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Classroom Q & A Archives

Classroom Q & A Archives | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: In this show Larry pursues practical answers To Classroom challenges.
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Free Digital Library of Books for Students

Free Digital Library of Books for Students | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
This free digital library full of books for your students to explore this school year. You will love the information text and literature ebooks for kids.
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Chromebook Tips Poster - Google Drawings

Chromebook Tips Poster - Google Drawings | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
Shortcuts Keyboard Overview Escape: Aside from the usual, use this button to exit full screen view. Right Arrow Button: Go to the next page in your browser history. Full-Screen Shortcut: Hide the tabs and launcher in Full-Screen Immersive mode. Screen Dimmer: Dim the screen. Mute Button: Disabl
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Blogging Bingo #pd4uandme - Google Drawings

Blogging Bingo #pd4uandme - Google Drawings | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
Digital Responsibility Computational Thinking Collaborative Classrooms Innovating Pedagogy Life Skills & Workforce Preparation Student-led Learning Social Media Connecting Guardians & Schools Goals for 2019-2020 Coding in the Classroom Gamification in the Classroom Student Book clubs … Like
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15 Strategies Make an Impressive Impact in Students Lives!

15 Strategies Make an Impressive Impact in Students Lives! | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
Visible learning strategies that you can easily use this week!
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9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching

9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
9 Questions To Reflect Critically On Your Own Teaching contributed by Paul Moss This post has been updated and republished Video your teaching, and see what really happens in your classroom. That is my exhortation to you, from a recently converted disciple of such professional development. I don’t mean for the sake of observing student …
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Planning for Success

Planning for Success | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
Shining new light on the untapped potential of individualized "success plans" — running records of each student's strengths, interests, and needs.
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Google for EDU Teacher Tips 2018/2019 - Google Slides

Google for EDU Teacher Tips 2018/2019 - Google Slides | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
3/26/2019 Customize Google Forms with a 'Thank You' message Teachers: did you know you can add a thank you note with further instructions for your students after they complete a Google Form? Just go into your presentation settings, and add a confirmation message. You can even add links. Thank
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The Struggle to Do Work That Matters Is Real (And Worth It) –

The Struggle to Do Work That Matters Is Real (And Worth It) – | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
In 1915 Albert Einstein sent a letter to his son, Albert. Einstein was living with his second wife and had not seen either of his two sons for quite some time. It was in 1915 that
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How Students Can Use Metacognition to Self-Monitor Their Reading

How Students Can Use Metacognition to Self-Monitor Their Reading | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
A mini-lesson and anchor chart for showing early elementary students how to monitor their comprehension as they read.
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Digital Learning Day 2019 is on February 28! Join thousands of teachers and students in this annual celebration of technology paired with great teaching.
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You Can't Have a Coaching Culture Without a Structure - Educational Leadership

You Can't Have a Coaching Culture Without a Structure - Educational Leadership | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
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4 Science-Based Ways To Develop A Strong Mind

4 Science-Based Ways To Develop A Strong Mind | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
To develop a strong mind, we have to switch gears to consciously move out of the reactive limbic system and into the thinking cerebral brain. When we face adversity and obstacles, it’s vital for the two parts of our brain to work together so the best decisions can be made.
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Equity and Student Success | Center for Urban Education | USC

Equity and Student Success | Center for Urban Education | USC | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
                                 What is Equity? What is “equity” and how is it different from “diversity”? Equity refers to achieving parity in student educational outcomes, regardless of rac…
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Teacher leadership: Prospects and promises 

Teacher leadership: Prospects and promises  | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
After decades of top-down school management, new models of collaborative teacher leadership have begun to emerge.
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Who wins your #AppMadnessChallenge bracket? –

Who wins your #AppMadnessChallenge bracket? – | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
I wanted to try something a little different today… I was recently at a New York Knicks game, and they had a cool video during an intermission break.  “App Madness” was an ode to the “M…
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10 Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers

10 Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
You only have so much time with your students, and you want to maximize that time for learning. Here are 10 very Googley tips and tools to save you TIME!
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How Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses

How Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses | Sparks for Learning - Resources for Today's Educator | Scoop.it
Khan's new mastery learning system allows learners to get personalized practice, close skill gaps, and advance at their own pace. And yes, it's free.
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