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Friday, May 26

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    Whole Brain Teaching Free Website and Registration: http://www.wholebrainteaching.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=135:whole-brain-teachers-of-america&Itemid=105
    Instruction videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse
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    Online music resources – Oakland, California 4th-grade teacher Cathy Robinson recommends several websites with music that can be used for instructional purposes:
    - www.flocabulary.com uses hip-hop to teach concepts K-12;
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    - www.ScratchGarden.com and www.Grammaropolis.com have animations that help students visualize language concepts.
    “Stuck on a Concept? Try Music” by Cathy Robinson in Education Update, November 2016 (Vol. 58, #11, p. 8), http://bit.ly/2gba0GI
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    • EDSITEment – www.edsitement.neh.gov has standards-aligned lesson plans, student resources, and close readings in ELA, foreign languages, art and culture, history and social studies.
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    • Literacy Design Collaborative – www.ldc.org has teacher-created lessons and modules geared to college and career readiness in ELA, social studies, science, and math, including task templates, rubrics, and student anchor papers.
    • Illustrative Mathematics – www.illustrativemathematics.org has math tasks geared to Common Core standards.
    Access to radio stations worldwide – Radio Garden provides a map of the world and allows you to zero in on and listen to radio stations all over the planet. Amazing!
    http://radio.garden/live/boston-ma/zumix-radio-wzmr/
    Online Tools to Scaffold Work for Struggling Readers and Writers
    In this Edutopia article, Todd Finley suggests ways to address the challenge of a wide range of achievement levels by differentiating, providing choice, baking assessments into every lesson, and providing scaffolding for reading and writing. Here are some tech tools for the last item:
    - Rewordify https://rewordify.com - A text compactor that simplifies and shortens readings;
    - Tween Tribune from the Smithsonian http://www.tweentribune.com - Similar to Newsela, adjustable to four Lexile levels, with audio versions for additional support;
    - Comprehension Bookmarks http://www.ccsoh.us/Downloads/Reading%20Processes.pdf for readers who are struggling with a complex text;
    - For academic writing, here’s a word bank of transitions: http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Transitions.html; an essay structure graphic: http://images.slideplayer.com/18/5709021/slides/slide_8.jpg; and sentence frames http://www.ouhsd.k12.ca.us/wp-content/uploads/docs/migrant_el-17.pdf.
    “Teaching a Class with Big Ability Differences” by Todd Finley in Edutopia, April 13, 2017,
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Wednesday, March 15

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    Whole Brain Teaching Free Website and Registration: http://www.wholebrainteaching.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=135:whole-brain-teachers-of-america&Itemid=105
    Instruction videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse
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    The Stanford Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS – https://www.perts.net) are offering online growth mindset training modules for teachers and encouraging grassroots efforts to spread effective practices.
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    - www.ScratchGarden.com and www.Grammaropolis.com have animations that help students visualize language concepts.
    “Stuck on a Concept? Try Music” by Cathy Robinson in Education Update, November 2016 (Vol. 58, #11, p. 8), http://bit.ly/2gba0GI
    New!!!
    "Websites to PLC by"
    • EDSITEment – www.edsitement.neh.gov has standards-aligned lesson plans, student resources, and close readings in ELA, foreign languages, art and culture, history and social studies.
    • Classkick – https://www.classkick.com is a free formative feedback tool to use with high-level student tasks. The teacher uploads the tasks, has students complete them on a device, and can then view each student’s work and provide feedback.
    • Newsela – www.newsela.com provides topical informational texts at different Lexile levels, some with quizzes and some in Spanish.
    • ReadWorks – www.readworks.org provides informational and literary texts at varying reading levels with question sets, as well as elementary lessons and units on reading comprehension.
    • Literacy Design Collaborative – www.ldc.org has teacher-created lessons and modules geared to college and career readiness in ELA, social studies, science, and math, including task templates, rubrics, and student anchor papers.
    • Illustrative Mathematics – www.illustrativemathematics.org has math tasks geared to Common Core standards.

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Wednesday, November 23

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    Growth Mindset
    The Stanford Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS – https://www.perts.net) are offering online growth mindset training modules for teachers and encouraging grassroots efforts to spread effective practices.
    Online music resources – Oakland, California 4th-grade teacher Cathy Robinson recommends several websites with music that can be used for instructional purposes:
    - www.flocabulary.com uses hip-hop to teach concepts K-12;
    - http://rock2thecore.com has K-5 music aligned to Common Core math and ELA;
    - www.ScratchGarden.com and www.Grammaropolis.com have animations that help students visualize language concepts.
    “Stuck on a Concept? Try Music” by Cathy Robinson in Education Update, November 2016 (Vol. 58, #11, p. 8), http://bit.ly/2gba0GI

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Friday, November 11

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    Whole Brain Teaching Free Website and Registration: http://www.wholebrainteaching.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=135:whole-brain-teachers-of-america&Itemid=105
    Instruction videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse
    Teaching resources website – Jennifer Gonzalez’s free website, The Cult of Pedagogy, www.cultofpedagogy.com has a wealth of helpful resources, including short videos on lesson design, inductive learning, jigsaw cooperative learning, reciprocal learning, rubrics, concept attainment, flipping, and more.
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