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Craft Lessons Second Edition: Teaching Writing K-8

Since its publication in 1998 Craft Lessons has become a mainstay of writing teachers, both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons┬Śeach printed on one page┬Śand appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K┬ľ2, 3┬ľ4, and 5┬ľ8. In the decade since Craft Lessons‘ publication the world has changed in many ways, […]

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Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

Employ cognitive theory in the classroom every day Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that’s easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical but impractical theories, failing to make the connection to the classroom. In Small Teaching, James Lang […]

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Here Is A Great Web Tool for Recording Video Lessons

January , 2017┬átheLearnia is a virtual whiteboard that allows you to record video lessons using your voice while interacting with the whiteboard (write, draw, insert images). It even allows you to import your PPT presentation and convert it to a video lesson. theLearnia is free and. above all very simple to use. Here is how […]

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Albert Einstein: Top 56 Inspirational and Educational Lessons that will Awaken: Albert Einstein,Albert Einstein Book, Albert Einstein Lessons, Albert Einstein Facts, Albert Einstein Info

Albert Einstein: Top 56 Inspirational and Educational Lessons that will Awaken You Albert Einstein was a German scientist. He is popular for his theory of relativity. He was a renowned physicist, writer, philosopher and thinker. He is credited with some very important inventions. He successfully applied philosophy to scientific inventions. Many successful people all over […]

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4 Educational Web Tools to Create Interactive Lessons

April 20 , 2016Web technologies provide teachers with limitless possibilities to create challenging and engaging content to use with students in class. There is now a wide variety of easy to use and free web tools teachers can use to enrich their curricula and diversity their teachable content in such a way that attends to […]

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Some of The Best iPad Apps for Creating Educational Animations and Video Lessons

January 30, 2016Below is a chart we have created specifically for teachers keen on using and integrating animations and video materials in their instruction. ┬áThe apps work perfectly on iPad and cover five main categories: apps for creating tutorials and video lessons, apps for creating stop motion videos, apps for creating stop motion videos, apps […]

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Kinesthetically Reinforces Early Literacy Lessons In Tossing Games – Educational Insights Alphabet Bean Bags

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Top TED Ed Lessons for Math Teachers

December 31, 2015TED Ed Lessons is one of the best resources for educational video content to use with your students in class. It features less than ┬á10 minutes lessons created by teachers and animated by professional animators .The goal is to amplify teachers voice and make learning more enjoyable and accessible to students from all […]

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A Great Tool to Remotely Present and Share Lessons with Students

July 22, 2015Splashtop Classroom is a great tool that allows teachers control and share lessons and presentations on their desktop with all students in class. Students will be able to see and follow everything you do on your desktop. With the recent updates, both teachers and students now can use whiteboard tools to add annotations […]

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Lessons from a trash-talking, dumpster-diving professor

Sustainability in higher education targets a distinct version of the triple bottom line; “people, planet and profit” goals must serve the broader educational mission of the school. College and university sustainability programs often link academics, operations, community outreach and research to balance this complex task. At Huston-Tillotson University, a historically black university in Austin, Texas, […]

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Finnish Lessons 2.0: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? (Series on School Reform)

Pasi Sahlberg has thoroughly updated his groundbreaking account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past four decades. In this international bestseller, Sahlberg traces the evolution of Finnish education policies and highlights how they differ from the United States and much of the rest of the world. Featuring substantial additions throughout the […]

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Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? (Series on School Reform) (The Series on School Reform)

”It is now time to break down the ideology of exceptionalism in the United States and other Anglo-American nations, if we are to develop reforms that will truly inspire our teachers to improve learning for all our students — especially those who struggle the most. In that essential quest, Pasi Sahlberg is undoubtedly one of […]

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