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Helping Children Around the World to Read and Learn

Helping Children Around the World to Read and Learn
Worlds are colliding, and you're going to want to get in on this!Worlds Collide has launched, and no lie, it's one of the coolest things ever! We've taken The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals, and Infinity Ring…Read More {*style:<a href='http://oomscholasticblog.com/post/happy-school-librarian-day'>*}Happy School Librarian Day!{*style:</a>*}Flashback: the school was in Far Rockaway, the decade was the ‘80s, and the librarian was Mrs.

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What Schools Can Learn From Google, IDEO, and Pixar A community about to build or rehab a school often creates checklists of best practices, looks for furniture that matches its mascot, and orders shiny new lockers to line its corridors. These are all fine steps, but the process of planning and designing a new school requires both looking outward (to the future, to the community, to innovative corporate powerhouses) as well as inward (to the playfulness and creativity that are at the core of learning). In many ways, what makes the Googles of the world exceptional begins in the childhood classroom -- an embrace of creativity, play, and collaboration. It was just one year ago that 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the number-one leadership competency in our complex global marketplace. We can no longer afford to teach our kids or design their schoolhouses the way we used to if we’re to maintain a competitive edge.

Behind the News Weekdays: 02/06/2017 watch BTN Investigates Have you seen or heard something in the news you'd like explained?Add Question Welcome Book Gallery Over 12,000 kids have sent in their message to refugees.View System of support (incl. PLD) System of support The navigation for the integrated system of support follows the inquiry process. The intention is to model an approach to accessing supplementary support for schools. Curriculum and achievement action plan; Teaching as inquiryFind out more Sustained improvement guide; BES; Readymade commercial packagesFind out more ABC Splash More Get your questions ready! Join Kayne Tremills on Wednesday 10 September at 2pm as ABC Splash Live comes face-to-face with real robots! Meet droids and daleks, soccer-playing robots and police bomb-disposal robots. See amazing robots in action and imagine what robots will do in the future. Questions are open now - this is your show - so ask us anything you want to know about robots and robotics!

Center for Digital Innovation - CINCH Learning Teachers Curriculum planning meets the needs of all teachers, experienced to new. CINCH Learning offers complete curricula correlated to state standards. Teachers, grade level teams, and curriculum specialists can choose among preplanned scope and sequences, or re-sequence topics and lessons to suit the learning needs of their class and teaching preferences. With a click of a mouse, teachers can plan by day, by week, by month, or for the entire year. Infographic of the Day: Even Poor Countries Can Excel in Education Sitting comfortable in our first-world lives, it's easy to assume that we've got the best of everything. And it's easy to assume that problems of infant mortality, hunger and education are simply a matter of having a roaring GDP. But that's not true at all, as these remarkable interactive graphs show. Produced by The Guardian and the Gates Foundation, the charts are draw from the Millennium Development Report Card.

Curriculum Support In NSW primary schools, teaching and learning programs and the assessing and reporting of student achievement relate directly to the learning outcomes and curriculum content of NSW syllabuses in six key learning areas (KLAs). K – 6 syllabuses can be accessed at the Board of Studies website NSW Department of Education and Training policies contain specific curriculum requirements for public schools. These include Curriculum planning and programming, assessing and reporting to parents K-12 to which teachers should refer when preparing their teaching and learning programs. Within the framework of KLA syllabuses and policies, teachers design learning experiences to meet the needs of individual students to help them achieve their potential. This part of our website provides up-to-date and relevant curriculum support for NSW government schools to assist primary teachers in this complex but critical professional task.

Sparklebox resources Other History Teaching Resources Old and new sorting cards (Ref: SB1029) A great set of printable cards showing old and new equivalents which can be used for sorting activities and to promote discussion about how things have changed from the past to the present. Includes cards with just pictures, as well as with words and pictures. Old and new A4 page borders (Ref: SB3751) Portrait and landscape A4 page borders with images of everyday objects past and present. Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images. Periods of British history timeline cards (Ref: SB1754) A set of 12 printable cards showing the key periods of British history from Neolithic to the present day.

Visual cue cards This functional life skill activity contains a 10 page booklet and an acccompanying activity to reinforce personal hygiene. They could be used to instruct and reinforce brushing teeth. To make the booklet, one should take 3 letter sized pieces of paper and fold to make a 12 page booket. Then print the pages, cut them out and glue them on the appropriate page of the booklet. laminate and bind.

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