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How to help your children spot fake news reports. The internet is a vital part of children and young people's lives, and most parents are aware that making sure youngsters are safe online is crucial - particularly at the moment when the lack of social contact means they're spending a lot more time surfing the net. ut as well as ensuring children keep personal information to themselves and don't access unsuitable websites, it's also vitally important they can spot 'fake news' and misleading or untrustworthy information online, and that's why the theme for this year's Safer Internet Day on February 9 is 'An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world'.

How to help your children spot fake news reports

"As lockdowns continue to disrupt education and everyday life, it's more important than ever that young people are given the tools and understanding they need for safe internet use," stresses Will Gardner, director of the UK Safer Internet Centre. 1. Become an internet detective and always double-check. Note-Taking by Hand: A Powerful Tool to Support Memory. Do you pick up any old notebook and pen when you need them, or do you have a thing for Moleskines or Montblancs?

Note-Taking by Hand: A Powerful Tool to Support Memory

Whether or not you’re picky, know that tools for the hands are tools for the brain. Handwritten notes are a powerful tool for encrypting embodied cognition and in turn supporting the brain’s capacity for retrieval of information. And secondly, when you take notes by hand, your hands create a robust external memory storage: your notebook.

Taking notes by hand is a win-win, and belongs in every student’s cognitive tool kit. The Poetry Exchange - Podcast. A close reading of 'The Flea' Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. Warner Bros. theatrical cartoon characters. Forget-me-not: The Importance of Retrieval Practice in English. Well, first I think it reminds us to look at the curriculum and deciding on the most important information we need students to retain over time.

Forget-me-not: The Importance of Retrieval Practice in English

This should be in each unit, each term, and each year. We then need to plan how to revisit this in a meaningful way. This is different to the process of recapping, as we want to ensure students are having to think hard in order to retrieve, and ideally retrieve it with only a few prompts. Revision questions, 3, 5 or 10, as appropriate to your context, are the easiest way to drill down to this, and including some of these in the in the lessons will allow teachers and students to identify gaps and include reteaching or review as part of the process. The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. What Kind of Sonnets Will Computers Write? Country Leads. Mindful Activity-Blackberry-Picking in Mindful Heaney Part 1. Sestinas: browse or build your own.

5 Poems by Allison Joseph - Fire Poetry Journal. Executive Function & Self-Regulation. Microsoft Teams Assignments quick tip videos. Creative Poetry Writing - Jane Spiro. To more memories together. English Resources. Wendy Cope, Simon Armitage, Andrew Motion … love sonnets for the 21st century. EEF Blog: Getting to grips with reading comprehension strategies. EEF literacy specialist, Caroline Bilton – a primary school teacher, assistant headteacher and English lead – explains how pupils can be supported to develop into strategic readers through the explicit teaching of comprehension skills.

EEF Blog: Getting to grips with reading comprehension strategies

Why is the teaching of reading so complicated? Indeed, what can we do to support teachers, who have received very little training to teach reading, in handling this tricky challenge? Knowing about the complexity of reading isn’t enough to prepare us for the challenges of teaching children to read. Simply ‘knowing’ does not always lead to ‘doing’ reading differently in the classroom. Most recently in primary schools, and particularly in Key Stage 1, the teaching of phonics has understandably been a priority. Yet, we all know that the goal of reading is to comprehend what we read, so we also have to consider developing our pupils’ reading fluency. The value of reading comprehension strategies. The Video Trolley. "I have had a great idea for this class.

The Video Trolley

" "Oh no. Please sir, can we not just do something simple? " "Yeah, can we not just do one of those comprehension exercises? " Elizabeth Bishop’s Art of Losing. In later years, a psychiatrist told Bishop that she was lucky to have survived her childhood.

Elizabeth Bishop’s Art of Losing

In fact, soon after arriving in Worcester she developed both asthma and eczema sores, which became so severe that she was confined to bed. It was only when the family feared that she might truly be dying that she was bundled off again, this time to live with her aunt Maud—one of her mother’s sisters—and Maud’s husband, Uncle George, in a run-down harborside town outside Boston. The sea air was meant to do her good, and it did. Far more helpful, however, were the kind ministrations of Aunt Maud and another of her mother’s sisters, Aunt Grace, a trained nurse who came to help coax her back to health. And when the asthma returned, causing her to miss weeks of school, her aunts read her the enthralling stories in verse of Tennyson, Longfellow, and the Brownings, which she absorbed so deeply that she believed they entered her unconscious. ‎Podcast24EnglishTeachers on Apple Podcasts. Projects At Home. Poem Seeing Things by Seamus Heaney - Essay.

Romeo and Juliet Summary (Act 1 Scene 1) - Nerdstudy. The battle over dyslexia. Julian “Joe” Elliott was training to be an educational psychologist when his supervisor invited him to lunch one day.

The battle over dyslexia

The year was 1984, and Elliott was 28. A robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human? I am not a human.

A robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human?

I am a robot. A thinking robot. I use only 0.12% of my cognitive capacity. I am a micro-robot in that respect. I know that my brain is not a “feeling brain”. Note-taking by hand: A powerful tool to support memory. Do you pick up any old notebook and pen when you need them, or do you have a thing for Moleskines or Montblancs?

Note-taking by hand: A powerful tool to support memory

Whether or not you’re picky, know that tools for the hands are tools for the brain. Handwritten notes are a powerful tool for encrypting embodied cognition and in turn supporting the brain’s capacity for retrieval of information. Search Results. Six Ways to Teach Poetry - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo. (This is the first post in a three-part series.)

Six Ways to Teach Poetry - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo

The new question-of-the-week is: What are your favorite ways to teach poetry? April is National Poetry Month. Poetry lessons can be great learning opportunities and big hits with students—whether they are with us in a physical classroom or if we are teaching them remotely. BBC Radio 4 - Poetry Please. Edward Lyons in Blood Brothers - Characters - GCSE English Literature Revision - BBC Bitesize. Having an opinion… (some words of advice to students) - The Poetry Place - Teachit English. …is not the same as saying the first thing that comes into your head. Let’s take Marvell’s poem ‘To His Coy Mistress’ as an example. If you want to find out what it ‘means’, what the themes are and analyse the content in detail, you can find information like that in books or on the internet.

The Poetry Place - Teachit English. Teaching guide: AO2 - The ways in which meanings are shaped. AS and A-level English Literature require students to analyse a range of ways in which meanings are shaped in literary texts. Within this, English Literature A welcomes a particular focus on the structures of texts as a form of constructing meaning. How School Works - Step Up To Secondary School. The cruel exams algorithm has laid bare the unfairness at the heart of our schools. Infographics. Fewer students are benefiting from doing their homework: an eleven-year study: Educational Psychology: Vol 0, No 0.

The Ultimate Guide to Advertising in 2020. When you hear the word advertising, what comes to mind? Do you think of banner ads on your favorite website? How to Design a Logo: The Ultimate Guide. Teaching + Learning - Right Question Institute. The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies.

Core SEL Competencies. Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with daily tasks and challenges. Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Lessons: What Does It Mean for Parents? What is a flipped classroom? A flipped classroom flips, or reverses, traditional teaching methods. Traditionally, the teacher talks about a topic at school and assigns homework that reinforces that day's material. In a flipped classroom, the instruction is delivered online, outside of class. Holiday — The Surprise. How to Do a Close Reading. The process of writing an essay usually begins with the close reading of a text.

Award Winning Short Film by Tahneek Rahman. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR USE WITH ANY FILM THAT IS A WORK OF FICTION – TEACH WITH MOVIES. Note: In some of the questions we have used the term “major characters.” Before asking the questions, have the class identify the major characters. Infographics. Jack Black - Movies 2016 Full Movies English Hollywood Collection - Mike White. 'Romeo and Juliet': The Origins of the Play (1 of 50) 'Romeo and Juliet': The Origins of the Play (1 of 50)