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For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire

For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
We asked everyone who has written for or collaborated with us on the blog to answer two simple questions. Read what these 33 educators have to say to get over 100 great recommendations and ideas.
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Will Letter Grades Survive?

Will Letter Grades Survive? | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
A century-old pillar of the school system is under fire as schools look to modernize student assessment.

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Five Ways to Get Students Thinking about Learning, Not Grades

Five Ways to Get Students Thinking about Learning, Not Grades | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Grades matter, of course, but we need to get students more focused on learning and more accurately understanding it's a matter of effort more than ability.
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Why You Should Make Time for Self-Reflection (Even If You Hate Doing It)

Why You Should Make Time for Self-Reflection (Even If You Hate Doing It) | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
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Brain-Based Strategies to Reduce Test Stress

Brain-Based Strategies to Reduce Test Stress | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
A neurologist shares ideas for beating stress before and during test time.
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Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

Brains in Pain Cannot Learn! | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Young people experiencing anxiety or depression are unable to learn. We can overcome this through physical movement, focused attention practices, and teaching them about how brains work.
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Does your classroom make learning visible?

Does your classroom make learning visible? | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
I had a fantastic planning day with the leaders in my school yesterday where we evaluated how conscious and engaged our students were in their own learning. The consensus was that our overall system was still very teacher driven and much work had to be done to encourage teachers to involve the students in, and…

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How Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’

How Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’ | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Remember that quiet kid in class who never spoke up? In New York, teachers are learning how to make sure the ideas of introverts don't get overlooked.

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Control Alt Achieve: New Google Forms Quiz Feature vs Flubaroo

Control Alt Achieve: New Google Forms Quiz Feature vs Flubaroo | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
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Six Things Faculty Can Do to Promote Student Engagement

Six Things Faculty Can Do to Promote Student Engagement | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Last week’s post encouraged us to reconsider what student engagement means. Today we explore some of the things teachers can do to better promote it.
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Summer Is Prime Time for PBL Remodeling

Summer Is Prime Time for PBL Remodeling | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
PBL designers and facilitators: Here are two exciting resources to inspire you as you tackle project remodeling this summer.
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Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions

Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity.
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16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now. — Modern Learning — Medium

16 Modern Realities Schools (and Parents) Need to Accept. Now. - Modern Learning - Medium
It’s been interesting to watch over the last year or so a growing chorus of parents, authors, educators and even some policy makers begin…
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4 Ways to Get Used to the Educator in the Mirror

4 Ways to Get Used to the Educator in the Mirror | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Are you your own worst enemy when it comes to seeing yourself in videos? These four workarounds will help you get past your fear and start creating videos in no time!

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How Do Students Learn from Participation in Class Discussion?

How Do Students Learn from Participation in Class Discussion? | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
The students reported that participation improves content retention, confirms what they learned, provides clarification, and deepens understanding.
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9 TED Talks recommended by students, for students

9 TED Talks recommended by students, for students | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Which TED Talks do students love? We asked TED-Ed Club Members around the world to share their favorites. Below, check out 9 great talks recommended by and for young people: 1. Cameron Russell: Loo…

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How the Brain Changes When You Meditate - Mindful

How the Brain Changes When You Meditate - Mindful | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
By charting new pathways in the brain, mindfulness can change the banter inside our heads from chaotic to calm.
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The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + tips and tricks!

The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + tips and tricks! | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Google Classroom makes organizing and managing all of your Google Apps activities streamlined and easy. Set it up in minutes.
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Why Teachers Are Asking Students to Escape From the Classroom

Why Teachers Are Asking Students to Escape From the Classroom | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Why UV lights and padlocks are finding their way into classrooms   
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Student Centered Classroom Apps From #ISTE2016 | Listly List

Come learn how to make the most of your student centered classroom: from classroom redesign, student agency and personalized learning
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The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category

The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category
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A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
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What Does Student Engagement Look Like?

What Does Student Engagement Look Like? | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Engagement is a big part of learning, but what does student engagement look like? Are the students who talk in class more engaged than those who don't?
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The Syllabus: Indicator of Instructional Intentions

The Syllabus: Indicator of Instructional Intentions | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Much can be learned about the culture of teaching in our courses, departments, and institutions through descriptive analysis of course syllabi.
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Reboot: 5 Resources for Teacher Inspiration

Reboot: 5 Resources for Teacher Inspiration | Ideas For Teachers | Scoop.it
Whether snacking on TED-Ed videos, reading with purpose, checking into a smile backchannel, or chuckling at hashtags and memes, you're never far from relief and inspiration.
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