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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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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Why personalized learning is hard to study

The Christensen Institute

This week saw the release of the third in a series of personalized learning studies conducted by the RAND Foundation. NB: For those familiar with last 2015 RAND report on personalized learning by the same authors, it’s worth noting a crucial distinction: this new study analyzed a group of 32 schools only 16 of which were included in the set of over 60 schools in the 2015 sample, which helps to explain some divergent conclusions drawn between the two.).

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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EdTech at School

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

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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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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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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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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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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Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered Wi-Fi access on school buses for Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. This Google initiative is designed to transform the school bus into an extension of the classroom by providing students with devices to take home as part of a 1:1 program and filtered Wi-Fi on the school bus powered by the Kajeet SmartBus ™. Mobile Broadband Ed Tech Inspiration Bus WiFi SmartBus

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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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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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6 Research-Backed Study Techniques

EmergingEdTech

Study Wisely. Whether you’re a student or an educator, managing your time to study or plan classes can be difficult. Use Techniques that are Proven. Being in academia is no easy task. Developing time. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Where Are the School Librarians? New Study Shows 20 Percent Decline In Past Decade

Edsurge

What we knew from our work since 2018 is that we've been losing school librarians at a pretty alarming rate for a decade,” says Keith Curry Lance, a library statistics and research associate with the RSL Research Group, and co-author of the study.

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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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August book study: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

My co-author, Julie Graber, and I are delighted that we were selected to do a FREE 4-week book study on Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning ! Did I mention that the book study is FREE?! Solution Tree is hosting a series of webinars this summer.

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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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Twenty-six studies point to more play for young children

The Hechinger Report

The report looked at 26 studies of play from 18 countries. The post Twenty-six studies point to more play for young children appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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Study Tips: Teaching Kids to Be Excellent Students

The CoolCatTeacher

” “Study hard.” WHAT study tips actually work? What does it mean to “study?” ” How do you study? In this episode, she shares important study tips for students. Study tips So many times we just tell students, -Study for a test- or -pay attention in class- but we don’t show students what it means to be an excellent student but we don’t tell them how. ” “Study hard.”

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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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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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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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Engaging Literate Minds Book Study Schedule

Reading By Example

As announced previously , we will be reading Engaging Literate Minds: Developing Children’s Social, Emotional, and Intellectual Lives, K–3 for this summer’s book study. For updates on the study, follow this blog or check out the new book study page.

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What Two National Studies Say About Successful Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Empirical studies suggest that instructional coaching can provide a critical form of teacher professional development (PD). Our recommendations based on the national coaching survey findings and the Dynamic Learning Project study aim to cultivate sustainable high-quality coaching.

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#InnovateInsideTheBox Book Study (Starting September 15, 2019)

The Principal of Change

Katie Novak and I are really excited to announce the #InnovateInsideTheBox book study, starting September 15, 2019, over on Facebook. This book study will go over a 4 week period and is an opportunity to not only dig in deeper into the content of the book with Katie and me but will also be a space for people to share ideas and learn from one another as we focus on creating opportunities for purposeful learning for every one of our learners.

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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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7 in 10 Parents Say Children’s Post-Pandemic Social Skills Are at Risk, Per Osmo Study

eSchool News

Palo Alto– According to a new study of 2,000 U.S. The majority of parents (71%) are also worried about potential learning loss that may have resulted by not being in school, and are pursuing a variety of means to keep up their child’s studies at home this summer.

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Summer PD Reading + Book Study #TechWithHeart #edtech

techieMusings

I have a variety of resources available on my website, including book study questions: techiemusings.com/techwithheart.

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If I was teaching Social Studies today…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some folks know that I started my education career as a middle school Social Studies teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. For instance, if I was teaching Social Studies today… My students and I definitely would be tapping into an incredible diversity of online resources. And, if I was stuck for an idea for class, I could access the Social Studies lesson plans at Educade or the 400+ lesson plans at the EDSITEment! Learning and Teaching learning social studies teaching

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying

Kleinspiration

5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you. I am aware that there are tons of tools available for studying; however, I always use the following to determine if a tool is awesome. Quizlet Quizlet states it best, "We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free." What are some of your favorite study tools?

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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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Teachers Learn Just Like Students: A Case Study From Singapore

The Journal

Professional development is out; professional learning is in. In this week’s blog post we visit Singapore schools again. We describe how researchers and experienced teachers, there, scaffold fellow science teachers who are learning inquiry pedagogy through inquiry. In turn, those science teachers will use the same sorts of scaffolds to support their students who are learning science through inquiry

Redefining Rigor for ELA and Social Studies

MiddleWeb

Blackburn and Melissa Miles show how a re-interpretation of "rigor" can boost ELA and social studies engagement and learning in grades K-5. The post Redefining Rigor for ELA and Social Studies first appeared on MiddleWeb. Barbara R.

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