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Lit C.I.R.C.L.E. - 0 views

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Scott Nancarrow

How Teachers Can Support PBL at Home | Edutopia - 0 views

  • First, assure parents that they are not expected to be teachers.
  • let parents and caregivers know what you’ll be doing to support students’ work on projects, make sure they know how to communicate with you, and let them off the hook for as much as you can
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Revising Your Teaching Philosophy for Distance Learning | Edutopia - 0 views

  • As you revise your teaching philosophy, you might ask yourself the following questions, which are outlined below using the mnemonic CRISIS: Capability: What are the capabilities of your learning platform, yourself, and students? Reliability: Are your plans and software reliable?  Inability: What are you not able to do in this situation? Suitability: Are your plans suitable for the current situation?  Ingenuity: How can you be ingenious and still hold true to your philosophy? Sustainability: Is what you’re doing sustainable in the long term?
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Updated ADHD guideline addresses evaluation, diagnosis, treatment from ages 4-18 | Amer... - 1 views

  • The DSM-5 criteria are similar to the 2011 guidelines with two exceptions. Fewer problem behaviors are required for those 17 years or older, and there must be evidence that symptoms began before age 12 years instead of before age 7.
  • The guidelines also emphasize ruling out other causes of ADHD-like symptoms and identifying comorbid conditions.
  • The stimulant medications methylphenidate and amphetamines in their various forms generally are the initial treatments.
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  • Behavior therapy is recommended as the first-line treatment for preschoolers.
  • the guidelines describe behavior management for preschoolers with ADHD as parent training in behavior management.
  • teacher training in behavior management for high school students with ADHD.
  • An updated process of care algorithm includes additional assessment tools with rating scales for anxiety, depression, substance abuse and trauma.
  • The guidelines and algorithm continue to emphasize the importance of considering ADHD as a chronic illness for which there are effective symptomatic treatments but no cure. Some individuals, however, attain the ability to compensate adequately as they mature.
  • the applicable age for diagnosis and treatment, which had been from 6-12 years of age, was broadened to include preschoolers (4- to 6-year-olds) and adolescents up to age 18 years.
    As of the 19-20 school, new pediatric med. guidelines re: ADHD
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Classcraft - Coronavirus - Motivate your students, no matter where they are - 0 views

    On the off chance that schools cannot meet in person in the fall, this might be a really great time to dig into a full-on, gamification-theory-guided curricular overhaul! Several consortium science teachers nearby have been using Classcraft recently as a way to gamify their chem/bio/anatomy curricula, and kids I've spoken with say that it's pretty well done. Definitely an upfront labor-intensive project, but could be a great way to structure long-term remote learning...
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Contents | Coronavirus Tech Handbook - 0 views

    UC library and ed departments are hyping this
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During Coronavirus, a Teacher Describes the Scramble to Go Digital | Edutopia - 0 views

  • Quizzes and tests that can be gamed by googling the answers are out; reflections and open-book writing tasks are in
  • reading, writing, and discussing—all of which can be done in an online learning environment.
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