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Educating the Educators: The Military Child IS in your school district/school/classroom

The video of the training I did I in March at K-State for Superintendents, Educators and Military leaders has been posted. It’s the second from the bottom video on this page. https://coe.k-state.edu/military/

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2016 Ed Symposium Resources for Teachers of Military & Veteran Connected Students

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Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Edutopia

Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Edutopia. This is a teaching strategy that upon reflection of past teaching and lesson planning I used to some extent but not intentionally, I simply wasn’t aware of what scaffolding was … Continue reading

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Teach Like A Pirate! by Dave Burgess

I read it and LOVED it and have recommended it to many fellow teachers and my pre-service student teachers. A twist on one of his ideas, I had this sign on my classroom door on day one! It Worked! The … Continue reading

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What’s an Essential Question?

Essential questions from Linda Foote

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Farming theme saves small Kansas school – KansasCity.com

Farming theme saves small Kansas school – KansasCity.com.  Love it!  Math…kids lug it in buckets, pat it on the nose and fill it to a mark. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/03/26/4146256/farming-theme-saves-small-kansas.html#storylink=cpy

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Core Instructional Methods resources – LiveBinder

I started a new Livebinder for pre-service teacher resources. http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=766879 via Core Instructional Methods resources – LiveBinder.

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21st Century Skills

As secondary level teachers we need to focus on teaching our students how to learn not what to learn. 21:21 on Vimeo on Vimeo via 21:21 on Vimeo.

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Pinterest / Search results for common core 4th grade

Pinterest / Search results for common core 4th grade.  Just one example of the wealth of activities and resources available on Pinterest. Check it out.

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Universal Design for Learning: What works for one, some and all!

Check out this well done Glog explaining what UDL is, how it came about, and how you can use this strategy to improve your teaching and your students learning. UDL by Melissa Dills: udl | Glogster EDU – 21st century … Continue reading

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