Publication: Edutopia

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Chrome Smashing: Creating the Inconceivable

Despite what Apple and Microsoft would like for us to believe, there isn't always "an app for that." Sometimes, it takes multiple tools to complete a process, and this idea becomes abundantly clear when working with mobile devices. As Greg Kulowiec says ... [Published Edutopia - 2 hours ago]
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Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2

Looking for advice on integrating iPads in K-2 classrooms? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.Resources by Topic:If you are teaching with one, a ... [Published Edutopia - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

PBL and STEAM Education: A Natural Fit

Both project-based learning and STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art and math) are growing rapidly in our schools. Some schools are doing STEAM, some are doing PBL, and some are leveraging the strengths of both to do STEAM PBL. With ... [Published Edutopia - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

School-Wide Appreciation: 3 Ways to Say Thank You

Spring is here and teachers, like their students, are feeling the itch of summer. As educators prepare for the final stretch of the school year, it's often too easy to just keep their heads down and race for the finish line. Not so fast -- it's important ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

Photo credit: Thinkstock"Why did I want to be a teacher?" We all face burnout, sometimes on a daily basis, and in my case, especially after fourth period. Most of the time, we can pick ourselves up, brush ourselves off, and go back to the drawing board ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Preparing for Happy Accidents

What do rubber, penicillin, Teflon and Velcro have in common? They were all found by accident. This happens in science all the time -- accidents play a significant role in scientific discoveries. Some believe that nearly a third to half of all inventions ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Every Child Can Win the Memory Game

Photo credit: Caroline O'BrienAs a student, I had great difficulty concentrating during lesson time and consequently didn't retain much knowledge. I was diagnosed with dyslexia and had the symptoms of attention deficit disorder. Academic information just ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher Appreciation: Resources for Parents

In preparation for National Teacher Appreciation Month in May, Edutopia has collected tips and ideas for parents looking for the right way to tell educators, “Thank you.”Resources by Topic:Teachers, principals, coaches, librarians, and other school staff ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary?

"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious." -- John Scully"Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy." -- RumiCan you teach students to be visionary? Can visionary thinking even be taught? Most of ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices

When children are told to "go home and study," many aren't quite sure what this means. "Do I stare at the pages of a textbook? Should I redo old homework problems? Will I remember this new list of vocabulary words if I read them over and over?" Giving ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Improving How We Review Edtech: 3 Case Studies

Recently I evaluated three nonprofit sites that provide evaluations of online game-based skill or fact practice.All three are on the right track, but only one offered the specific educator-directed professional evaluation needed to guide teachers in choosing ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

4 Steps to Better Writers

Photo credit: VeerClarity. It is what we long for when we travel through a student's essay. Yet our struggling writers make us wander through a cluttered maze of thoughts, leading to dead ends.We want an awareness of purpose. We want ideas to progress ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]

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When children are told to "go home and study," many aren't quite sure what this means. "Do I stare at the pages of a textbook? Should I redo old homework problems? Will I remember this new list of vocabulary words if I read them over and over?" Giving students the tools to develop study skills is one step in the right direction
...a written reflection, but because no words or images can fully describe what is it means to be a member of a group, the answer is usually "no," or "yes, but Then, by asking them, "If this is not what entirely represents the group, then what is missing?""
One of the categories of high value is age appropriateness . As they explain, "For each title, we indicate the age for which a title is either appropriate or most relevant." The age-appropriate rating is supported by a link to "What's going on at each age group."
Tell your students, "This is a test. Not a snake. No student has ever died of standardized-test-related causes." Incidentally, positive emotions such as joy and curiosity accelerate comprehension and retention

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Chrome Smashing: Creating the Inconceivable [Published Edutopia - 2 hours ago]
Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2 [Published Edutopia - 5 hours ago]
PBL and STEAM Education: A Natural Fit [Published Edutopia - 8 hours ago]
School-Wide Appreciation: 3 Ways to Say Thank You [Published Edutopia - Apr 22 2014]
10 Steps for Avoiding Teacher Burnout [Published Edutopia - Apr 22 2014]
Preparing for Happy Accidents [Published Edutopia - Apr 21 2014]
Every Child Can Win the Memory Game [Published Edutopia - Apr 21 2014]
Teacher Appreciation: Resources for Parents [Published Edutopia - Apr 21 2014]
Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps... [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary? [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
Improving How We Review Edtech: 3 Case Studies [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
4 Steps to Better Writers [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
To Improve Test Scores: Hit Reset [Published Edutopia - Apr 17 2014]
Common Core, Critical Thinking and Aesop's Fables [Published Edutopia - Apr 17 2014]
It's Time for Social and Emotional Learning for... [Published Edutopia - Apr 17 2014]
Understanding Assessment: Resources for Parents [Published Edutopia - Apr 16 2014]
We Are All Artists [Published Edutopia - Apr 16 2014]
Supporting Student Resilience in the Classroom [Published Edutopia - Apr 16 2014]
Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning [Published Edutopia - Apr 15 2014]
Outdoor Mindfulness Exercises for Earth Day [Published Edutopia - Apr 15 2014]
Beyond the Standardized Test: Aim Higher [Published Edutopia - Apr 15 2014]
Teacher Appreciation: Why We Teach [Published Edutopia - Apr 14 2014]
Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, an... [Published Edutopia - Apr 14 2014]
The Power of Performance Assessments [Published Edutopia - Apr 14 2014]
Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Spoken ... [Published Edutopia - Apr 11 2014]
Academic Integrity: Cheat or Be Cheated? [Published Edutopia - Apr 11 2014]
Do-It-Yourself Virtual Professional Development... [Published Edutopia - Apr 11 2014]
Professional Development: More Than Just a Chec... [Published Edutopia - Apr 11 2014]
Think Back on What Your Own Teachers Gave You [Published Edutopia - Apr 10 2014]
The 5 Critical Categories of Rules [Published Edutopia - Apr 10 2014]
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