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Video Library | The Leadership and Learning Center

Video Library | The Leadership and Learning Center | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

Useful videos by Doug Reeves...on technology, school libraries, assessment, ...etc...

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Project-Based Learning and Common Core Standards - Whole Child Education

Project-Based Learning and Common Core Standards - Whole Child Education | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

Project Based learning... Six Moving Parts...

1.Moving from instruction to inquiry

2.Balancing knowledge and skills

3.Going Deep

4.Teaching Teamwork

5. Establishing a culture of inquiry

6. Blending coaching with teaching...

 

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The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative

The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

As we push forward with the digital transformation of education, it's worth taking a look at just how greatly technology can impact teaching and learning in this country....According to the U.S. Department of Education and recent studies by the National Training and Simulation Association, technology-based instruction can reduce the time students take to reach a learning objective by 30 to 80 percent."

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How to Use TED Ed | Networked Teaching & Learning

Interesting view on use of TEDEd...

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The Answer Sheet - Willingham: 3 brain facts every educator should know

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The Centrality of Text | Burkins & Yaris

The Centrality of Text | Burkins & Yaris | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

"In both cases you must let the text decide what strategies to employ rather than look for texts that engage particular strategies.".....Yaris and Burkins call attention to the shifts in the common core...thought provoking post.

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Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:The Challenge of Challenging Text

Educational Leadership:Reading: The Core Skill:The Challenge of Challenging Text | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

Excellent article by Fisher, Frey and Shanahan on challenging text...this whole issue should be required reading...

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If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It!

If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It! | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
Part I: Introduction For  decades, too many high-school teachers have been instilling persuasive writing skills by teaching students the five-paragraph essay.  You know it: Introduction with three reasons Reason #1 Reason #2 Reason #3 A summary of...
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Flipping Blooms Taxonomy | Powerful Learning Practice

Flipping Blooms Taxonomy | Powerful Learning Practice | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

The "New Blooms"....

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What I Believe About Learning to Read and The Teaching of Reading

What I Believe About Learning to Read and The Teaching of Reading | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
We all have beliefs and ideologies about teaching and learning. Some of these beliefs are based on what we formally learning in school, e.g., in our textbooks and lectures from formal schooling, bo...
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Public Gets Glimpse of Science Standards

Public Gets Glimpse of Science Standards | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
An ambitious effort to refocus K-12 science education across the nation enters a new phase today with the release of the first public draft of voluntary, "next generation" standards in the subject.
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Ms. Noonan: Managing Transitions

Ms. Noonan: Managing Transitions | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it

By adding content into your transitions, you can improve classroom management. See how one elementary school teacher adds content to transitions to enhance learning in the classroom...

 

Great video of connecting content to transition routines!

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Studies Illustrate Plight of Introverted Students

Studies Illustrate Plight of Introverted Students | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
Academic outcomes improve for quiet students when there's less pressure to speak up, according to experts.
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3rd Grade Thoughts: Assess Yourself: Formative Assessment Posters

3rd Grade Thoughts: Assess Yourself: Formative Assessment Posters | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
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Improving Research Skills with Effective Keywords

Improving Research Skills with Effective Keywords | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
Learn how you can help students develop keyword development strategies for internet research. Here are a few activities using proven classroom strategies to show students how precise keywords are important.
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16 Incredible iPad Apps for ESL Learners - Best Colleges Online

16 Incredible iPad Apps for ESL Learners - Best Colleges Online | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
Download these iPad apps to receive a relatively comprehensive look at one of the world’s most widely-spoken tongues.
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Teachers Writing in the Digital Age: A Podcast with Kevin Hodgson

Teachers Writing in the Digital Age: A Podcast with Kevin Hodgson...
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Universal Design for Learning: The next big thing in school reform? | eSchool News

Universal Design for Learning: The next big thing in school reform? | eSchool News | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
As educators brace for new reforms, what will these changes look like? How will assessments and curriculum differ from previous versions? How can all students get the best education possible?
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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | 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 based on any video from YouTube.
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Standards That Impact English Language Learners | ELL Topics from A-Z | Colorín Colorado

In this article written for Colorín Colorado, Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner and John Segota discuss the ways in which language proficiency and teaching standards can help shape the instruction of English language learners.
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Teachers are Heroes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Teachers are Heroes [INFOGRAPHIC] | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
It is officially Teacher Appreciation Week, and we’ll continue to celebrate through Friday!
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Why Bother With Recess?

Why Bother With Recess? | Reading, Writing, Word study, and Content Literacy | Scoop.it
Recess is a valuable component of a child's time in school, a time when students can collect themselves, recharge their batteries, and challenge themselves in a different setting.
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