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Personalized Literacy Platform for Close Reading & Writing. Untitled. 53 Ways to Check for Understanding. v9i1general1.pdf. 20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decisions. Jobs. Thinking about math from someone else’s perspective. Digital Leadership Workshop - Educational Leadership for the Digital Age. Participating stores. Getting Started: iPads for Special Needs Book - BridgingApps. Apps for Special Needs. Fixing a Syllabus. Last spring, my university incorporated MW courses into the schedule, as part of an overall attempt to use classroom space more efficiently and consistently, thereby (hopefully!)

Fixing a Syllabus

Removing some impediments to graduation. The plan may yet do those things–I believe, for example, that we did have more available classroom space last semester–but it also had one unintended effect: It radically depopulated MWF courses. It turns out that when students are given the choice between a MW upper-division course that satisfies a requirement, and a MWF course that satisfies the same one, they’ll usually take the 3-day weekend every time. Untitled. The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before : Code Switch. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans.

The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before : Code Switch

Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption toggle caption Hansi Lo Wang/NPR Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans.

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Teachers tap into brain science to boost learning

Thousands of teachers around the country are learning about an alternative teaching program that aims to use scientific discoveries about the brain to improve the way children learn in the classroom. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from Philadelphia. JASSELLE CIRINO, Teacher, Francis Scott Key Elementary: When I say class, you… The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding. Last December, Nur-E Farhana Rahman sat in an Uber car in New York City, tears streaming down her face.

The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding

Her months-long project to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, to expand production at her jewelry company, was about to end in failure. Rahman had thought she was prepared to crowdfund: After she and her mother started Knotty Gal, which handmakes knotted neck­laces and other accessories, she intensively researched successful campaigns and planned her own. More than 120 people gave her almost $18,800--but by Kickstarter's all-or-nothing rules, falling short of her goal meant the entire campaign had come to naught. 102 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Learning Tools. Have You Ever Considered Making Money Online? Kelly Richards of New York was tired of worrying all the time where the next dollar would come from. Life seemed merely a succession of bills and worrying about how to pay them. One late night while surfing the internet, her long hours of research finally paid off and she discovered a secret system that would help her get a break in life and beat the recession.

She was finally able to provide for her three children while staying home with them. I read Kelly's blog last month and decided to feature her story in our local job report. New Online Community Seeks to Crowdsource Teacher Leadership to Improve Education. As students and teachers across the country head back to school, the U.S.

New Online Community Seeks to Crowdsource Teacher Leadership to Improve Education

Department of Education and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards today unveiled Commit to Lead, a new online community that makes it easy for educators to share ideas for teacher leadership and collaborate to bring these ideas to fruition. The community enables educators everywhere to provide feedback and vote on each other's ideas, allowing the most talked about ideas to rise to the top so they can gain traction and prominence in the field. Commit to Lead is the online platform of Teach to Lead, an initiative to promote teacher leadership convened by the Department and the National Board. "Commit to Lead directly engages educators in defining what teacher leadership can and should look like in their communities, so that collectively we can help make teacher leadership part of the fabric and culture of every school," said U.S.

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The U.S. 16 Exciting Experiments That'll Make Your Child Love Science. 16 Exciting Experiments That'll Make Your Child Love... 16 Exciting Experiments That'll Make Your Child Love Science For Aunty Acid by juliabevacqua Life Parenting It's the summertime.

16 Exciting Experiments That'll Make Your Child Love Science

The kids are out of school, happy and excited while playing all sorts of games...which only ends up lasting for a day. Edtech Conferences You Need To Know. EdSurge Newsletters Receive weekly emails on edtech products, companies, and events that matter.

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Untitled. Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) Metacognition is one’s ability to use prior knowledge to plan a strategy for approaching a learning task, take necessary steps to problem solve, reflect on and evaluate results, and modify one’s approach as needed. It helps learners choose the right cognitive tool for the task and plays a critical role in successful learning. 03%20Writing%20Samples%20v001%20%28Full%29.pdf. Case Study Collection. University of Michigan School of Education. Teachers Surveyed on Using Digital Games in Class: What is the Biggest Barrier? Teachers Surveyed on Using Digital Games in Class: What is the Biggest Barrier?

Teachers Surveyed on Using Digital Games in Class: What is the Biggest Barrier?

A recent survey by the Gamesandlearning.org a project run by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop had some very dismal statistics when it came to the barriers teachers feel when implementing digital games in their classrooms. Teachers with Apps has been trying to raise awareness for the need for schools to embrace technology and get students ready for the future. In September of this year TWA posted a blog titled, 8 Reasons why the implementation of tech in schools is so slow, which echoes much of what this survey reveals. Although we didn’t site time specifically on our list, it topped their survey with 45% of teachers considering it the biggest barrier to getting tech into the classroom.

The exacerbated emphasis of standardized test scores certainly eats into the already limited time factor and obstructs the implementation of tech. Learning-analytics.info. The Get-It-Done Guide for ADHDers. Finish Something, Anything, Early in the Day Completing a chore—a small task or something larger that you worked on yesterday—gives you a sense of closure, making the rest of the day meaningful.

The Get-It-Done Guide for ADHDers

No matter how the day goes, you can say you finished something, which gives you a sense of satisfaction that will encourage you to keep going the next day. Finish Something, Anything, Early in the Day Completing a chore—a small task or something larger that you worked on yesterday—gives you a sense of closure, making the rest of the day meaningful. No matter how the day goes, you can say you finished something, which gives you a sense of satisfaction that will encourage you to keep going the next day. Workshops on Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis in Education 2012: Institute for Policy Research - Northwestern University. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S.

Workshops on Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis in Education 2012: Institute for Policy Research - Northwestern University

Department of Education, and the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University Thanks to the support of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, and the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at Northwestern University, Professors Thomas Cook of Northwestern and William Shadish of the University of California, Merced, led a summer workshops this year on the design and analysis of practical quasi-experiments for use in education. How Students Learn: Science in the Classroom. OBIE 2015 : 2nd International Workshop on Open Badges in Education: From Learning Evidence to Learning Analytics. CALL FOR PAPERS - EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE (January 23) 2nd International Workshop on Open Badges in Education (OBIE 2015): From Learning Evidence to Learning Analytics - - =) in conjunction with the 5th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK'15), Poughkeepsie, New York, USA, March 16-20, 2015 ( IMPORTANT DATES ==================================== * 23 January 2015: Paper submission deadline (EXTENDED) * 02 February 2015: Notification of acceptance * 16 February 2015: Camera-ready paper * 16 March 2015: OBIE2015 Workshop.

8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic. Educational Technology Infographics 8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic 8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic Are you looking for a fresh approach to recognising your learners skills? Open Badges is a program by Mozilla that issues digital badges to recognize skills and achievements.

The 8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic presents the usefulness of badges as digital indicators of skills learned inside or outside the classroom. 1. Employers, organizations & schools can explore the data behind every badge issued to verify individuals’ skills and competencies. A Juicy Collection of Bloom's Digital Taxonomies! Virtual Ethnography. Volume 8, No. 3 – September 2007 Virtual Ethnography. Examples of Virtual Ethnography in Practice - Virtual Ethnography. Qed-news-fall-2013.pdf. Learning to Visualize and Analyze Data. Let's Talk Data: 22 SXSWedu Sessions Getting It Right. eGFI – Dream Up the Future. Social Justice in Children’s & YA Literature Reading List. Resources-badges4PD-ISTE2014 - Google Docs.

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