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3 Apps to Help You Randomly Select Students

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If you’ve ever had a student protest that you’ve called on him or her too many times or favor so and so, take yourself entirely out of the equation and blame it on one of these three random name…Continue

The Best of the Week: Volume 15

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There’s never enough time to blog and reblog all of the interesting resources I find during the week, so I decided to start a Best of the Week List where I share all of the education-related blogs,…Continue

Newsela Now Featuring Articles & Sports News for Kids

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Newsela is one of my favorite places to find current events and news for kids. I especially appreciate that every article on Newsela comes in four different…Continue

10 of My Favorite Places That Offer Teacher Discounts

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Has there ever been a time when teachers haven't spent their own money on their classrooms? Probably not, but in an era of slashed budgets, many teachers are reaching even deeper into their own…Continue

 

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3 Apps to Help You Randomly Select Students

If you’ve ever had a student protest that you’ve called on him or her too many times or favor so and so, take yourself entirely out of the equation and blame it on one of these three random name selection apps!Random Student is available for Apple and Android devices. Once you input the student…See More
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Karen Cameron posted a discussion

The Best of the Week: Volume 15

There’s never enough time to blog and reblog all of the interesting resources I find during the week, so I decided to start a Best of the Week List where I share all of the education-related blogs, articles, apps and resources I come across every week. Here's what I found this week: Reading and Language Arts Super Corny Thesaurus Joke My Storybook (nice app to help students create…See More
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Newsela Now Featuring Articles & Sports News for Kids

Newsela is one of my favorite places to find current events and news for kids. I especially appreciate that every article on Newsela comes in four different versions—so if one article is too difficult for students, an easier version of the same article is just a click away.I’ve already written about all of Newsela’s cool features before, but this…See More
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Gennesaret Damaris Ajuka replied to Karen Cameron's discussion The First Letter: A Simple and Effective Parent Engagement Strategy
"This is very invaluable and can really come in handy when dealing with students with artificial learning difficulties."
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10 of My Favorite Places That Offer Teacher Discounts

Has there ever been a time when teachers haven't spent their own money on their classrooms? Probably not, but in an era of slashed budgets, many teachers are reaching even deeper into their own wallets to purchase classroom supplies and teaching materials. To help you save a little dough this year on your classroom and yourself, I’d like to share a list of places offering discounts for educators.10 of Our Favorite Places That Offer Teacher DiscountsRight now, Staples is offering a…See More
Sep 4
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PowToon is Offering Educators $5 Million in Free Accounts

PowToon is probably my favorite digital storytelling application. Everything is as simple as drag and drop and once you’ve completed your animation, you can use PowToon’s easy export system to place your animation on YouTube or download it to your computer.Although I’ve mentioned PowToon before, this morning I received an email…See More
Aug 29
Karen Cameron replied to Karen Cameron's discussion A Simple and Effective Student Engagement Strategy: Praise, Prompt, and Leave
"Oh, I know exactly what you mean. It's really hard to pull yourself away sometimes!"
Aug 20
Julie Hartman replied to Karen Cameron's discussion A Simple and Effective Student Engagement Strategy: Praise, Prompt, and Leave
"That's a simple way to give productive and specific feedback. The moving on part is sometimes hard, but helps you get to see more students! Thanks!"
Aug 20
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A Simple and Effective Student Engagement Strategy: Praise, Prompt, and Leave

A Simple and Effective Student Engagement Strategy: Praise, Prompt, and LeavePosted by Marygrove MAT on Aug 20, 2014 9:54:09 AM All teachers strive to empower students and push them to take ownership of their learning experience, but achieving this can be a challenge,…See More
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Julie Hartman liked Karen Cameron's discussion Burn. Don’t Burn Out: 5 Things I Wish I knew as a First-Year Teacher
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Begin with a Bang: 6 Ways to Make Students Go “Huh?”

Teachers can learn a lot from a well-written headline. Let me give you an example: When I logged onto Facebook this morning, the first post I saw was a link to a Buzzfeed article entitled, “20 Adorable Animal Couples…the Last One Astounded Me!” Did I click on it? You bet I did.Regardless of what you teach, try beginning each lesson like Buzzfeed would—with some sort of provocative, attention-getting statement or activity that will make your students scratch their heads and go, “huh?”  Here are…See More
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Known for excellence in teaching since 1905, Marygrove College has been offering the convenience of online classes and the flexibility of its Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT), online degree programs since 1990. Marygrove's online masters degree programs provide teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The programs are designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs.

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Reflections on Student Engagement: Don’t “Zsa Zsa Gabor” Them

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments

"I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names."

-Zsa Zsa Gabor



A few years ago, my fledgling kid brother walked into his first class at Central Michigan University. It was in one of those stadium-sized lecture halls—you know the kind: a wall of vertical-sliding chalkboards and a…

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5 No-Nonsense, No Fluff Websites &Teacher Apps

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 7:53am 0 Comments



iPhone_With_Aps Apps for your iPhone and/or iPad can make your job a lot easier. We’d like to share what we think are 5 of the best teacher apps out there. These will not only keep you organized, but place helpful resources at your fingertips.



5 No-Nonsense, No Fluff Websites &Teacher Apps…

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Outdoor Schools. Kid-Tested. Walt Whitman Approved.

Posted on August 14, 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Walt Whitman This morning I opened my email and was greeted by a link to an article profiling what is commonly being referred to as an "outdoor school" or “nature preschool.” We usually blog about issues concerning Educational Leadership and…

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Public Speaking, Death and Twitter in the Classroom

Posted on August 8, 2012 at 8:54am 0 Comments

How many times have you said something about public speaking or your reluctance to give speeches and had someone come right back with the threadbare cliché about how “one study” found that “the average person fears public speaking more than death?

Who conducted this study,…

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At 7:24am on June 19, 2013, AMBREEN AMER said…
  • Hi, I am Ambreen Amer I would appreciate if you give some feed back  about the barriers and difficulties faced by some institutions in being able to embed ICT fully. as I am doing a project on it

At 7:57am on June 17, 2013, AizaUmair said…

hi

I am from Pakistan and i need your help regarding ICT

 
 
 

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