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Educational Leadership:Expecting Excellence:Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading

Educational Leadership:Expecting Excellence:Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Studies Find Payoff in 'Personalizing' Algebra

Studies Find Payoff in 'Personalizing' Algebra | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
An ongoing series of studies shows students do better when word problems are tailored to their interests.
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Five buzzwords you’re likely to hear in education this school year

Five buzzwords you’re likely to hear in education this school year | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
CNN’s Schools of Thought blog covers education from a variety of perspectives that include policies, practices and people.
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Accountability

Accountability | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
In our school and in education generally, we're like an orchestra of competent musicians who lack a score; we can each play well, but we're seldom playing the same thing at the same time, or looking to the same conductor.
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Ingredients for successful schools - JSOnline

Ingredients for successful schools - JSOnline | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Relationships. That's the starting point in Kristi Cole's answer. Healthy, helpful, warm, caring relationships, but ultimately ones aimed at quality, high standards and progress.
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ASCD Inservice: Seven More Ways to Go From On-Task to Engaged

ASCD Inservice: Seven More Ways to Go From On-Task to Engaged | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Last June, I wrote Seven Ways to Go From On-Task to Engaged, which turned out to be one of the most popular topics of the year. In it I spoke about the possibility that students could technically be on-task but...
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Should schools buy technology teachers don’t want? | The Cornerstone

Should schools buy technology teachers don’t want? | The Cornerstone | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Over the years, I've talked to a lot of teachers in a lot of different schools.
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Children who are fit tend to do better on standardized tests, study says

Children who are fit tend to do better on standardized tests, study says | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Students with cardiovascular fitness tend to score higher on standardized tests, according to a report released by the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teacher Appreciation

Five-Minute Film Festival: Teacher Appreciation | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Amy Erin Borovoy is Edutopia's digital media curator, and she has a passion for content at the intersection of online video, new technologies, and education.
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7 Things for Teachers to STOP doing in 2012 « Dedication2Education

7 Things for Teachers to STOP doing in 2012 « Dedication2Education | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Awesome post at Dedication2Education : [I liked this post! How about you read it too?
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What new research on extended school day says

What new research on extended school day says | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Two new studies are flashing warning signs about the move to extend the school day and the consequences of doing it the wrong way.
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All Students Thrive With Proficiency-Based Instruction | District Administration Magazine

All Students Thrive With Proficiency-Based Instruction | District Administration Magazine | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it

All Students Thrive With Proficiency-Based Instruction: This school cheif stresses daily intervention, professional development and leadership.

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My View: Teachers deserve real merit pay

My View: Teachers deserve real merit pay | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
CNN’s Schools of Thought blog covers education from a variety of perspectives that include policies, practices and people.
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Book Retriever App Tracks Classroom and Home Libraries

Book Retriever App Tracks Classroom and Home Libraries | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
St. Louis-based Classroom Library Co., a six-month old educational distributor and publisher, is already finding a niche through its Book Retriever app launched last month.
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Blogstitute Week 4: ‘No detail is too small. Tell about the place’ - The Stenhouse Blog

Blogstitute Week 4: ‘No detail is too small. Tell about the place’ - The Stenhouse Blog | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It!

If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It! | Tips and Resources for Teachers | 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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iPads in the Classroom

iPads in the Classroom | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Is this the way of the future? Government Technology magazine visited three Chicago schools to find out.
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At Democracy Prep, counting words adds up to literacy growth | GothamSchools

At Democracy Prep, counting words adds up to literacy growth | GothamSchools | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
When Democracy Prep students stroll into school wearing t-shirts that read “I’m kind of a big deal” and “Don’t act like you’re not impressed,”...
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How to get a job as a teacher | The Cornerstone

How to get a job as a teacher | The Cornerstone | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
There are LOTS of people looking for teaching jobs right now.
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Confession: I Really Don't Need More Hours In A Day

Confession: I Really Don't Need More Hours In A Day | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
I'm embarrassed to even murmur about there not being enough hours in a day when there are working women with children that not only get themselves ready for work but feed/dress their kids, knock out a few household chores and drop the kids off at...
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Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers

Six Affirmations for PBL Teachers | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...
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Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay - Stenhouse Publishers

Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay - Stenhouse Publishers | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay,Love it or hate it, the five-paragraph essay is perhaps the most frequently taught form of writing in classrooms of yesterday and today.
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Straight and quiet lines | The Cornerstone

Straight and quiet lines | The Cornerstone | Tips and Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Kelly Leehey wrote a great post questioning why we teach students to walk in quiet lines: Sometimes when I see a group of students walking by in an...
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