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Common Core Spring Training Standards-Aligned Writing Assignments Use the Turnitin library of essay "prompts," which are aligned to Common Core and state standards, to better support writing instruction in the classroom. Your feedback on their effectiveness among students will help get these writing assignments “in shape” and become more useful tools in the classroom. Benefits Early access to 60 Common Core-aligned prompts to help students prepare now The opportunity to inform and guide Turnitin product direction

BrainPOP UK customer buzz Don’t just read the buzz – watch it too in our Video Testimonials! “We’ve seen a real difference in terms of how children engage with their learning and particularly in them wanting to explore and learn more. Since using BrainPOP the quality and quantity of home learning has vastly improved. How Children Learn: Portraits of Classrooms Around the World by Maria Popova A revealing lens on a system-phenomenon both global in reach and strikingly local in degree of diversity. Since 2004, Julian Germain has been capturing the inner lives of schools around the world, from England to Nigeria to Qatar, in his large-scale photographs of schoolchildren in class. Classroom Portraits (public library) is part Where Children Sleep, part Bureaucratics, part What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets, part something else entirely — a poignant lens on a system-phenomenon that is both global in reach and strikingly local in degree of peculiarity, revealed through more than 450 portraits of schoolchildren from 20 countries. Jessore, Bangladesh. Year 10, English.

The Best Videos For Educators In 2013 – So Far Here’s the latest in my mid-year“The Best…” posts…. You might also be interested in: The Best Videos For Educators In 2012 — Part Two The Best Videos For Educators In 2012 — Part One The Best Videos For Educators In 2011 Part Two Of The Best Videos For Educators — 2010 Tasks, Units & Student Work - Common Core Library Keywords (optional) Enter keywords (e.g., K.OA.3, informational text, arguments, quadratic equations, etc.) Grade (select at least one) Subject (select one)

The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You The Wordle of this list! (Click image to enlarge) One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011. In order to put together a list of the best Web 2.0 classroom tools, I polled my Twitter followers, Facebook fans (are they still called fans? Likes?) and ran a contest to try and get as many submissions as possible. Volunteer Abroad with the International Volunteering Organization Projects Abroad Where it All Started In the early 1990s, some students wanted a break from study - a "gap year," although the term wasn't yet in common use. They approached their geography professor about traveling and working in Eastern Europe. The professor, Dr. Peter Slowe, had difficulty finding any opportunities for this kind of travel combined with work experience, so he set about arranging for his students to go and teach English in Romania where he knew some fellow academics.

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