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How to Trigger Students’ Inquiry Through Projects

How to Trigger Students’ Inquiry Through Projects | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
When students engage in quality projects, they develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions that serve them in the moment and in the long term. There are several ways to start designing projects. Here are six steps that will help you get started.

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Sean Corcoran's curator insight, July 21, 2013 8:22 AM

Good overview of project design process. 

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{12 Days: Tool 1} Top Tips for Word Walls - Learning Unlimited

{12 Days: Tool 1} Top Tips for Word Walls - Learning Unlimited | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it

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Shirley Blowers's curator insight, June 10, 2013 6:58 PM

tips for word walls

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How To Handle Students Who Tattle, Complain, And Need Your ...

How To Handle Students Who Tattle, Complain, And Need Your ... | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
Oh no, not again. At the worst possible moment, just as you're homing in on your lesson objective, you notice a desperate hand waving at you from the edge your peripheral vision. Your first instinct is to ignore it and.
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Columbia, SC: Robinson: Your child is in middle school. What now? | Letters to the Editor | The State

Columbia, SC: Robinson: Your child is in middle school. What now? | Letters to the Editor | The State | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
As a middle school teacher, I frequently get questions from parents about what they can do to help their children succeed in middle school. Here is what I tell them. (Parents of middle school students - this one's for you!
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Substitutes

Substitutes | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
Since I'm now home sick nursing a nasty cold, I thought it would be timely to discuss the issues around subs and classroom management. How do you help subs that come into your classroom?
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Hidden Gems of YA Contemporary 10: Zac from My Best Friends Are ...

Hidden Gems of YA Contemporary 10: Zac from My Best Friends Are ... | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
This is the tenth in my new Hidden Gems of YA Contemporary feature, spotlighting some of the best YA contemporary books that I haven't seen that many people posting about or reviewing. If you'd be interested in writing a ...
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ICTmagic - Classroom Management & Rewards

ICTmagic - Classroom Management & Rewards | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
RT @ICTmagic: Want a to keep your class quiet? Tell them not to make the balls bounce with this great resource. http://t.co/kDgvBPNhxD #uke…
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Why It's Okay To Let Your Students Experience Failure — Smart ...

Why It's Okay To Let Your Students Experience Failure — Smart ... | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
Because we care. This is why it touches our heart to see our students upset or crestfallen. This is why when they bomb a math test or bury their head in their arms over another behavior regression, we seek to.
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Welcome to Storyboard That – The FREE online storyboard creator for schools and businesses.

Welcome to Storyboard That – The FREE online storyboard creator for schools and businesses. | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
Storyboard That is a cutting edge Web 2.0 tool for rapidly creating amazing storyboards, no art skills needed. Great for business meetings and in the classroom for students to express their creativity.

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Whole Class Instruction: Fantasy Writers Develop Setting (5-8)

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Teaching Lifesavers-Twelve Classroom Management Forms

Teaching Lifesavers-Twelve Classroom Management Forms | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
Teaching Lifesavers-Twelve Classroom Management Forms. During the 30+ Labor Day nights that I spent tossing and turning with Start of the School Year Insomnia, my dream fragments didn't feature lesson plan anxiety, but ...
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...and they all fall down...: classroom management series #1

...and they all fall down...: classroom management series #1 | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
classroom management series #1. I used to be a yeller – then – I worked with one – Here is my story of how I changed… This was a hard transition for me. It might be for some of you too…. Take a step back, take a deep breath ...
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Discussing Politics Through Young-Adult Fiction - BookMarks ...

Discussing Politics Through Young-Adult Fiction - BookMarks ... | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Ariel Mond suggests Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher as a useful title for introducing political debate to the classroom.
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P10 TALKS: Diversity in YA Literature and CONTEST! - Julie Cross

P10 TALKS: Diversity in YA Literature and CONTEST! - Julie Cross | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
The subject is Diversity in Young Adult literature. How the P10 Talks post works is, I ask the same questions to each teen and they can answer as many or as few as they'd like and I don't insert my own opinions.
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Rock & Teach: Classroom Management Tips Linky

Rock & Teach: Classroom Management Tips Linky | Middle School ELA | Scoop.it
First up, my Classroom Manager Positions! Instead of having "jobs" in my classroom, I have managers. Students have to apply and interview for their positions! Check out my blog post here for more info and CLICK THIS LINK ...
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