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Bitstrips - Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters

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Bitstrips is your online funny pages. Turn yourself & your friends into cartoon characters, and create & share your own awesome comic strips!

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Great tool for my students to use when they create a project for me!

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John Rudkin's curator insight, March 9, 2014 4:32 AM

These resource creation options are increasing in number.  Great stimulus for less willing readers.

Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, March 10, 2014 10:47 AM

Make a comic strip out of your presentation - great tool to make sure your presentation actually tells a story.  (Use the comics or not, the key is the story!)

sasha's curator insight, March 11, 2:48 PM

This shows how one could be prejudge as silly when it could be a autism  condition.

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Bitstrips - Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters

Bitstrips - Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it
Bitstrips is your online funny pages. Turn yourself & your friends into cartoon characters, and create & share your own awesome comic strips!

Via Baiba Svenca
Shawna Dix's insight:

Great tool for my students to use when they create a project for me!

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John Rudkin's curator insight, March 9, 2014 4:32 AM

These resource creation options are increasing in number.  Great stimulus for less willing readers.

Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, March 10, 2014 10:47 AM

Make a comic strip out of your presentation - great tool to make sure your presentation actually tells a story.  (Use the comics or not, the key is the story!)

sasha's curator insight, March 11, 2:48 PM

This shows how one could be prejudge as silly when it could be a autism  condition.

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Planning Text-Dependent Questions

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The Common Core emphasizes close reading and text-dependent questions. So what are text-dependent questions, and how can teachers develop them?


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The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture « User Generated Education

The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture « User Generated Education | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it

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AUBERGER's curator insight, February 10, 6:04 AM

Concept très intéressant et en développement aujourd'hui, cet article récapitule bien la classe inversée qu'il faut bien appréhender avant de la mettre en place avec ses élèves

Kennet Lindquist's curator insight, March 20, 7:48 AM

En intressant modell

 

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Questions: "average teacher asks 350 questions a day" | The Lead Learner is the Learning Leader | Scoop.it

Questions: "average teacher asks 350 questions a day" | The Lead Learner is the Learning Leader | Scoop.it | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it

Questions: Directed vs. Open-Ended   "The average teacher asks 350 questions a day. The kinds of questions asked fall into two categories: directed (also called "low-level") questions and open-ended (also called "high-level") questions.


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5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core State Standards > Eye On Education

5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core State Standards > Eye On Education | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it

Lead high-level, authentic discussions. Teachers should craft good questions, and students should learn to cite textual evidence in their responses. For great ways to teach speaking and listening skills, see Teaching Critical Thinking by Terry Roberts and Laura Billings.Focus on process over content. That doesn't mean content is not important. It means teachers shouldn't ask students to memorize vocabulary words or facts; instead, they should engage students in the gathering-information and learning process. (For suggestions, see Vocabulary at the Center by Amy Benjamin.) Also, it’s a mistake to think you have to nail each standard, one by one. The standards are not meant to be taught via isolated, discreet tasks. In the real world, skills overlap, and they must overlap in the classroom, too. For a great unit that combines multiple standards, check out this research unit by Heather Wolpert-Gawron.Create assignments for real audiences and with real purpose. Don’t assign papers that are just for the teacher. Design projects with a real purpose, such as to solve a problem in your community. Have students present their findings to an authentic audience—online, in print, or in person. Students will benefit from these rich experiences and be more motivated to learn.Teach argument, not persuasion. According to Appendix A of the CCSS, persuasive writing might “appeal to the audience’s self-interest, sense of identity, or emotions,” whereas a logical argument “convinces the audience because of the perceived merit and reasonableness of the claims and proofs offered rather than either the emotions the writing evokes in the audience or the character or credentials of the writer.” Teach students how to gather logical evidence.Assign increasingly difficult texts. One way to increase text difficulty is to use text sets. For example, one teacher at the conference suggested combining The Odyssey with a Star Wars text and an NPR story on veterans and violence. Text sets increase engagement and help students make thoughtful connections. For more on this topic, see Barbara Blackburn’s Rigor Is NOT a Four-Letter Word.This blog post was written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Davis.


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Can New Teaching Strategies Lower Drop Out Rates? | US Daily ...

Can New Teaching Strategies Lower Drop Out Rates? | US Daily ... | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it
Cathy Viney , Executive Director and teaching strategies expert of the non-profit Applied Scholastics International, www.appliedscholastics.org warns, “This means that approximately 1.2 million students per year will not ...
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Comic Master - graphic novel creator

Comic Master - graphic novel creator | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it
Comic Master allows you to create your own short graphic novel. Brought to you by 'Reading for Life'

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Marianne Hart's curator insight, March 17, 2014 10:07 AM

More than Bitstrips, it's creating a whole comic book.

T. Love's curator insight, March 27, 2014 2:13 PM

Will share this with a teacher who is preparing for a graphic novel unit. #graphicnovels #libchat #readingchat #edutechchat

Päivi Palosaari-Aubry's curator insight, September 2, 2014 5:22 AM

Learning & creativity - using comics and story telling in learning.

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Teaching Students to use Anchor Standard #1: Textual Evidence in the Common Core Classroom

Teaching Students to use Anchor Standard #1: Textual Evidence in the Common Core Classroom | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it
The prototype assessments developed by PARCC have an entire category of questions devoted to students providing textual evidence.

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Vocabulary Strategy: Paint Chips

Vocabulary Strategy: Paint Chips | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it
A great strategy for building vocabulary for any student. Using paint chips, teachers provide students with a visual aid to better understand difficult vocabulary. Covers Common Core for the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words.

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Renee VanderMeer's curator insight, February 25, 2013 1:13 PM

Great for teaching nuances in meaning. 

debbie thomas's curator insight, March 24, 2013 7:26 PM

This is another way to think about word gradients.

Sayles Yourhistoryteacher's curator insight, July 30, 2014 2:30 PM

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An Illustration of Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

The Flipped Classroom: The Full picture is not about watching videos as homework.


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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s comment, September 26, 2013 3:01 AM
Thanks Elene for so great explanation and insight of the topic.
Francois Adoue's curator insight, October 11, 2013 7:21 AM

For this first scoop, some basics with the Flipped Classroom concept, during 2 years (at least we will give you some topics about this concept during an Eu project with France, Spain, Germany and Turkey)

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Diseño completo dela tarea...An Illustration of Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture | @scoopit via @jackiegerstein http://sco.lt/...

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Question Creation Chart (Q Chart)

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Question Creation Chart (Q Chart)Directions: Create questions by using one word from the left hand column and one word from the top row.The farther down and to the right you go, the more complex and high-level the questions.

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Teaching Strategies: Chalk Talk | Those Who Teach

Teaching Strategies: Chalk Talk | Those Who Teach | Teaching Strategies for ALL classrooms | Scoop.it
I've received several requests to explain the Chalk Talk activity from my post on teaching Catcher in the Rye. This year, I've also used it to discuss The Odyssey, Oedipus Rex, and Great Expectations — but it can work for any ...
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Warren Buffett On Teaching Kids Smart Investing, With Cartoons - Forbes

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Warren Buffett On Teaching Kids Smart Investing, With Cartoons
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And not only that, he has found a way to immortalize the teaching of his financial strategies.
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