Historical Thinking Skills

This comes from the College Board via a post by Ken Halla on the World History Teacher’s Blog.

http://advancesinap.collegeboard.org/english-history-and-social-science/historical-thinking-skills

27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation

This infographic first appeared on the te@chthought blog site.

http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/27-ways-promote-intrinsic-motivation-classroom/

They Can Text and Tweet. Can They Speak?

Here is a link to an excellent article on the te@chthought blog on the importance of teaching speaking skills.

http://www.teachthought.com/social-media/teaching-oral-communication-skills/

coolcatteacher:

I had an incredible conversation with Kevin Jarrett and Jeremy Ervin about Kevin’s STEM lab. He’s taken an elementary computer lab and turned in into a STEM classroom where kids from kindergarten up learn Engineering, Math, science, and Technology. It is a fantastic model and I’m so impressed with what he’s doing. Hope you’ll take a listen and share.
RT @Innov8rEduc8r: Tips and strategies a plenty - Fab podcast http://t.co/ImGDFrGOre by the always inspiring @coolcatteacher #edchat #edutweetoz #AussieEd http://t.co/ImGDFrGOre

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Best Sources For Simple Science Experiments

From Larry Ferlazzo’s blog:

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2009/05/31/the-best-sources-of-ideas-for-simple-classroom-science-experiments/

Digital Teaching Portfolios?

This article first appeared on the Edutopia blog site.

http://www.edutopia.org//blog/digital-teaching-portfolio-edwige-simon

Ideas for Integrating a Student Blog into Your Curriculum

pernilleripp:

Ideas for Integrating a Student Blog into Your Curriculum

When I moved this blog to WordPress some posts did not survive, so in an effort to move some of my favorite posts with me, I will be republishing them here.  This one first appeared in October, 2012.

One thing I have loved about blogging and what it does for my students is how easily it has been to integrate it into our curriculum.  I knew when we started that I didn’t want an extra layer of…

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Even Our Youngest Students Need Digital Citizenship Skills

This appeared on Kathy Cassidy’s blog.  Kathy will be a presenter at ETC 2015 in Kuala Lumpur in March.

http://kathycassidy.com/

Some Thoughts on Motivation

pernilleripp:

Some Thoughts on Motivation

When I moved this blog to WordPress some posts did not survive, so in an effort to move some of my favorite posts with me, I will be republishing them here.  This post first appeared in May, 2011.

“Mrs. Ripp, this is so boring.”  That sentiment greets me on semi-regular basis from one child.  Most days he is passionate, funny, and involved, that is, if he likes what we happen to be during.  Today…

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"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."

— Oscar Wilde (via quotesandnonsense)

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