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WWW: Human Rights and Indigenous Language in Iberia (Northern Spain)

Continuing with this month’s theme of human rights and indigenous language, I’d like to turn to an article that came out last month in Aljazeera’s America… 513 more words

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Great New Post from Teach Thought: 64 Essential Apps for Teachers

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From TeachThought:

What exactly makes an app “essential” is open to interpretation. For pure productivity, you could consider the direction of Google Drive, Skype, Zoom Notes, iAnnotate–maybe a gradebook app, Class Dojo, etc. 60 more words

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New MOOCs for Educators


Here are a couple of upcoming MOOCs from MOOC-Ed:
“Fraction Foundations (January 26 – March 22)

This eight-week course will help you teach fractions concepts and skills more effectively by increasing your understanding of students’ thinking and implementing research-based approaches in the classroom. 337 more words

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8 Minutes ~ Strategies for Connection & Student Engagement

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English teacher Brian Sztabnik wrote an Excellent Edutopia piece on ways to engage students at the beginning and end of classes. 119 more words

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Motivation in the Science Classroom

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In this Educational Leadership piece, authors Lee Shumow and Jennifer A. Schmidt write about the importance of making science relevant for students. 162 more words

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Student-Created Bulletin Boards

By Victoria Iceton

Bulletin boards, like anchor charts, may provide an efficient and useful tool for students to quickly refer to important concepts in the classroom. 60 more words

Gr 9-10 Science

Some days teaching are just better than others!

This is a blog that got written, but not posted. This semester I have a different group of kids, and as I read this post, I was reminded of how much fun we had last semester. 986 more words