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Inquiry and the Research Process

Inquiry and the Research Process | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Tips for ensuring that your students’ research fosters genuine inquiry.
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Introducing the One-Sentence Lesson Plan

Introducing the One-Sentence Lesson Plan | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Focus your planning by getting clear on just three things: the WHAT, the HOW, and the WHY.
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How Decision Fatigue Ruins Your Day (and How to Beat It)

How Decision Fatigue Ruins Your Day (and How to Beat It) | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Once you learn how to recognize decision fatigue, you can find ways to simplify your teaching life, take back your energy, and do your job better.
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Making teaching manageable!
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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day
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Great list of assessment simple assessment strategies
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Ring Their Bells: A New Way to Deliver Bell Work

Ring Their Bells: A New Way to Deliver Bell Work | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Because students bring a broad variety of needs and emotions, start class with bell work that engages their working memory and sets the tone for positive, productive learning.
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Great Bell Ringer ideas!
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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day
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Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it
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Teaching Content Curation and 20 Resources to Help You Do It - InformED

Teaching Content Curation and 20 Resources to Help You Do It - InformED | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In the age of information overload, we have an undeniable need to amp up our content curation skills. What is the best way to go about it?
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Why we have students curate content and resources
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Teachers Know Best

Teachers Know Best | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In 2013, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talked to 3,000 teachers and 1,200 students to understand what they need from digital instructional tools.
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Digizen - Home

Digizen - Home | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Digizen - Internet Social Networking advice and guidance for young people, parents and teachers
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Four Reasons Your Students Should Blog Frequently - edu Pulse

Four Reasons Your Students Should Blog Frequently - edu Pulse | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Forcing students to reflect improves learning and creates resources that can improve college acceptance. | @ScholasticAdms
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6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes

6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Get your students thinking deeply while they’re taking notes—and show them how to make the most of those notes later.
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Seesaw Features

Seesaw Features | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Seesaw is a simple way to build a digital portfolio in any K-12 classroom.
With built-in content creation tools and seamless sharing with parents,
Seesaw is perfect for every classroom! 
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Quick and easy e-portfolios
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PVLEGS: A Public Speaking Acronym that Transforms Students - Dave Stuart Jr.

Before I start lathering at the mouth about PVLEGS, let me just state plainly that this acronym for effective speaking was developed by Erik Palmer, a professional speaker/edu-consultant/former-teacher and the author of Well Spoken, Digitally Speaking, and Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking. To my knowledge, Erik is doing the. best. work. around teaching kids to …
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Supporting students to become great public speakers!
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Best Education Podcasts 2017

Best Education Podcasts 2017 | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Teachers, psychologists, and authors bring you handy tips and big-picture takes on the state of education in these eight podcasts.
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List of great podcasts:-)
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Subjects - Kognity

Subjects - Kognity | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Upcoming Subjects Psychology (new syllabus!) – September 2017 Geography (new syllabus!) – September 2017 Kognity Offering   Biology Biology Business Management Business Management Chemistry Chemistry Economics Economics ESS ESS Mathematics HL Mathematics HL Mathematics SL Mathematics SL Mathematical Studies SL … Read More
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Online textbook for economics
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Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.

Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations. | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Your new favorite teaching strategy: This pared-down version of learning stations keeps the movement, interactivity and variety while minimizing the prep work.
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Chat Stations
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Show Us Your #SinglePointRubric

Show Us Your #SinglePointRubric | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The practice of using single point rubrics is slowly but surely catching on. Try one for yourself and let us see it!
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Great rubric.
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The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Here they are: 15 formats for structuring a class discussion to make it more engaging, more organized, more equitable, and more academically challenging.
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Different types of discussion strategies.
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graphite | Reviews and Ratings

graphite | Reviews and Ratings | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Common Sense Graphite is a site by teachers, for teachers that helps you find the best educational technology resources and learn the best practices for implementing them in your classroom. Brought to you by Common Sense Media: Empowering kids to thrive in a world of media and technology.
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The Role Of The Ed Tech Coach And Why You Need One - Insight ON

The Role Of The Ed Tech Coach And Why You Need One - Insight ON | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Whatever the title, finding support for teachers who are making the instructional shifts found in Common Core and revamped state standards is crucial for schools’ success with technology integration.
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Digital Citizenship Scope & Sequence | Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Scope & Sequence | Common Sense Media | Teaching in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
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Kelly White's curator insight, June 8, 2017 4:11 AM
A useful website offering comprehensive information and resources, designed to empower students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world.

As teachers, we have a responsibility to empower our students to behave legally, safely and ethically when working online. This website addresses the important issues of e-safety, security, communication, cyber-bullying, digital footprints, self-image, information literacy and copyright.

It is well worth taking a look at!