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Teaching Conventions in Prep for the Common Core

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      Conventions are BIG in the Common Core Get ready. Conventions receive significant emphasis within the Common Core Standards, and are likely to play a major role in upcoming assessments relati...

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Profile of a lifelong learner...

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This collaborative post was written with Miranda Rose, a PYP co-ordinator, in Accra, Ghana. We had fun working, crafting, building, hacking away ... and learning together. It made me want to write ...
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Start with 'Why?'

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I listened to Simon Sinek's TED talk on inspirational leadership and it got me thinking. He explains inspiring leaders through his golden circle of 'what, how, why'.  Most individuals and organisat...
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STEMResources.com - Tennessee

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Making thinking visible...

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A recent tweet of mine kept reappearing over a period of days as it was picked up by others.  Someone had asked for tips for the new year and this was mine: Reading Ron Ritchhart's latest book (co-...
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Inquiry into learning...

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Do you focus as much on the process of learning as the content? Do your students reflect as much on how they learn as on what they learn. As a PYP school, we have six units of inquiry each year, on...
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10 ways to encourage students to take responsibility for their learning…

10 ways to encourage students to take responsibility for their learning… | Trying to excel | Scoop.it
1. Don't make all the decisions Allow choice. Encourage students to make decisions about how they learn best. Create opportunities for them to pursue their own interests and practise skills in a va...
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