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Martin Burrett

Book: How to be an Outstanding Primary School Teacher by @HeadTeachDunn - 2 views

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    "With so many expectations, requirements and scrutiny of primary school teachers, it is easy to become formulaic in your practice. This is a shame, as the initial enthusiasm for the job gets waned, and giving young students the opportunity to shine becomes less focused on whole-child development. However, to become an outstanding teacher demands consistency, focus and dedication. Outstanding teachers are always on the lookout for new ideas, but sometimes the tried-and-tested classroom activities and techniques can offer a strong system to help your pupils shine, despite curriculum restraints imposed."
Martin Burrett

Revision: KS2 SATs Revision Apps - 0 views

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    "At the age of 11, in England, pupils sit their SATs papers, assessing their progress mainly in Literacy and Maths (some school also check progression in Science). Although there have been subtle changes to the system over the last few years, many schools, observers, parents and politicians still hold the tests in high esteem, so pressure is placed on pupils to do the best they can."
Walter Antoniotti

Student Personal Finance - 0 views

Students Personal Finance Internet Library has learning materials for students of all ages, parents, and teachers. http://www.textbooksfree.org/Students%20Personal%20Finance%20Internet%20Library.htm

administrator all_teachers edublogger curriculum math elementary edu_newapp middleschool

started by Walter Antoniotti on 18 Jul 17 no follow-up yet
Walter Antoniotti

leaders thoughts on education - 4 views

I collected this one page of ideas over the last 20 years http://www.textbooksfree.org/Leaders%20Educational%20Advise.htm any thoughts

all_teachers bestpractices curriculum elementary middleschool

started by Walter Antoniotti on 23 Mar 16 no follow-up yet
C CC

Feature: How One School Turned Minecraft into STEAM - 11 views

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    A primary school in England used Minecraft for a whole school, cross-curriculum project. Inspiring stuff.
Vicki Davis

Made By Milk | Carton Construction Contest - 3 views

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    Fun! A Milk Carton Construction Contest! This is something you can do with all students (and win $5,000 in the process.) This is a fun one to share with elementary teachers.

    Evergreen Packaging is challenging school age children to become more eco-friendly with their nationwide Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest. For the past 3 semesters, students have been using their creativity to build art creations from recycled school milk cartons based on specific themes. Schools have the chance to win up to $5,000 for their creations.

    The Spring 2014 contest theme is "Stories," and entries are being accepted now until April 16, 2014.
Vicki Davis

Hour of Code | Tynker - 3 views

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    Tynker has many exciting coding games that you can play with students. Start with these for your elementary classrooms.
Vicki Davis

Horace Sense Sheridan WY - YouTube - 0 views

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    Kevin Honeycutt is creating a youtube channel about Geography. Geography teachers might be interested in sharing and following this YouTube channel. Kevin does such a great job on so many things. It is a sock puppet, but you can also use this as a model and have your students do their own sock puppet geography reports in this style. This will protect their privacy and also let them learn about a new location.
Cara Whitehead

Early Elementary Science Curriculum - K-2 Interactive Science Program - 15 views

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    Online, interactive, standards-based science curriculum www.science4us.com
Mark Gillingham

The Great Books Foundation | Book Notes Plus - 5 views

  • Another project for the common folks that Adler shepherded was the formation of the Great Books Foundation.  The purpose of the Foundation was to produce a series of inexpensive paperback books that contained works that Adler thought were important.  Since the sets were inexpensive, everyone in a book group would be able to buy a set, and then get together to discuss the diverse selections therein.

  • Regardless of where you live, there is probably a Great Books Discussion Group nearby.  Here in Baton Rouge, Louisiana there has been a Group for over 40 years, and I have been in it, off and on, for many of those years.  When our son was in elementary school he was in a Junior Great Books Discussion Group for a while, and my wife was the leader.  You will even find Great Books Discussion Groups in prisons.  A friend of mine led a group at a state prison for a time, and said that the discussions were among the best he ever took part in.

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    The Great Books Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization based in Chicago, IL. 
Walter Antoniotti

Educating the Class of 2030 - 11 views

Thirty-five years of teaching mathematics related courses like economics and statistics in HS and college plus years in continuing education administration has led to my GRAND THEORY. Suggestions n...

administrator all_teachers curriculum history edu_trends elementary middleschool

started by Walter Antoniotti on 31 Jul 13 no follow-up yet
Madeline Binder

Free Giveaway: Proven Ways to Fund Your Classroom Science Supplies - 7 views

This book was complied after interviewing teachers, principals, PTA members and nonprofit experts. Most of the events raised between $10,000 to $20,0000. There is also information on grant writin...

administrator all_teachers science grants funding elementary middleschool highschool

started by Madeline Binder on 08 Apr 13 no follow-up yet
Kathy Benson

TES iboard: Interactive activity finder - 0 views

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    Parts of the site require a subscription, but the free parts are valuable none-the-less. The simple non-fiction book are read aloud.
Vicki Davis

Welcome to CK-12 Foundation | CK-12 Foundation - 2 views

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    Free textbooks in a variety of topics on CK-12. This is promoted as "learning made simple." Do students know how to find and download alternate sources of information? Can they find and search for the topics they are currently studying? This is a valuable way to compare and research topics.
Dave Truss

The Use and Abuse of Technology in the Classroom - 27 views

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    Technology abuses and uses... Excellent post!
    ...not enough to USE technology. You must use it well.
Kathy Benson

ePals Global Community - 5 views

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