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Educational Tools and Strategies

Educational Tools and Strategies

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A good baseline start for engaging students in reflection... going to work harder to make sure I ask my students to reflect on a regular basis!

A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical Thinking

Dyslexia Card for Teachers - from Dyslexic Advantage

Dyslexia Card for Teachers

accommodating the dyslexic student


The dyslexic homeschool - how this dyslexic mom successfully taught her dyslexic kids

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Equality-vs-Justice.jpg Good to explain differentiated instruction to students

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Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!

Technology Up to Speed: Movie Shorts and Reading Strategies

Pandora Stations That Work in the Classroom

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: A Free Complete Guide to Evernote

Free Technology for Teachers: A Free Complete Guide to Evernote

"I got the adhesive whiteboard roll from Amazon, stuck it to the table, sealed the sides with a little duct tape, and viola!" .....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools other fun teaching stuff :)

27 leading educators share their insights on cultivating creativity.

Everest - Live your dreams and achieve personal goals

How Hip Hop Can Foster the Scientific Mind

How Hip Hop Can Foster the Scientific Mind

See how high school students combine biology, math, economics, and more to transform their campus greenhouse into a sustainable aquaponic system that provides fresh vegetables for the cafeteria.

"sparklers" table incentives. When the table reaches 8 sparklers they get a prize and then start all over. The other groups continue until they hit 8. I like that they're not competing against each other but instead working together.

Eastern and Western attitudes about life explained in 18 simple infographics

Homemade puzzles using paper plates for toddlers

Watch to learn how social-emotional learning helps to cultivate focus and drives achievement and success.

My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. They will always have something to write about for a personal narrative.

Minimalist Posters Celebrating Six Pioneering Women in Science | Brain Pickings

Foldables for all content areas

Angela Lee Duckworth TED talk "The key to success? Grit" talks about her research on the subject. No matter what discipline, grit is the common denominator when it comes to success.

In this podcast, This American Life talks about Paul Tough's book "How Children Succeed."

10 Blog Titles That Drive Massive Traffic

Chalkboard Tables -- Paint the tops of your tables with chalkboard paint and then use colored duct tape around the edge of the tables.