Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

3) It is common knowledge among secondary English teachers that many students don't read assigned texts, often relying on SparkNotes to successfully complete assignments and prepare for assessments. When asked, students often cite busy schedules or refer to the texts as boring. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8. Driving Question: How do teachers improve effectiveness by providing choice in high school literature classes? ".

Check123: Video Encyclopedia

iLearn Technology

Check123 is a great one to keep bookmarked on classroom and library computers for quick reference. What it is: Check 123 is a new video encyclopedia site for kids. All videos are validated and ranked by Check123 professionals, are 1-3 minutes in length, and a curated on just about any subject you can think of.

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Bibliographies and Citations made easy with EasyBib Add-on in Google Docs.

Inquire and Inspire

I''ve gone through years of post-secondary education and tons of classes and professors who grilled me top to bottom about my citations and not doing them correctly. add-on add-ons APA bibliographies bibliography citations cite college commenting google apps google docs MLA post-secondary references students table of contents united states university I wonder if the days of teaching our students about proper MLA or APA citations for bibliographies are gone?

High School and College Students Get Rare Opportunity to Help Change the World Of Education

EdNews Daily

They can then create small articles (we call them “nodes”) of no more than 150 words each, place them in context (through the selection of parent-node(s)) and optionally select an image, date, location(s) on a map, and external references. Diversity Education News Featured Higher Education News Secondary Education Technology

How to Parent Teens in a High-Tech World Without Losing Your Mind

EdNews Daily

Create rules, write them down and refer to them as friendly reminders when your child forgets (or says s/he forgot-that will happen often). Education News Featured Higher Education Secondary Education TechnologyRobyn D. Shulman, Author. My daughter turned 14 in November. As I reflect back on her childhood, I tend to do what many parents do: compare her life now to how my life was as a teenager then -my then seems like a different planet.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations.

Making & Science with Google

iLearn Technology

Tips : While the activities reference the Science Journal app for data collection, if you have access to other types of devices you can still use these activities! What it is: Making & Science is an initiative by Google aimed at showing students that anyone can be a maker or a scientist. Using the featured Science Journal app (Android and Chromebook only), students can measure light, sound, and more.

How to Have Deeper Learning and Better Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Professor Jal Mehta from the Harvard University School of Education has co-written an award-winning book “ In Search of Deeper Learning ” and reflects on how deeper learning can happen at the secondary level.

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Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

The CoolCatTeacher

is an Educational Specialist at a secondary school in a school district located in North San Diego County. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Creating Digital Notebooks with Google Slides

Catlin Tucker

” This makes it quick and easy for you to jump into and out of individual student’s digital notebooks to check their progress, provide feedback, or reference when conferencing with your students. Add to and reference their work from any device. If you are working with secondary students and want them to use Blogger or Google Sites to create their digital notebooks, check out this blog !

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Blending with the Station Rotation Model

A Principal's Reflections

With station rotation or centers as it is often referred to at the elementary level, the overreaching goal is to use valuable class time more effectively. Blended learning is something that is near and dear to my heart.

eSports: The Growing Extra-Curricular Activity NOW!

The CoolCatTeacher

The Kansas Health Foundation named her a Civic Health Hero, and the Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals named her the 2018 Principal of the Year.

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

has 25 years in education as teacher, instructional coach, elementary/secondary principal and K-12 district administrator. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Connie Hamilton on Episode 495 To create a classroom culture of inquiry, we can follow these five techniques. Connie Hamilton, author of Hacking Questions: 11 Answers That Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom.

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Save Time with The 5 Minute Lesson Plan with Ross McGill

The CoolCatTeacher

A former deputy headteacher, he has been teaching for 27 years working in some of the most challenging secondary schools in London. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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5 Ways to Find Project Based Learning Ideas

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Jennifer Pieratt, author of “Keep it Real with PBL” for both elementary and secondary students, shares how she finds many of the project ideas that she creates and shares at crafted curriculum.

How to Know You Make a Difference #LoveTeaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Christie Thompson – Bio as Submitted Christie Thompson, School Counselor A native Arkansan, I relocated to Sherman, Texas, to begin my 20-year teaching career and was awarded New Secondary Teacher of the Year for the district.

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Improve Student Behavior Now!

The CoolCatTeacher

This school year will mark ten years of teaching secondary ed ELA. She also published her first ebook Finally Some Answers: 50 Classroom Solutions for the Secondary Ed Teacher in 2016. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Both Humans and Technology Are Noisy: How Do We Move Forward?

Digital Promise

If the immediate necessity is to develop a product or application that is effective, developing insights into the fundamental nature and complexities of human behavior is a secondary concern. References: Lane, Norman E. Over the years, I’ve been involved in developing research programs and projects in education technology, games, and virtual reality.

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

The CoolCatTeacher

Urkund only partners with secondary districts and post-secondary education institutions. Urkund’s strict adherence to their business model of selling directly to a school district or post-secondary education institution reinforces the dedication to the partnership between educational organizations and Urkund which improves plagiarism prevention.

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10 Ways to Move Forward: Learning Gaps and Post Pandemic Learning [Free Webinar]

The CoolCatTeacher

in Secondary Education from Ball State University. The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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3 Ways to Stress Less in Today’s Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Alexander is lifetime certified in Louisiana in Secondary English Education, as a Reading Specialist, as a School Librarian, as an Educational Technology Facilitator, as an Educational Technology Leader and in Educational Leadership 1.

6 Ways to Help Kids Learn Real-World Skills

The CoolCatTeacher

And then at the high school level, we have entire financial literacy suites building from the very basics to getting a little bit more into, if you are going on to secondary education, what does that look like. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Ways to Battle Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

She consults with school districts and post-secondary institutions around the country in the effective use of technology to support great teaching, conducts workshops, and presents and keynotes nationally. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tired teachers need strategies to stay refreshed and feel good.

MasterMind Educator Groups: Build Safe Spaces for Innovation

The CoolCatTeacher

A middle school English teacher for 22 years, Rebecca is now a teacher on special assignment specializing in secondary teacher development for Burbank Unified School District in California. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Rebecca Mieliwocki on episode 366 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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How We Disenfranchise Students of Color

The CoolCatTeacher

corridor as an ELA Instructional Coach, Language Arts Department Chair, Secondary Language Arts teacher, professor and compliance specialist. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Self-examination and reflection are important parts of improving our teaching practice.

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More COVID Funding for Schools and Districts with CRRSA

MIND Research Institute

K-12 funding has been made available in two different venues: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and. ESSER and GEER under the CARES Act are referred to as ESSER II and GEER II under CRRSA.

Does 2020 present a crucible moment for K–12 education? The answer may surprise you.

The Christensen Institute

The preceding decade’s Cold War anxieties along with rising prosperity had already created increased demand for more academically challenging secondary schooling and higher education. In moments that require radical adaptation, it’s tempting to see crisis as an inevitable harbinger of change.

The Thank You Project #MondayMotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

She was nominated by a colleague for the Teachers that Rock – Class of 2018, and by her principal and supervisor for the 2017 New Jersey Exemplary Secondary Educator award. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Morgan Toal shares on episode 356 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Building a culture of academic integrity in a remote learning environment

Neo LMS

However, educators have many solutions can do to overcome these hurdles: Teaching the key values of integrity and referring to them throughout the year, especially during/around the assessment period. If you’re worried about academic integrity while teaching remotely, you’re not alone.

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EdSurge Reporter Wins Top Prize for Story About Preschool Helping Kids Impacted By Opioid Crisis

Edsurge

A caseworker for the local children’s services agency referred the child to the school, known as a therapeutic interagency preschool (TIP).

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

in Secondary Education from Ball State University. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Our Research Shows Educators Are Experiencing Trauma During the Pandemic. Here’s How We Can Reduce the Burden.

Edsurge

Since the onset of the pandemic nearly a year ago, educators have been tasked with addressing new, multi-layered challenges due to the primary and secondary trauma associated with COVID-19.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Teen Dating Abuse

The CoolCatTeacher

This resulted in damaging personal struggles and secondary consequences, and even forced her to become homeless and a college drop out. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Ashley Bendiksen on episode 534 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter One in four teens will experience teen dating abuse.

How and Why to Build Powerful Relationships with Students

The CoolCatTeacher

As an expert and motivator, he has been invited to be a featured speaker at conferences such as the National PTA, The National Association of Secondary School Principals, ASCD and many state, regional and local events. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

CUE

Ensure all pupils have access to computer science from K-post secondary education. The bill supports President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative, which provides Federal funding for the next three years for states to increase access to computer science education in elementary and secondary education classrooms. Present computer science at the secondary school level in a way that can fulfill a computer science, math, or science graduation credit. CUE Advocacy Update.