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The Remind101 Blog

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I love the piece on giving up control bringing greater teacher influence.
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Young Writers Embrace Magical Realism (Remembering Gabriel García Márquez)

Young Writers Embrace Magical Realism (Remembering Gabriel García Márquez) | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Garc&iacutea M&aacuterquez was probably the most famous Spanish-language author since his 1969 novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, was published. He died less than two weeks ago in his home in Mexic
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Neat tribute. We do this all the time, but it's nice to see others uniting the idea of mentor texts.

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Change Your Classroom and You Might Change the World - A.J. Juliani

Change Your Classroom and You Might Change the World - A.J. Juliani | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
This is not about technology. This is about hope. This is about impact. And it’s about choice. Over the past few months I’ve been hit multiple times with the same truth: our work as educators REALLY matters. I’ve said that before to people, and I’ve heard it in classes and presentations…but for some reason I …
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Easy integration that increases self-advocacy among students. Imagine: CHOICE!

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

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Amy Burns's curator insight, April 7, 2014 2:19 PM

Powerful suggestions for helping students learn how to critically evaluate  web delivered information.  There are several links in the article for further information, too.

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4 Tips to Build Student Confidence

4 Tips to Build Student Confidence | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
For many students, the process of learning new material can feel like swimming in an ocean with fish moving in many different directions. Additionally, the information itself can feel like fish swimm
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Some great tips on building students up.

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An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources

An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Flipped Class Tool and Resource List from Turn to Your Neighbor We will keep a (clearly very incomplete) list of tools and resources we use and/or discover relative to flipped teaching here. Help u...

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niftyjock's curator insight, May 5, 2014 9:26 PM

Peer instruction checklist, fantastic

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, May 7, 2014 11:21 AM

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Murielle Godement's curator insight, May 30, 2014 1:35 AM

Annuaire commenté des ressources utiles pour une classe inversée. Création et partage de ressources

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16 Resources for National Poetry Month

16 Resources for National Poetry Month | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
This morning I got lucky . . . I read poems. Not even the blistering wind's roar amidst the frigid temperatures of a lingering winter could keep me from imagining "spring hope."


Spring Hope
And now
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Using Humor in the Classroom

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“But why do I have to go? School is not fun!” That quote is from a first-grade child, asking his mom why he has to go every single day to this place that he was told was going to be a lot of fun,
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This article provides a reaffirmation of using humor in the classroom (if you ever doubted that you were doing something wrong in cracking a joke or two).

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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers

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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers
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Kaizena provides a lot of possibilities for the teacher who uses Google Drive to submit work. Neat ideas.

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Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes

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For the last ten years, we've worked one-on-one with students from elementary school through graduate school. No matter their age, no matter the material, when you ask what they're struggling with, s

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Such an important lesson to learn in an atmosphere where safety outweighs risk. 

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Amy Burns's curator insight, March 21, 2014 8:47 AM

Great article!  Failure IS an option, as long as we learn from it!