Tag: teaching

Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in Your Classroom

07/05/2013 | By More
Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in Your Classroom

Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools: Meeting the Common Core, by Rebecca Stobaugh is a practical, very effective resource for middle and high school teachers and curriculum leaders looking to develop the skills necessary to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core […]

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Free Reading

03/28/2013 | By More
Free Reading

FreeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use […]

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Creativity matters in education

03/08/2013 | By More
Creativity matters in education

As an educator, you have an opportunity and an obligation to foster creativity in your students, while also helping them develop digital skills. When students become creators of digital content, they can amplify their ideas and increase their impact. Article by Adobe

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Math Worksheet Wizard

02/14/2013 | By More
Math Worksheet Wizard

Yesterday we presented the Handwriting worksheet wizard, today we bring you the math worksheet wizard. These math wizards make arithmetic worksheets for your children. Rather than level specific, these are general math worksheets that can be used by any elementary school student. Just choose the settings that are appropriate for your child. Access the math […]

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News on dyslexia and dyscalculia

01/09/2013 | By More
News on dyslexia and dyscalculia

Now and then, we want to give you a survey of interesting articles gathered from the net on dyslexia and dyscalculia. Spielberg on Dyslexia: “You are not alone.” Despite being bullied in school, Steven Spielberg didn’t let dyslexia prevent him from becoming a Hollywood legend. Read his encouraging words for people with learning disabilities. READ […]

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Logical: Snowman

12/10/2012 | By More
Logical: Snowman

Logicals are an excellent way to practice reading and listening skills. A logical is a riddle that is solved by logical reasoning. Accurate reading or listening is very important. Today’s freebie includes two logicals with snowmen: the first one is pretty easy, the second one is a little trickier. Ask the children to read the […]

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Drawing lines

10/15/2012 | By More
Drawing lines

“Drawing lines” offers many possibilities to train children’s skills that are important for reading, writing and arithmetics: attention, hand-eye-coordination, visual and spatial perception. The children are counting, they have to decide whether to draw up, down, to the right, to the left, etc. This may look simple, but for some children this is a real […]

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Exploring “Treasure Storehouses” of the World

10/01/2011 | By More
Exploring “Treasure Storehouses” of the World

By Linda Davis-Kyle, MA The wonderful learning “treasure storehouses” of the world are certain to enchant your youngsters, foster their development as they grow and change, and enhance their love of learning. Young learners will be over the moon in many of the grand repositories—the wonderful museums and art galleries of the world—where they actually […]

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Changing Education Paradigms

01/11/2011 | By More
Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award.

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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity:

01/11/2011 | By More
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity:

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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