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EyeSay! Visualise the main features of your writing Tip: double-click on any sentence to edit it. How successful were Johnson’s ‘Great Society’ reforms? During his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson passed an overwhelming volume of legislation - 135 acts over 6 years to be exact. These acts were passed with Johnson’s usual mantra of “Do it now. Screencasting and Video Editing Software Record Anything. With ScreenFlow you can record any part of your monitor while also capturing your video camera, iOS device, microphone, multi-channel audio device and your computer audio. Edit Everything. How Disruptive Students Escalate Hostility and Disorder—and How Teachers Can Avoid It By Hill M. Walker, Elizabeth Ramsey, Frank M. Gresham
Navigating Text Complexity Understanding text complexity is essential to implementing the Common Core State Standards in ELA & Literacy. But what makes a text complex and how will it help prepare my students for college and career? What tools can I use to select rich, worthy texts for instruction in my classroom? How can analyzing the qualitative characteristics of a text inform my instruction of a text? These have been our guiding questions in developing this text complexity resource for teachers.
New Jersey Department of Education Governor Chris Christie • Lt. Governor Kim GuadagnoNJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs DOE A to Z: A B CD E FG H IJ K LM N OP Q RS T UV W XY Z # Digital Icebreakers – Teacher Reboot Camp Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers “The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” – Steve Ballmer Sign in Sign in or create an account Oops! Lutherville-Timonium neighborhood column Summer is drawing to a close and schools are preparing for the beginning of another school year. When Timonium Elementary School opens it doors for students on Aug. 26, it will welcome four new teachers: Kristin Farrell, vocal music; Nancy Dewlin, resource; Andrea Becker, first grade; Molly Wilson, fourth grade; and Jeff Verkest, fifth grade. Ridgely Middle School will also have some new faces when classes resume.
Instructional Practice Guide: Academic Word Finder What is academic vocabulary? Academic vocabulary (also known as Tier 2 vocabulary) words appear in many different contexts and are subtle or precise ways to say relatively simple things, for example “relative” or “accumulate”. The Common Core emphasizes regular practice with complex text and its academic vocabulary because academic vocabulary helps students access and understand increasing levels of complex texts across all content areas. Why is academic vocabulary so important? Academic vocabulary words are often vital to comprehension, reappear in many texts, and frequently are part of a word family or semantic network.
Teaching Resources, Ideas, Lesson Plans, and Tools for Teachers Grades 9-12 Sign in -or- Register Where Teachers Come First bookwizardMy Book Lists GO Instant access to reproducibles Downloadable eBooks Tour of London Tour guide: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to this fantastic tour of London by bus. My name’s Greg and I’m your guide this afternoon on our tour of London. As you can see, we’re on an open-top bus, so you can see all the attractions from your seat and you don’t need to walk anywhere. And please don’t worry about the rain, I’m sure it’ll stop soon. A-a-and please ask any questions at any time.Tourist 1: I have a question.Tour guide: Yes?Tourist 1: Do you have extra umbrellas?
Curriculet Changing the way kids read — and how teachers create, share and teach. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero After spending the decade before founding Curriculet as the founder and principal of two KIPP schools, there were two major problems Jason Singer wanted to solve. theconversation A shortage of special education teachers is threatening the ability of schools in many states to provide high-quality education to students with disabilities. On a national level, 49 states identified a shortage of special education and related service personnel during the 2013-14 school year. In Arizona, for instance, where districts reported a 29 percent increase from 2013 to 2014 in the number of positions that remained vacant, special education was one of the areas with the highest vacancy rates. Special educators serve students with significant learning and behavioral needs.