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The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies

The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies | Teaching First Grade | Scoop.it
How to use open-ended, close-ended, and a double question technique to inspire deeper thinking in your students.
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 Another thought piece about how to engage children in discussion:  questioning.

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5 Ways to Provide Parents a Window Into Your Classroom

5 Ways to Provide Parents a Window Into Your Classroom | Teaching First Grade | Scoop.it

When I attended my daughter's kindergarden Back-to-School Night two years ago, I was delighted to see a video of the classroom playing on a television in the corner. As a parent, it was exciting to see my child in the context of the classroom. My daughter's teacher had simply videotaped the...

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 18, 2014 10:21 AM

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Ultimate Resources for Teaching Kids About Money | Mint.com

Ultimate Resources for Teaching Kids About Money | Mint.com | Teaching First Grade | Scoop.it
Manage your budget with easy to use personal finance tools and calculators. Track spending and monitor your online banking account. Free to get started.
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This is a much-neglected area of most math curricula, even though most of us teach coins and coin values....

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Kids Money Games Online - Learn about Money with Free Interactive Activities

Kids Money Games Online - Learn about Money with Free Interactive Activities | Teaching First Grade | Scoop.it
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This is a great site!  

 

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Connectivism – it’s a theory. I am “the one who is connected.” | eLearning Faculty

Connectivism – it’s a theory. I am “the one who is connected.” | eLearning Faculty | Teaching First Grade | Scoop.it
Connectivism is a learning theory that helps me, as a learner, think critically and become adaptable. There is some argument about it from the big brains and

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juandoming's curator insight, July 19, 2014 10:29 AM

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 19, 2014 7:14 PM

Is it just a theory? Dewey and others suggested theory and practice were blended together. Theory without practice may not work. Practice without theory may not work either.

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New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed | Teaching First Grade | Scoop.it
New research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential.

 

Teaching students that intelligence can grow and blossom with effort – rather than being a fixed trait they’re just born with – is gaining traction in progressive education circles. And new research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential.


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Dico Krommenhoek's curator insight, July 20, 2014 5:34 AM

Thanks, Gust, 4 sharing

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Now there is an interesting thought - one to nurture ! 

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John Cleese - a lecture on Creativity

Excerpt from the full lecture from John Cleese on how to inspire creativity within yourselves. "And there, ladies and gentlemen, are the 5 factors that you c...
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Listening to John Cleese is always a pleasure....

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