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Josh Flores

Mobile Devices as Essential Tools - 72 views

  • students, each with a smartphone, take pictures of what they think are complementary angles outside of the classroom. The next day, the students discuss them in class.
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    Why spend money on technology when students are bringing it with them to school everyday? Yet, we demand they keep it hidden and put away!
Elsa Ouvrard-Prettol

MDE - School Librarians - 53 views

    • Elsa Ouvrard-Prettol
       
      Good document for criteria to assess school libraries.
mrscarrion

Free Handwriting Fonts for Teachers - Download Free Print and Cursive Handwriting Fonts... - 92 views

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    Free Fonts for Teachers
Jonathan Wylie

Mr. Wylie's Educational Games: Online Fun For All - 122 views

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    A collection of some of the web's best educational games all in one place. For teachers, students and parents.
Deborah van Doren

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Techn... - 10 views

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    Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms
    Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education
    Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers
    Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together
    Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums
    Arthur Benjamin's formula for changing math education
    Bill Gates on mosquitos, malaria and education
    Let's use video to reinvent education: Salman Khan
M Holthouse

eGFI - For Teachers » Lesson: Concrete for Kids - 36 views

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    hands-on project for experimenting with concrete
Cathy Yungmann

The Arab World's Youth Army - By Ellen Knickmeyer | Foreign Policy - 16 views

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    Foreign Policy - Meet the chronically unemployed twenty-somethings fueling social and political upheaval across the Middle East.
iokera …

How to Develop Positive Classroom Management | Edutopia - 86 views

  • nly by building positive relationships within the school
  • while 80 percent said that classroom-management training, conflict resolution, guidance counseling, and mediation are effective for improving discipline.
  • Agree on Classroom Rules at the Beginning of the Year
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  • engaging students actively in the process of determining a set of class rules
  • "What do you want to get out of class today?"
  • "Have each kid give a short answer. It's a way to communicate with them.
  • Be Consistent About Expectations
  • school staff should work together as much as possible to foster consistency in expectations, and discipline methods, throughout the school
  • Reinforce Appropriate Behavior
  • "It's not about 'Gotcha
  • correcting students is the weakest way of teaching rules
  • Maintain Student Dignity
  • "A school in which students and teachers don't feel safe creates a fearful environment
  • Be Neutral, Not Accusatory
  • ask what happened, opening the way for students to tell their story.
  • Look for the Cause
  • Establish a Fairness Committe
  • teachers let them tell their side of the story to the committee and, hopefully, make amends
  • "What happened?" and "Who else has been affected?" to "What do you need to do now to repair the harm?"
Gerald Carey

Interactivate: Pythagorean Explorer - 131 views

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    Can't get the link to work. Is it me or the link? Sure looks like an interesting site.
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    Just tried it again and it works for me in Firefox (haven't tried it in Explorer)
    Not sure if it uses Flash or Shockwave or even Java but make sure these are up to date.
Amy Burns

ALA | AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning - 90 views

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    This looks like a great list of websites for teaching and learning, organized into Organizing and Managing, Content Collaboration, Curriculum Sharing, Media Sharing, Virtual Environments, and Social Networking and Communication.
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