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Jon Tanner

Implementing LD 1422: Proficiency-Based Diplomas | Maine DOE Newsroom - 12 views

    By 2018, all diplomas in Maine will be proficiency-based.
Deborah Baillesderr

Channel One News | Current Events in Context - 51 views

    "Our mission at Channel One News is to encourage students to be informed, digital-savvy global citizens. We are a Peabody and Telly award-winning program broadcast to nearly 5 million young people across the country. Our daily broadcast and supplementary educational materials are aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and designed to help students, teachers and parents interpret the news and spark important conversations."
Deborah Baillesderr

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events - 55 views

    This site presents current events in various reading levels
Brianna Crowley

Should Students be Shamed into Good Behavior? | Education on GOOD - 38 views

    Using a video clip from Brene Brown's interview on Oprah, this teacher and blogger opens up a deep discussion about the use (and abuse?) of shame in the k-12 classroom.
Carl Bogardu

Will 'Samsung School' Classroom Technology Program Spread? - 44 views

    I opened the page and saw the picture of eight students in the traditional arrangement of the classroom, all of them having a computer presenting exactly the same image as the one on the big screen, and the teacher speaking at the front. So I wondered whether the text was word reading...
Don Doehla

For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says - Learning the Language - E... - 16 views

    "nstruction in English and in a child's home language in the preschool and early elementary years leads to the best outcomes for the youngest dual-language learners, both in terms of academic-content achievement and as English-language proficiency, a new research review and policy brief concludes."
Don Doehla

Biliteracy Would Get Federal Boost in Proposed Legislation - Learning the Language - Ed... - 10 views

    Seal of bi-literacy information
Deborah Baillesderr

iPad Archives - TeachThought - 35 views

    Lots of articles
Tim Jefferson

Separating neuromyths from science in education - opinion - 02 September 2013 - New Sci... - 0 views

    "Are you a creative, right-brain type? Do you learn best visually? These are all neuromyths that badly need debunking, says a UK teacher and writer"
Wayne Holly

22 Teachers Caught Being Awesome | - 97 views

    If we're lucky, we all get a few completely amazing teachers throughout our academic careers. Below are a few educators who have been caught being awesome…
Roy Sovis

The Mindset List: 2017 List - 89 views

shared by Roy Sovis on 20 Aug 13 - No Cached
  • As they started to crawl, so did the news across the bottom of the television screen.
  • As their parents held them as infants, they may have wondered whether it was the baby or Windows 95 that had them more excited.
  • Having a chat has seldom involved talking.
  • ...10 more annotations...
  • They could always get rid of their outdated toys on eBay.
  • Their TV screens keep getting smaller as their parents’ screens grow ever larger.
  • Plasma has never been just a bodily fluid.
  • Jurassic Park has always had rides and snack bars, not free-range triceratops and velociraptors.
  • With GPS, they have never needed directions to get someplace, just an address.
  • As they slept safely in their cribs, the Oklahoma City bomber and the Unabomber were doing their deadly work.
  • Their favorite feature films have always been largely, if not totally, computer generated.
  • They have never really needed to go to their friend’s house so they could study together.
  • They have always been able to plug into USB ports
  • Their parents’ car CD player is soooooo ancient and embarrassing.
    Want to feel old? Read this list about the college class of 2017.
Don Doehla

Knowledge in Action: "AP+" Project: Research on a Project-Based Learning Approach to AP... - 25 views

    Knowledge in Action, AP+Project-Research-a #PBL Approach to #AP via @Edutopia #actfl #langchat @ascd @biepbl #pblchat
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