Quickwrite Handbook: 100 Mentor Texts

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You will find 100 teacher and student friendly mentor texts in Linda Rief's The Quickwrite Handbook. Sourced from students, teachers, and authors as well as herself, the texts come with suggestions to get students thinking and writing, says consultant Anne Anderson.

San Fran Catholic Schools Criticized Over Handbook Wording

K-12 Schools - Education News

A new contract and handbook language proposed by the Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, which suggests to high school faculty and staff that any homosexual relations or sexual activities while unmarried are “gravely evil,” has come under fire by the LGBT community and their supporters. The group is asking for signatures to be added to their petition in opposition to the handbook wording, which currently has over 6,000 signatures.

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Nine Steps to Solve the School Culture Puzzle

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Book Reviews School Culture Abe Hege Adam Dovico Dave Burgess Consulting handbook Laura Von Staden school culture school leaders stakeholderTeacher leader Laura Von Staden recommends all school administrators, district personnel and school board members read Abe Hege and Adam Dovico’s The Limitless School and use it as a guide to building a strong school culture for learning and growth.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Student Liberation Handbook: Volume I. The Student Liberation Handbook Volume I is almost here! The Learning Revolution Weekly Update January 28th It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. Albert Einstein Welcome to the Learning Revolution. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events from Web 2.0 Labs and its partners.

Helpful Advice for Math & Other Coaches

MiddleWeb

Pia Hansen's Mathematics Coaching Handbook carefully explores the roles played by coaches, then goes on to describe how to approach and work with teachers. Scott Sharp administration coach coaching roles eye on education handbook mathematics Pia M. Middle grades specialist Scott Sharp also finds the appendix's many templates helpful. Book Reviews Coaching Teachers A. Hensen Routledge teachers

How to Get Motivated This Monday Morning

The CoolCatTeacher

Also author of The Successful Teacher’s Handbook , this South Carolina teacher has a message of hope and encouragement from her experience in education that will help all of us get motivated this Monday! Blog: [link] Twitter: @ looneyhiker Book: The Successful Teacher’s Handbook.

4 Ways to Use Improv to Teach

The CoolCatTeacher

Mel Paradis on Episode 553 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mel Paradis, author of Teaching Improv: The Essential Handbook , shares four ways to use Improv to teach in the classroom. Her passion for writing, love of teaching and addiction to improv drove her to write the book Teaching Improv: The Essential Handbook.

Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning

Fractus Learning

In the Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning, a chapter is dedicated to the fundamental hypothesis underlying the research on Mayer’s cognitive theory of multimedia learning.

Hyperdocs & Self-Paced Learning

Catlin Tucker

“Hyperdocs” (interactive Google Doc) is a word coined by Lisa Highfill , Kelly Hilton , and Sarah Landis , who joined forces to write The HyperDoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design Using Google Apps. As I read through their handbook, I began thinking about the value of using hyperdocs not just for stations but for all kinds of lessons to allow my students more opportunities to control the pace of their learning.

Tips for Designing an Online Lesson Using the 5 Es Instructional Model

Catlin Tucker

Lisa Highfill , Kelly Hilton , and Sarah Landis are the authors of The Hyperdoc Handbook and have created a website full of free resources for teachers. Covid 19 has educators and educational institutions worried about and preparing for possible school closures. What happens if students have to stay home for days or even weeks? How can we keep them learning remotely? What strategies and technology tools can teachers leverage to take their traditional classes online?

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

He is currently co-authoring a new ISTE book with Marty Park titled The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders: Fostering Positive Interactions Online. Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Today’s show is sponsored by NetRef.

Assistive Technology in Special Education

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Green's handbook is the resource Carol Willard has long sought. In the 3rd edition of Assistive Technology in Special Education, author Joan Green helps readers navigate the complex topic with a straight forward, organized approach to understanding and effectively implementing AT. Book Reviews Special Needs assistive technology AT Carol Willard communication Joan L. Green learning differences literacy Prufrock Press special education

MakerBot launches 3D printing classroom guide

eSchool News

MakerBot Handbook is intended to help educators and students get started with lesson plans and hands-on 3D design. To fill that gap, MakerBot has published a handbook designed to provide educators with a wide variety of ideas, activities and projects to get started with 3D printing. Next page: What the 3D printing handbook contains for teachers and students. Thousands of educators throughout the U.S.

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Teacher Reboot Camp

The Peeragogy Handbook with founder Howard Rheingold. While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar names, included Piaget, Bandura, Vygotsky, and Gardner. Although understanding these theories is still important, we also need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches, which provide us insight on how technology, social media, and the Internet impact our learning.

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

The Peeragogy Handbook with founder Howard Rheingold. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives.

A Great Resource from Google to Help Teachers Professional Growth

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

December 6, 2015 Google for Education has this excellent free handbook to help teachers and educators with their professional growth. It provides interesting resources and materials designed.read more. professional development

Helping Kids Be Healthy and Whole While Learning from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Roeser) published by Springer Press in 2016 titled “Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research Into Practice.”

Arduino Camp Day 1: The Microbit

Cycles of Learning

Click here to see all modules via our leaderboard, and click here to see the handbook that contains links to all activities. Campers spent day 1 using the Microbit to learn the basics of interfacing physical hardware with coding.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

TinyBop Schools' Interactive Models

SpeechTechie

In teletherapy these would provide for great interactions especially if you are sharing cursor (remote) control Each model comes with a handbook. I have long been a fan of the TinyBop interactive apps for iPad.

Is Your EdTech Enhancing Your School's Mission?

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If your school has a mission and vision, now is the time to scurry to your school website or unearth the handbook they gave you on your first day and see what it is. Got it? Have you ever taken a few steps back and asked yourself how the tech tools you’re using daily at school are helping to further that mission? Honestly. Are the tools you’ve spent money on ones that are going to help you fulfill those goals?

Top 10 Ways to Give Back While at Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Roeser) published by Springer Press in 2016 titled “Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research Into Practice.”

15 Ways to Get More Motivated This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, he is the co-author of The New Science Teacher’s Handbook: What You Didn’t Learn From Student Teaching , and was a featured columnist in English Journal. Mike Roberts on episode 461 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast If you’re struggling and need some encouragement, today’s show is for you. Mike Roberts, author of Chasing Greatness: 26.2 Ways Teaching is Like Running a Marathon , shares fifteen ways to get motivated this week.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

Review the Staff Responsible Use policy in your employee handbook and remember that the policy still applies to working from home. As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences. How can research help everyone who is working to improve education, including teachers, educational leaders, designers, technologists, and policy makers? Learning sciences research investigates the process of learning in realistic settings, which can include schools, museums, after-school programs, home environments, or anywhere people typically learn.

Setting Expectations for Positive Behavior

MiddleWeb

The newly revised and resource-rich PBIS Team Handbook does an excellent job of breaking down what PBIS is, what it means to schools, and how effective it can be when implemented properly. The authors make a convincing case for Tier 1 implementation, says Christina Williams. Book Reviews PBIS behavior Beth Parker Char Ryan Christina Williams data Free Spirit Publishing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports staff buy-in Tier 1

New Research Compendium Addresses Productivity & Transformation When Applying Technology in Learning Math

Digital Promise

Recently, the 60,000-member National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a new “Research Compendium,” a handbook with 38 chapters , each summarizing the best research on an important aspect of teaching and learning mathematics. As my mentor Jim Kaput vividly wrote in a 1992 NCTM research handbook “anyone who presumes to describe the roles of technology in mathematics education faces challenges akin to describing a newly active volcano.”

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Multimedia content personalizes learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

The Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning, (pp. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Josemaría Carazo Abolafia, is an educational researcher and teacher who lives in Spain–and doesn’t own a car! He has a Masters in Ed from Penn State University (any Nittany Lion fans out there?)

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. Lisa describes herself as a thinker, philosopher, debater, and geek.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. Lisa describes herself as a thinker, philosopher, debater, and geek.

Using Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation and PD

MiddleWeb

In Handbook on Teacher Portfolios, longtime education researchers Tucker, Stronge, and Gareis present a comprehensive case for using teacher portfolios for teacher evaluation and professional learning. Highly recommended by writing project director Diana Grady. Book Reviews Teacher Portfolios Christopher R. Gareis Diana Grady evaluation eye on education James H. Stronge Pamela D. Tucker professional development Routledge

Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Contributor to Handbook of Prosocial Education. Jim Bentley on episode 363 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Geo-inquiry helps students learn through geographic based explorations.

5 Reasons to Love Hyperdocs and Digital Lesson Design

EdTechTeam

From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set. Check out the Hyperdoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design using Google Apps by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton and Sarah Landis. Let me count the ways…Valentine’s Day has inspired countless poems throughout the ages. Poetry is a vehicle for creative expression and what better way to celebrate this Valentine’s Day with students but through digital lesson design and Hyperdocs.