Launching Writing Workshop: 25 Free #CCSS Lessons with Anchor Charts & Printables

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25 Common Core Lessons to Launch your 2nd Grade Writer''s Workshop Fall is my favorite season for several reasons. I was so excited to attend our grade level meeting yesterday because we had scheduled one of our favorite consultants to come and work with us to plan for writer''s workshop.

How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning! So I decided to put this post together, How to Plan an Awesome Book Study, to help guide you along the way.

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5 Great Tips for Studying Abroad

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Studying abroad is a unique experience that every student should try , as it brings numerous advantages, from mastering languages to improving your personal skills. To help you make the most of the academic experience, we recommend these five tips for studying abroad. Discover the best resources to study abroad. Study in groups. Studying in another country is the perfect opportunity to learn or improve a language.

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Why These Educators Meet Regularly to Align Instruction with Mind, Brain, and Education Research

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toward the end of Writer’s Workshop. MBE is an academic field that brings a transdisciplinary lens to the study of teaching and learning, specifically focused on the intersection of cognitive neuroscience, psychology and education. Nina Radcliffe’s teaching practice was changing.

How to balance work and study as a teacher

eSchool News

CPD opportunities for teachers might include: : Workshops, seminars and conferences. Formal study. Going back to study while teaching can not only be fulfilling, but add sought-after skills and qualifications to your CV. Create a quiet study space. Studying online.

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7 Ways To Sabotage Meetings

The Innovative Educator

When you want to get a project done it is imperative that when working with others you understand what elements lead to a high performing team as well as understand the strategies required to make meetings effective.

The Teacher’s Guide to Professional Book Studies – SULS031

Shake Up Learning

The post The Teacher’s Guide to Professional Book Studies – SULS031 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Book studies can be a great way for teachers to grow, connect, and learn together. Teacher book studies can be impactful. Planning an Effective Book Study.

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College Bound? Made of Compassion and Creativity: Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

Then in college I studied screenwriting and moved to Los Angeles with my best friend to be a screenwriter. So I started doing more–leading workshops, teaching online courses, and creating more resources—and it kind of evolved into my dream job.

Ten Tips: How to Write Your Common App Activities List, Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

Try: Arranged advertising events, organized fundraisers, and gave presentations at school meetings. Each year he helps thousands of students and counselors through his online courses, workshops, articles, products, and books, and works privately with a small number of students. .

How social studies can help young kids make sense of the world

The Hechinger Report

Teachers and administrators get acquainted at a Border Crossers workshop for educators about discussing race and racism in the classroom. Most states either don’t test social studies, or the social studies test doesn’t really count toward adequate yearly progress.”.

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Get inspired by Project Based Learning! 3 Awesome PBL case studies

Neo LMS

The key concept is active learning , which dovetails neatly into today’s topic where I will share with you three incredible Project Based Learning (PBL) case studies, that I hope will inspire you to be more ambitious in designing, developing and implementing PBL in your classroom.

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

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Now in its second year, the four-month accelerator program offers selected companies up to $100,000 from Intel Capital—in exchange for up to six percent of equity—and provides access to GSVlabs , weekly workshops and guidance from self-selected mentors like David Min (VP of Strategic Business Innovation at the Walt Disney Company) or Ronald Chandler (former CIO for the Los Angeles Unified School District).

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. Are you studying the Holocaust? Maybe a published poet could Skype in and lead a workshop.

‘Lesson Study’ Technique: What Teachers Can Learn From One Another

MindShift

She set up workshops and sent them to professional development days. The teachers were learning about inquiry-based teaching at the workshops, but they didn’t know how to actually do it when they got back to their classrooms. And the expert who led the workshop isn’t there to help.

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How Social Studies Can Help Young Kids Make Sense of the World

MindShift

This story about social studies instruction is part of a series about innovative practices in the core subjects in the early grades. Teachers and administrators get acquainted at a Border Crossers workshop for educators about discussing race and racism in the classroom.

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Lesson Study? There’s an App for That

MindShift

Knowing that improving the quality of math discussion in their classrooms won’t be easy, educators are applying the “lesson study” technique to improve their craft. ’ Tom McDougal, Co-Founder Study Lesson Alliance. Tom McDougal/Lesson Study Alliance).

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Give me some credit, please! (Exploring plagiarism through a series of clever case studies by Jen)

NeverEndingSearch

In going through my grad students’ final workshop presentations this semester, I found one just too useful not to share. Designed as a professional development experience for secondary teachers, Jen’s workshop has school-wide value for opening conversations about academic honesty.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

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Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. Because of social networking and the opportunities to connect at conferences and workshops, I''ve made some incredible friends.

I Named My Cat After a Vampire: a post about reading instruction

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Meet Edward and Bella Just Kidding. The three of us quickly discovered how much we all enjoyed the same type of literature (these crazy coincidences kept happening throughout the night - it was destiny for us to meet!). Yep - Riley and I meet Mr. Cullen!

Happy Holidays & a Look Back on the Best of 2012 from @KleinErin at Kleinspiration

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I get so excited connecting with you all though comments, contests, give-aways, conferences, workshops, webinars, Twitter chats, Linky parties, Facebook groups, Pinterest boards, emails, and more. Thank you all for helping to make 2012 very merry!

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Learning Never Stops

A Principal's Reflections

There should always be a long-term plan following any keynote or workshop. For the purposes of this post, let’s put aside more traditional pathways that are either provided to educators or ones that are sought out, such as conferences and workshops.

12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

Neo LMS

Take it easy and slow, and focus on the enthusiasts among the staff complement, and work from there — perhaps by presenting your successes at staff meetings and other workshops to entice further interest.

6 Ways to Improve Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

In many cases, the act of being “developed” comes in a variety of standard types such as workshops, mandated PD days, presentations, conferences, book studies, or keynotes. Through a review of 35 studies, we found seven widely shared features of effective professional development.

Parents Look to Teachers for Help Using Educational Media at Home

Educator Innovator

That’s according to a new survey-based report by Sesame Workshop’s Joan Ganz Cooney Center, which documents parents’ perspectives on their children’s informal use of educational media—including apps, games, websites, and TV shows. Teachers are helping to meet that need.

Expert Mentors: A Professional Development Model for STEM and Maker Education Implementation

User Generated Education

The Learning Policy institute examined rigorous studies that have demonstrated a positive link between teacher professional development, teaching practices, and student outcomes. Implementing Maker, STEM, STEAM Education.

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Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

In their new book, Broader, Bolder, Better , Paul Reville and Elaine Weiss draw on nine years of research and case studies from 12 diverse communities to advocate for more and larger-scale partnerships between communities and schools.

The Neurobiology Behind What Makes Coaching Beneficial for Teachers

Digital Promise

Lecture-based PD workshops may be incompatible with how the brain operates. Teachers in our study told us they were more likely to buy into a PD that empowered them to reflect on their challenges in a way that was relevant to their background, experiences, skills, goals, and classroom context.

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Scientific evidence on how to teach writing is slim

The Hechinger Report

He and his Johns Hopkins colleagues, along with researchers in Belgium and the United Kingdom, found only 14 studies that met their standards. By contrast, he quickly found 69 studies just on teaching reading to high school students. I’d like to see some good studies on dosage.

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Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

The Kids Discover online platform lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners at three different lexiles. How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. Meet the “Educational Engineer”.

Developing a “National Geographic Explorer” Mindset in the Classroom

Digital Promise

I loved my colleagues on my social studies team; we shared resources and supported each other. I would attend a workshop or read an article on a new teaching technique, and I’d be excited about new ideas, but then struggle to find opportunities and resources to implement them.

Benchmark Education Announces K5 English-Spanish Literacy Resources

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Literacy publisher Benchmark Education Company (BEC) introduced Texas Benchmark Workshop and Benchmark Taller in Texas —combined print and digital resources for grades K to 5 in English and Spanish for reading, phonics and word study, and writing.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

No matter the approach, schools often struggle to find the perfect technology that will meet the needs of their students and help them achieve their academic goals. This meant I attended occasional meetings with my regional technology specialist and other regional TTLs. At one of these meetings, myself and 15 TTLs were given a surprise “gift” of an iPod Touch.

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

Have you ever heard a new research study that contradicts the study you learned about just last month? Have you ever read conclusions of a study and after all of the cautions, you have no idea if anything was learned at all? Using real-world case studies across industries (e.g.

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How Teaching Online Can Change Your Life

EdNews Daily

My training and teaching background encompasses after-school programs, church’s institutes, women’s focus studies, women’s empowerment groups, conferences, workshops, seminars, and teaching STEM to kids in an after-school boys and girls club, located in Baltimore.

Saying Yes to Student Ideas and Creativity

Digital Promise

Through field visits to sites like Montpelier and the University of Virginia, students studied what was memorialized and who made the decisions that resulted in those monuments.