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Khan Academy Read this article in another language: Հայերեն, български, 简体中文, čeština, Español, Français, ქართული, italiano, 日本語 , 한국어, Magyar, po polsku, Português (Brasil), Português (Portugal), svenska, русский, Türkçe Hello parents and teachers, With concerns growing over the coronavirus (COVID-19), we know many of you are making plans to keep learning going should your school need to close. As parents and teachers ourselves, we know there’s a lot on your minds, from health and safety to child care and jobs.

Demystifying curriculum maps - Center for the Professional Education of Teachers By ROBERTA LENGER KANG When the back to school sales are at their peak, students and parents are picking out the cutest notebooks and the coolest backpacks. Meanwhile, educators are feeling the pressure and anxiety that comes with the start of the school year — particularly as they think about their curriculum. Different school communities and districts have different approaches to designing curriculum. Some purchase big box curriculum sets with prescribed lessons, while others have the opportunity to design their own, which can be exciting — and also a bit daunting. Cultivating a course curriculum is one of the most important and most complicated tasks for educators.

EngageNY This project is the brainchild of Neil and Cristina Heffernan. In 1994, the two met teaching middle school math in Baltimore City. Cristina was a returning Peace Corps volunteer and Neil was a Teach for America teacher. Both strived to give their students feedback as efficiently and effectively as possible, but both knew that it was impossible to provide feedback on homework until the next day in class, and that it was very time consuming to give individualized, one-on-one feedback. Slido Today we are launching Slido for Education, a package of integrations and features tailored specifically to the needs of lecturers. The aim of Slido for Education is to help lecturers stay connected with their students by powering two-way interactions during their virtual or live classes. We planned to announce our new offering at SXSW EDU this week and we are very sorry that such a great event had to be canceled last minute due to COVID-19.

5 Quiz Tools For The Classroom : Professional Learning Board Online quiz tools help teachers to create customized assessments that are easy to implement and grade. Here are five tools teachers can use to create and administer quizzes. online. Quizlet Create flashcards and study games, and also download printable cards and edit them using this tool. Kahoot

frenchtoday Learning French, like any other new language, implies a lot of memorization, and often, as adults, our memory is not what it used to be. These 12 tips will help you memorize new information longer, and learn French more efficiently. 12. Distance Learning (#Coronavirusgate 2020) - Anti-Social Studies Here are my favorite online teaching resources! Top Three Tips for Distance Learning Simplify.Keep weekly assignments/deadlines fairly regular.Ex: My weekly review packet/quiz is due every Sunday at midnight.Limit textbook reading.If the content can be learned another way, choose that other way.(Ex: My students are watching Crash Course (with questions built in using EdPuzzle) for their basic content and then I’m supplementing with articles, etc.)“Marie Kondo” your course. Take everything out (assume you’re NOT going to cover any of it) and then only bring back in the content/assignments that are necessary for students to complete.Don’t overdo it on technology.If you’re trying new tools, try ONE new tool per week.

Art - Home Learning This was the last photo I took of my students in the art room before our long separation from one another due to COVID-19. It was the day before the Chinese New Year and all of the students wore festive attire to celebrate. As we said goodbye to the students before the week-long holiday break, no one had any idea how different the new year ahead was going to be. Reception 1 learners showing off their stained-glass windows inspired by Frank Llyod Wright. – our last lesson before the school suspension. Since February 3rd, 2020 I have been facilitating Home Learning for the Visual Arts for over 760 Lower Primary students between the ages of 4 and 8 years old. With the virus spreading and more school closures imminent, I want to share some of my experiences providing home learning as a primary year visual arts teacher and by doing so, I might be in some small way, doing my part, helping others navigate this difficult time.

How to Improve Your French with French Movies - Learn French Lots of students seem to believe that watching French movies is a great way to improve their French. It can be, but only if you have the appropriate level of French. You should be ready to "work" with the movie, not just casually watch it with the English subtitles on. Audio Player PZ's Thinking Routines Toolbox Welcome to Project Zero’s Thinking Routines Toolbox. This toolbox highlights Thinking Routines developed across a number of research projects at PZ. A vast array of PZ's work has explored the development of thinking, the concept of thinking dispositions, and the many ways routines can be used to support student learning and thinking across age groups, disciplines, ideals, competencies, and populations. Thinking Routines originated in PZ’s Visible Thinking research initiative. Over the years, researchers enhanced and expanded upon the original routines, and new projects developed new routines.

Hapara Hosted by: Beth Still, Professional Learning Coordinator, HāparaWebinar date: Monday, March 16, 2020Webinar time: 10AM PST Join us for a webinar on how to keep teaching and learning going even when schools are forced to close. Beth will cover ways to create a flexible home learning environment, maintain teacher-student communication and different ways that you can use the Hāpara Instructional Suite for at-home learning. frenchtoday Many beginner and intermediate French students are looking for French movies easy enough to understand. It's quite a challenge, so I asked my students and ex-students to help me put together a list of French films they found easier to understand, and these were the most popular results. Please keep in mind these are not the most famous French movies, nor the classics, but they are listed here because they are somewhat easy to understand for French learners. Understanding movies in French is a BIG challenge, so don’t feel bad if you cannot do it. Just use the subtitles and enjoy the movie :-)

About The National Standards of Practice About the National Standards of Practice (NSOP) High school career academies date back to 1969 and have been a growing presence in the country for the last quarter century, especially in the states that have provided grants for them (i.e., CA, FL, AR) and the many cities and districts that have embraced the approach. There are an estimated 7,000 career academies in operation, enrolling about one million students. Extensive research (MDRC experimental study; Johns Hopkins, UC Berkeley quasi-experimental studies) has shown that their impact has been felt from an academic, economic, workforce development, and social perspective.

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