1...

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Laurie Halse Anderson - NCTE/ALAN 2011

This is a part of Laurie Halse Anderson's speech at the ALAN Workshop in Chicago. This was November 21, 2011. She didn't feel well and had to finish her spee...
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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it

Use multi-media to design student-driven learning experiences that are fueled by standards-based Essential Questions and facilitated by digital tools to provide students with flexible learning paths.


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Free Technology for Teachers: Character Scrapbook - A Tool for Student Reflections on Stories

Free Technology for Teachers: Character Scrapbook - A Tool for Student Reflections on Stories | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it

Writing tools for younger students.


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Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Show

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Show | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
The widening achievement gap between affluent and low-income students has received less attention than the divide between white and black students, which has narrowed significantly.
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Designing for Diversity by Marion J. Goldstein, M.A. & Pedro A. Noguera / Education Rights / In Motion Magazine

Designing for Diversity by Marion J. Goldstein, M.A. & Pedro A. Noguera / Education Rights / In Motion Magazine | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
Designing for Diversity: How Educators Can Incorporate Cultural Competence in Programs for Urban Youth by Marion J. Goldstein, M.A. & Pedro A.
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Shifting Student Identities in Online Spaces

Shifting Student Identities in Online Spaces | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it

"For my 11 and 12 year old students, this can be a pretty complex concept, particularly when we are thinking about how we make shifts in our personality and the way we want to the world to perceive us based on where we are."


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Ernest Morrell Links Literacy to Pop Culture - National Writing Project

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Examining the Effects of a School-wide Reading Culture on the Engagement of Middle School Students - RMLE Online Volume 35, number 2

Examining the Effects of a School-wide Reading Culture on the Engagement of Middle School Students - RMLE Online Volume 35, number 2 | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
This article presents the results of one middle school's efforts to improve student engagement through an increased emphasis on school-wide structured reading.
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Myebook - My own poem book

This e-book is created to guide the young adults reading the book Locomotion, a..

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Hyperbole and a Half: The Alot is Better Than You at Everything

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Google Reader - Educational Leadership

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A bundle or  collection of blogs and websites about Educational Leadership


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Why Arizona banned ethnic studies - Kansas.com

Why Arizona banned ethnic studiesKansas.comHaving 15-year-olds read Paulo Freire's jargon-heavy Marxist “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” is a bit much (it was on the syllabus)" Freire ROCKS. Let them read it!

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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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Use multi-media to design student-driven learning experiences that are fueled by standards-based Essential Questions and facilitated by digital tools to provide students with flexible learning paths.

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Racism: No longer overt but still present in the classroom | Get Schooled

Racism: No longer overt but still present in the classroom | Get Schooled | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
As a black child in the segregated south, Lisa Delpit recalls teachers extolling her to, “Act your age, not your race.” A MacArthur “Genius Grant”...
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Education is about preparing young people to make the world better than it is!

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The Trouble with Black Boys - - by Pedro A. Noguera / Education Rights / In Motion Magazine

The Trouble with Black Boys - - by Pedro A. Noguera / Education Rights / In Motion Magazine | Teaching and Learning in Urban Middle Schools | Scoop.it
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