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How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive

How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Several schools, including ones in high-poverty areas, are making art critical to the learning of more academic subjects. They're seeing remarkable student improvement as a result of arts integration.
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Questions Before Answers: What Drives a Great Lesson?

Questions Before Answers: What Drives a Great Lesson? | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Students engage more passionately when trying to answer a question that interests them. Here are ten opening questions that have inspired this kind of learning.
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20 Great Websites For Elementary Educators | Edudemic

20 Great Websites For Elementary Educators | Edudemic | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Some of the best websites for elementary educators are ones that save time, make you think, and inspire. Here's just a handful!
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Everyone's speaking no one is listening!

Everyone's speaking no one is listening! | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
A few years ago BBC World had a trailer for it's audience input show which had the tag line " Everyone's talking and the whole World is listening." Unfortunately too often the reality is that...
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It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
I recently heard a TED talk from Brian Goldman, a doctor who admits to having made mistakes. In very emotional language, he describes some costly emergency room mistakes, and then makes a strong case for changing the way that the medical profession addresses such things. He believes that medicine will improve if doctors are free to discuss their mistakes, without judgment, allowing them to learn from each other. But, he continued, because doctors are judged by mistakes, they are too afraid to di
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Why some kids can’t spell and why spelling tests won’t help

Why some kids can’t spell and why spelling tests won’t help | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, early one morning, I received an SMS advising “resadents to stay indoors because of a nearby insadent”. I was shocked by the spelling, as much as the message. Surely, I thought…
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Best Tech Creation Tools

Best Tech Creation Tools | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Students love to make their own creations -- no matter what the topic. These terrific tools give them the right tools to narrate, animate, and dictate.
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How to Address Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

How to Address Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Tips and resources for putting MI theory into practice.
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It all starts with a good question!

It all starts with a good question! | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
One important step in getting students to direct learning is having their voice selecting areas of study they would be interested in investigating further. At the beginning of each unit of inquiry,...
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Know Your Terms: Holistic, Analytic, and Single-Point Rubrics

Know Your Terms: Holistic, Analytic, and Single-Point Rubrics | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Whether you're new to rubrics, or you've used them for years without knowing their formal names, it may be time for a primer on rubric terminology. [...]
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Fish out of IB - Mumbai Mirror -

Fish out of IB - Mumbai Mirror - | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
It’s an easy gateway to a foreign undergrad course. Why then are half of Mumbai’s IB students staying put?
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Preschool lessons: New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire.

Preschool lessons: New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire. | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Ours is an age of pedagogy. Anxious parents instruct their children more and more, at younger and younger ages, until they're reading books to babies in the womb. They pressure teachers to make kindergartens and nurseries more like schools. So does the law—the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act explicitly...
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25 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today?

25 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today? | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
25 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today?
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5 Ways Literature Can Teach Global Lessons in Elementary Classes

5 Ways Literature Can Teach Global Lessons in Elementary Classes | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Becky Morales, creator of Kid World Citizen, offers five ideas for using literature about children and families in other parts of the world to broaden the minds of U.S. elementary students.
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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.
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Learning by Making

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HGSE's Agency by Design, housed at Project Zero, is fostering maker-centered learning initiatives that empower students and teachers alike.
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8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more | The Cornerstone

8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more | The Cornerstone | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
On Twitter, I recently shared an excellent article by Justin Tarte called 5 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Him/Herself. The first reflection question Justin
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Inquiry and the "specialist" teacher.

Inquiry and the "specialist" teacher. | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
I have been thoroughly neglectful of this blog! It is somewhat ironic that I spend a good deal of time talking about the need for reflection; time to think and slow down instruction for deeper unde...
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WHAT is outstanding teaching and learning? (1428x2014 pixels)

WHAT is outstanding teaching and learning? (1428x2014 pixels) | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 6, 2014 11:12 AM

The feedback point is interesting. It is about information given to students relative to their learning goals. Feedback also means feedback for the teacher. What do we mean by student goals? What does this mean in relationship to curricula-as-plans. It suggests that teaching and learning are part of complex conversations (Pinar) and that the curricula-as-lived (Aoki) are important considerations.

 

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Mark Gittos's curator insight, September 8, 2014 2:56 AM

Very interesting

Educate Massachusetts's curator insight, September 8, 2014 9:27 AM

Organized, clear and easy to read this infographic has important reminders for all of us in the profession of education.