Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8
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Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom « ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools

Do I just Google that? Tools for Teaching Search Skills in the Primary Classroom « ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it

Nowadays many pupils, when given a research task, immediately might think to themselves, “I’ll just Google that.” Internet search engines are powerful tools but many pupils use only a fraction of the power of them, and then can also have difficulty finding the information specific to the task. There are many resources now available to help in developing pupil skills in searching more effectively using online search engines.


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instaGrok | A new way to learn

instaGrok | A new way to learn | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it

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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Great Note-taking Tools for Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Great Note-taking Tools for Teachers and Students | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it

By Richard Byrne

 

"This is another post that was prompted by a reader's email. The email was looking for a list of recommended note-taking tools. I've reviewed a lot of note-taking tools over the last five years, but I have never made a list. So here's my list of seven great note-taking tools for students and teachers."


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Inspire What Works? Research into Practice Series

The research summaries in this collection highlight promising teaching practice at the classroom level. Produced by a partnership between the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education, the articles are written by scholars at Ontario universities who are experts in the field of education

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Games | The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins | Scholastic.com

Play the Hunger Games online, including the new Trial by Fire game that celebrates the launch of Catching Fire, the new book in the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins!
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Timely Free Lesson Plans and Unit Plans for Teachers | Scholastic.com

Free lesson plans & unit plans for teachers to meet all of your teaching needs. Browse or search our 10,000+ teaching materials for all grade levels & subjects.
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Education World: The Educator's Best Friend

Education World: The Educator's Best Friend | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
Education World®. The Educator's Best Friend. The surfing is over. Here you will find the best education links and original content the Net has to offer. Dozens of other features...
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Socratic Seminar Student Guidelines - StudyGuide.org

Socratic Seminar Student Guidelines - StudyGuide.org | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
Socratic Seminars: The Socratic method of teaching is based on Socrates theory that it is more important to enable students to think for themselves than to merely fill their heads with right answers.
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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!

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How News Curation Can Help Kids Learn How To Search, Evaluate and Publish Information

How News Curation Can Help Kids Learn How To Search, Evaluate and Publish Information | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 22, 2012 3:36 PM

A good way to build this 21st century skill.

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 31, 2014 11:39 AM

Curation is an activity that  requires critical reading and writing skills. 

Jennifer Futrell's curator insight, September 13, 2014 6:28 PM

A great idea

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Theme Worksheets | Reading Worksheets

Theme Worksheets | Reading Worksheets | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
Theme Worksheets - Download or print free theme worksheets to help you teach theme to your students. An excellent resource for teachers.
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StoryJumper: publish your own children's book.

StoryJumper: publish your own children's book. | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
StoryJumper: publish your own children's book.
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Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music

Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice...
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TeachersFirst: The web resource by teachers, for teachers

TeachersFirst: The web resource by teachers, for teachers | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
TeachersFirst is Thinking Teachers, Teaching Thinkers.
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Interview with HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands about children’s literacy | Education for All Blog

Interview with HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands about children’s literacy | Education for All Blog | Teaching Ideas for Grades K-8 | Scoop.it
In March 2012, HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development joined the Global Partnership for (RT @GPforEducation: Watch GPE’s interview with HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands about children’s...
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Higher Order Comprehension: The Power of Socratic Seminar

Lesson plan with teaching supports to introduce students to higher level thinking about what they are reading in small interactive groups.

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