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Resources for Future Teachers in Regular & Special Education for Students with Diverse and Individual Differences
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Word Clouds: 125 Ways... And Counting... To Use Wordle In The Classroom

Word Clouds: 125  Ways... And Counting... To Use Wordle In The Classroom | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Welcome to a post I always have  fun writing. Last May I attempted finding ways to use Word Clouds (Wordle) in education. When I concluded writing that post I was at 108 possible ways. More than a ...
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50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Social media can enhance differentiated instruction if the tools are selected with a careful eye on individual students' readiness, interests, and learning profiles.
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4 Ways to Promote Growth Mindset in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE

4 Ways to Promote Growth Mindset in PBL | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
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Preparing Students With Cognitive Impairments for the Job World

Preparing Students With Cognitive Impairments for the Job World | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Try simulating the situations these students will encounter at work.
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What Happens When Mindfulness Enters Schools

What Happens When Mindfulness Enters Schools | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Many educators are introducing meditation into the classroom as a means of improving kids’ attention and emotional regulation.
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Special Education Law for Children With Behavioral Disorders - Your Legal Toolbox - The Coffee Klatch

Special Education Law for Children With Behavioral Disorders - Your Legal Toolbox - The Coffee Klatch | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
A virtual cup of coffee for parents of special needs children
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Traumatized Students Learn Differently in School

Traumatized Students Learn Differently in School | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Some schools are using simple acts of kindness to support vulnerable students.
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Add This to Your To-Do List and You’ll Actually Get Way More Done

Add This to Your To-Do List and You’ll Actually Get Way More Done | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
It seems counterintuitive, but it really works.
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Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Six key rules for student engagement include making it meaningful, fostering efficacy, autonomy support, collaborative learning, establishing positive teacher-student relationships, and mastery orientations.
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5 Questions That Promote Student Success in High-Poverty Schools

5 Questions That Promote Student Success in High-Poverty Schools | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
High-poverty schools can meet student, professional, and system learning agendas by strengthening instructional framework, targeted interventions, reading proficiency, reflective practice, and data-based inquiry.
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Understanding Behavioral Symptoms in Tourette Syndrome - Tourette Association of America

Tourette Syndrome and its related disorders can manifest as behaviors that often appear to be purposefully disruptive, attention seeking or manipulative. It is therefore not unusual to misinterpret symptoms of the disorder as behavioral problems rather than the neurological symptoms that they are.
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The Way We Discipline Low-Income Kids Only Makes Their Problems Worse

The Way We Discipline Low-Income Kids Only Makes Their Problems Worse | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
At the beginning of this school year, Ahmed Mohamed, a freshman at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, brought a makeshift clock to school to impr
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Explanation of "High-Leverage Teaching Practices" (HLP)

Explanation of "High-Leverage Teaching Practices" (HLP) | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
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Updated KWL Chat for 21st Century Learning: Helpful Strategies for Teaching & Learning

Updated KWL Chat for 21st Century Learning: Helpful Strategies for Teaching & Learning | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat | SocialMedia | eSkills

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat | SocialMedia | eSkills | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
A Teacher's Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-use-twitter-with-success-for-education-and-more/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/what-you-should-know-about-twitter-chats/

 


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Twitter in the classroom and for using re professional development for leaders.

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, August 19, 2015 11:44 AM

Here is some great information and tips for creating a School Twitter Chat and Social Media.

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Education World: 10 Ways to Improve Parent Communications About Student Behavior

Education World: 10 Ways to Improve Parent Communications About Student Behavior | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Here are some tips to make contact with home easier and more effective.
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Resources on Mindfulness in Education

Resources on Mindfulness in Education | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Discover how mindfulness practices are being applied in schools, learn about some of the early research on benefits, and explore classroom, school-wide, and after-school strategies and programs.
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Mental Health Is Not Just an Adult Problem

Mental Health Is Not Just an Adult Problem | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Most teachers don’t feel equipped to meet their students’ emotional needs, but some programs are working to change that.
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Myths About Teenagers and Risk-Taking

Myths About Teenagers and Risk-Taking | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Yes, trouble heats up in the summer, but a quick spin around the research gives parents reason to feel hopeful, not helpless.
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In the Age of 'No Excuses' Schools: A Case for Compassion and Better Social Emotional Learning 

In the Age of 'No Excuses' Schools: A Case for Compassion and Better Social Emotional Learning  | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Take a minute to ruminate on your own K-12 academic experience. Was it a pleasant experience that left you with a love for lifelong learning? Or was it an exercise in drudgery that left you wishing every Monday was Friday? I used to see this imbalance every day. When I was a first-year teacher to th
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Using STEAM to reverse teacher-directed mindsets | SmartBrief

Using STEAM to reverse teacher-directed mindsets | SmartBrief | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
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The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer

The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Does Your Child’s ‘Ism’ Qualify for Special Education? - Special-ism

Does Your Child’s ‘Ism’ Qualify for Special Education? - Special-ism | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
A question often asked by parents - "My child was just diagnosed with ____. Is my child eligible for special education or services at school?” Find out >>
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Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered

Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered | Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences | Scoop.it
Relying on teachers and parents to identify candidates for gifted programs appears to discriminate against minority and poor children.
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