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My Big Fat Secret to Holding Kids Accountable for Reading “Does he really want us to read every day?” I overheard one of my rambunctious boys ask the kid next to him. It was only the first week of school. I think it’s important to be strong and clear with expectations early on. “Every day of your life for the rest of your life,” I answered with a smile. “But,” I was quick to add, “you probably won’t. “A Push” in the Right Direction Aug 6 2012 Introduction FDR once said, “Be sincere, be brief, be seated.” Welcome Browse Resources Verizon Foundation proudly partners with some of the country’s top educational organizations to provide you with the latest topics, tools and trends in education. Created by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ARTSEDGE provides resources and examples for teachers to teach in, through and about the arts. The site includes lesson plans, advocacy and professional development resources, and up-to-date information on arts programs from around the world.

Learn Something Old! Learning to row the Mayflower II ship's boat Every day we learn something new. Isn't it time to learn something old? Learn how your family can sleep in a Pilgrim house, how kids can spend a week this summer learning about the Wampanoag, or how you can invite a Pilgrim or Native museum teacher to your classroom. 6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher should Know After writing about the 14 techy concepts every teacher should know about, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is providing you with a list of learning methods together with their definitions. Knowing about these methods and employing them in your classroom will definitely make a difference in your teaching practics. Check them out below and share with us what you think of them.

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Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics] Oct 29 2012 Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. Assessment: Turning a Blunt Instrument Into a Powerful Learning Tool It’s ironic that assessment in schools is most often “something adults do to students,” as Rick Stiggins puts it, because all humans are highly evolved for learning, and self-assessment is a powerful tool all learners use. Whether you are trying to master a recipe, solve an equation, improve your golf swing, you continually ask yourself questions such as “Have I learned to do what I need to do?” “What did I do wrong?” What Does "Gamification" Mean? Editor’s note: last week, the glossary blog team brought you a post on informal learning – the multifunctional, always-useful, Little Black Dress of the learning world. This week we’re taking a different tack and examining a flashier, slicker approach to learning (think Las Vegas showgirl outfit instead of Little Black Dress), but one with its own special merit. Enjoy! What is gamification? Gamification is the process of using gaming methods and mechanics in a non-gaming environment to motivate customers and employees.