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Vicki Davis

Financial Literacy: Make the Money "Real" | Edutopia - 7 views

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    Edutopia piece on financial literacy.
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    This collection gets a few visits. http://www.textbooksfree.org/Students%20Personal%20Finance%20Internet%20Library.htm Suggestions welcome.
Vicki Davis

16 Resources for National Poetry Month | Edutopia - 4 views

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    16 resources for national poetry month
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Unlocking Learning Mastery | Edutopia - 8 views

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    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.
Dean Mantz

How to Use New-Media Tools in Your Classroom | Edutopia - 15 views

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    7 video tips from great educators regarding the use of "New Media" in the classrooms. 
Vicki Davis

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide | Edutopia - 10 views

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    A learning guide for Project Based Learning that you can download and review. A great PD tool for the break.
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How to Engage Underperforming Students | Edutopia - 11 views

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    By focusing tightly on instructional strategies and PD, educators at Cochrane Collegiate Academy saved their school from closure. In just three years, they have doubled student performance, and they continue to reach higher. Read the article. [Interactive Video Player: Look for downloadable PDF worksheets and other resource links to appear under the player as you watch the video.]
Jodie Riek

Teacher Excellence Narrows the Achievement Gap | Edutopia - 4 views

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    By embracing research-backed instructional design, consistent PD, and strong, caring relationships, all boats are rising and teachers have gone from surviving to thriving at this once-failing middle school.
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Improving Executive Function: Teaching Challenges and Opportunities | Edutopia - 8 views

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    Neurologist and educator Judy Willis on the importance of igniting and developing students' executive function -- a part of the brain that controls critical thinking, creativity, and complex decision-making.
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Replicating Success: Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 19 views

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    In this Schools that Work story, we profiled a rural school district in Northwest Georgia using their resources carefully to replicated successful Project-Based Learning. 
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Summer PD: New Teacher Boot Camp Week 3 - Using Storybird | Edutopia - 12 views

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    Part three of our New Teacher Boot Camp: Boot Campers are playing with this powerful drag-and-drop storytelling tool this week.
Dean Mantz

80 Online Tools, References, and Resources | Edutopia Group Discussions by and for Educ... - 18 views

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    Some new and some common education resources.
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How to Manage the "Late to the Game" Parent | Edutopia - 4 views

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    Guest blogger Holden Clemens (pseudonym) describes the frustrations of working with "late to the game" parents and how to better manage parent communications. 
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"0" As a Grade | Edutopia Group Discussions by and for Educators - 3 views

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    Controversial discussion on the merits of a "0" grade.
Jacques Cool

Ten Big Ideas of School Leadership | Edutopia - 16 views

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    From a principal of 30 years...
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    From a principal of 30 years...
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