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6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning

<b>6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>If curriculum is the what of teaching, and learning models are the how, assessment is the …

Pedagogy

What Makes Project-Based Learning Work?

So, I’m at the Nova Now Conference at Kent Innovation High School and I’m watching the students working on an aquaponics project. At one table, …

Project Management

7 Ways to Monitor Your Kid's Phone, Tablet and Laptop

As a parent, you have the right to know what the kids in your care are doing with their digital devices, and to control what kids can see and use. …

10 Examples & Non-Examples Of Differentiated Instruction

<b>What Is Differentiated Instruction?</b><p>by <b>Christina Yu</b>, Knewton.com<p>Differentiated instruction, the tailoring of educational experiences to meet individual …

Differentiated Instruction: A Primer

—James Jason Lee for Education Week<p>How can a teacher keep a reading class of 25 on the same page when four students have dyslexia, three students are …

Pedagogy

Genius Idea From Fed-Up Dad Could Make Teen Internet Addiction a Thing of the Past

It’s tough enough to get Internet-addicted adults to put down their devices, but combine the lure of seeing how many likes a selfie got on Instagram …

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Patty O'Grady, PhD, an expert in neuroscience, emotional learning, and positive psychology, specializes in education. She reports:<p>Kindness changes …

Integrated Learning in Physical Education

<i>What do we know about our body systems?</i><p>Whenever possible I try my best to make strong links to learning happening in the classroom. At the present …

Education Technology

Empowering students with disabilities to find exercise they love

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>We have known for awhile that childhood obesity is an increasing problem in the United States. A recent study found that family meals …

Education

Music education can improve grammar skills

<b>NEW YORK: Children who are better at distinguishing rhythm also fare better in grammar skills, says a new research, opening the possibility of using</b> …

Education

How music education influenced Larry Page

Steve Jobs, the late Apple CEO, famously said that a course in calligraphy he dropped in on at Reed College instilled in him an aesthetic that …

This Is Why Handwriting Helps Students Learn Better

February 8, 2015<br>In "what does your handwriting say about you" we learned that the way we write can reveal great deal about our personalities. For …

Education Technology

Flipagram- A Great Digital Storytelling App Using Pictures and Audio

February 8, 2015<br>Flipagram is a cool app that allows you to create short video stories using pictures and images you have in your camera roll, albums, …

TOP TEN READ-ALOUD BOOKS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS by Aimee Owens

Posted by CBethM on January 31, 2015 in Top Ten Lists | 16 Comments<p>Special needs students can be a tough crowd during read-aloud time. If the book …

It’s Time to Stop Using The Word “Retard”

<b>From Special Ed to starter in the National Football League, I’m 6-foot-3, 300 pounds, and learning disabled — and I dare you to call me retarded.</b><p><b>By</b> …

Education

What can we learn from the secret lives of children?

<i>Have you ever wondered what sort of mischief kids get up to when your back is turned? Then observational documentary Secret Life Of Four Year Olds is</i> …

UK Universities

How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning

Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens.<p>Johnny in Topeka can’t read, but Janne in Helsinki is effortlessly finishing his storybooks. Such a disparity may be expected by now, but the reason might come as a surprise: It probably has much less to …

Are You Raising Grateful Children?

One of the most important things that we can do as parents is to teach our children to be grateful...for the little things.for their family.for their …

Kids

Preschoolers Eat Healthy When Parents Set Rules About Food

Though the biggest shocker here may be that your little troublemakers are actually listening, the research holds great potential for our …

Die Hard

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, aimed to help teach kids to be kind.<p>I know, you’d …

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10 Conversations to Have After 13 Reasons Why<p>Season 2 of the popular but controversial teen suicide drama premiered on Friday, May 18. Try these …

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November 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.<p>Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in …

Pacifica Choirs

​<p>Pacifica is a community of boys and girls, families, and music educators committed to music excellence and enjoyment. At Pacifica Choirs, we believe …

San Mateo County

Life Sciences Research Weekend

<b>Storytime – Animal Detectives</b><br>11 a.m., 12 & 1 p.m. | Just for Tots Area, Building 2<br>Come solve a mystery with our favorite type of friends – the animal …

the next chapter…

Hello all. We are in the process of updating our website.<p>We appreciate your patience with us during this process. In the meantime you can reach us at:<p>…

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Letters About Literature | Read.gov | The Library of Congress

About the Contest<p>Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students are asked to read a book, poem or …

Writing