Mrs. Simons

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Using digital tools to change student goal-setting and reflection - Innovation: Education

Measuring how students approach goal-setting in the 5th and 6th grades<p>Educators at Wallingford Elementary School and Shrewsbury Mountain School, in …

Teaching

‘Genius Hour’ turns learning on its head

Twelve-year-old Dante Jackson of Lenexa loves baseball and is a big fan of the Kansas City Royals. So when it came time for the sixth-grader from …

Kansas City Royals

Genius Hour: Impacting The Community - Lessons

Education

Genius Hour Expectations

In Daniel Pink’s book Drive, he writes about the three elements that motivate people to do extraordinary things: autonomy, mastery, and …

Teaching

Students make a difference with passion projects

<b>By Cheryl Mizerny</b><p>It is a wonderful thing to be in awe of your students.<p>Last year, I dipped my toe into the Genius Hour concept by having my sixth …

Teaching

Passion Project - GT ED at Richmond

<b>Teacher Resource: Free Genius Hour Webinar</b><p><b>KIDS + ACTION</b> <b>VIDEOS</b><p>4 kids doing amazing things & sharing their learning with us<p>( ::. 30 min )<p>The purpose of</b> …

Pathways High

Pathways High is a regional, FREE, public high school located in downtown Milwaukee.<p><b>336 W. Walnut St I Milwaukee, WI 53212 I 414.943.2891</b><p>School …

Homelessness

XQ Institute

Find yours.<p>XQ Learning provides all students with the skills they need to be prepared for college, career and life.

Apple says its dispute with the FBI is a 1st Amendment issue that Congress should decide

Battle lines continued to be drawn in the dispute between Apple Inc. and the FBI as attorneys for the tech giant offered a clearer sense of their strategy to fight efforts to make them assist federal agents in the San Bernardino terror investigation.<p>At the request of the FBI, a judge has ordered …

Privacy

ESL Teacher Picks Favorite Magazines for English Learners

For the past 26 years, I’ve been instructing adults, mainly business executives, helping them communicate better in English.<p>My instructional practice is student-centered, tailormade to meet my students’ needs and includes very few textbooks. My students speak a lot in class and co-create the …

Teaching

Turning Course Materials Into a Digital Magazine

Teaching and Learning<p>Instructors are experimenting with the Flipboard news reader to present up-to-date course materials in a magazine-format mobile …

How to Create and Share Presentations on Flipboard

Flipboard Magazines are great for gathering talking points for a presentation, class project or panel discussion. Not only is it free to create an account, it’s a quick way to put together flippable slides. Ask your organizer or A/V tech if they have the appropriate equipment to project from your …

Infographics

Gettysburg Compiler

Herald-Journal

Challenges for ELLs in Content Area Learning

Here some of the challenges ELLs face in content areas. These come from participants in various workshops that I have conducted around the …

Language Bites

Language Bites: Spanish<p>By JoonieM | Short lessons for busy people<p>The Italy You Don't Know<p>Views on Italian news in English, stories of Italian food, …

[Tips for Teachers] How to Use FlipBoard in the Classroom

Flipboard is a wonderful app available on both Android and iOS. It is a personal magazine that enables users to subscribe the best information from …

Education Technology

4 ways to use Flipboard in your flipped classroom - Innovation: Education

We’re flipping for Flipboard — and your students will too!<p>Flipboard is a free mobile app for the iOS, Android and Google Play tablets that allows you …

Education Technology

10 Ways Choice and Differentiation Create An Engaged Learning Experience for Every Student

First, I just want to say thank you to all of my blog readers for helping make my new book, Learning By Choice, hit #1 in Amazon in Education over …

Teaching

Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Sites With High-Quality Informational Text

Editor’s Note: Teaching Channel has partnered with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools and their effective use …

Teaching