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My 10 First Day Picture Books 2016 @pernilleripp

My 10 First Day Picture Books 2016 @pernilleripp | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
The very first thing we do on the very first day is to read a picture book.  The look of surprise on my 7th graders when I ask them to come on over to the rocking chair is worth it every year.  We are a classroom of books, of stories,  of illustrations and they surround…
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Using Morning Messages to Start the Day in Elementary School Distance Learning @edutopia #tcdsbtlc

Using Morning Messages to Start the Day in Elementary School Distance Learning @edutopia #tcdsbtlc | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
The morning message is a popular way to help elementary students transition into school—and it can be adapted for home learning.
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Do you use morning messages?  Why or why not?
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How to Develop Culturally Responsive Teaching for Distance Learning - @MindShiftKQED @KQED #tcdsbtlc

How to Develop Culturally Responsive Teaching for Distance Learning - @MindShiftKQED @KQED #tcdsbtlc | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Culturally responsive teaching is a powerful way to help students become independent learners, and it can be especially valuable during distance learning.
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8 Lessons in amplifying literacy with technology @neolms

8 Lessons in amplifying literacy with technology @neolms | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Here are 8 ways in which online book communities engage millions of readers and which you can apply in your classroom for amplifying literacy with technology
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How using videos for education changes the classroom

How using videos for education changes the classroom | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Hopefully, this article will convince teachers to give technology a chance. Say yes to videos for education if you want to improve the academic world.
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5 Steps to Building a Better Word Wall @edutopia

5 Steps to Building a Better Word Wall @edutopia | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Transferring ownership of the class word wall to the students can increase their engagement and learning.
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Eleven Provocations to Spark Thinking When Class Starts

Eleven Provocations to Spark Thinking When Class Starts | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
We want students to begin brimming with questions and ideas about the topic. To do this, Megan Kelly uses the provocation, a quick activity designed to engage.
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Germany works to level playing field for disadvantaged students @DeutscheWelle ‏

Germany works to level playing field for disadvantaged students @DeutscheWelle ‏ | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
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How to Effectively Introduce Coding and Computational Thinking into Your Classroom @TLX_ED @lisaannefloyd

How to Effectively Introduce Coding and Computational Thinking into Your Classroom @TLX_ED @lisaannefloyd | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
The inclusion of coding and computational thinking (CT) skills across all levels of education is gaining momentum worldwide. Here at home, the Ministry of Education recently announced a focus on coding and CT skills in our Ontario schools.
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3 Fun Strategies for Note Taking @edutopia

3 Fun Strategies for Note Taking @edutopia | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Note taking can be active, collaborative, and tailored to each student’s pace—and you can skip the lecture.
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7 Great Tools for Curating Educational Content Online @medkh9

7 Great Tools for Curating Educational Content Online @medkh9 | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Whiz kid from @npsc_schools @SJSHSAC‏ North Bay heading to Silicon Valley

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A Guide to Equity and Antiracism for Educators @edutopia

A Guide to Equity and Antiracism for Educators @edutopia | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Teachers shaken by recent events and wondering how to work for change in our society and schools can start with these lesson plans, videos, and other resources.
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Seven strategies for supporting student learning in a remote environment  @ASCD #tcdsb21c #tcdsbtlc

Seven strategies for supporting student learning in a remote environment  @ASCD #tcdsb21c #tcdsbtlc | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
By Jay McTighe and Giselle O. Martin-Kniep The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically upended traditional schooling and made remote learning the “new normal.” Teachers are scrambling to offer some form of continuing education using virtual technologies, with the recognition that traditional approaches to curriculum, instruction, assessment, and grading must be altered. While it might be more …
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The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies @cultofpedagogy

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies @cultofpedagogy | TCDSB21C | 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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Lessons – Google Applied Digital Skills - lots of free resources and student lessons on a variety of topics 

The Applied Digital Skills curriculum contains blended learning courses and free resources for middle school, high school, college and continuing ed students to build computer literacy for future education and jobs.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Yes, College Admissions Officers Do Look at Applicants' Social Media, Survey Finds - Digital Education - Education Week @educationweek

Yes, College Admissions Officers Do Look at Applicants' Social Media, Survey Finds - Digital Education - Education Week @educationweek | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
More than a third of the nearly 300 college admissions officers surveyed by the Kaplan Test Prep company say they have visited sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube to get more information about a prospective student.
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Canadian Children’s Books for Black History Month, February 2019  @nadialhohn ‏#tcdsblit #tcdsbtlc #BlackHistoryMonth

Canadian Children’s Books for Black History Month, February 2019  @nadialhohn ‏#tcdsblit #tcdsbtlc #BlackHistoryMonth | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
February is Black History Month and, in order to mark the occasion, we’ve compiled a list of books that will inform readers about the achievements and trials of Black people in Canada and elsewhere. The selected titles — a variety of picture books, fiction, and non-fiction — are eithe
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CMEC - Teachers and Copyrights - Can I use it in the classroom?

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This is What Powerful Professional Learning Looks Like - @ModernLearners ‏

This is What Powerful Professional Learning Looks Like - @ModernLearners ‏ | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
In the midst of everything else we have currently going at Modern Learners, recently I was lucky enough to set aside time to sit in on one day of the exceptional professional learning program that runs at one of our local schools here in Melbourne. It’s the start of the school year here in Australia, …
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Nontraditional classroom furniture offers physical, cognitive benefits

Nontraditional classroom furniture offers physical, cognitive benefits | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Problem solving @SmartBrief

When it’s a bright, sunny day outside, should I wear a black or a white t-shirt to stay cool?  What an easy question, right? I was reformulating my engineering lesson on space suits to share at the ISTE conference this year when this question surfaced. After all, astronauts have the same dilemma, right?
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It’s Time to Move PBL into the World - @P21Learning ‏

It’s Time to Move PBL into the World - @P21Learning ‏ | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Is there any educator in the world who wouldn’t want their students to demonstrate the following qualities: Committed, Creative, Confident, Courageous, and Curious? Or to see students leave school at the end of the term and describe themselves as Skillful, Passionate, and Humble? Or have students working hard to make communities happier?
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12 Inspiring STEM/STEAM Books for Girls @CommKr8veWriter @Edutopia

12 Inspiring STEM/STEAM Books for Girls @CommKr8veWriter @Edutopia | TCDSB21C | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering, and math are more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of books to encourage girls to persevere in these subjects.
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