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Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

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Alternatives To Homework: A Chart For Teachers

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, March 28, 2015 7:31 AM

Research suggests that homework for primary age students is problematic, the more so the younger the students. At the other end of the spectrum, students in year 12 gain significantly from productive work outside of the classroom. This chart is worthy of reflection about how to frame work outside the classroom.

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60 Apps for Teaching STEAM

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Using a tablet to explore STEAM concepts is a natural pairing—as kids drag, draw and create they learn more about technology and the world around them. That's why we've gathered 60 of our favorite apps for teaching STEAM in the classroom, with recommendations for every grade level.


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8 math talks to blow your mind | TED Blog

8 math talks to blow your mind | TED Blog | Maths! | Scoop.it
Mathematics gets down to work in these talks, breathing life and logic into everyday problems. Prepare for math puzzlers.

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Mrs. Howard's curator insight, June 19, 2013 9:38 AM

Good videos about math concepts. I don't know if I could use most of them in first grade, but many of them can be used for education!

Mrs. Howard's curator insight, June 19, 2013 9:38 AM

Good videos about math concepts. I don't know if I could use most of them in first grade, but many of them can be used for education!

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Education Revolution: Help Us Reach the Tipping Point

Education Revolution: Help Us Reach the Tipping Point | Maths! | Scoop.it
You can help build a directory of resources for self-directed learners.

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Very interesting!

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7 Things Teachers Need to Know about The Relation between The Brain and Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Things Teachers Need to Know about The Relation between The Brain and Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Maths! | Scoop.it

The core concept behind effective instruction is differentiation and adaptation particularly now that technology and digital media is taking over every facet of our life. Being able and ready to adapt your teaching methods to your students emerging learning needs is the key to a successful teaching career. Adaptation requires  thinking analytically about what goes on when students are engaged in learning. Some get the point so rapidly without the need for exhaustive explanations but others are slow learners and call for longer time.


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Yasemin Allsop's curator insight, August 8, 2013 4:07 AM

Oh, this is just brilliant!

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Thoughts This Week...

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A compilation this week.. Problems From Desmos we have the outstanding graphing calculator, their Facebook page (you do not need to be a Facebook user to view this) is also worth keeping an eye on....

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William Emeny's curator insight, June 20, 2013 5:31 PM

Another wonderful blog post by Colleen Young highlighting some very engaging resources