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Prior knowledge isn’t just what students know about the topic itself; it’s also what they know about how to read a particular type of text, such as understanding the text structure, text features, language structures, and strategies for learning new information. Read more in "Preparing Students to Read" on Learner Log blog. http://bit.ly/1Rnzo5Q
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Do the basic reading and comprehension skills students learn serve them equally well when they read a scientific journal article, mathematical proof, historical primary source document, Shakespearean sonnet, and technical paper? http://bit.ly/1HduzHr
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Applications are now available for the FREE 2015 Summer Teacher Institutes: Primarily Digital: Teaching Media Literacy  to Plugged-In Students sponsored by Annenberg Learner.

This year there are TWO sessions: one for novices with limited experience with blended learning and one for advanced teachers who are already active creators of online content.  Advanced institute participants can apply for one of four $400 merit-based travel scholarships. http://bit.ly/1ERLRKJ
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"It can certainly be hard to help all students see math as interesting and approachable, but if we can shift our students’ perspectives, we can make a big difference." New blog post by Laura Grandau on LearnerLog.org http://bit.ly/1I4qRmc
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Olafur Eliasson (Danish, b.2.5.1967) installed his New York City Waterfalls at four carefully chosen locations along the banks of the East River from June through October 2008. By manipulating the normally flat river into a series of waterfalls that ranged from 90 to 120 feet tall, Eliasson offered his urban audience a new kind of experience of nature. More in Art Through Time, program 11. http://bit.ly/XeEO6s
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Pictures tell a thousand stories. Check out our new resource for middle and high school teachers, Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum, with over 375 rights-cleared photographs to use in your classrooms.  http://bit.ly/1wIwEmC Please tell us what you think in the comments below this post.
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Understand the basics of John Nash's work in the unit on Game Theory in Mathematics Illuminated. Nash provided insights into the complexities of non-zero sum games. He is discussed at 9:30 in the video. http://bit.ly/1HIaCLW
9.2 Origins of Game Theory. Games People Play; Zero-Sum; Minimize the Worst-Case Scenario. GAMES PEOPLE PLAY. Mathematicians attempt to analyze types of interactions by treating them as games in which players use strategies to obtain payoffs. Games like checkers and chess are games of perfect ...
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On May 8, 1945, both Great Britain and the United States celebrated Victory in Europe Day as German troops surrendered across Europe. Learn about the events leading up to V-E Day in A Biography of America, unit 22, "World War II." http://bit.ly/HNnPq9
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Are you going to NCTM in Boston? We are excited to announce that Dr. Pardis Sabeti, geneticist and host of Against All Odds: Inside Statistics, will be at the Annenberg Learner exhibit booth #344 from 10am to 11am Friday, April 17 to talk with teachers. Please join us! http://bit.ly/1H7GY0K
Advance excellent teaching with Annenberg Learner. In the Spotlight for April Annenberg Learner Announcements Pardis Sabeti, Against All Odds Host, to be at NCTM Boston Social: Twitter Chats for Civics and Science Educators Learner Log Blog: Don't Miss Our Latest Posts Professional Development ...
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March is Expanding Girls Horizons in Science & Engineering Month. Take the time to share the accomplishments of women scientists like Dr. Pardis Sabeti with your students and inspire a future in ‪#‎STEM‬ careers. Find links to the work of several outstanding women on our Pinterest page: http://bit.ly/1vY1DBl
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Hi all! Happy New Year! I know it's been a while now since the institute, but wanted to let you know that the full Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum resource is now up on Learner.org and ready for use. And please share the link with others! http://bit.ly/1wIwEmC
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Why is creative play so important to a child's healthy development? Watch The Whole Child: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years, program 11, "Creativity and Play" to find out. http://bit.ly/kZwxQx
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We are a division of the Annenberg Foundation, http://www.annenbergfoundation.org/ a private foundation established in 1989, whose mission is to encourage the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge.  Annenberg Learner focuses on both formal education and informal learning.