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There is a Silver Bullet to Save Education

There is a Silver Bullet to Save Education | Three R's | Scoop.it
Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.
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New Teachers: 8 Essential Skills to Learn

New Teachers: 8 Essential Skills to Learn | Three R's | Scoop.it
Follow beginning teachers as they experience their first years of teaching. With the help of mentors, these teachers focus on eight essential first-year skills.
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Life of an Educator: 10 shifts for educators to make in the upcoming school year

Life of an Educator: 10 shifts for educators to make in the upcoming school year | Three R's | Scoop.it
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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning

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9 tips for transitioning teens from middle school to high school

9 tips for transitioning teens from middle school to high school | Three R's | Scoop.it
Middle school has come to an end for many students as they graduate from eighth grade and anticipate moving on to high school. Transitioning from middle sc
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Avoiding the Trap of "Q & A Teaching"

Avoiding the Trap of "Q & A Teaching" | Three R's | Scoop.it
"Q & A teaching" is a practice that I was sometimes guilty of, and one that I've frequently seen throw off a lesson in many other teachers' classrooms. This occurs during the direct instruction porti
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3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections with Your Students

3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections with Your Students | Three R's | Scoop.it
Too often, I've heard teachers talk about how helpless they feel when it comes to reaching out to their students. The days of being the person whose job it is to exclusively provide students with an
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Kids Share Their Thoughts on Student Engagement

Kids Share Their Thoughts on Student Engagement | Three R's | Scoop.it
A twelve-year teaching veteran and a California regional Teacher of the Year, Heather Wolpert-Gawron's musings on educational policy, curriculum design, and daily school life can also be read at www
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Making the World Better in the Middle Level! The Neighborhood STEM School

Making the World Better in the Middle Level! The Neighborhood STEM School | Three R's | Scoop.it

How will you make the world better? This question challenges every member of the Preston Middle School community and serves as the foundation for everything we do.


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4 Steps to Making Rigorous Discussion a Routine

4 Steps to Making Rigorous Discussion a Routine | Three R's | Scoop.it
For many of us who are intimidated by the idea of "rigor" and exactly what it means to make our lessons more rigorous, thinking about it as a routine can make it more real and doable for us. Because
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Introverts in the classroom: supporting the "quiet kids" (and possibly yourself!) -

Introverts in the classroom: supporting the "quiet kids" (and possibly yourself!) - | Three R's | Scoop.it
I’ve insisted on having some quiet time built into my day for as long as I can remember. I’d drop the class off at P.E. and retreat to my classroom, breathing a deep sigh and reveling in the silence.
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"Why Do We Need to Learn This?"

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"When are we going to ever use this stuff?" is a protesting lament heard by most teachers several times a year. It comes from students with little patience to put up with ideas or concepts too abstra
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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Three R's | Scoop.it
My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom.
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Bell Ringer Exercises

Bell Ringer Exercises | Three R's | Scoop.it
Because of pressure to teach bell-to-bell -- the pedagogical equivalent of force-feeding geese to make foie gras -- many classrooms now start with bell work, short exercises that students complete wh
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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness | Three R's | Scoop.it
Certain widely-shared myths and lies about education are destructive for all of us as educators, and destructive for our educational institutions. This is the subject of 50 Myths & Lies That Threaten
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Analogue & Digital Differentiation - Mark Anderson's Blog

Analogue & Digital Differentiation - Mark Anderson's Blog | Three R's | Scoop.it
education, learning & technology
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How Students Make Progress in Learning

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When we think and talk about learning, the metaphors we use matter. The language we employ when we describe how learning works can illuminate the process, allowing us to make accurate judgments and predictions—or it can lead us astray, setting up false expectations and giving us a misleading impression of what’s going on.
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The Quickly Narrowing Gap Between Formal & Informal Learning

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The Quickly Narrowing Gap Between Formal & Informal Learning
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Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes

Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes | Three R's | Scoop.it
For the last ten years, we've worked one-on-one with students from elementary school through graduate school. No matter their age, no matter the material, when you ask what they're struggling with, s
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10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take With Their Class - A.J. Juliani

10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take With Their Class - A.J. Juliani | Three R's | Scoop.it
As I work with students and teachers there is one common thread that the “stand-out” classrooms share: They take risks. Not only do these students and teachers take learning risks, but they also take them together.
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How To Make Math Meaningful

Edutopia.org's Director of Video Programming, Zachary Fink, interviews UC Berkeley professor Dor Abrahamson about how to increase students' understanding of ...

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What is math? A study of the way that kids learn matematics and teachers teach. Thinking of math in a way of making sense in the world in a concrete way that we really get. Connect between math and thinking to really get it. 

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Teachers Wish More People Would Listen to Them

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A new survey asked 20,000 teachers for their views on everything from educational technology to teacher evaluations.
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Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management

Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management | Three R's | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This post is co-authored by Marcus Conyers who, with Donna Wilson, is co-developer of the M.S. and Ed.S. Brain-Based Teaching degree programs at Nova Southeastern University. They have
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Lesson 3: Tips for Lesson Planning from Citizen Schools

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The last lesson gave you a foundation for building your lesson plans. This lesson expands on that with practical tips and games you can use in the building process.

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Walking the Walk: An Educator's Perspective from All Views

Walking the Walk: An Educator's Perspective from All Views | Three R's | Scoop.it
As an education professor, I recently decided it was time to walk the walk of my graduate and undergraduate students. I was ready to experience what happens when the educational neuroscience and the
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Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking | Three R's | Scoop.it
Using resources and tools like the ones below, educators at KIPP King Collegiate High School focus on honing critical thinking skills across all subjects. Credit: Zachary Fink


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