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Awww: Succulents Look Cuter in These Felted Animal Pods

Italy-based Stella Melgrati of Etsy shop The Yarn Kitchen has just the thing to house your naked succulents, her adorable hand-felted Animal Planter …

Cute

How to Plant a Succulent

While planting succulents seems like an easy thing to do, this step-by-step photo tutorial will help make sure your succulent is happy in it’s new …

8 Foolproof Ways to Keep Your Succulents Alive

On-line Guide to the positive identification of Members of the Cactus Family

Cacti Name Search<p><i>New -Search for either the Latin (scientific) name or the common name of a cactus using this name search.</i><p><i>Note: The Latin Name Search</i> …

Word Families

<b>Word families</b> are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern - they have some of the same combinations of letters in them and a similar …

WORD FAMILIES FLIP CHART - Kids Activities

4 Easy Tips and Tricks for Creating Visually Engaging Rubrics

In addition, here are some tips and tricks to help you make the most use out of this sample rubric template.<p>Rubric Design Tips and Tricks<p>Form follows …

Pedagogy

Incentivizing Your Class: The Engagement-Based Classroom Management Model

Introducing and Customizing the Model<p>In this post, I'm proposing a classroom management model that I developed with the help of Judy Willis. This …

Teaching

Best Education Podcasts

Here's a great list to get you started:<p>#edchat Radio<p><b>(Personal Learning Network, School Leadership, Teacher Leadership)</b><br>#edchat Radio is a ten-minute …

Teaching

Elementary Schools: Growing Up Global

Childhood is the right time to prepare our next generation for a global future. How they investigate the world, communicate ideas, and act on their …

Effective Classroom Managers Do These 5 Things

I'll never forget my first teaching job. It was at a troubled urban school. I was a 23 year-old grad student with absolutely no teaching experience …

The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

<b>You are Compassionate</b><p>Teaching is a very humanistic profession, and compassion is the utmost feeling of understanding, and showing others you are …

Teaching

11 Warning Signs That A Student In Your Class May Have Dyslexia

Did you know that every class has approximately one student with a learning disability such as dyslexia?<p>When I was teaching I thought I was quite …

Using a Rubric Does NOT Ensure Student Learning

*Disclaimer: Not all rubrics are bad and when written and used effectively with proper feedback can be a useful to help students know what they have …

Give Struggling Readers the Specific Kinds of Support They Need | Adolescent Literacy 101

References<p>Click the "References" link above to hide these references.<p>ACT (2006). <i>Reading</i> <i>between the lines: What the ACT reveals about college</i> …

Teaching

Supporting Struggling Readers

This module explores struggling readers. Examine many aspects of struggling readers, including characteristics, the importance of small-group …

Slowing Down to Learn: Mindful Pauses That Can Help Student Engagement

The added bonus of these pause punctuations is that they give us as teachers a few moments to practice mindfulness. When this becomes an intentional …

Your Rubric Is a Hot Mess; Here’s How to Fix It.

<b>See Mrs. Jones.</b> She has a fantastic idea for a new assignment. It’s going to be challenging and engaging and fun. Before she can give this assignment …

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Proven Effects of Positive Motivation<p>Thankfully, this information has led to the development of brain-compatible strategies to help students …

Teaching Resources, Teacher Express for eBooks, Binders, Supplies and Sales from Scholastic

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media

CyberSleuth Kids.com: A K-12 Homework Helper and Directory

<b>Chinese Culture</b><br>Chinese History, including culture, art, education, science, and government reference of China. A great resource. …

Instructional Content Platform

Program brings back old-school approach to literacy

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — A chorus of tiny voices is making the sounds of letter after letter, and it's cute enough to serve as a soundtrack for a video of kittens and puppies.<p><i>Mmmmmm.</i><p><i>Fffffff.</i><p><i>Aaaaaa... Aeeeee... Ahhhhh.</i><p>Mary Durney, a teacher at Thomas A. Edison Elementary School, first makes each sound. …

5 Social Media Must Knows for Every Teacher

Social media in the classroom reminds me of the saying, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” Instead of perceiving it as a distraction or a hindrance …

Why I Blog (And How You Can Too)

Blogging has been both transformational and life-changing for me. As a result of blogging, I’ve changed how I learn, and I’ve helped others make a …

Global collaboration

Global collaboration across the curriculum toolkit<p>ICT provides a range of opportunities to connect Australian student with peers in Asia. Through use …