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Classroom Redesign Challenge! Think Like a Designer

Classroom Redesign Challenge! Think Like a Designer | The Classroom | Scoop.it
See how $1,000 and a crew of inspired helpers can completely transform a learning space in one weekend.
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Love this. More effort is needed in our physical classrooms to create collaborative learning environments.

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38 Common Spelling and Grammar Errors - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.9)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at common spelling and grammar ...
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Rethinking Whole Class Discussion

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Whole class discussions are, after lecture, the second most frequently used teaching strategy, one mandated by the Common Core State Standards because of its many rewards: increased perspective-takin
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Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions | The Classroom | Scoop.it
Having essential questions drive curriculum and learning has become core to many educators' instructional practices.  Grant Wiggins, in his work on Understanding By Design, describes an essential q...
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Apps for Multiple Intelligences

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Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
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The Classroom Experiment (Ep.2)

Part one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J25d9aC1GZA In this two-part series, theory and practice meet head on as education expert Professor Dylan Wiliam set...
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Year 8 English (Yr8English) on Twitter

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The latest from Year 8 English (@Yr8English). Year 8 students | Talking about learning | Making learning visible | @LanyonHs | Our teachers are @prue_g @jennifer_nott. Canberra, ACT, Australia
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Our year 8s are on twitter. Follow us as we discuss our learning.

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Forward thinking : three forward, two back : what are the next steps?

Gerry White ACER, Gerry.White@acer.edu.au
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Ethics, Gaming and Problematic Knowledge

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From a teacher's perspective, the Quality Teaching Framework is an important professional document supporting learning in NSW schools. At a glance, for readers unfamiliar with the QTF framework, he...
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Teacher’s Guide: Five ways Minecraft (and other video games) can boost student writing skills

Teacher’s Guide: Five ways Minecraft (and other video games) can boost student writing skills | The Classroom | Scoop.it
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The Sticker Chart

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Abigail Batchelder In my first year teaching, I remember having one of the BEST ideas (in my head). What I was going to do with the kids was really encoura...
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So true. It is not only important to move past extrinsic motivation, but also thinking about the negative effects concepts like the sticker chart can have on students who 'fail'.

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British Library

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British Library is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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The Classroom Experiment (Ep.1)

Part two: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iD6Zadhg4M In this two-part series, theory and practice meet head on as education expert Professor Dylan Wiliam set...
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