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Brendan Murphy

Whiteboarding Mistake Game: A Guide « Physics! Blog! - 10 views

  • your job is to ask questions of the group up front. If you think there is something they need to change about their board, you need to ask them questions to get them to change it.
    • Brendan Murphy
      Don't tell them what is wrong, but rather ask questions until they fix what is wrong.
  • they must walk their peers through their thinking so that their mistake will be highlighted.
  • group always has the option to act as though it were intentional
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  • there is a need for that quiet reflection.
  • Students are delightfully picky about each other’s work
  • Asking questions is tough!
Brendan Murphy

Technology Integration for Elementary Schools | Edutopia - 2 views

  • Digital and video cameras:
    • Brendan Murphy
      Phones and voice recorders on the phones for older students.
  • Maintain the same rigor as in pen-and-paper
  • rubric up fron
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  • Connect
  • let them do it.
  • Curate
  • clear purpose
  • real audience
    • Brendan Murphy
      Hashtag #comment4kids
      Get parents involvement
      Older students
  • valuable tools are theirs
    • Brendan Murphy
    "Put the tools in kids' hands.
    * Interactive whiteboards: They don't call 'em interactive for nothing. When these large-display screens that connect to a computer and a projector arrived at Forest Lake, Williams gave teachers six months to wean themselves from their interaction-less overhead projectors. Students can touch the interactive boards to solve math problems, play games, or write and edit text. When one student is running the board, Williams suggests keeping others engaged using remote clickers, personal dry-erase slates, or manipulatives. (Download this idea guide for interactive whiteboards.) "

Basic Paragraph Construction for ESL Classes and Learners - 5 views

  • studies have shown that students who enjoy a recess of more than 45 minutes consistently score better on tests immediately following the recess period.
  • Clinical analysis further suggests that physical exercise greatly improves the ability to focus on academic materials.
  • physical exercise is just one of the necessary ingredients for improving student scores on standardized tests.
Kathy Benson

The Children's University of Manchester - 7 views

    Lots of resources to use with Elementary age students.
Vicki Davis

Sesame Street aligned with Common Core Standards - 13 views

    Sesame Street has taken more than 1000 videos (all for elementary school) and aligned them with Common Core standards on the sharemylesson website. This is a great account for elementary teachers to follow on the site.
Suzie Nestico

Diigo Education Offerings - SlideShare - 12 views

    Created by Maggie Tsai.  Thorough explanation of the differences between Diigo Educator Accounts and Education domain.  Extensive how-to regarding how to obtain and facilitate either.
edutopia .org

Unlocking Learning Mastery | Edutopia - 8 views

    Gamification is one response. By embedding diverse achievements into activities and assessments, learning progress can be refracted infinitely. These systems would be able to more flexibly respond to unique learner pathways and abilities, and would further serve as encouragement mechanics -- instead of one carrot stick, there are hundreds. And not just carrots, but every fruit and vegetable imaginable.
Fred Delventhal

Storybricks - 11 views

Vicki Davis

KS1: Geography: Around the world teaching resources - TES - 6 views

    For those working with elementary students integrating global competency, these 428 lesson plans and activities are great ways to cover geography and the cultural literacy that is needed by today's students. 
Fred Delventhal

Nature Works Everywhere - 7 views

    Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers, students and families everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature's fantastic factory - videos, interactive games, and interactive lesson plans that align to standards.
Fred Delventhal

History Engine: Tools for Collaborative Education and Research | Home - 5 views

    "The History Engine is an educational tool that gives students the opportunity to learn history by doing the work-researching, writing, and publishing-of a historian. The result is an ever-growing collection of historical articles or "episodes" that paints a wide-ranging portrait of life in the United States throughout its history and that is available to scholars, teachers, and the general public in our online database."

Toni Olivieri-Barton

Math Games for Kids . Cyberchase | PBS KIDS - 7 views

    Quick Fraction Review Game.
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