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Should I Download That App? A Ten-Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time

By Kerry Gallagher and Ross Cooper Apr 21, 2016

Many educators are playing the student engagement game. They wonder, “How can I get my students excited to learn? How can I ensure they will not get distracted easily?” Since tablets,…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 22, 2016 at 3:34pm

Workshops artfully joined words and pictures

Workshops artfully joined words and pictures

 

By L.L. Angell, The Newsweekly

Everyone loves the comics. But today, they range far beyond "Family Circus" in the morning paper and perennial favorites like Marvel's Iron Man, the Hulk and The Avengers.

The new world of…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 13, 2016 at 4:06pm

Meeting challenges of teaching adolescents

Meeting challenges of teaching adolescents

BY RACHEL NOBEL | APRIL 7, 2016 NEW YORK TEACHER ISSUE

 

“We are like the Rodney Dangerfield of the school system,” joked Richard Mantell, the UFT’s vice president for middle schools, as he opened the UFT’s third annual Middle School Conference on Saturday, March 19. “We…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 31, 2016 at 11:19am

10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom

10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom

By Erin Klein Mar 1, 2016

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” - Ann Landers…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 29, 2016 at 8:05am

National Education Conferences

2016 NAEA National Convention —Chicago, IL2016/03/17

2016/03/192016 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition —San Francisco, CA2016/04/132016/04/1664th

Annual NSTA National Conference —Nashville, TN2016/03/312016/04/03

AACTE 68th Annual Meeting —Las Vegas, NV2016/02/232016/02/25

ASCD 71st Annual Conference & Exhibit ShowAtlanta, GA2016/04/022016/04/04

CAMEX 2016 —Houston, TX2016/03/042016/03/08

CEC 2016 Annual Convention & Expo —St. Louis,…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on March 5, 2016 at 9:18am

 

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Should I Download That App? A Ten-Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time

By Kerry Gallagher and Ross Cooper Apr 21, 2016Many educators are playing the student engagement game. They wonder, “How can I get my students excited to learn? How can I ensure they will not get distracted easily?” Since tablets, Chromebooks, and smartphones have become commonplace in classrooms, the easy answer is to find a new shiny tech tool.Let’s be honest—flashy,…See More
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Workshops artfully joined words and pictures

Workshops artfully joined words and pictures By L.L. Angell, The NewsweeklyEveryone loves the comics. But today, they range far beyond "Family Circus" in the morning paper and perennial favorites like Marvel's Iron Man, the Hulk and The Avengers.The new world of comics is intelligent, provocative and comes in many forms. From one-panel cartoons to serialized comic strips to long graphic novels that combine text with illustrations, the comics are alive and well — and full of surprises.That's…See More
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Meeting challenges of teaching adolescents

Meeting challenges of teaching adolescentsBY RACHEL NOBEL | APRIL 7, 2016 NEW YORK TEACHER ISSUE “We are like the Rodney Dangerfield of the school system,” joked Richard Mantell, the UFT’s vice president for middle schools, as he opened the UFT’s third annual Middle School Conference on Saturday, March 19. “We get absolutely no respect.”UFT Vice President for Middle Schools Richard Mantell (left) presents Senator Chuck Schumer with a UFT Middle Schools jacket.But that was not the case for the…See More
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10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom

10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your ClassroomBy Erin Klein Mar 1, 2016“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” - Ann LandersAs adults, we make choices daily. We choose where we eat, where we sit at the table, what we order, how much we eat, what we watch or don’t watch on television, what time we go to bed, and more. As…See More
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Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

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The fun project turning school kids into filmmakers

The fun project turning school kids into filmmakers by Brett Henebery10 Feb 2016The ‘maker’ movement has taken many forms over the years, but one project is taking it a step further, allowing school kids to be filmmakers.Glen Carter, principal of Miranda Public School, has been inspiring his students in a very different way – though a project called…See More
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How to Provide Kids With Screen Time That Supports Learning

How to Provide Kids With Screen Time That Supports LearningBy Deborah Farmer KrisNOVEMBER 11, 2015The digital landscape of American childhood is in flux, according to surveys: Most children under the…See More
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Martin Scorsese and The Importance of Visual Literacy

Martin Scorsese and The Importance of Visual LiteracyFebruary 05, 2016 | By andrewsiegel | The Arts | Comment I think that one of our collective gaps in knowledge is the little understood skill of visual literacy.  We mistakenly dismiss the ability to…See More
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Guess What! – Behind the Scenes #1 Visual literacy

Guess What! – Behind the Scenes #1 Visual literacyCreating a new language course is always a team effort. Authors, editors, artists, designers and many others work closely together, each adding their own particular skills and insights.Over the next two weeks, to celebrate the launch of…See More
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What Drives Children’s Creativity?

What Drives Children’s Creativity?By Joanne Foster, EdD | Dec 07, 2015 |SynopsisPens vs. paintbrushes. Compelling words vs vivid strokes. What underlies creativity for writers? For artists? Are there commonalities? How can parents and teachers nurture children’s creative expression? Here’s a candid dialogue between an author (Joanne Foster), and an artist (Rina Gottesman).A writer stares at an empty page or stark keyboard.…See More
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The Magic of Reading

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Google Proves That TV Teaches Girls to Not Like Computer Science

Google Proves That TV Teaches Girls to Not Like Computer ScienceBy Emily DeRuy | December 1, 2015National JournalGirls are less likely to consider a career portrayed as the haven for geeky boys.A new Google re­port that in­cludes sur­veys of par­ents and stu­dents con­duc­ted by Gal­lup sug­gests that ste­reo­types per­petu­ated by TV…See More
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