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5 Ways To Have K-2 Students Practice Breaking Apart Words - Learning at the Primary Pond

5 Ways To Have K-2 Students Practice Breaking Apart Words - Learning at the Primary Pond | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Breaking apart words is an essential reading skill! In this post, I'll share 5 ways I have my students practice this strategy.
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Champions for a Positive School CultureASCD Inservice

Champions for a Positive School CultureASCD Inservice | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
What I have learned in my first 8 months as a new principal is that I cannot do this alone.
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What are the Literacy Demands of your Discipline?ASCD Inservice

What are the Literacy Demands of your Discipline?ASCD Inservice | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
How do we, as teachers, make explicit the literacy demands (thinking, reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing) of our specialty area so students
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Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation

Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Encouraging student commitment ultimately brings better results than the external motivations of reward or punishment. These seven self-persuasion strategies will get you started.
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Teacher Tip: My “Go To” Calming Technique for Overstimulated Kids

Teacher Tip: My “Go To” Calming Technique for Overstimulated Kids | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
LDA Teacher of the Year Nancy Hammill shares her favorite calming strategy for kids who are overstimulated or overexcited. It's called "heavy work."
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A List of 18 Twitter-Based Classroom Activities for Learning With Social Media by Lee Watanabe Crockett

A List of 18 Twitter-Based Classroom Activities for Learning With Social Media by Lee Watanabe Crockett | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
by Lee Watanabe Crockett

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Jan Stoner's curator insight, May 9, 2017 10:16 AM
Grouped by team-building, communic8n, ed resource ideas
 
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Sweet!

Wendy Jane Clarke's curator insight, February 2, 1:45 PM

Be open minded, look at what other educators are doing and learn from it!

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This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Americium could save your life.
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Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Techniques for meeting the needs of students with diverse abilities and interests.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 22, 2017 6:51 PM
Providing choice can be great for students. They begin to take responsiblity for their learning. What works for each of them. "Differences make a difference." Good teachers understand this and still teach
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Lesson Plan: K-2 Poetry Portfolios: Using Poetry to Teach Reading - ReadWriteThink

Lesson Plan: K-2 Poetry Portfolios: Using Poetry to Teach Reading - ReadWriteThink | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Teach your students about sentence structure, rhyming words, sight words, vocabulary, and print concepts using a weekly poem.
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Print Custom Sticky Notes with Google Slides

Print Custom Sticky Notes with Google Slides | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Google Slides is a handy design tool, and you can copy my template to print
your own design on sticky notes. I've got directions, a video, and loads of
examples for you.
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Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers

Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
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Via Saturn's curator insight, May 13, 2017 8:18 PM
This site contains some new tools to assist in digital storytelling. I found learning through narrative a common theme while researching supportive learning environments. Personally, I can recall several stories from my history lessons over any facts or figures.
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The Literacy–Movie-Making Connection

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Literacy Daily—the blog of the International Literacy Association (ILA)—features education stories, teaching tips, book reviews, and more.
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Growing from Peer Feedback via The Teaching Channel

Growing from Peer Feedback via The Teaching Channel | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
How to use peer feedback to develop growth mindsets in young students. With positive and constructive feedback from peers, students can develop resiliency in trying things that are challenging to them.

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feedback strategies worth introducing to your classroom
 
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10 Must-Do Ideas for End of School Year Ceremony

10 Must-Do Ideas for End of School Year Ceremony | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.
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How to Prepare for an Automated Future

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Two-thirds of technology and education professionals participating in a survey by the Pew Research Center and Elon University said new education models will emerge to prepare workers for jobs of the future. This analysis takes a deeper dive into the survey findings.
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3 tips to close the poverty gap

3 tips to close the poverty gap | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
When it works well, America’s public school system is designed to help students achieve at least one year of academic growth per school year. The problem? For students living in poverty, that’s not enough.
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Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

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10 Outstanding Websites for English Teachers - WeAreTeachers

10 Outstanding Websites for English Teachers - WeAreTeachers | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Bookmark these great websites for English teachers.
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How to differentiate without creating 30 individual lessons

How to differentiate without creating 30 individual lessons | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Learn some strategies to easily differentiate for your students without having to spend hours planning different lessons for each student.
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Developing students' digital literacy

Developing students' digital literacy | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 20, 2017 2:44 PM
Teachers play a signicant role in each student's learning, including digital literacy.
Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, April 21, 2017 2:43 AM
Useful article...
 
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Brains, Brains, Brains! How the Mind of a Middle Schooler Works

Brains, Brains, Brains! How the Mind of a Middle Schooler Works | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron launches this three-part series by advising middle school teachers to read up on brain research which will give insight on how the 'tween brain works.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 22, 2017 6:53 PM
Good research can be helpful for teachers to draw on and inform their teaching.
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More Than Dr. Seuss Hats - Why Events Matter

More Than Dr. Seuss Hats - Why Events Matter | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Choice Literacy's Franki Sibberson explains how scheduling big events can do important work in building the reading community
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Free Interactive Guides to Help You Make The Best of Mac and iPad in Teaching - curated via Educators' Technology

Free Interactive Guides to Help You Make The Best of Mac and iPad in Teaching - curated via Educators' Technology | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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NGSS Group Publishes Guide for Districts

NGSS Group Publishes Guide for Districts | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
To successfully implement the Next Generation Science Standards, districts should establish a science leadership team, ensure that teachers and school leaders get high-quality professional learning, and collaborate with other districts, according to new guidelines from Achieve.
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"Loom" - Tool for Recording Educational Video Tutorials via Educators' Technology

"Loom" - Tool for Recording Educational Video Tutorials via Educators' Technology | Cool School Ideas | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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