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Share This With All the Schools, Please

Share This With All the Schools, Please | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Every Friday afternoon Chase’s teacher asks her students to take out a piece of paper and write down the names of four children with whom they’d like to sit the following week. The children know that these requests may or may not be honored.
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10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation

10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation
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Students Who Lose Recess Are the Ones Who Need It Most

Students Who Lose Recess Are the Ones Who Need It Most | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Taking away recess as a punishment for behavior problems or academic lapses won’t help, and might hurt.
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Beyond the Comfort Zone: 6 Ways to Build Independent Thinking

Beyond the Comfort Zone: 6 Ways to Build Independent Thinking | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
The shift toward applying more executive function (EF) within learning and assessment will cause some discomfort in teachers and students. The transition will not eliminate the need for memorization,
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The One Activity I Recommend for Every Teacher - Free Technology for Teachers

The One Activity I Recommend for Every Teacher - Free Technology for Teachers | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
The only technology-related activity that I recommend to every teacher is blogging. A blog can be...
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Civic Mirror: Simulated Nation Building for Middle Schoolers

Civic Mirror: Simulated Nation Building for Middle Schoolers | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
When I was in middle school, I had a U.S. history class that I can remember almost nothing about. The only thing I recall was that during a really exciting jeopardy game, the teacher asked me about a
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A Good Metaphor Can Build a Solid Routine - Developmental Designs approach

A Good Metaphor Can Build a Solid Routine - Developmental Designs approach | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
By Erin Klug I love good metaphors, and I enjoy exploring them with students. They require students to think creatively and...
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Why Boys Fail (and What You Can Do) | Scholastic.com

Why Boys Fail (and What You Can Do) | Scholastic.com | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Boys are struggling in classrooms across the nation. Here are five key ways you can make a difference and help boys succeed.
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Private school’s Chromebook program explains why Google’s laptops have captured nearly 20% of the educational market

Private school’s Chromebook program explains why Google’s laptops have captured nearly 20% of the educational market | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Kentucky Country Day, an independent private school, recently began requiring Chromebooks for their middle schoolers. What started as an R&D experiment has yielded some striking results.
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Have fun, change lives - @impactfulcoach

Have fun, change lives - @impactfulcoach | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
The conversation caught me by surprise. Perhaps it was because I had lost contact with him for nearly three years. Maybe it was because I was being celebra
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The American Promise to Our Young Students - Edutopia RSS

Edutopia blogger Jose Vilson reflects on the film American Promise and suggests that, to...
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4 Steps to Making Rigorous Discussion a Routine - Edutopia RSS

Guest blogger Petra Claflin, Digital Media Manager for YES Prep Public Schools, shares four ways...
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8 Ways to Liven Up the Museum Field Trip

8 Ways to Liven Up the Museum Field Trip | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
A few years ago I took my students to see an exhibit of work by William Kentridge, an artist from South Africa who uses drawings, robotics, and animation to explore themes of historical memory. What'
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Helicopter Parenting Has Crippled American Teenagers. Here’s How to Fix It.

Helicopter Parenting Has Crippled American Teenagers. Here’s How to Fix It. | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Ian was sitting at his usual place during what his parents had decreed was his nightly homework time. But he had his chair turned away from his open books and calculator, and he was removing the fourth raw hot dog from the package. He gingerly placed it sideways on the...
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A very scary headline about kindergarteners

A very scary headline about kindergarteners | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
What are we doing to young kids in school?
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My Students’ Top Ten (11) + 5 Favorite Books They’ve Read So Far This Year by Jillian Heise - Nerdy Book Club

My Students’ Top Ten (11) + 5 Favorite Books They’ve Read So Far This Year by Jillian Heise - Nerdy Book Club | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Teaching adolescents can be so fun, and 7th & 8th graders definitely have opinions on books....
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A Parent's Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning

A Parent's Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:


Encouraging Kindness and Empathy
Cultivating Perseverance and Resilience
Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Focus
Home, School, and Community Partnerships
Children’s So
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In the Classroom: Not Mine This Time, but Lolly’s - educating alice

There is a terrific new blog out there, Lolly’s Classroom. Here’s how the blog creator, Lolly...
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Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down

Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
Since my last Edutopia blog post, How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change was published, I've received dozens of messages asking for suggestions for how to slow things down in schools. The premise b
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Five Quick Things Teachers Can Do to Increase Vocabulary Awareness - The Reading & Writing Project

Five Quick Things Teachers Can Do to Increase Vocabulary Awareness - The Reading & Writing Project | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
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The Hardest Job in America - Edutopia RSS

Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias reflects on the powerful words of Sargent Shriver, a champion for...
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5 Reasons to Try iBooks Author

5 Reasons to Try iBooks Author | Articles and Ideas for School | Scoop.it
There are so many ways that iPads can be used in the classroom, and one of my favorite things about these tablets is the ability to use iBooks with students. Although there are tons of great options
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Choices Choices - Responsive®

When I look around my classroom, I see students making choices. The first graders I teach make...
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The Learning Network Blog: Skills Practice | Creating ‘Character Recipes’ - NYT > Education

What “ingredients” might go into Lady Macbeth Soup? A pinch of paranoia and a pint of blood? In...
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