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Sean Nash

Aligning Philosophy and Practice - nashworld - 34 views

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    One of my foundational rules of classroom engagement is simply this: never be the first one to open your mouth and start talking about any topic. Twenty years in the classroom taught me that one. Never assume. Never take prior knowledge for granted. Listen first, then act. Never presume to know what the students in front of you are capable of. They'll show you if you are bold enough to listen.
Deborah Baillesderr

Storynory, Free Audio Stories for Kids - 76 views

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    Free audio stories for kids!
Steve Ransom

ASCD Express 6.26 - Media Use Among U.S. Children: Where Are the Books? - 2 views

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    "white youth consume an average of 8.5 hours of media content and black, Hispanic, and Asian youth each consume about 13 hours...But when asked how much time they spent using computers for schoolwork, the rates ranged from 16 to 20 minutes a day, according to the study."
Steve Ransom

What If We Stopped Teaching Kids What They Cannot Do? | HASTAC - 3 views

  • How do we understand our gifts without the certificate, the diploma?   That's the challenge.  
  • And, sadly, much of our formal education is about standardizing exactly
  • that shift, in teaching that kindergarten child who believes she can do absolutely anything that, no, she's a poor reader, or bad in math, or a poor speller, or a poor artist or has no musical talent (as my husband was once told when he was a child: 
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    Great post by Cathy Davidson: "How do we understand our gifts without the certificate, the diploma?   That's the challenge."
Amy Roediger

THE PLANETESME PLAN - 1 views

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    A good looking blog about kids' books.
Steve Ransom

Joachim de Posada says, Don't eat the marshmallow yet | Video on TED.com - 0 views

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    In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification -- and how it can predict future success.
Steve Ransom

Kideo Player! - 0 views

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    Interface that makes searching/viewing of youtube content safe for kids.
Liane St. Laurent

Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music - 1 views

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    Family Entertainment reviews and ratings for movies, television, video games, music CDs, books, and web sites.Common Sense Media helps parents choose what's best for their kids.
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    Lessons on internet use.
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    Register for a free account and access: Curricula/scope&sequence across grade levels Classroom lessons Parent resources and MORE! This site is all about teaching age appropriate and responsible use.
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