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50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out - Getting Smart by Guest Author - “50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out” by Julie DeNeen first appeared on the informED blog.

50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out - Getting Smart by Guest Author -

Maybe you don’t have time to sit down and sift through the latest education blogs for ideas and inspiration. If the thought of trying to carve out more hours in your day leaves you feeling overwhelmed, this list is for you. Game Based Learning. Homepage. Welcome. Educare. DI EducatorsGuide AODA. Do's and Don'ts for Teachers in Confrontations with Students. 15 Kids Apps for Learning Disabilities. Accommodations for Student with ADHD. Strategies and Accommodations for Students with Behaviour Exceptionalities. Foundational Texts — Teaching While White. Clark, Christine and James O’Donnell, Eds. (1999).

Foundational Texts — Teaching While White

Becoming and Unbecoming White: Owning and Disowning a Racial Identity. Bergin and Garvey.Delgado, Richard & Jean Stefanic. (1997). Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror. Temple University Press.Doane, Ashley & Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Eds. (2003). White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism. Junior - Assessment Design: A Matrix To Assess Your Assessments. Assessment Design: A Matrix To Assess Your Assessments Ed note: On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away.

Assessment Design: A Matrix To Assess Your Assessments

Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute his content to our site. Occasionally, we are going to go back and re-share his most memorable posts. This is one of those posts. Thankfully his company, Authentic Education, is carrying on and extending the work that Grant developed. Cult of Pedagogy. Actions Verbs. SolveMe Puzzles. Turtles activity2. Formative Assessment Lessons. Mathematical goals This unit is designed to help students to: Confront and overcome common probability misconceptions.Count equally likely outcomes using diagrams.Discuss relationships between theoretical probabilities, observed outcomes, and sample sizes.Calculate probabilities of independent events.

Formative Assessment Lessons

Introduction This lesson unit is structured in the following way: Before the lesson, students work individually on a task designed to reveal their current level of understanding. Materials required Each individual student will need a mini-whiteboard, a pen, an eraser, a copy of the assessment task Spinner Bingo, and the assessment task Number Game. Time needed 20 minutes before the lesson, a 120-minute lesson (or two shorter lessons), and 10 minutes in a follow-up lesson. What will you do in Math today? 7 Stellar Routines to Start Your Math Block — The Stellar Teacher Co. Number Strings Number strings are fun for students.They usually involve mental math.

7 Stellar Routines to Start Your Math Block — The Stellar Teacher Co.

My students love to turn them into races. Number strings can be done in a variety of ways, but usually I give my students a series of numbers that they need to add, subtract, multiply, or divide to get to the final number. Talk Number 2 Me™ - Mathematics, Consulting. Math Snacks (Learning Games Lab) MathUP. Blank number lines. The Teachers Plan for L...t 31.docx Google Docs.

Every child can learn math and love it! Prodigy Education. Home - Open Up Resources : Open Up Resources. Learn to LOVE Teaching Math. Concreteness Fading: A Method To Achieve Transfer — The Learning Scientists. By Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel “What is one of the most difficult things to teach your students?”

Concreteness Fading: A Method To Achieve Transfer — The Learning Scientists

When you ask teachers in different sectors, one answer that will probably get a lot of hits and lead to agreeing nods is “Transfer!” The ability to apply learned principles and knowledge to solve novel problems or tackle new, unfamiliar tasks. Indeed, it turns out that transfer is extremely hard to achieve. The issue with transfer is that it requires students to reason on an abstract level. Thus, the question is: How can transfer be boosted in students? For that reason, the key aspect of concrete examples is essentially to slowly move away from concrete representations towards more abstract representations of the task. Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. ReadWriteThink. Find Lessons & Resources. Guide Lit 456 Vol 7 Media Literacy. Disrupttexts. Media and Digital Literacy Resources.

Learner Variability Project. 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing - National Writing Project. The National Writing Project's 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing offers successful strategies contributed by experienced Writing Project teachers.

30 Ideas for Teaching Writing - National Writing Project

Since NWP does not promote a single approach to teaching writing, readers will benefit from a variety of eclectic, classroom-tested techniques. These ideas originated as full-length articles in NWP publications (a link to the full article accompanies each idea below). Table of Contents: 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing 1. Use the shared events of students' lives to inspire writing. Factitious. Guide Lit 456 Vol 5 Reading. Resources by Topic. How to Set Up an Online Elementary School Newspaper. Storyline Online. Awareness, Engagement, Activism A Social Justice Approach. Empowering Students Through Multimedia Storytelling. Perceptions of people and events are very much dependent upon who you are and what your experience has been.

Empowering Students Through Multimedia Storytelling

Events in Ferguson and Baltimore, among others, highlight our misunderstandings of each other, and how the same facts can be interpreted entirely differently. What's worse, people of color and underrepresented groups are defined by journalists covering these events, who themselves don't reflect the ethnic composition of our country as a whole. ReadingALERT 8X11. Teaching Writing in Middle School - the 4-1-1! Musings from the Middle School. 11 Kid Friendly Sites to Watch Free Storybooks Online.