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Digital school strategies

edutopia on Twitter: "7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills: http://t.co/e599LzcW8U http://t.co/FT6amWOnwK"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>edutopia</b><p>RT “@<b>edutopia</b>: 7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills: http://edut.to/1gGeoYW pic.twitter.com/0gpGWo8JBp”<p>1 …

Inquiry into engaging parents in the education of their children

The closing date for submissions was Thursday, 19 December 2013<p>The terms of reference for the inquiry are to investigate the elements of an effective …

Education

9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics

However, many students demonstrate intrinsic motivation in their desire to understand a topic or concept (task-related), to outperform others …

Critical Knowledge: 4 Domains More Important Than Academics

<b>Critical Knowledge: 4 Domains More Important Than Academics</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>As academic standards shift, technology evolves, and student habits change, …

A New Student Teaching Model for Pairing Interns with Clinical Teachers

Other practical reasons for revising the old model exist. Securing high-quality student teaching placements is difficult, in part because clinical …

Pedagogy

The Gradual Release Of Responsibility Model In 6 Simple Words

<b>The Gradual Release Of Responsibility Model In 6 Simple Words</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>I’m afraid teaching is indeed a kind of rocket science.<p>It really is.<p>In a …

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

A survey of 2,462 Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers finds that digital technologies have helped them in teaching …

3 Ways to Create a Digital Classroom Space

There are tons of possibilities when creating a digital space for your classroom. A lot is dependent on what your ultimate goal is for your new space …

5 ways to make your classroom more student-centered

<b>A student-centered classroom allows students to be an integral part of the assessment development process.</b> This doesn't necessarily mean every …

Worrying consequences for National Standards

Education Minister Hekia Parata's own sympathetic advisory group has called for an investigation into the potential harm that her controversial …

Classroom ideas, School and Teaching strategies

Are your lessons and units in need of some flavor? Spice up your instructional planning process with these fun resources!

7 Must-Have Tools For The Flipped Classroom

The flipped classroom uses technology to allow students more time to apply knowledge and teachers more time for hands-on education. It’s a …

Education Technology

Sugata Mitra - Charlatan or genius?

Keep Bullying on the Front Burner

A Horrifying Confession<p>One of my best childhood friends, now 63 years old, recently sent me the following letter:<p>My story begins when I was around 14 …

5 Open Education Resources for K-5 Common Core Math

Khan Academy Common Core Map: It’s a challenge to find specific lessons that align with Common Core proficiencies. Khan Academy’s Common Core Map …

Teaching

Teacher on Twitter: "What is project based learning? http://t.co/8q6yxytnMV #ukedchat #edchat #edcampseacoast #edscape #TLT13 #satchatwc #sunchat"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Using Projects and Performances to Check for Understanding

Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom, 2nd Edition<p>Chapter 5. Using Projects and Performances to Check for …

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

It’s important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased. A declaration of members’ interests, of a sort. So, I am going to be talking to you about reading. I’m going to tell you that libraries are important. I’m going to suggest that reading fiction, …

How Can We Help Students Develop A Desire To Read At Home?

Elizabeth W. Rivero asks:<p><i>If teachers assign reading as homework and the students are not completing the reading at home, what do you do to get them</i> …

10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints

Building a digital legacy is an issue I believe doesn’t garner enough attention in our personal and professional lives. In fact, some of the heaviest …

Education Technology

5 Reasons Chromebooks Make Sense for Schools

Ravenscroft had been ­mulling a one-to-one initiative for more than a decade. But when Chromebooks hit the market in spring 2011, it became a …