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Tips for Creating Must-Do/May-Do Tasks

A Principal's Reflections

A s readers of my blog know, I am incredibly passionate about pedagogically-sound personalized learning. Who wouldn’t be excited about implementing strategies that support ALL learners getting what they need when and where they need it to succeed? What is even more intriguing is that there is no one best way to personalize, something I wrote extensively about in Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms and this recent blog post.

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These Amazing Kids Toys Are on Sale- Grab Them

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Kids toys are the topic of our blog post today! I can already feel the excitement in the air—Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days are just around the corner, and let me tell you, there are some fantastic deals waiting for us. But here’s the thing, we’ve all been down that rabbit hole of endless scrolling and still not finding what we need, right?

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Helping Kids Cope with the Incomprehensible

MiddleWeb

There's no right answer to how to help kids come through a shooter drill feeling happy, safe and confident because it’s impossible, writes teacher Dina Strasser. But she believes some of the answer is to guide them in using their own ways of making sense out of the incomprehensible. The post Helping Kids Cope with the Incomprehensible first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Best Fisher-Price and Thomas & Friends Toys for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Fisher-Price and Thomas & Friends toys for kids are the topic of our blog post today! I can already feel the excitement in the air—Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days are just around the corner, and let me tell you, there are some fantastic deals waiting for us. But here’s the thing, we’ve all been down that rabbit hole of endless scrolling and still not finding what we need, right?

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Breaking Down Barriers: How to Make Math Accessible for All Students

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Lydia Gonzalez, author of “Bad at Math: Dismantling Harmful Beliefs That Hinder Equitable Mathematics Education,” talks about the societal norms that make it acceptable to be “bad at math” and how these beliefs can be detrimental to learning. Dr.

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15 Educational Kids Shows Streaming on Amazon Prime

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Streaming platforms have become the modern-day treasure troves of educational content, a fact that I don’t think we celebrate enough. Sure, they’re teeming with binge-worthy shows and movies , but did you know they’re also stacked with an impressive array of educational shows for kids? If you’re a parent, teacher, or educator like me, you know how vital it is to fuse education with entertainment for effective learning.

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