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20 teaching ideas for plenaries - Teaching templates - Latest resources - What's new

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Anita Turner

teachithistory.co.uk - Register for our free resources or subscribe for full access Strengths and weaknesses of the League of Nations Inter-War period 20 teaching ideas for plenaries Teaching templates 20 teaching ideas ...

Lesson Plans | The Roosevelts

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EDSITEment

pbs.org - The two Roosevelt presidents expanded the powers of the Executive Branch as few presidents had before them. Their administrations played key roles in the evolution of American's relationship with t...

A Day in the Life of a SAPTTI - Techist: Teaching, Technology, History, & Innovation

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Jeff McClurken

techist.mcclurken.org - I haven’t written much about my new job as Special Assistant to the Provost for Teaching, Technology, and Innovation (SAPTTI), in part because it has kept me quite busy, especially since it is “onl...

Law and Order: French Revolution [The Importance of Using Evidence!]

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Michael Milton

michaelkmilton.com - Over the summer, it occurred to me that History class should be like the hit television show Law and Order. So after noticing that many of my students were not using evidence on a prior assignment ...

Free Technology for Teachers: ReadWorks Offers Reading Comprehension Lessons Aligned to Popular Books

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Michael Zimmer

freetech4teachers.com - ReadWorks Offers Reading Comprehension Lessons Aligned to Popular Books ReadWorks is a helpful service that I have featured a handful of times since its launch. ReadWorks has cataloged hundreds of ...

The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips

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Michael Matera

edutopia.org - Classroom management is a delicate balancing act often learned through experience and trial-and-error experimentation. Whether you're a new or experienced teacher, having strategies for effective c...

World History Teachers Blog: Egypt and Better Learning

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Ken Halla

worldhistoryeducatorsblog.blogspot.com - So one of the things I have learned is that we remember something better if we see an image - or draw it.  So here is an exercise my students carry out on ancient Egypt.  It starts with watching a ...

Current Year

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Kerry Gallagher

mafla.org - Rita A. Oleksak is the Director of Foreign Languages/ELL for the Glastonbury Public Schools. Rita oversees a staff of 60 foreign language teachers and ELL tutors and is responsible for hiring and d...

The Learning Nation: #EDUDO - The New Ed Hashtag -- It's all about what you DO!

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Kerry Gallagher

thelearningnation.blogspot.com - #EDUDO - The New Ed Hashtag -- It's all about what you DO! This morning, Gino Bondi (@gmbondi) and I were sitting at the 21st Century Education conference in Vancouver.  During a bit of down time, ...

- Extensions, Add-Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom

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Hoganson

techlearning.com - cross-posted at msedtechie.blogspot.com Patricia Brown is the Technology Integration Coach at Old Bonhomme Elementary School in Saint Louis, MO, where she implemented the first annual OB Family Tec...

MCCC:: Live Video

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Mr. Christopher Nesi

mc3.edu - Diversity Economic Impact Report Mission and Philosophy MCCC On the Air Speakers Bureau President's Office Board of Trustees News Text Alerts Media Relations Social Media At a Glance Awards and Acc...

Thunderclap: #TIMEapologize or #BoycottTIME

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John Chase

thunderclap.it - "TIME Magazine has a cover story called “Rotten Apples,” in which it falsely asserts (on the cover) that “It’s Nearly Impossible to Fire a Bad Teacher. Some Tech Millionaires May Have Found a Way t...

Enhancing Education with Technology Tickets, Clondalkin - Eventbrite

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Trevor Connolly

eventbrite.com - The purpose of this event is to showcase how technology can empower teachers. You will discover the step by step ICT journey that Coláiste Bríde and other Irish schools have embarked upon to enhanc...

Mr. Gates & Common Core Myths | The Crucial Voice of the People

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John Chase

thecrucialvoice.com - Myth: Common Core was created without involving parents, teachers or state and local governments. In calling this a myth, you are making an assumption that governors and school officials represent ...

Texas moves to veto AP history course

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Ed Darrell

msnbc.com - Texas has moved forward with efforts to veto a new advanced placement history course, following recent moves in other states where groups are also challenging academic curricula. Conservatives have...

Vermont Prepares for Mandatory Personalized Learning Plan for All - Time and Learning - Education Week

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Christina Roy

blogs.edweek.org - Vermont's public school teachers and administrators are spending this year preparing for dramatic changes in teaching and learning that will bring together schools, parents, students and community ...

10 Reasons To Try 20% Time In The Classroom

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Andreas Johansson

edudemic.com - If you haven’t heard of 20% time in the classroom, the premise is simple: Give your students 20% of their class time to learn what they want. Yes, that’s it. Below is a list of the 10 reasons you s...

Playworks Keeps Play In School

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Tim Monreal, M.A.

rschoolgroup.org - “Recess has been disappearing in schools. There’s too much fighting and bullying, too many boxes of band-aids gone through. In order to deal with this problem, about 40% of America’s school distric...

10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom

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AJ Bianco

edudemic.com - Instagram is a hugely popular social network for photo sharing. Though the use of social media in the classroom may have skyrocketed, Twitter and Facebook definitely reign supreme as the key social...

40 students? 50? Teachers share stories of Utah's largest classes

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Ed Darrell

sltrib.com - LIVE CHAT: At 12:15 p.m. Monday, join Utah education experts and Tribune staffers to discuss what it would take to reduce class sizes. The Tribune asked readers last week to help us find the state’...

dy/dan » Blog Archive » Why Students Hate Word Problems

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Joe O'Brien

blog.mrmeyer.com - Mr. Meyer, I must say that you have inspired many math teachers and I am one of them. I love the concept of 3-act math and only wish we had some more examples of you putting it to use in your class...

Places - Week 7 Gallery - National Geographic Photo Contest 2014 - National Geographic

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wdpiper

photography.nationalgeographic.com - Browse our editors' favorite submissions to the photo contest. Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the National Geographic storytelling process. Share photos, go on assignment, and get published...

All about education 10/25/2014 | Musings on education, teaching, lifelong learning and world events

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Dennis Bayeng

pinoyedutreker.wordpress.com - Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students | Edutopia Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Powerful teacher unions make good schools

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Ed Darrell

timpanogos.wordpress.com - From a column by Washington Post writer Matt Miller, “Romney vs. teachers unions:  The inconvenient truth”: That reality is this: The top performing school systems in the world have strong teachers...

A parable, about why education “reform” isn’t working

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Ed Darrell

timpanogos.wordpress.com - I had an appointment this afternoon and a friend (a retired ESL teacher) was my substitute. Here was her posting this evening: “I just had the worst subbing experience ever! I was at a local elemen...

Deming and Peters, and teacher evaluations

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Ed Darrell

timpanogos.wordpress.com - Before I was a teacher, I led a tough band of people at the Department of Education, and I plied corporate America (among other jobs).  I spent a couple of years in American Airlines‘s corporate ch...

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I teach High School Social Studies in Western New York. History nerd and tech geek. This is me, not my employer.