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What to do with all that graded work: A functional filing system for secondary teachers

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Over time, however, especially after the experience of participating in the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek , my wheels started turning about how I could apply Angela’s strategies to my own secondary classroom. This article is written by Truth for Teachers writer Leah Bouas.

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4 actions to drive an elementary school turnaround

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The opportunity had come up to serve as principal at Lake Park Elementary, a Title 1 school where just one quarter of students were proficient in literacy and the school was on the state’s list of the 300 lowest-performing schools—the need for an elementary school turnaround was clear. My hiring supervisor was quick to point out that I was already doing the same type of work over the past 19 years, primarily at the secondary level. Driving an elementary school turnaround.

It's Elementary When it Comes to #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

Superintendent Scott Rocco provided me with a great opportunity to not only work with teachers in his district, but to also push me outside my comfort zone, which has always been secondary education. Image credit: [link] The other day I had the unique challenge and opportunity of working with elementary teachers in the Spotswood School District. As a practitioner I am always looking to learn how to better assist educators at all grade levels.

Will new standards improve elementary science education?

The Hechinger Report

Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. Most elementary school teachers have little scientific background and many say they feel unprepared to teach the subject well, according to a national survey of science and mathematics education conducted by a North Carolina research firm in 2012. It’s one of three elementary school science curriculums Callahan is helping to pilot now that her district decided to re-commit to elementary science education.

What I Wish I’d Known about Co-Teaching ELs

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Veteran co-teachers may also find helpful tips if they move among elementary and secondary grades. Elements of Co-teaching The Unstoppable EL Teacher co-planning co-teachers elementary language specialist orientation scheduling secondary Tan Huynh Unstoppable EL TeacherLanguage specialist Tan Huynh offers co-teachers an orientation he never had, sharing what being a language specialist looks like at different levels and with various tasks.

Will New Standards Improve Elementary Science Education?

MindShift

Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. Most elementary school teachers have little scientific background and many say they feel unprepared to teach the subject well, according to a national survey of science and mathematics education conducted by a North Carolina research firm in 2012. It’s one of three elementary school science curriculums Callahan is helping to pilot now that her district decided to re-commit to elementary science education.

Planning for Elementary School Closures #CoronaVirus #CoVid19 #RemoteLearning

The Innovative Educator

In the age of technology, planning for secondary students has become a bit easier as many schools already use platforms like Google Classroom, Schoology, or Microsoft Teams. Additionally, childcare is not as a big of a concern for older children, but what about elementary school students? Schools being closed is nothing new. There are spring and winter breaks. There are snow days. There is summer vacation.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

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GeoGuessr- Build critical thinking skills with this map-based game

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Getting the Brain Ready to Learn Math

The CoolCatTeacher

With over 20 years of experience in education, Liesl bridges her knowledge of how the brain best learns with her experience of teaching secondary math to create tangible strategies to support teachers and schools across the globe.

Class Pad: Free digital scratch paper for the math classroom

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6 Ways to Help Kids Learn Real-World Skills

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So we have courses, everything from the elementary level where it really intertwines how financial wellness and social-emotional skills are intertwined. So I touched on it a little bit at the elementary level, but certainly important at all levels.

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Photomath: Scan math problems for immediate step-by-step instructions

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Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

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DOGO News: current events and non-fiction for your classroom

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How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

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Free Download: Learner Profile Survey

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Literature-Map: Help students find new authors to fall in love with

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YouCubed: Think like a Mathematician

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Making & Science with Google

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A conference about what is sacred in education: 5Sigma Edu Con

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Which One Doesn’t Belong? K-12 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

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SAM Labs blocks put students in charge of creative learning

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Starting with Soil: Organic Exploration App

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Mathigon: engage, play, and explore math

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Split your students into teams and send them on an epic math treasure hunt through your school (available in primary and secondary levels) where each of the clues leads them to another. What it is: Today I was working on our inquiry block framework for the 2017/2018 school year and, as often happens with inquiry, fell down a wonderful rabbit hole that led me to this site. Mathigon is a fantastic *newish* math site (it’s still being built and added to) that brings textbooks to life.

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

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Professional Development reinvented! #edchat #coed #C4C15

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DragonBox Math Apps: Teaching students to think like mathematicians

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Swift Playground: Apple’s free app that teaches kids to code!

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My Simple Show: Create your own explainer videos for free!

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What it is: My Simple Show Video Creator lets students easily create professional level “explainer” videos. The finished product looks just like a Common Craft video, so cool! The step-by-step tool helps students think about storyline and the flow of explaining a concept. How to integrate My Simple Show into the classroom: My Simple Show is a fantastic option for digital storytelling. Students begin by choosing to write their own script, or by uploading a Power Point presentation.

How to Assess with Respect with Starr Sackstein

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Using Agency to Empower Students: What is Sacred in Education? #5Sigma

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The Letter Project: Spreading good to girls through handwritten letters

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Building Student Agency: Multiple Intelligence Strengths

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Flipgrid for every classroom

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