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iTeach. iCoach. iBlog.: Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core

iTeach. iCoach. iBlog.: Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it

Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core.

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Toulmin's Argument Model

Toulmin's Argument Model | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it
Stephen Toulmin identified six elements of an argument: the claim, grounds, warrant, backing, qualifier and rebuttal.
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Gillard to outline ambitious schools plan

Gillard to outline ambitious schools plan | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it
PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has set a deadline for Australian schools to be among the top five best-performing education systems in the world by 2025.
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Douglas Fisher: Close Reading and the CCSS, Part 2

Dr. Douglas Fisher discusses close reading and how it relates to the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts. Dr. Douglas Fisher is Professor o...
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ReadWriteThink Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.

ReadWriteThink Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction. | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it
Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.

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Sophmoric application of readability tests

Sophmoric application of readability tests | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it
NPR's Morning Edition and the Sunlight Foundation suggest that congressional speech-making is becoming less sophisticated.
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ELA CCSS accentuates the Complex, Unified, Continuous Process of Reading

ELA CCSS accentuates the Complex, Unified, Continuous Process of Reading | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it
“All students must be able to comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity as they progress through school” (www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_A.pdf , p. 2). Given this notion...
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CriticalThinking.org - Critical Thinking Model 1

CriticalThinking.org - Critical Thinking Model 1 | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it

To Analyze Thinking We Must Identify and Question its Elemental Structures. This interactive tool allows for that.

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Coaching Classroom Instruction Reproducibles | Marzano Research

Coaching Classroom Instruction Reproducibles | Marzano Research | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it

A must-have resource for individual educators, teams, or coaches, this book covers approaches for boosting professional growth and macrostrategies that are responsive to student needs.

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10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it

Offering quick bits of information, a dynamic stream that looks great on desktop and mobile devices, and a variety of ways to communicate from #hashtags to @messaging to micro-blogging and link distribution, twitter works, and unlike facebook, blogging, and other digital tools, when something does indeed “Fail” on twitter, the overwhelming number of tweets quickly covers the mistake.


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Have Your iPhone or iPad Read Emails To You & Speak to Write Back

Have Your iPhone or iPad Read Emails To You & Speak to Write Back | Literacy Cognizance | Scoop.it

"Want to have your emails read to you? How about talking to write out a reply rather than poking around on the touch screen? You can easily do both in iOS, so the next time you need to read and write emails while you’re on the go or driving, consider using the awesome text-to-speech and Dictation features on the iPhone and iPad."


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