What is the purpose of education, anyway?
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Using SOPHIA as a formative assessment tool.
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What is your policy on friending students and/or parents on social networking sites?
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Potential for use of Google + in education?
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What is the purpose of education, anyway?
Started by Holly Dilatush.
Hello everyone!I have been asking this question in many different places, with many stakeholders (learners, parents, educators, administrators, politicians, business owners, grandparents, any and all community members) for years.Years ago (too many years ago), Professor Pat Russo challenged tables of six-to-eight aspiring educators with this question, and gave us only a few short mome ...
Created on: Tuesday, 31 July 2012
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As we try to connect with our struggling readers, aged 10 and up, it is difficult for them to feel engaged in a program that is clearly remediation. At this age, they get it and they know that they are not reading at grade level, but they don't want to stand out. It's a struggle, at times to serve the older struggling readers. Using 21st Century Skills, innovative lessons, multi-media based lessons, ipads, computers, LMS sites like Haiku/Sakai ...
Created on: Sunday, 29 April 2012
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Este é um grupo privado, que faz parte do Projeto ContinuAÇÃO Colaborativa, e tem como objetivo criar uma comunidade virtual que tenha como membros os participantes do ConCol, para que possam usufruir das inúmeras possibilidades oferecidas por um espaço educacional e de interação online.
Created on: Friday, 23 March 2012
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How can we effectively scaffold our ELLs in mainstream classes so they acquire languagea and access the content? Are there resources that can help us with this alongside the mainstream teacher?
Created on: Tuesday, 30 August 2011
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We can make a difference in all students lives. It is most important to share our thinking and best practices here so we can lead the best classrooms for our students. It is a safe place where you can ask questions and we are here to help eachother by offering advice and sharing our experiences to lead you on the road to success. We can't do it alone so we welcome all educators, parents and college students to ...
Created on: Monday, 08 August 2011
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Recently, Google has launched its social networking application called Google plus (Google +). Check the Google + at http://plus.google.com. This social networking website is growth quickly and has become an interesting discussion between people who intereted in technology. What do you think about Google +? If you use Myspace or Facebook, do you think Google + will beat them? [Note: If you need invitation for joining Google +, contact me at he ...
Created on: Thursday, 14 July 2011
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Where teachers discuss the motivation of students foremost, but with the inevitable topics of teacher and learner motivation added for good measure.
Created on: Tuesday, 21 June 2011
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This group is designed to brainstorm topics and ideas to bring overall well-being to our youth. Actually, my city, Evansville, Indiana, was recently voted the most obese city in the country by a gallup pole! Some issues facing our youth today are obesity, stress, body image, self-esteem, confidence..________(you can fill in the blank with many other issues, too!) How can we bring more balance, kindness, acceptance and plain fun into our school ...
Created on: Thursday, 09 June 2011
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A group where secondary English teachers can share ideas, ask questions, and vent frustrations. Beyond the tools and toys, language and literacy has changed immensely in the Digital Age. This group can help us make sense of all of this and help us all to be better at what we do: prepare students to live in the digital world.
Created on: Tuesday, 07 June 2011
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This is a group to discuss your experiences on using E-Reader. E-Reader is an electronic device that can be used to read book without have to print it out. Recently, there are many E-Reader available for supporting e-book users. Some of popular E-Reader are Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, and Sony E-Reader. Join this group and we can talk about this device more.
Created on: Sunday, 15 May 2011
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