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Bringing Back The Literacy In Digital Literacy

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PSA Superconference 2017 - 3 years ago
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As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-…
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PSA Superconference 2017 - 3 years ago
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As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-based approach to learning, the need to develop diverse digital literacies becomes even more crucial. But how can we keep up when new apps and programs keep popping up? In this PowerPoint used as part of his 2017 PSA Superconference keynote presentation, Ron Darvin talks about getting past an app-centred paradigm and to go back to what is at the core of digital literacy so that we can teach our students to be truly literate in the 21st century.
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
English Language Arts
Keywords
digital literacy
information literacy
computers
internet
CUEBC
BCTLA
technology
superconference
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https://www.academia.edu/34936387/Bringing_back_the_literacy_in_digital_literacy
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English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier

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Donna White - 2 years ago
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Donna White - 2 years ago
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier, brings students face to face with the child soldier situation that occurred in Uganda when infamous warlord, Joseph Kony, abducted 60,000 children and forced them to join his Lord’s Resistance Army. Teachers who have used this book in their classrooms note that student interest is high as the story is fast paced and the characters are very relatable. Real life events in the book provide a perfect teaching opportunity to contrast the lives of children in other parts of the world and challenge the way in which students view themselves and their place in society. Although events in the story are horrifying, there are moments of warmth and humour that are uplifting and give hope to the human condition. Teaching resources, including chapter by chapter discussion questions, activities, and a power point presentation, are available on the resource page of White’s website.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Global Classroom
URLs
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/resources.html
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Global Classroom/Social Justice Issues Unit
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English
Date Created
Mar 7, 2018
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Carrie Gelson Superconference Resources

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PSA Superconference 2017 - 3 years ago
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In her 2017 PSA Superconference sessions, Carrie …
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PSA Superconference 2017 - 3 years ago
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In her 2017 PSA Superconference sessions, Carrie shared ideas of how to bring more interactive and engaging nonfiction read-alouds into your weekly routines and how to approach reading instruction through a Reading Workshop model. She includes links to read-aloud non-fiction and Reading Workshop resources on her website, https://thereisabookforthat.com.
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Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
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non-fiction
literacy
reading
picture books
URLs
https://thereisabookforthat.com/nonfiction-resources/nonfiction-picture-books-for-reading-aloud/
https://thereisabookforthat.com/reading-workshop-resources/
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English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
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Consciousness in Consumer Society - 2017 Superconference Presentation Summary

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The Cinematheque - 3 years ago
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What part does the media play in influencing our …
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The Cinematheque - 3 years ago
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What part does the media play in influencing our perceptions of ourselves, each other, and the world around us? How has our consumer culture changed the way we express our identities? And how can we encourage our media-saturated youth to become more conscious and aware? This presentation offers a short summary of our most effective games and activities to use to enhance your students' media literacy.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
superconference
Media literacy
consumerism
media education
multimedia
URLs
https://thecinematheque.ca/learn
Duration
60 minutes or more
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English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
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Dancing Backwards.ca

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Dancingbackwards.ca - 3 years ago
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Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable sc…
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Dancingbackwards.ca - 3 years ago
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Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable school program, www.dancingbackwards.ca, celebrates Canada's women in political leadership and Indigenous women in governance. This online course for teachers of grades 5-8 focuses on engaged citizenship, gender equality, and the need for gender parity in decision making. The program provides teachers with multi-media lesson plans and activities that culminate in a final project in which students discover and document the story of one political woman in leadership or governance in Canada. Their 3-minute storytellings are then added to the website’s ever-expanding Her Story Archive, cementing women’s political contributions into history. Dancing Backwards satisfies various curriculum criteria for BC and all other provinces in Social Studies, English, Arts Education, and History (https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/the-program/learning-standards-outcomes-by-province
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Arts Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
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women's rights
human rights
cultural partnerships
status of women
URLs
http://www.dancingbackwards.ca
Learning Standards
Core Competencies, Big Ideas, Learning Standards: https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/program-appendices/31-learning-outcomes-by-province
Duration
Ideally 1-2 hrs/ per week over 8 week period, but flexible to fit teachers' schedule
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English
Date Created
Sep 10, 2017
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'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
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My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
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My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
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English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
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environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
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30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
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English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
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'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Children - Book / Media List 2 - is organized by 6 themes. The categories start with the internal / personal connection to nature and progress to the 'global citizenship' level. I do not see the levels as being sequential; each learning group will have its interests and curricular to consider. There are 54 recommended reads in total (to date).
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Arts Education
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Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
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environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
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A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
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30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
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English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
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Harry Potter Activities to extend the Novel

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Stephanie Argent - 3 years ago
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To use with the Novel reading in ways to make the…
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Stephanie Argent - 3 years ago
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To use with the Novel reading in ways to make the story come to life
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English Language Arts
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superconference
hands on
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20 min. Teaching, 20 min to do
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English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
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Living Design Thinking in Home Economics (Joe Tong)

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PSA Superconference 2017 - 3 years ago
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In this 2017 PSA Superconference PowerPoint prese…
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PSA Superconference 2017 - 3 years ago
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In this 2017 PSA Superconference PowerPoint presentation, Joe Tong demonstrates how to foster design thinking .
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Keywords
design
maker
superconference
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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5spYM5Y6JQiY1dVZklQZG9xQ0U/view
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5spYM5Y6JQicXZDMDRyZ2pkeTg
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English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
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The Math and Science of Fast Food

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James Gill - 3 years ago
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This is a presentation that is targeted towards m…
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James Gill - 3 years ago
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This is a presentation that is targeted towards middle school students. It is intended to be a 5-7 day inquiry that teaches students about math and science using online fast food nutrition calculators.
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Applied Skills
Home Economics
Information Technology
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Mathematics
Science
Biology
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superconference
Mathematics
Science
Nutrition
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Supports inquiry for the study of health sciences and math
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75 Minute Presentation
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English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
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Miss. Casella's Classroom

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Gina Casella - 4 years ago
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Welcome to Miss. Casella's Classroom! This is i…
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Gina Casella - 4 years ago
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Welcome to Miss. Casella's Classroom! This is intended to provide free math and literacy lessons, as well as, to have an ongoing conversation with like-minded people. Emphasis is placed on social emotional learning, mystery, creativity, and imagination. Strongly, as a public educator, I feel these elements help to evoke independent critical thinking skills, while opening a gateway to optimism. Personally, I love philosophical metacognitive conversations. Inside all of us, there is a child. Let that child play. Fully, I support play-based learning/inquiry-based learning at all levels of learning. In these environments, people thrive by having the opportunity to do their own thinking, reaching their own conclusions independently or in a group. Centers, give way to incorporate the multiple intelligences and differentiated learning. Is it farfetched to believe Big Foot exists? Do fairies really exist? Why you ask? Well...why not! Dinosaurs once ruled this planet.
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
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social-emotional learning
math
literacy
critical thinking
imagination
multiple intelligences
differentiated learning
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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVa1C4QXhBo9BaX6BaOZYog
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-Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
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30 minutes-60 minutes
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English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Miss. Casella's Classroom: A Terrible Thing Happened

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Gina Casella - 4 years ago
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Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman …
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Gina Casella - 4 years ago
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Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. We the readers are not informed of what it was. This story is gently told and illustrated. It is a call-out to reinforce how negative emotions manifest inside of us. Violent acts, don't always have to be stereotype examples involving people. Violence includes natural disasters, like floods or hurricanes. A car accident or a fire are other examples. Please know, we are all wearing the ruby slippers. We all have the power within ourselves to move forward in our lives. No, it isn't always easy. Remember, taking the first step, in anything, is the hardest step. Talk to someone today!
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
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at risk students
social-emotional learning
critical thinking
violence
gangs
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https://youtu.be/mcX6vq4VOQM
Learning Standards
Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
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30 minutes-60 minutes
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English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Miss. Casella's Classroom: Daddy's Roomate. Being Gay is Just One More Kind of Love

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Gina Casella - 4 years ago
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Two notes in two days from the bears! Being gay …
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Gina Casella - 4 years ago
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Two notes in two days from the bears! Being gay is just another kind of love. The bears inform us about the legalization of gay marriage in Ireland. Here in Canada too, people of the same gender can marry each other. The bears place emphasis on a number of points. Not everyone supports gay marriage, although, it was a majority rule. We always need to respect all views. How can we be all we can be when we're not allowed to be true to ourselves? The bears say, as long as you're not hurting yourself or others, you should be able to be true to yourself. If you can't be true to yourself, maybe you're not allowed to be or maybe you're too afraid for to be, to remember, that gay marriage didn't just happen overnight. It took a lot of courage, for people to stand up for something they believe in. What do you believe in? Will you take a stand? Taking the first step is the hardest.
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English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
gay
daddy's roommate
social emotional learning
at risk students
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https://youtu.be/l4a6-xLJgZE
Learning Standards
-Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
20 minutes-60 minutes
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English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Plagiarism: What To Do About It?

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Heather Daly - 3 years ago
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Note taking? Proper databases for research? Bib…
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Heather Daly - 3 years ago
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Note taking? Proper databases for research? Bibliographies? Here are some ideas for teaching the process of proper research skills whether it be for inquiry projects, problem-based projects, or straight up research projects! Learn about the CHoMP note-taking process, where to send your students (K-8) for information, and how teach your students that bibliographies can be fun! Yes they can!
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Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
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superconference
Learning Standards
Presented at the 2017 PSA Superconference
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English
Date Created
Oct 24, 2017
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SuperConference - Accelerating the Progress of Children Experiencing Difficulties in Reading

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Paul Pantaleo - 3 years ago
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Drawing on leading educational researchers some s…
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Paul Pantaleo - 3 years ago
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Drawing on leading educational researchers some schools are reconsidering their delivery modes for pull-out and in-class intervention models for at-risk readers. In an interactive manner the presenter will model and describe how a daily, strategically-based reading intervention can make a positive difference with vulnerable students. Participants will be provided with opportunities to practice and experience how to teach in a manner that facilitates strategic activity. The ideas presented will be applicable to both learning support and regular classroom teachers. This presentation will answer the question “What is possible for students experiencing difficulties in reading?” as of September 27, 2011 to late June 2017, 144 students who were below grade level in reading reached the average band of instruction.
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English Language Arts
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superconference
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English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
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Using Online Courses to Flip Your Classroom

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Nick S - 3 years ago
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This is a copy of the presentation on using onlin…
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Nick S - 3 years ago
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This is a copy of the presentation on using online courses to flip a classroom that I presented at psaSuperconference 2017.
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Revised Curriculum
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English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
flipped classroom
blended learning
Duration
one month
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English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017

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