3 Ways to use Kami in a Social Studies Classroom


In social studies classrooms around the world, teachers use documents and images as a daily part of their curriculum. Below, we will explore three ways Social Studies teachers can use Kami in their classrooms! Ben Sondgeroth Blog ben Sondgeroth History Kami Social Studies

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Quiet In The Classroom: How To Recognize And Support Introverted Entrepreneurs

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He would rather read, study bugs or work on his computer instead of playing with friends. Advocate Education News Featured Higher Education humanity Secondary Education STEAM Teacher Tips TechnologyWritten by: Robyn D. Shulman.

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


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.

Physics is Taught Badly Because Teachers Struggle with Basic Concepts

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Our study contributes to a broader body of research about the importance of teachers’ knowledge for effective learning. Our study is part of a broader research project that examines how technology can be integrated into effective teaching and learning of physics at secondary schools in Mauritius. We worked with 26 physics teachers from 26 of the country’s secondary schools. The study consisted of a pre-test, three training workshops and a test after the workshops.

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

We got a little integration of social studies there. 03:39 Karen V: What I learned… I was privileged to go back for a second time as a study group leader to Project Zero a couple years after my initial experience there.

Who Will Teach the Children? The 3 Keys to Building Globally Competitive, World Class Schools

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I estimate that I have delivered over 250 workshops to about 50,500 educators. I ask at each workshop, “How many of you were well-prepared to enter the classroom when you graduated from your school of education?” ” Everything else is secondary! By Franklin P. Schargel.

Influential Educator Keynotes Southeast Powerful Practices Event

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for a jam-packed day of workshops with nationally renowned educators. In these workshops, educators, and administrators worked together in focused discussions on topics such as formative assessment, student engagement, personalized learning, and disciplinary literacy. They also shared digital instructional practices in social studies, math, science, and STEM. director of secondary curriculum and instruction, Marietta City Schools, Ga.

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


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.

The 2015 CEA Ken Spencer Award goes to Inquiry Hub

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The Canadian Education Association 's 2015 Ken Spencer Award has awarded Inquiry Hub Secondary School with first place. Inquiry Hub Secondary School – School District No.

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

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A study by Macquarie University in Australia and educational technology company Makers Empire confirms what’s easy for educators to observe — 3D lessons engage students , enabling them to learn advanced concepts and skills. The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments.

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The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers’ Words Matter

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No student (or teacher) leaves their language patterns at the door when they enter a classroom – even classes like math and science, where language is often seen as secondary. For the past decade, as professors who study the role of language and culture in education, we’ve been working to help educators understand these dynamics across all subject areas. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

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A whole city vows to help its young people apply for college

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“The completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid … is strongly associated with post-secondary enrollment,” Yarber read from the proclamation.

How My Struggles as a Student Led to Success for My Reluctant Readers


One of the most impactful activities from my Master’s coursework in secondary English education was a reader biography. I would not be starting the year with a full study of Shakespeare’s “Othello.” Conference and Workshop: NCTE Annual Convention and the ALAN Workshop.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

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On the other hand, one-shot, “drive-by,” or fragmented, “spray-and-pray” workshops lasting 14 hours or less show no statistically significant effect on student learning ( Darling-Hammond, Wei, Andree, Richardson, and Orphanos, 2009 ). Lesson study. In one case study, teachers met regularly to develop video clips of their best teaching practices for the National Board Certification application (Brantlinger et al.,

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How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom

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This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. We got a little integration of social studies there.

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Game On: How Four Community College Professors Spawned the CUNY Games Network


BMCC associate professors of English Joe Bisz and Carlos Fernandez stimulated the formation of CGN when they were awarded a 2007/08 CUNY faculty development grant to study how. Active professionals within this network have put on numerous GBL workshops for interested CUNY faculty members and have developed both board and paper (e.g. As part of their research in the field, Crocco, Offenholley and Hernandez conducted a study on GBL and co-wrote. “A

Storefront Advising Programs Bring Free College Counseling Into Low-Income Communities


Northside High was previously named for Confederate leader Jefferson Davis, and it was once labeled a “ dropout factory ” in a Johns Hopkins University study of institutions with low graduation rates.

Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Best of all writing will be involved for students at both the elementary and secondary level.


What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

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High School social studies teacher. The Center has run a course for undergraduates since 2007 and has since expanded into secondary schools by hosting summer teacher-training workshops and making course materials available online through its Digital Resource Center.

How Training Just for Dads Helps The Whole Family


For instance, compared to parents of the 1960s, today’s mothers and fathers tend to focus more of their time and money on their children, a recent study suggests , adopting what sociologists call an “intensive parenting” style.

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching


Studies show that when black adolescents feel their teachers lack respect for their background, it can harm their academic outcomes. In addition to instructional coaching, Monica supports teachers through workshops, speaking engagements, and blogging for Education Week and Education Post.

The upside, and the downside, of working ‘as fast as you want and as slow as you need’

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A social studies class at Manchester School of Technology Photo: Manchester School of Technology. Related: School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend.

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today!

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with Steve Hargadon || Automata for STEM Workshop No 1 - EU project (follow up from overview of the project) with Joel Josephson - Project partner || Build Your Own Virtual Library Learning Commons: Session 1 of 3 with Anita Brooks Kirkland, Chair | Professor David V.

The five things no one will tell you about why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color

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In addition, I give talks, conduct research and workshops and do consulting related to diversifying the faculty across the nation. “ The reason we don’t have more faculty of color among college faculty is that we don’t want them. We simply don’t want them.”.

Part 2 Starting PBL: 30 Amazing Resources To Help Plant A New PBL Idea

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PBL Social Studies Project Ideas by grade level. PBL Clearing House – This University of Delaware site provides some interesting possibilities for secondary schools and PBL. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

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Luckily for Nyakora — and the patient, Operation’s “Cavity Sam” —the surgery is only a game, part of a stress-management workshop for freshmen and sophomores in a program for underrepresented students here at Minnesota State University, Mankato. To reach the state’s target, another 131,400 Minnesotans — two-thirds of them people of color—must earn a post-secondary credential. “As Students study over lunch at St.

Iron Sharpens Iron


In our own version of an Admin Camp, we tackled multiple topics including supporting Reader's and Writers' Workshop and Reading in the Content Area. We began conversations around guiding principles for elementary instruction and secondary instruction.

7 Questions on Relationships and Lifelong Learning in Education

The Principal of Change

Kids wouldn’t wait for a blogging workshop. Many of our top academic students ( not smartest students, because that is something different ) struggle the first time they find some adversity in their studies. In 2010, I wrote a post on, “ What Makes a Master Teacher.”

Fighting Teacher Stress

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The mounting stress levels have sparked a trend of “resilience” trainings and workshops, which typically include yoga, mindfulness and meditation. The center’s original mandate was to study a range of student mental health and safety issues, such as bullying.

How Performing in Theater Can Help Build Empathy in Students


One of the first exercises Kyle Ware does with teachers in the Kentucky Shakespeare From the Page to the Stage development workshop is to get them on their feet and using the words of Shakespeare in action, in a game called, “Shakespearean Insults and Compliments.”

First MakerBot Innovation Center at a high school opens

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After numerous classroom projects and strong demand from their students, they decided in the spring of 2016 with the support of the school district to massively elevate 3D printing by installing a MakerBot Innovation Center, making MOHS the first secondary school worldwide with such an offering.

Inside the oil industry’s not-so-subtle push into K-12 education

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A 2016 study confirmed that America’s youth receive mixed messages on climate change. Merritt is among 14,000 Oklahoma teachers who have attended workshops on how to use what the board calls its “innovative, one-of-a-kind science and energy curriculum in their classrooms.”

GlobalEd.TV February Webinar - "How Do We Define Competence in Global Education?"

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She has an Masters of Professional Studies in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from the State University of New York at New Paltz. GlobalEd.TV presents: "How Do We Define Competence in Global Education?"

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Electronic Village Online (EVO) has developed as a community of practice that in 2001 facilitated a program of online discussions and workshops that have been held every year since then each January-February. For example, students may present case studies on education systems around the world.

These formerly homeless single moms beat the odds and are now college grads

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Studying at Brown Mackie College, a for-profit school, at the time, she took some of her classes on her phone online, using the Wi-Fi and electrical outlet at a local McDonald’s. “I Nikka Norman, a nursing student at the University of Louisville, helps her daughter, Ariyah, with a snack.

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