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Vocab Gal | K-12 Vocabulary Blog

Sadlier's Vocab Gal blog helps enhance teaching and vocabulary resources in the classroom by providing educational advice and resources

14 books Educators should read: Part 2

<b>Linchpin:</b> Are you indispenseable? - by Seth Godin<p><b>Mindset:</b> The new physcology of success - by Carol Dweck<p><b>A whole new mind:</b> Why right-brainers will …

This is not a classroom | Where's your head at?

Following the beginnings of our PBL course (Pebble-throw a pebble into a pond, watch the ripples etc) I decided to get my students to change the end …

Cardboard Challenge Compliments

With the Second Annual Cardboard Challenge (inspired by Caine's Arcade) coming up, I thought I'd just bring some extra materials and try something …

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Web 3.0 vs Web 2.0

Often I have students ask me what is Web 2.0? Occasionally one can find themselves in a conversation about educational technology and the term Web …

EngageNY

RL.5.1<p>Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing...<p>RL.5.9<p>Compare and contrast stories in the same …

Education, the Brain, and Common Core State Standards

Sounds great. But what does that really mean, in practice, for teachers? How do you teach someone to think critically?<p>Dr. Mariale Hardiman, …

Alternative Classroom Discussion Formats

I’m closing in on my sixteenth year in an English classroom, and as any veteran teacher will admit, falling into ruts can be fairly easy. I will …

Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog

Teaching analysis is about hundreds and thousands - not six.<p>Teaching a whole text can offer challenges to teachers. Some students struggle with the …

Google Docs for Administrators – 5 MORE Ideas

<b>Posted:</b> May 13, 2013 | <b>Author:</b> Kyle Pace | <b>Filed under:</b> GAFE, Google | <b>Tags:</b> administrators, GAFE, googleapps, googledocs |7 Comments<p>Just barely over a …

Top 5 Videos to Inspire Teachers - EFL 2.0 Teacher Talk

Continuing on from our other BEST Videos series (Funniest / Inspiring Students), here are my picks for favorite videos to inspire teachers. They all …

Prezi Reinvents Presentations

This morning I received an email from the good folks at Prezi informing me of their new resume templates. My first thought was, “How novel!” But now …

4 Leadership Qualities That Need Follow-Through

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by georgia.kral<p>There are a lot of “qualities” of effective leadership that are discussed, yet important …

Everyone’s a Teacher, Everyone’s a Learner

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by gcouros<p>Sunday night for me was kind of filled with “aha” moments as I saw some pretty real and …

Where Passions Come Alive

This is an example page. It’s different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). …

21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

by <b>Kimberly Tyson</b>, Ph.D., learningunlimitedllc.com<p><i>Update: This post was originally published in February, 2013</i><p>Vocabulary instruction is just about the …

Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology

<b>Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The Common Core Standards, the national academic standards that states …

Education Technology

Close Reading and the Common Core

The evolving perspectives on “close reading” and its place within the common core have started to yield a wide variety of different perspectives and …

Fun Vocabulary Activities for End of the School Year

Here are ten fun vocabulary activities that will help you and your students survive until the end of the semester!

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