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What type of learner is your child? Here’s how to help them study more effectively

What type of learner is your child? Here’s how to help them study more effectively

By Mieke Vlok on May 17, 2016

 

“If your child normally wants to study and do homework with friends, and…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 17, 2016 at 9:23am — No Comments

FSLC Announces New Citywide Film in Education Initiatives for 2016

FSLC Announces New Citywide Film in Education Initiatives for 2016

May 4, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces new 2016 initiatives as part of its education program, Film in Education, partnering with cultural and educational organizations citywide to provide teacher training in visual storytelling through film.…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 5, 2016 at 4:13pm — No Comments

The Meaningless Buzzword That’s Destroying American Education

  • Brian Stone

    4/26/2016 LGBT advocate, U.S. Navy Veteran and Dearborn, Mich. resident 

From speeches on Capitol Hill to the lowliest school board meeting, there’s a word buzzing around the ears of educators all across America. This word has become a sort of ink blot…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 3, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 22, 2016 at 3:34pm — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 13, 2016 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 31, 2016 at 11:19am — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 29, 2016 at 8:05am — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 5, 2016 at 9:18am — No Comments

eMuseums connects students to art, history

eMuseums connects students to art, history

By Ashley Green, ashley.green@iowastatedaily.com @ashulayg

In a world that is becoming increasingly digitally focused, ISU Museums has created an online database known as eMuseum.

The database, created last fall, is an online addition to a pre-existing software,…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on March 4, 2016 at 3:08pm — No Comments

The fun project turning school kids into filmmakers

The fun project turning school kids into filmmakers

 

by Brett Henebery

10 Feb 2016

The ‘maker’ movement has taken many forms over…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on February 10, 2016 at 9:36am — No Comments

How to Provide Kids With Screen Time That Supports Learning

How to Provide Kids With Screen Time That Supports Learning

By Deborah Farmer Kris

NOVEMBER 11, 2015

The digital landscape of American childhood is in flux, according to surveys:…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on February 9, 2016 at 9:28am — No Comments

Martin Scorsese and The Importance of Visual Literacy

Martin Scorsese and The Importance of Visual Literacy

February 05, 2016 | By andrewsiegel | The Arts | …

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on February 5, 2016 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Guess What! – Behind the Scenes #1 Visual literacy

Guess What! – Behind the Scenes #1 Visual literacy

Creating 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…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on January 19, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What Drives Children’s Creativity?

What Drives Children’s Creativity?

By Joanne Foster, EdD | Dec 07, 2015 |

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Pens vs. paintbrushes. Compelling words vs vivid strokes. What underlies creativity for writers? For artists? Are there commonalities?…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on January 12, 2016 at 8:42am — No Comments

The Magic of Reading

The Magic of Reading

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on December 14, 2015 at 8:56am — No Comments

Google Proves That TV Teaches Girls to Not Like Computer Science

Google Proves That TV Teaches Girls to Not Like Computer Science

By Emily DeRuy | December 1, 2015

National Journal

Girls are less likely to consider a career portrayed as the haven for geeky boys.…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on December 8, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments

What is my learning style? How to use this in your classes

What is my learning style? How to use this in your classes

By Varsity Tutors November 14, 2015 9:32 am

You’ve probably heard of the three primary learning styles: auditory, kinesthetic and visual. Maybe you’ve even given some thought…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 15, 2015 at 8:57am — No Comments

Launching the All New Visual Impact, Visual Teaching "Custom Workshop"

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How Administrators Can Design the Best Learning Experiences for Teachers

How Administrators Can Design the Best Learning Experiences for Teachers

Ellen Dorr 

Nov 4, 2015

At the recent U.S. Education Learning…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 13, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

The Secret Weapons to Success

The Secret Weapons to Success

The recent wave of midterms has swept across Carthage, leaving some students miserable and without an A in sight. Although midterms are not uncommon in nature,…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on November 5, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments

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