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Common Core math experts say teachers need to stop using shortcuts and math 'tricks'

Common Core math experts say teachers need to stop using shortcuts and math 'tricks' | common core | Scoop.it
Think back to your elementary school math classes. Were you told to think of a greater-than sign as Pac-Man or to cross-multiply when dividing fractions? You weren’t alone. Tricks to help kids get the right answers to difficult problems have long been a staple of American math education. But if Common Core supporters have their …

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11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading | common core | Scoop.it
Rather than intimidating young readers with ancient pedagogy, encourage and empower them with livelier strategies such as partner reading or the manic Crazy Professor Game.

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Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes

Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes | common core | Scoop.it
This time-lapse video has never been more relevant. As the eyes of the world are fixed on events in Ukraine and Crimea, its good to have a little perspective on the ever-changing flux of borders throughout time. Very cool!

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Diane Therrien's curator insight, September 3, 2014 9:48 PM

Great learning tool!

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, September 4, 2014 12:23 AM

Great visual to show students about the 5 themes of Geography

Rosa Saló Sagué's curator insight, September 19, 2014 3:40 AM

History

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What does close reading look like? And how do you get students to read the same text more than once?

What does close reading look like? And how do you get students to read the same text more than once? | common core | Scoop.it

3 Go-To Close Reading Strategies

by Abi Frost

 

"With the shift to Common Core State Standards, there has been lots of talk of “close reading.”  As a reading specialist, my responsibility is to help my students reach toward grade level with their reading skills, which most certainly involves having them read texts closely. But, what does close reading look like? And how do you get a reluctant and struggling adolescent reader to read the same text more than once and pay close attention to the details?  It is quite a challenge, but these go-to strategies have helped me enable my students, across grades 7-12, uncover the multiple meanings of text."

 
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Excellent Apps and Tools to Enhance Math Understanding

Excellent Apps and Tools to Enhance Math Understanding | common core | Scoop.it

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What's in a Word? On Vocabulary Instruction

What's in a Word? On Vocabulary Instruction | common core | Scoop.it
What’s In a Word? On Vocabulary Instruction by Kathleen Stern As a middle school reading teacher, I constantly find myself thinking, “If my students knew the meaning of more words, they would be be...

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