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Gettingsmart. By: Adam Welcome I’ve heard it over and over again for the past ten years: “Our kids will have jobs that haven’t even been created yet.”


But how do we get kids ready for jobs that haven’t yet been created? We overhaul the classroom projects we’re doing with kids to help reflect the world we live in and the jobs they’ll someday have. No more dioramas. No more mobiles. It’s 2019. 1. CNN 10. Scholastic: Children Book Publishing. Current Events for Grades 9-12. Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Core Areas What are your objectives as a teacher?

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

RC approach White paper. Special Education and ELLs: Instruction and Assessment. IRIS. New Mexico Public Education Department. K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. Curriculum Based Measurement. This page is your 'one-stop' destination for free Curriculum-Based Measurement resources on the Internet.

Curriculum Based Measurement

Browse the page to find CBM materials to conduct school-wide screenings and monitor student progress. Or review one of the featured manuals to learn how to use CBMs in schools and to interpret the results to make good RTI decisions. Early Reading Measures Reading Fluency & Comprehension Measures Early Mathematics Measures Math Computation & Math Concepts and Applications Measures Written Expression Measures Graphing Options CBM Norms CBM Manuals CBM Forms CBM Pay Sites Access measures to track foundation reading skills Letter Name and Dolch Word List Probes: Schools can create their own customized CBM materials in these early reading skill areas: DIBELS Early Reading Probes: The DIBELS [Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills] website has materials for administering and scoring a range of early reading skills.

Assess reading fluency and comprehension. Top 12 Lesson Plans Websites. With the 2.0 teaching community getting bigger by the day, there are endless options to look for lesson plans.

Top 12 Lesson Plans Websites

You can gain the expertise of veteran teachers, the resources of major news agencies, ed tech capabilities that would make Bill Gates jealous or just the combined brainstorm of innumerable teachers around the world , all with the click of a mouse. To save you the time of wading through the thousands of sites out there, we've compiled the Top 12 go-to websites when looking for lessons: Education World This simple, well-known site shares lessons submitted by teachers.

It’s has a wealth of ideas, especially when working with a timely theme for elementary. Search is whole site, not just lessons, but it works pretty well. We've compiled and concocted 20 side-splitting (and maybe a little corny) ... By embracing and integrating technology in the classroom, we are setting our...

The advantage of a successful cross-curriculum integration is that students... USA Today Education Lessons. Illinois State Board of Education. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness.

What is Mindfulness?

It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the space you’re moving through. That might seem trivial, except for the annoying fact that we so often veer from the matter at hand. Our mind takes flight, we lose touch with our body, and pretty soon we’re engrossed in obsessive thoughts about something that just happened or fretting about the future.

20 Critical Thinking Questions About American Pop Culture Holidays - 20 Critical Thinking Questions About Christmas Pop Culture In The United States by Terry Heick Simple premise: Allow your students to think critically about the American pop culture holidays.

20 Critical Thinking Questions About American Pop Culture Holidays -

I tried to make the questioning fairly ‘content area-agnostic’ so they could be used in different classes. I also stayed away from any discussion of religion or politics for obvious reasons. This is about culture and critical thinking and my hope is that some of the questions could help you and your students brainstorm similar questions of your own and that those questions could lead to activities, essays, debates, or projects in lieu of traditional ‘crossword puzzle/word find’ holiday traditions in the classroom. You can also use the TeachThought Learning Taxonomy to create some of your own. Also, please note–none of these questions are intended to draw pure criticism about the holidays, culture, etc. On to the questions. 1. 2. 3. 4. Rap Music Worksheets & Teaching Resources. How To Write A Rap Song. This is an article on how to write a rap song, if you want an article on how to make a rap song you can check that out in the lyric and songwriting section of the site.

How To Write A Rap Song

The how to make a rap song article goes over the equipment and things you need to actually MAKE the rap song. Nine Teaching Ideas for Using Music to Inspire Student Writing. Or, you might have students examine what a conversation like this looks like in writing. “Kendrick Lamar Shakes Up the Pulitzer Game: Let’s Discuss” by Times music editors provides a good example. The conversation begins: JON PARELES To me, this prize is as overdue as it was unexpected. When I look at the Pulitzers across the board, what I overwhelmingly see rewarded are journalistic virtues: fact-gathering, vivid detail, storytelling, topicality, verbal dexterity and, often, real-world impact after publication.