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Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories
"Young people easily can get mired in the flotsam and jetsam of the Internet. At Awesome Stories, educators and students discover new nonfiction worlds at a safe, accurate website. The stories will lead students on a quest for answers. Teachers will appreciate the lesson plans and activities. The site is aligned with Common Core State Standards. Simply put, Awesome Stories is an Internet gem."

Paperbacks & Collections Kids Who Read Succeedby Linda Cornwell Kids need to read a lot. Time spent reading is important. Kids should read extensively both in and out of school to polish their basic reading skills and develop fluency. Shivuk – TheMarker - אותנטיים יותר, ציניים פחות, מבלים בבית במקום במועדונים - אינטרנט יום ראשון, 16 בינואר 2011 12:10 מאת: טל חן טל חן , טינק , teenk , טווינז , שיווק לבני נוער אחד האתגרים המהותיים בשיווק לבני נוער וצעירים הוא מעקב שוטף אחרי מגמות ושינויים. הטרנדים מתחלפים במהירות, והופכים את המעקב אחרי סגנון החיים וההעדפות של צעירים למאתגר.

The Flipped Classroom: An Infographic Explanation As I posted in How to Flip Your Classroom – and Get Your Students to Do the Work The "flipped" classroom - This is the idea that teachers shoot videos of their lessons, then make them available online for students to view at home. Class time is then devoted to problem solving – with the teacher acting as a guide to teams of students. It’s a great approach that flips the delivery of the lesson to homework – it’s like a TiVo time shift that can reshape your classroom. … [we saw] flipping the class as a great opportunity to engage our students in taking more responsibility for their learning. Teacher Evaluation Training Modules Your browser does not support JavaScript! This site uses JavaScript but is fully functional without it. Teacher Performance & Evaluation This series of video modules were created to support teachers, principals, and central office personnel as they implement the Virginia Board of Education’s model system for teacher evaluation detailed in the Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers. Flash videos are closed captioned and require the free Adobe Flash Player plug-in.

CCSS & English Language Learners Framework for English Language Proficiency Development Standards corresponding to the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards Many states have begun the process of developing or adapting English Language Proficiency(ELP) standards to align with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the forthcoming NextGeneration Science Standards (NGSS). This need stems not only from a desire to ensure that all students receive the rigorous and systematic education they need to graduate from high school ascollege and career ready, but also because states must have ELP standards aligned to college and career readiness standards as a requirement to receive an Elementary and Secondary Education Act(ESEA) waiver. The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has coordinated the development of a framework to assist states with this work.

Personality Disorder Test - Personality Test This test, sponsored by, is meant to help determine whether or not you have a personality disorder. It is not meant to be used as a diagnostic tool, but rather as a tool to give you insight into a potential disorder that may be having a negative impact on your life. If you believe you may be suffering from a personality disorder or any other disorder, you should ask your family doctor to recommend a therapist in your area to meet with. In addition to this personality test we have psychology forums to discuss issues with other visitors. A personality disorder is basically a set of traits that combine to negatively affect your life.

Literature Free Audio Sort by Titles Per Page 1 - 10 of 2203 Titles by C.S. Lewis Available on: Teacher Direct Your browser does not support JavaScript! This site uses JavaScript but is fully functional without it. Standards of Learning (SOL) & Testing The Sexperience 1000 - Sexperience Welcome to The Sexperience 1000, an interactive journey through the sexual experiences and preferences of one thousand British individuals. What’s the favourite sexual position of iPhone users in the North? Do country music lovers over 55 prefer to do it in the dark?

28 Creative PowerPoint and Keynote Presentation Designs There’s a certain art to putting together a solid presentation and PowerPoint and Keynote are the primary tools of the trade. The “art” comes into play when you’re trying to set yourself apart; so how you use the tools is of great importance. Often it is the design of the presentation itself that does the trick. Infographic Of The Day: What's The Value Of A New Customer? You know and I know that an MBA is a bullshit degree, but nonetheless, you can learn a few things in business school. You can also skip business school, and learn them via a very handy infographic. Take this one by Kiss Metrics, on the subject of calculating a customer’s lifetime value. The basic idea is to take an average check, figure out how often the customer will come back, and how long the customer will continue to be one.

BEWARE! Typecasting when landing your first advertising job You did it! You finally graduated, you put together an impressive looking resume and you are currently mastering the art of writing cover letters. It’s time to start filling out applications and waiting for the interviews to begin! Not so fast. You need to consider how you are showing yourself.

This website offers the following tools for all Members and the Public: STORY NEWSLETTERS - read about new Awesome Stories, Story Briefs and media coming your way TEACHABLE MOMENTS - explore teaching strategies shared by our Awesome Teacher Leaders and other experts RUBRIC REFERENCE - selected rubrics from PARCC, SBAC, RubiStar rubrics and creation tools If you are willing to actually pay money for more in-depth access, if offers the following optional tools for Silver Individual Members, and Gold Classroom Members: AWESOME SEARCH TM - laser-sharp search by CCSS or statestandard, subject, grade, media type, story origin and key word AWESOME RADIO - share dramatic narrations of key story chapters, dramatizations of literary classics and radio plays VISUAL VOCABULARY - bring challenging words to life with images LEARNING TASKS - story-based learning tasks deepen understanding GOLD QUICKGUIDE - 8 page PDF guide to using GOLD Classroom Capabilities GOLD OVERVIEW - scrolling infographic look at what Awesome Stories GOLD does and how it works SUMMER READING OVERVIEW scrolling infographic look at Awesome Stories Summer Reading FREE programs Set up your classes Create assignments Use our Awesome Stories Learning Tasks for All Stories Use our Awesome Stories Learning Tasks for Specific Stories Create your own custom Learning Tasks View, add, edit your Bookmarked Learning Tasks and Story pages Make assignments to classes or to individual students Grade student work View reports on individual students, classes, or all students by drsinasoul May 27