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Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas

Research suggests that metacognition is key to higher student achievement, but studies of classroom practice indicate that few students are taught to use metacognition and the supporting cognitive strategies that make learning easier. You can teach metacognition to your students, so why wouldn’t you? This book shows you how. Metacognition is a tool that helps […]

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Craft Moves: Lesson Sets for Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts

Foreword by Lester Laminack How do you choose mentor texts for your students? How do you mine them for the craft lessons you want your students to learn? In Craft Moves, Stacey Shubitz, cofounder of the Two Writing Teachers website, does the heavy lifting for you: using twenty recently published picture books, she creates more […]

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5 Good Lesson Planning Tools for Teachers

In yesterday’s post we reviewed web tools that you can use to create interactive lessons, lessons that integrate a wide variety of multimedia materials. In today’s post, we are sharing with you another collection of web tools in the same direction. These are tools to help you with  your lesson planning. Besides allowing you to design engaging […]

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3 Important Tips to Boost Students Confidence (TED Ed Lesson)

May 16, 2016In a previous post we published here in EdTech and mLearning, we talked about Chrome Lab’s  9 character strengths that characterize successful students (namely: grit, gratitude, purpose, self-control, social/emotional intelligence, curiosity, zest, mindset, and optimism).Along similar lines, we are sharing with you another important character or, let’s call it a macro-character as it […]

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3 Awesome Google Drive Templates for Creating Lesson Plans

May 5, 2016The new Google Drive Template Galleries for Docs, Sheets, and Slides embeds some really interesting templates to use for a variety of educational purposes.There are templates for creating resumes;  templates for writing letters, essays, book reports, and class notes. There are also work-related templates for creating things such as brochures, project proposals, newsletters […]

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Some Great Lesson Plan Tools for Teachers

August 5, 2015Preparing your curriculum materials for next semester? Updating what you already have? Revising lesson plans from someone else to fit your class? Here are some tools that may help in this process. COLOURlovers : Pick a tasteful color palette here to give your materials a creative polish. Find images, videos, audio, docs, and […]

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Some Excellent Lesson Plan Templates for Teachers

June 10, 2015 A lesson plan is teachers’ roadmap to designing and delivering pedagogically successful lessons. Effective lesson planning also helps teachers make sure they meet their teaching goals while boosting students learning. To help you make the best of your lesson planning practice, we are introducing you to some very good resources where you […]

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An Excellent Lesson On How Students Can Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling

May 1, 2015 Some great news today! iPad Monthly is finally out today and we are sharing with you one excellent lesson it covered in its first edition. iPad Monthly is “a professional development subscription-based newsletter for teachers using iPads in the classroom”. iPad monthly is authored by created by Apple Distinguished Educator and inspiring […]

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