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Strategies to Help Students 'Go Deep' When Reading Digitally | MindShift | KQED News

Strategies to Help Students 'Go Deep' When Reading Digitally | MindShift | KQED News | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Teachers are finding that when they explicitly teach deep reading strategies geared to digital media, students can access and comprehend complex texts.
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ABC OPEN: The moral of the Primary Ethics story || From Project: Open Drum

ABC OPEN: The moral of the Primary Ethics story || From Project: Open Drum | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
What was so dangerous about the first secular alternative to scripture that it was resisted so strongly asks Nick Stone.
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50 Writing Prompts for All Grade Levels

50 Writing Prompts for All Grade Levels | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Sometimes students need a little push to activate their imaginations.
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Metacognitive Processes | Adult Education and Literacy | U.S. Department of Education

Metacognitive Processes | Adult Education and Literacy | U.S. Department of Education | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Metacognition is one’s ability to use prior knowledge to plan a strategy for approaching a learning task, take necessary steps to problem solve, reflect on and evaluate results, and modify one’s approach as needed. It helps learners choose the right cognitive tool for the task and plays a critical role in successful learning.
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Making Good Decisions

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An interactive module helps students see how their values can guide their actions, even in complex and uncertain times.
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TEDEd, Get Involved

TEDEd, Get Involved | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch
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These three strategies can help you master any subject

These three strategies can help you master any subject | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a scientific-based organization dedicate
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5 Strategies to Demystify the Learning Process for Struggling Students

5 Strategies to Demystify the Learning Process for Struggling Students | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Barbara Oakley, co-creator of the most enrolled class on Coursera called "Learning How to Learn," shares five techniques to help students become better learners
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Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist

Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do.
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implications for survey methods and self-assessment
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Analysis | The work of 213,284 kids was analyzed. These are the writing and critical-thinking skills that stumped students.

Analysis | The work of 213,284 kids was analyzed. These are the writing and critical-thinking skills that stumped students. | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
And here are some of the reasons why kids aren't learning them.
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Hyperdocs: Create Interactive Google Docs

Hyperdocs: Create Interactive Google Docs | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
HyperDocs  are an interactive Google Doc and provide teachers with a way of presenting information to students in a fun and engaging way
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Comic Artist Maps the History of Languages with an Illustrated Linguistic Tree

Comic Artist Maps the History of Languages with an Illustrated Linguistic Tree | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Comic artist creates amazing infographic, which illustrates the ancient linguistic links between the world’s languages in the form of a magnificent tree.
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Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems | MindShift | KQED News

Why Giving Effective Feedback Is Trickier Than It Seems | MindShift | KQED News | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Feedback is a crucial part of learning, but only when it helps students target learning goals and comes at the right moment in the trajectory of a project.
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Questioning That Deepens Comprehension

Questioning That Deepens Comprehension | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Scaffold students' thinking about complex texts by asking what the text says, how it works, what it means, and what it inspires them to do.
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The Writing Revolution

The Writing Revolution | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
For years, nothing seemed capable of turning around New Dorp High School’s dismal performance—not firing bad teachers, not flashy education technology, not after-school programs. So, faced with closure, the school’s principal went all-in on a very specific curriculum reform, placing an overwhelming focus on teaching the basics of analytic writing, every day, in virtually every class. What followed was an extraordinary blossoming of student potential, across nearly every subject—one that has made New Dorp a model for educational reform.
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4 Things You Don't Know About the Jigsaw Method

4 Things You Don't Know About the Jigsaw Method | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
This cooperative learning strategy has been around for decades, but how well do you really know it?
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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

Academic language is a meta-language that helps learners acquire the 50,000 words that they are expected to have internalized by the end of high school and includes everything from illustration and chart literacy to speaking, grammar and genres within fields. No student comes to school adept in academic discourse -- thus, thoughtful instruction is required.
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Concreteness Fading: A Method To Achieve Transfer

Concreteness Fading: A Method To Achieve Transfer | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
“What is one of the most difficult things to teach your students?” When you ask teachers in different sectors, one answer that will probably get a lot of hits and lead to agreeing nods is “Transfer!” The ability to apply learned principles and knowledge to solve novel problems or tackle new, unfamiliar tasks.
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Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning

Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
Understanding how deeply connected emotions are to learning can help reframe the conversation around what works in schools.
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A Simple Exercise to Strengthen Emotional Intelligence in Teams

A Simple Exercise to Strengthen Emotional Intelligence in Teams | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
By having a better understanding of oneself, individuals can learn to better empathize with others, especially on teams.
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Teaching & Assessing Soft Skills

Teaching & Assessing Soft Skills | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
The career landscape is changing dramatically. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the average worker currently holds ten different jobs before the age of forty. This requires a high degree of flexibility and adaptability. Students who leave high school
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Otto F. Kernberg - Dev model cf Perry

Otto F. Kernberg - Wikipedia

Otto Friedmann Kernberg (born 10 September 1928) is a psychoanalyst and professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is most widely known for his psychoanalytic theories on borderline personality organization and narcissistic pathology.

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Steps to Lead Complex Change in Education

Steps to Lead Complex Change in Education | Interesting Education | Scoop.it
This post was co-authored by Dr. Vanessa LoVerme Akhtar and Dr. John P. Kotter. Regarded by many as the authority on leadership and change, Dr. Kotte
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