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Practice Exchanges: Making Our Professional Learning Visible

Practice Exchanges: Making Our Professional Learning Visible | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Browse the Practice Exchange collections below. Each collection includes video excerpts from the actual event, sample agendas, tools and protocols used, as well as other resources that may be adapted
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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
For awhile, when educators discussed differentiating instruction & meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles.
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What Does Math Look Like in Today's Classroom?

What Does Math Look Like in Today's Classroom? | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
What does math look like in classrooms today? How are teachers making shifts in the way they teach math? We asked educators from our Teaching Channel community and here's what they said.
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15 Reasons Why Educators Should Be Connected

15 Reasons Why Educators Should Be Connected | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Connected educators understand and value the idea that students and staff have voices that should be shared and that can be shared through social media.
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10 Innovative Ways to Bring STEM to Schools

10 Innovative Ways to Bring STEM to Schools | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
As schools look for innovative ways to bring in STEM learning, here's a possible road map for how to galvanize a school community.
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If Districts Trust Teachers to Lead, They Won't Be Disappointed

If Districts Trust Teachers to Lead, They Won't Be Disappointed | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Teachers need to trust their ideas and feel empowered to share and implement them, Bev Bricker writes.
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How Are Students’ Roles Changing in the New Economy of Information?

How Are Students’ Roles Changing in the New Economy of Information? | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Beyond increasing the amount of information that students can access, the new abundant economy of information has far greater implications. It represents both a shift in the way that future classrooms will operate as well as in the student behaviors that we will value and expect.
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The 5 Best Study Aid Apps for Students | Edudemic

The 5 Best Study Aid Apps for Students | Edudemic | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
It's not easy for students to stay on task these days. From Facebook to Instagram & Twitter to instant messaging to pop up, there are so many distractions.
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Rosidah Awang's curator insight, February 23, 2015 10:37 PM

Some apps to aid in your study.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 24, 2015 8:09 PM

Study aid apps for the grad years!

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5-Day REBOOT: How Teachers Can Restart When They Can’t Stop

5-Day REBOOT: How Teachers Can Restart When They Can’t Stop | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Here’s Sarah Brown Wessling's 5-DAY REBOOT — a little bit of a fresh start to help kick the chaos and restore some balance.
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Principals and Focused Instructional Leadership: Fish Don't Rot From the Tail First

Principals and Focused Instructional Leadership: Fish Don't Rot From the Tail First | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Building administrators and school leaders across the nation are challenged to find strategies that will generate continual increased levels of student achievement. But what is the best way?

Via Mel Riddile
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Sustaining Strong Classroom Culture

Sustaining Strong Classroom Culture | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Creating culture doesn’t require a new semester or year, it only requires a fresh state of mind. See how Sarah Brown Wessling has created a classroom culture that empowers learners.
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Making Connections: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

Making Connections: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Cultural values and learning practices transmitted from parents and from community guide how the brain wires itself to process information and handle relationships.
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Transforming Silence: Poetry and Performance

Transforming Silence: Poetry and Performance | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Teaching poetry becomes a powerful group activity through individual and communal observation and explanation, creative response to poems read aloud, and celebrating student work.
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Blunt Educator on Twitter

Blunt Educator on Twitter | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
We can't teach students the way we learned if we expect them to go places we've never been.

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Alison Ryan (@MissRyanRoom10) | Twitter

Alison Ryan (@MissRyanRoom10) | Twitter | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
The latest Tweets from Alison Ryan (@MissRyanRoom10). 2nd and 3rd Grade Teacher at Ygnacio Valley Elementary School
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Why People With Multicultural Experience Are More Creative

Why People With Multicultural Experience Are More Creative | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
A person who has immersed themselves in another culture has the openness and cognitive flexibility to make your organization more creative.

Via Anne Leong, Ivon Prefontaine, PhD, Dean J. Fusto
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Claude Emond's curator insight, March 8, 2015 9:10 AM

Creativity goes hand-in-hand with openness to what and who is around us, as well as with welcoming and understanding diversity.

Terry Doherty's curator insight, March 8, 2015 7:45 PM

Another way of showing how reading widely does more than just "broaden your world."


"When you dive into a second culture, two interesting things happen. First, it increases your overall openness to new experiences ... As second thing that happens is that you being to recognize that everything in the world can be viewed in many different ways." 

Susanna Soderstrom's curator insight, March 9, 2015 10:50 AM

Obvious to some not to others

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Where Have All The Teachers Gone?

Where Have All The Teachers Gone? | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Enrollment at teacher training programs is down in many parts of the country, raising fears of a looming teacher shortage.
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, March 4, 2015 9:05 PM

It is a great question and not just an American issue. There are likely several reasons, but two I think about are the use of part-time contracts as a fiscal and control tool and many young teachers graduating do not enter teaching. Their degree is valuable outside School.

 

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terry clarke's curator insight, March 4, 2015 10:56 PM

Very sad! I may be in the minority, but I believe GOOD teachers are terribly underpaid!

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Text What You Learned: Using Technology to Assess

Text What You Learned: Using Technology to Assess | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
One way to use texting in your classroom is for quick assessment of student learning. Watch you can allow students to text during class while gaining valuable information. Keep checking back for more ways to incorporate texting into lessons.
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7 Tips for Successful Collaboration

7 Tips for Successful Collaboration | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
Erin Gilrein and Jennifer Wolfe have been collaborative partners for almost a decade. They share seven tips for building a successful collaborative partnership.
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Expelled in preschool - The Hechinger Report

Expelled in preschool - The Hechinger Report | Innovation Disruption in Education | Scoop.it
CHICAGO — A few years ago, 4-year-old Danny was on the verge of being expelled from a Chicago preschool for violent behavior when a woman named Lauren Wiley was called in to help. She met with the boy’s teacher, who thought he needed to be medicated for attention deficit disorder. But as Wiley listened, the teacher …
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