Notetaking and Study Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Note-taking and Study Apps. Taking notes from discussions helps greatly in remembering important points raised and in aiding you to study for exams and other assessment activities. There are great notetaking apps and suggestions out there for students.

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Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success

Ask a Tech Teacher

Studying used to mean memorizing–flash cards, rote drills, worksheets, repeat. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributing writers has some great suggestions on the secrets to successful studying. Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success. Study Smarter Not Longer.

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Designing Successful Independent Study

Middle Web

Geraldine Woods offers strategies for teachers to design and implement a self-contained independent study program or to incorporate principles of independent study into an existing unit or class. The post Designing Successful Independent Study first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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5 Websites for 4th Grade Word Study

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to reinforce and teach word study: Grammar games –a collection of easy-to-use games that cover grammar, vocabulary, parts of speech, and more. Click here for more Word Study websites. 4th Grade Word study/Vocabulary

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Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

5 Ways Ed-tech Can Enhance Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Lately, I’ve concentrated on social studies. I chatted with my PLN, browsed forums where I knew efriends hung out, and taught a slew of online grad school classes to teachers who always are willing the discuss their newest favorite social studies tech tool. Like social studies.

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Designing Pathways for Rural Learners Using Micro-credentials: Four Case Studies

Digital Promise

In our latest publication, Micro-credentials for Social Mobility in Rural Postsecondary Communities: A Landscape Report , Digital Promise conducted four in-depth case studies to explore how postsecondary institutions are using micro-credentials to create real-time career pathways for rural learners.

Independent Study for Middle Schoolers

MiddleWeb

Geraldine Woods led independent study at her school for more than 25 years. The post Independent Study for Middle Schoolers first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Opportunities prisoners have to study

Ask a Tech Teacher

She’s written a thoughtful article about the availability of education, books, and learning even for those without access to where you and I typically fulfill our need for knowledge: What opportunities do prisoners have to study? Education is a passion, both teaching and learning.

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Engagement & Edtech in Social Studies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dustin Harnish inspires social studies teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. Let’s engage kids and use edtech in social studies.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Community Service in Social Studies Class

MiddleWeb

The post Community Service in Social Studies Class first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Social Studies community service history Jennifer Ingold social studies student advocacy

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The importance of social studies and information literacy

Dangerously Irrelevant

Law, Policy, and Ethics Leadership and Vision News and Events information literacy policy social studies visionAs someone who grew up in the Washington, D.C. suburbs and whose parents worked for the federal government, today’s events have been… challenging.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Brookings , roughly nine percent of educators consider themselves social studies teachers. More on social studies topics.

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This Social Studies Compendium Is a Keeper

MiddleWeb

The authors of the Social Studies Teacher's Toolbox have constructed a research-based "honest, human guide" to helping students understand and care about what they learn.

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Case Studies Bring Scientific Ideas to Life

MiddleWeb

Discovery Engineering in Biology offers 20 thoughtful case studies, each centering around a different scientific phenomenon or discovery followed by additional activities with an engineering challenge closing out the lesson.

Studying Slavery’s Legacy in Education

techlearning

The Universities Studying Slavery consortium has brought together nearly 100 colleges and universities in the U.S. and internationally, along with a handful of private K-12 schools

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Free Social Studies Resources for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Updated in April, 2022 Social Studies content is in a constant flux because the world is dynamic with important events taking place on a daily basis. Unless social studies content reflects this.read more. Social studies resources teacher websites

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A Social Studies Win: Transmedia Storytelling

MiddleWeb

The post A Social Studies Win: Transmedia Storytelling first appeared on MiddleWeb. Transmedia Storytelling Wide Open Learning history Megan Kelly social studies storytelling transmedia storytelling

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PROOF POINTS: Slightly higher reading scores when students delve into social studies, study finds

The Hechinger Report

A September 2020 study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found that elementary school students who studied more social studies, including geography, history and civics, scored higher on fifth grade reading tests.

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5 digital tools to enhance your social studies instruction

eSchool News

Although I love teaching all subjects, I always choose English/language arts and social studies, in part because I love the challenge of engaging young leaners in these important subjects. Using this digital tool is a great way to deliver an engaging social studies lesson.

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How-to Social Studies: A Book for Right Now

MiddleWeb

The Social Studies Teacher’s Toolbox is THE book that will help teachers develop a rich social studies curriculum founded in research and practical knowledge, writes teacher educator Linda Biondi.

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PROOF POINTS: Black and white teachers from HBCUs are better math instructors, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Black elementary students in North Carolina tended to score higher on annual math tests when they were taught by an HBCU-trained teacher, but not necessarily a Black teacher, according to an unpublished study from a Stanford University graduate student.

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Guest Blog Post: How To Develop Your Study Skills.

EdTech4Beginners

Studying can be difficult without the right guidance. Learning methods to manage your time, condense your study material and optimize how you process information can greatly help with developing your study skillset. For example, a simple brain stimulation trick is to chew gum while you study at home. A good benchmark to stick to is 30 minutes of block study at a time and then taking a short 5 minute break.

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Shmoop- Study Guides and Test Prep Resources for Students

Educators Technology

Shmoop is an educational platform that offers a wide variety of study materials to help students with their learning. These include online courses, video content, study guides, test prep guides,read more. Homework help websites Study guides

Classroom-Ready Word Study Tools

MiddleWeb

Pam Koutrakos offers a goldmine of fresh ideas we can dig into as we launch our word study routines – building our repertoire so we can stay engaged with word learning all year long. Book Reviews Word Study Corwin Literacy grades K-6 Pam Hamilton Pamela Koutrakos word studyBest of all, she shares good ways to assess student progress and keep track of growth.

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Study Tools: Which are the Latest in EdTech Innovation?

Kitaboo on EdTech

However, in the long run, only those study tools with innovative features and capabilities that reduce cognitive overload and facilitate personalized learning will survive the test of time. Here, in this article, we look at some of the latest study tools in EdTech innovation.

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#InnovateInsideTheBox Instagram Book Study! (Starting January 22)

The Principal of Change

I am excited to announce that Katie Novak and I will be starting an Instagram book study on January 22, 2020, on my co-authored book, “ Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset.”

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Guest Post: 4 Proven Tips to Study for GRE

EdTech4Beginners

How long should you study for a Test day? When it comes to GRE, we are going to help you understand how long you should study for it and some tips to excel. Schedule Your Time to Study. It’s enough if you only study for 20 minutes. But if you study for 6 hours every day, then you can do it within a month. How to Study Efficiently? In case you are having trouble studying, you should play some ambient music. It’s an important question.

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4 Keys to Engagement in Social Studies Class

MiddleWeb

Award-winning social studies teacher Ron Litz shares some of the ways he makes student voice a top priority in his history classroom – using teaching strategies that focus on engaging students with the past and allow them to demonstrate their learning in a variety of formats.

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The SLIDE Study: A chat with Deb Kachel (Part 2)

NeverEndingSearch

The study emphasizes a critical equity issue: our most vulnerable students are those most impacted by a declining numbers of school librarians. I recently chatted with project director, Deb Kachel to dig a little deeper into what the study means and her hopes for its impact and use.

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National Lexile Study Shows Accelerated Reading Growth Across Ethnic Groups

eSchool News

Red Bank, NJ, July 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Lexile Study, a respected and recognized independent research analysis conducted by MetaMetrics®, the creators of the Lexile® Framework, was released today by Achieve3000.

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Independent Study Finds that Amplify Science Has Significant Positive Impact on Student Learning

eSchool News

The randomized controlled study focused on physical science for grade 7 and included 28 teachers and more than 1700 students across three districts that served diverse populations.

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How to study at home: Top mental strategies

Brainscape

But now, more than ever before, our homes have become our classrooms, libraries, study dens, and offices, where we are expected to be productive. So how do you study at home? We’re Brainscape We’re the brains, minds, and hearts behind the world’s smartest study app.

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13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Studying is often viewed as a means to an end. We hope these study strategies help learners realize that it is a powerful & empowering tool. The post 13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

How to study for the AP exams more efficiently

Brainscape

The Advanced Placement or AP exams are around the corner so you’ve come here to either have a pressing question answered or to learn how to study for your AP exams more efficiently (or both). Also, make sure you’re taking decent study breaks. Academy Studying AP Exams

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Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

In partnership with the Center for Global Education at Asia Society , the League of Innovative Schools has launched innovation study tours –– a learning opportunity focused on deeper learning and equity.

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HE trends: How do students decide to study?

Neo LMS

Student behavior when choosing the right education provider, study location or program is clearly shifting in today’s digitized age, and schools are modifying their recruitment strategies to meet the student demand in the two-way process of university admission. In order to uncover the trends and attitudes of prospective students during university selection, higher education portal educations.com has conducted a study involving over 32,000 students of 192 different nationalities.

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PROOF POINTS: When women studied with women, they persisted, study finds

The Hechinger Report

As part of an introductory economics class, Swiss students had the option to work in study groups with their peers. That’s what a University of Zurich graduate student found in an experiment conducted in 2018 and 2019 involving more than 600 college students and 150 study groups.

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Keeping Assessment in Social Studies Real

MiddleWeb

Practical, touching and funny, David Sherrin’s Authentic Assessment in Social Studies: A Guide to Keeping It Real offers a multitude of innovative approaches while reminding us that student potential lies at the heart of everything we teachers do, writes Sarah Cooper.

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