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Want to get your kids into college? Let them play

Want to get your kids into college? Let them play | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Every day where we work, we see our young students struggling with the transition from home to school. They're all wonderful kids, but some can't share easily or listen in a group.
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Mom: I thought I did everything right, but my 6-year-old is already ‘behind’ in reading

"Our evenings have become worksheets and online computer reading programs for him to 'catch up.'"
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Grief In The Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot'

Grief In The Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot' | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
A new resource for educators offers insights and guidance to support students dealing with the loss of a loved one.
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9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015

9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015 | Educational Tools | Scoop.it

"The New Year is a time for both reflection and resolution. We've channeled a little bit of both with our annual look at the hottest tech trends in higher education: In the following virtual roundtable discussion, five IT leaders from around the country share their thoughts on everything from analytics and personalized learning to badges and gamification."


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▶ Khan Academy: The future of education? - YouTube

Ready to flip your school or university class? Drop by http://www.MediaCore.com to learn more about how we can help you and your class. With the teacher at t...
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Flipping the Classroom Explained

Ready to flip your school or university class? Drop by http://www.MediaCore.com to learn more about how we can help you and your class. With the teacher at t...
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How Music Could Make You a Rocket Scientist

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There is a very strong correlation between childhood engagement in the creative arts and measurable success later in life, researchers at Michigan State University have found.
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Early Childhood Education: Constructive Learning Environments

There is much about Reggio Emilia approach that distinguishes it from other efforts to define best practices in early childhood education. Much of the worldw...
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Want to get your kids into college? Let them play

Want to get your kids into college? Let them play | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Every day where we work, we see our young students struggling with the transition from home to school. They're all wonderful kids, but some can't share easily or listen in a group.
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Earlychildhood NEWS - Learning Through Play

Earlychildhood NEWS - Learning Through Play | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. You will find articles about developmentally appropriate practice, child health, safety and behavior as well as links to teacher resources and networking opportunities.
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With Building Blocks, Educators Going Back to Basics

With Building Blocks, Educators Going Back to Basics | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
The wooden toys are making a comeback as some elementary schools focus on unstructured play.
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Elementary School Climates And Bullying Examined In New GLSEN Report

Elementary School Climates And Bullying Examined In New GLSEN Report | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Given that more and more youngsters are self-identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) at younger ages, a new report hopes to shed light on school climate, biased remarks and bullying among elementary school students.

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Schools Struggle With Parents Over English Language Learning

Schools Struggle With Parents Over English Language Learning | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Schools are making efforts to reach English language learners, but in some areas, parents are trying to avoid the ELL stigma for their children.
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How Far Behind Are We On Preschool Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

How Far Behind Are We On Preschool Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
How Far Behind Are We On Preschool Infographic.
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Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
A growing body of research suggests that teaching really young kids how to recognize and express their feelings can help them into their adult lives.
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A New Study Reveals Much About How Parents Really Choose Schools

A New Study Reveals Much About How Parents Really Choose Schools | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Will choice and competition really improve academic quality? A new study out of New Orleans complicates the picture.
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How Your Daily Routine Is Ruining Your Creative Thinking

How Your Daily Routine Is Ruining Your Creative Thinking | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Sticking to the same schedule may be hindering your brain's ability to build skills and knowledge.
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Parents play vital role in molding future scientists, research shows

Parents play vital role in molding future scientists, research shows | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Parents and family make all the difference in creating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians, according to new research. The research team surveyed 149 participants in the Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program from classes from 2007 to 2013. This competitive internship attracts top high school and undergraduate students who work on real-world research.
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You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong.

You went to school and think you know. But you don't.
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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | Edutopia

8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | Edutopia | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.
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Small Group Oral Language Sample for Early Childhood Education

Small Group Oral Language Sample for Early Childhood Education.
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The Movement to Restore Children’s Play Gains Momentum

The Movement to Restore Children’s Play Gains Momentum | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
Play helps develop crucial skills, advocates say as they try to pull children and their parents away from the screen.
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How important is play in preschool?

How important is play in preschool? | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
As preschools strengthen their academic focus, play maintains a vital role.
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Kindergarten Bias Sets Boys Up For Failure

Academics from the University of Georgia and Columbia University think they have more insight into why girls earn higher grades on report cards than boys do, despite the fact that girls do not necessarily outperform boys on achievement or IQ tests.
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Study Calls for Cyberbullying Education in Elementary Schools

Study Calls for Cyberbullying Education in Elementary Schools | Educational Tools | Scoop.it
A report out of Massachusetts shows cyberbullying on the rise in elementary schools and calls for better and earlier education for prevention.
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