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Aug 24

How to Make Your Classroom Dyslexia Friendly Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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The Classroom Dyslexia Friendly Infographic presents 8 tips that teachers can implement to better accommodate the learning needs of the dyslexic students

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How To Care for Introverts/Extroverts - Introvert’s Dilemma | Introvert’s Dilemma

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How to care for Introverts: respect their privacy, never embarrass them in public, let them observe first in new situations…. plus 9 more.

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Aug 23

Gates Back to School: August 22-24 2014

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This back-to-school season, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation wants to celebrate teachers and recognize the amazing work they do.

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This back-to-school season, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation wants to celebrate teachers and recognize the amazing work they do. To help make sure classrooms have what they need, the Foundation is offering to fund 50% of nearly any project on DonorsChoose.org — if citizen philanthropists like you provide the rest.

Curious what inspired Bill and Melinda Gates to underwrite the first site-wide match offer on DonorsChoose.org? Read Bill Gates’s post explaining why.

This offer is only available until Sunday, August 24th, so support a classroom project today! Just click “Get Started” below to find a project that inspires you. Or click “Pick a project for me” to have us select a high-need classroom.

Let’s make this the best back-to-school teachers and students have ever had!


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Aug 18

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50 Library Stories You May Have Missed in July | OEDB.org

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Library stories and news articles flourished this summer including these fifty resources discussing everything from Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited service t

KB…Konnected's insight:

Great assortment of stories and many can be  modified for classroom libraries.


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Aug 17

26 Questions to Ask Students in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Aug 15

weareteachers:

From How to Inspire Student Writers 
http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2014/08/11/teacher-helpline-what-are-some-fun-ways-to-inspire-student-writers-

weareteachers:

From How to Inspire Student Writers 

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2014/08/11/teacher-helpline-what-are-some-fun-ways-to-inspire-student-writers-

Aug 13

Students learn more if they’ll need to teach others - Futurity

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Students learn better and recall more when they think they will soon need to teach the material to someone else.

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Aug 11

New Clip Art for Teachers Including Freebies!

I haven’t shared my clip art here in a very long time. I’ve been creating  a quite a bit this summer. Quite relaxing I must say.

I’ll just share a few collections below but if you like my style and would like to see more you can do so at my Teachers pay Teachers Store or just click on any image.

(Sorry the images are so large Tumblr would’t let me re-size them.)

Here are two freebies. Stop by my store and you’ll find many more.

Aug 08

Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement - Edutopia

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In order for teachers to encourage student innovation, they need the freedom to be innovative as well. Eight ways school leaders can support faculty who want to develop engaging curriculum.

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SciStarter

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SciStarter connects citizen scientists with citizen science projects. Professional and amateur scientists, teachers, students and people of all ages share, find and join exciting citizen science projects and communities.

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Advanced search helps teachers and parents find citizen science opportunities for students.


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Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools

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Blogger Elena Aguilar asks, how might you bring more happiness and well-being to your school?

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Aug 05

5 Unusual Ways To Use Google Presentations - Edudemic

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If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul. However, Google Presentations is also a handy tool for doing some great projects with …

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Jul 30

How To Actually Delete your Digital Footprint - Edudemic

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Helping students understand their digital footprint is an integral part of being a good digital citizen. Knowing that you leave behind a little trail of digital breadcrumbs as you conduct your digital life is useful  - and can even help you in some scenarios (like when you need to hunt down something you remember seeing …

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