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Google Code-in  |  Google Developers

Google Code-in  |  Google Developers | Let's Teach | Scoop.it
Google Code-in is a contest for pre-university students (high school and secondary school students ages 13-17) encouraging young people to participate in open source.
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Encourage learners to participate in the contest!
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Google Science Fair - plan for 2016

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Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old. Start planning for 2016
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How Google "Translates" Pictures into Words Using Vector Space Mathematics | MIT Technology Review

How Google "Translates" Pictures into Words Using Vector Space Mathematics | MIT Technology Review | Let's Teach | Scoop.it
Google engineers have trained a machine-learning algorithm to write picture captions using the same techniques it developed for language translation.
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Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education

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Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students.
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Mathematics in the Real World - King Cheap eBook

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Online EBooks-Store is eBook Shop with cheap price. Online eBooks-Store sells eBooks from a large number of publishers such as Springer, Packt Publishing, IGI-Global Publisher, John Wiley and Sons, Inc and so on, with low price and best quality.
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McDonald's, school join for literacy - NJ.com

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McDonald's, school join for literacy NJ.com Staff at Beloved Charter School in Jersey City joined the staff of McDonald's at 428 Grand St., on March 6 to boost a literacy program.
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Critical Thinking - making it work in your classroom

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We often are told to use critical thinking questions when teaching and assessing. Included are practical ideas of how to incorporate the different categories of questioning into your everyday teaching.
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Why include MOVEMENT in every lesson!

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Thinking and learning is improved by movement, we should include it in our lessons
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Exercises for the brain, in the classroom - exploring neurobics

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Neurobics encourages us to use as many senses as possible to create strong and multiple associations, therefore when we remember the information there are more links.
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The Science Penguin: In the Classroom: Guppies!

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This week, we welcomed guppies into our classroom. I see my enrichment class right now for about 25 minutes a day. The students researched the needs of guppies, planned an ecosystem that would support them, built the ...
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Burgess: The key to teaching students from poverty - Richmond Times Dispatch (blog)

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Burgess: The key to teaching students from poverty Richmond Times Dispatch (blog) The second element to focus on is using teaching methods that lead to success.
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Using games to improve teaching strategies - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Using games to improve teaching strategies Fort Wayne Journal Gazette FORT WAYNE – With the familiar musical theme included, it was time to play “Jeopardy!” in the 7:45 a.m.
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Simply SWEET TEAching: Phonics vs. Whole Langua...

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Phonics," Donna Gardner states, "the whole language teaching method emphasizes "pre-reading strategies" because students who have not been taught phonemic awareness/ decoding skills (phonics) cannot sound out ...
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Google Science Fair - Idea Springboard for 2016

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Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old. Begin planning for 2016. - use the Idea Springboard
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Algebra worry for A level mathematics - SecEd

Many teenagers are embarking on mathematics A level courses with an inadequate grasp of algebra – because they have been able to achieve a good grade at GCSE without mastering it.
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Teachers around the world – tell us about life in your classroom

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As part of our international teaching week this October, we’re asking for teachers to talk about life on the frontline in schools across the globe (RT @GuardianTeach: Teachers around the world – tell us about life in your classroom
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Drawing as Literacy (Adobe Featured Blogs)

Drawing as Literacy (Adobe Featured Blogs) | Let's Teach | Scoop.it
Drawing is an essential form of literacy & critical to solving problems. @michaelgough_ shares why: http://t.co/HFyCZOrq41 #TEDdraw #TED2014
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Educational philosophy: Naturalism as Philosophy of Education

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Rousseau philosophy of education is naturalistic (Shahid, 2000). According to naturalists education is the process of development of a natural life (Seetharamu, 2004). Rousseau believed that education does not only mean to ...
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Piscataway School District wins national award for literacy program - The Star-Ledger

Piscataway School District wins national award for literacy program - The Star-Ledger | Let's Teach | Scoop.it
Piscataway School District wins national award for literacy program The Star-Ledger Working with private partners, the district helped to improve literacy and language skills by providing free, age-appropriate books to students in pre-school...
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School Assessment - whole school planning

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Teachers are expected to create valid, reliable and credible assessments. Whole school planning is valuable.
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Colours for the Classroom

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Using various colours in a classroom reduces passivity and boredom. So your classroom should incorporate a variety of colours to reduce monotony and visually invigorate learners.
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Discipline With Dignity: Oakland Classrooms Try Healing Instead of Punishment

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As executive director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, Fania Davis sees programs like hers as part of the way to end the school-to-prison pipeline.
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Library hosts literacy event - Indiana Gazette

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Indiana Gazette Library hosts literacy event Indiana Gazette Dr. Holly Travis, an IUP biology professor, showed off Stripe, an African fat tail gecko lizard, at the Reading Takes a Holiday literacy event Saturday at the Indiana Free Library.
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Reflections on Teaching » Blog Archive » Pre-re...

Reflections on Teaching » Blog Archive » Pre-re... | Let's Teach | Scoop.it
To sum up, it’s all about figuring out when a given strategy is needed, and when to leave well-enough alone.
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