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Glenn Hervieux

10 Do's and Don'ts for Effective Vocabulary Instruction l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog - 0 views

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    Dr. Kimberly Tyson shares 10 Do's and Dont's for teachers doing vocabulary instruction. Nice summary. The blog post also connects to other known effective instructional approaches (including Marzano).
Glenn Hervieux

21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog - 1 views

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    "21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary" - vocabulary literacy researcher/writer Kimberly Tyson shares some excellent tools for building vocabulary, which she sees as one of the most important activities teachers should get right. She shares the important role vocabulary plays in the CCSS. See some of her other blog posts.
Glenn Hervieux

The Chromebook is Mightier Than the Sword: History Students Become Heroes - 2 views

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    "History students in the Perris Union High School District can do more than adorn their classroom walls with cool projects and posters. PUHSD students join larger communities of activists, historians, and journalists to make the world a better place." And they did it with Chromebooks!
Glenn Hervieux

After 12 Years of Teaching Writing…an Epiphany! | Catlin Tucker, Honors Engli... - 3 views

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    "I've been teaching students how to write for 12 years, but this week I had a realization that made me question the purpose of writing in school." Catlin Tucker brings up some important points to consider in the writing process and her own process as a teacher.
Glenn Hervieux

Everything that's wrong with traditional grading in one table - 6 views

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    Especially with the CCSS, teachers/admin. need to take a look at how grading reflects assessment practices. What do the grades you give really REFLECT about what students CAN DO and know? The table comes from the work of Tom Guskey, a college professor who has done extensive research and writing on grading. (see http://goo.gl/DAHyH)
Glenn Hervieux

Alice in WonderTech: How Common Core Will Propel Schools into the 21st Century - 1 views

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    An award-winning English teacher and tech. coach/trainer, Alice shows how the CCSS recognizes the importance of technology in the classroom and gives specific ideas for meeting a number of standards. Definitely worth checking out!
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