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6 ways to teach growth mindset from day one of school (& a big giveaway) Simon Sinek - Start With Why - TED Talk Short Edited. The 100 Best Leadership Quotes of All Time. RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. Home. Summer Learning. Tiko is the $179 “unibody” 3D printer you’ve always wanted. This 3D printer is setting a new standard for design and price.

Tiko is the $179 “unibody” 3D printer you’ve always wanted

Given the rise of the Maker Movement, it’s not unusual to hear about a new 3D printer making its debut on Kickstarter. However, when that 3D printer aspires to change up the game, it’s certainly worth noting. Movies/clips to use in classroom on Pinterest. Meet Google Keep, and 6 ways it can help schools. The Testing Camera. Movies/clips to use in classroom on Pinterest. Slackwood - Google Slides. Wheel Decide. 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness. Certain widely-shared myths and lies about education are destructive for all of us as educators, and destructive for our educational institutions.

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

This is the subject of 50 Myths & Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education, a new book by David Berliner and Gene Glass, two of the country’s most highly respected educational researchers. Although the book deserves to be read in its entirety, I want to focus on eight of the myths that I think are relevant to most teachers, administrators, and parents. Myth #1: Teachers Are the Most Important Influence on a Child’s Education Of course teachers are extremely important. Good teachers make a significant difference in achievement. Myth #2: Homework Boosts Achievement. This Test Does Not Define You.

10 ways YouTube can engage your classes now. YouTube can help teachers and students create powerful, engaging, creative videos.

10 ways YouTube can engage your classes now

These options can help take your videos to the next level. Immersion: a film about a new immigrant struggling in an English-only class. #BFCTLAP Grand FINALE! The Bone Song-The Anatomically Correct Version. LifeChanger of the Year. Position: Secretary to the PrincipalSchool: Slackwood Elementary SchoolSchool District: Lawrence Township Public SchoolsCity, State: Lawrenceville, New JerseyAbout the Nominee: Ana Azhir worked in the Student Services Department of Lawrence Township Public Schools for several years and recently became a school secretary.

LifeChanger of the Year

Ms. Azhir is fluent in both Spanish and English, making her a valuable staff member. Spanish speaking families from throughout the district come to Ms. Azhir for help with many things, and are even sent to her by other schools. Families know that Ms. Bruno Mars on Sesame Street Don't Give Up. #satchatwc 2/20/15 (with images, tweets) · burgess_shelley. Quotes. What Great Principals Do Differently. PearsonAccessNext Test Administrator Training (Spring 2015) Teacher-training-pearsonaccessnext-testsecurity.pptx. Book Study...Like a PIRATE! Curing the Reading GERM by Jim Bailey. Four years ago I was ready to leave education.

Curing the Reading GERM by Jim Bailey

I loved my school, I loved my principal, I loved my colleagues, and most of all I loved my students. Unfortunately, I was infected with a GERM, as Pasi Sahlberg calls it, the Global Education Reform Movement. The obsession with high stakes testing, lack of autonomy in the classroom, and general standardization of education was forcing me to reevaluate my career path.

I was most affected by this GERM in the area of teaching reading, if you could even call what I was doing teaching reading. I’ve Got Research. Yes, I Do. I’ve Got Research. How About You? In 1847, Hungarian doctor, Ignaz Semmelweis made a remarkable discovery.

I’ve Got Research. Yes, I Do. I’ve Got Research. How About You?

When doctors washed their hands in a solution of chlorine and water, childbirth fever rates at Vienna General Hospital dropped from 18% to near zero. Offended that Semmelweis implied doctors were killing their own patients, the medical community rejected hand washing as an infection prevention measure, and drove Semmelweis out of medicine and into an insane asylum. A few years later, Louis Pasteur and Joseph Lister made scientific advances that reinforced Semmelwies’s claims about germ theory and infection.

Hand washing between patient examinations is considered best practice today. Steve Wyborney's Blog: I'm on a Learning Mission. SAMR in 120 Seconds. Tn8_smaller. Practice Tests. The Spring 2014 release consisted of Performance-Based Assessment tests in English Language Arts/Literacy and End-of-Year tests in mathematics.

Practice Tests

Mathematics Practice Tests. Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve. Video-2015-01-25-22-21-50.mp4. Rick Wormeli: How Much Should Homework Count? Just Dance Kids 2014 - A Pirate You Shall Be. Healthy Homework Guidelines: A New Vision for Homework. The Connected Administrator. Broadcast Live on YouTube With Google + Hangouts. Don McMillan: Life After Death by PowerPoint. A Vision of K-12 Students Today. Hangout On Air Training. Twitter Tip: Start Your Tweet with a Period. Saturday morning someone asked me why some of my tweets start with a period.

Twitter Tip: Start Your Tweet with a Period

I was participating in the New Teacher to Twitter (#nt2t) chat. A twitter chat is an hour long conversation on a particular topic. This means that I am replying quite a bit. When you reply to a tweet it starts the tweet with the @symbol. Ps1082_leisure_reading.pdf. Carol Dweck - A Study on Praise and Mindsets. PARCC Practice Trailer. John Legend - Young Poets Light Up Hollywood Bowl! - Share Text & Images the Easy Way. 6 ways Google Hangouts can make any teacher’s life better. #BFCTLAP Welcome Message.

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PARCC Assessment Information / PARCC Resources. Free Inspirational Movie Clips for Teaching and Sermon Illustrations at Youtube. Fake Concert Ticket Generator. Bk688-3-Moss. The%20Reading%20Zone. All About Balanced Literacy. Shared Reading is a link in helping students become independent readers.

All About Balanced Literacy

It allows the teacher to model and support students using prediction and confirming skills. It allows less confident students the chance to share stories/articles/poetry in a non­threatening situation. It focuses on the meaning, fun, enjoyment, characters and sequence of a story and allows them to relate it back to their own experiences. It promotes discussion, problem­ solving and critical thinking by students. Shared Reading is an interactive reading experience. In the shared reading model there are multiple readings of the books over several days. During the initial reading, the teacher: · Introduces the book (shares theme, examines title, cover, illustrations, and makes predictions) · Relates prior experience to text · Concentrates on enjoying the text as a whole. Sesame Street: Janelle Monae- Power of Yet.

Users?order_by=recommended&geo_bounding_box%5Btop_left%5D%5Blat%5D=56.160415110078105&geo_bounding_box%5Btop_left%5D%5Blon%5D=-154.0824296875&geo_bounding_box%5Bbottom_right%5D%5Blat%5D=21.927039175568723&geo_bounding_box%5Bbottom_right%5D%5Blon%5D=-43. What is Mystery Skype? 8 steps to get started! Mystery Skype is an education game, invented by teachers, played by two classrooms on Skype.

What is Mystery Skype? 8 steps to get started!

The aim of the game is to guess the location of the other classroom by asking each other questions. It has totally transformed the way students learn about the world in my school. Not only does it engage students, but it excites teachers to teach a topic that has long been a short sharp look through an atlas and a glossed over part of the curriculum. It is also an excellent way to integrate technology into your classroom programme and Google Maps is the perfect tool for the job! Educational Videos MEET ME AT THE CORNER. Teaching for Success - The Makings of a Great Teacher. Parent Toolkit. Friday Focus. Friday, November 7th, 2014 I thought I would try a twist to the traditional "Sunday News" with the Friday Focus.

This will be a staff newsletter that will include updates and educator resources that I've collected over the week. OneTab shared tabs. Google Hangout Tutorial - How To Use Google Hangouts - 2013 2014 Update - Sue Soucy. Edmodo Tutorial (BASIC) for Teachers. TweetDeck Tutorial (Mac/PC/Chromebook) Safety Sign Generator. The server is working. I'm sorry for the "server busy" messages; the server is working, but if it gets too busy, it gets overloaded, and so you get that message. There's not much I can do about it right now. If you get that message, just be patient and try again later. Welcome to the Safety Sign Generator. Enter some text, choose an emblem and header, and click the 'Go' button.

For educational purposes only. Movie Marquee Generator. Fast Food Sign Generator - McDonald's, KFC, Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Hooters, Arby's, Taco Bell. Using the Web to Take Virtual Field Trips. By: Kennedy Schultz Helping kids learn about the world can be an exciting adventure for both adults and kids. When I teach about the chateaux of the Loire Valley in France or ancient Mayan sites in Mexico, I’m always looking for kid-friendly resources that can provide accurate information and engaging authentic pictures that hold the attention of little ones. Virtual Field Trips Since my field trip budget is pretty limited, I especially love websites that offer virtual tours and live webcams to show kids what it REALLY looks like in another world location. Many famous museums such as the Louvre offer 360 degree tours of their collections. Awe. 10 Expectations.

Genius Hour.