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5 things you should know about Periscope for education. Pros and cons for educators considering Twitter’s new live video streaming service Ever since Twitter introduced its live streaming service, Periscope, earlier this year, educators have become enamored.

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

It’s not hard to understand why. The video app is integrated right into your Twitter account and boasts an impressive number of education applications, from broadcasting a riveting unconference discussion for a global audience to impromptu blended learning for students. But while opportunities abound, so do privacy and other concerns. Here are five things you should know about this new technology and its implications for schools. It’s easy to use. On the home screen, you can see video streams from the people you follow on Periscope—and if someone is streaming live, that video feed will appear at the top. Anyone following you on Twitter can click on the link that’s embedded automatically in this tweet to watch your live stream.

Schools are getting creative with it. Privacy is a big concern. Blandad reading. Leseforståelse hos minoritetsspråklige grunnskoleelever som ankommer Norge etter fylte 16 år Nr 05. Oppgaver om lesing. 9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn From These Beloved Classic Children's Books. Our very favorite children's books left an irreversible impression on our childhoods and on our lives.

9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn From These Beloved Classic Children's Books

Some of our most cherished storybook characters are so real and palpable in our memory that it feels as if we were introduced to them yesterday. Beyond being gloriously entertaining though, the very best children's books also helped us understand the world around us. Over the years, they shaped our imaginations, our aspirations and our sense of right and wrong. Here are some of the most important lessons we learned from our favorite children's books: 1. Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are is the perfect story for every child who's ever dreamed of running away. 2. In Dr. 3. Judith Viorst's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day introduced us all to the "bad hair day," when everything that can go wrong, does go wrong. 4. In Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince, the protagonist struggles with his love for a tempestuous but beautiful rose.

Reading to Learn – Teaching Children to Read. Reading to Learn: Upper Elementary Reading Skills. The main goal in grades 3 to 5 is for children to become enthusiastic, independent readers who can use their skills to learn new material in all subjects — from history to math.

Reading to Learn: Upper Elementary Reading Skills

Put simply, children focus on learning to read through 2nd grade. After that, they "read to learn," as well as read for pleasure. The National Research Council, the National Reading Panel, and the National Institute for Literacy identified these skills as key for kids to become strong, independent readers who enjoy reading: 1.Fluency: Fluent readers recognize words automatically so they can focus their attention on making connections among the ideas and their background knowledge.Reading milestones: Instant recognition of words Reading out loud with expression Reading quickly and accurately 2.

Putting events in sequence Articulating the main idea Summarizing a story orally or in writing. How Most Children Learn to Read. Between the ages of four and nine, your child will have to master some 100 phonics rules, learn to recognize 3,000 words with just a glance, and develop a comfortable reading speed approaching 100 words a minute.

How Most Children Learn to Read

He must learn to combine words on the page with a half-dozen squiggles called punctuation into something – a voice or image in his mind that gives back meaning. (Paul Kropp, 1996) Emerging literacy Emerging literacy describes the gradual, ongoing process of learning to understand and use language that begins at birth and continues through the early childhood years (i.e., through age eight). During this period children first learn to use oral forms of language (listening and speaking) and then begin to explore and make sense of written forms (reading and writing).

Listening and speaking Emerging literacy begins in infancy as a parent lifts a baby, looks into her eyes, and speaks softly to her. Reading to Learn: Lessons from Exemplary Fourth-Grade Classrooms (9781572307629): Richard L. Allington PhD, Peter H. Johnston PhD, Peter H. Johnston, Richard L. Allington: Books. Reading to Learn in the Content Areas (What's New in ...