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Language Unleashed: The Powerful #Poetry of Multilingual Students http://ow.ly/k6dp302EAkc #edchat #elachat
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Confronting what we don't know sometimes triggers curiosity.
Teaching students how to confront what we don't know can trigger curiosity and lead to new discoveries, according to author Jamie Holmes.
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The traditional way of teaching #math is a product of history, but it's not the only way NPR's Education Team http://ow.ly/9io6302B5AK #edchat #mathchat
When Houman Harouni's students asked why they have to study math, he looked to ancient history for answers.
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ME school tries special #sel class for misbehaving kids - sounds like a good class for all kids MPBNnews http://ow.ly/5vJJ302Az64 #edchat
Figuring out how to deal with “problem children” in the classroom has always been a challenge for teachers and administrators. These students, who often
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"One way to think about puberty is to think of it as a learning spurt for heartfelt goals.It's a particularly opportune time to fall in love with learning itself."
Adolescence could be a time of explosive academic learning if what's taught can be connected to the central preoccupation of young people -- their identities.
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"This was taking concepts we've learned, making them more complex or advanced, and seeing real world application for the math," said one high school junior.
By examining equity issues through a mathematical lens, students are more engaged in learning about math and their communities.
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Lessons learned by @hrheingold after facilitating collaborative #elearning sessions DML Research Hub http://ow.ly/zNDM302BdAL #edtech #edchat
This is a golden age for motivated self-learners, given the availability of open educational resources – from MIT’s OpenCourseWare, Wikipedia, Wikiversity, and YouTube EDU to the Khan Academy and Apple’s iTunes U, together with every possible online communication tool a learner could want – audio, video, forums, blogs, wikis, chat rooms, whiteboards, social bookmarking, mindmapping, and curation services, all free of charge or inexpensive. A popu...
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In one study, the way children perceived "being smart" was not related to how their parents perceived intelligence, but it was related to how their parents reacted toward failure.
When children view their abilities as something they can change over time, they're more apt to deal well with challenges, researchers say. And what parents say can help or hurt.
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Are summer 'camps' the next frontier in preventing #summerslide? Washington Post http://ow.ly/lh0G302ARLi #edchat #equity
Summer classes, poetry, theater, field trips aim to shrink academic and “opportunity” gaps for black, Hispanic students, amid a new push to avoid summer learning loss.
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Kids don't need to learn how to be self-motivated, they need a reason to care, writes Will Richardson http://ow.ly/mXmB302wt6B #edchat
From the “Ways of Thinking About Learning That Drive Me Crazy Dept.” comes this article in the Miami Herald titled “Ways We Can Make Students Interested in…
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An optimistic approach to goals, tempered with a plan to overcome life's obstacles is a winning strategy for success.
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"In the same way that we can teach reading literacy, we can teach social and emotional literacy."
A growing body of research suggests that teaching really young kids how to recognize and express their feelings can help them into their adult lives.
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Technology is revolutionizing the world of education – replacing familiar classroom tools and changing the way we learn. MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions – covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research, education policy and more. The site is curated by Tina Barseghian.