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Six Goals of an Ideal Vocabulary Curriculum

Six Goals of an Ideal Vocabulary Curriculum

Tim Shanahan

Teacher question:

Could you recommend a strong vocabulary curriculum that my school could adopt?

 

Shanahan responds: 

However, while there are vocabulary programs, this is an area where teachers are often expected to go their own way. Given that, let me suggest the scope of an outstanding vocabulary curriculum. My focus here is on what needs to…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 27, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

Teacher: A word to not say to students

"Easy" is a four-letter word that should be eliminated from teachers' vocabularies, according to Holly Hagman, an English teacher. In this article,…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 27, 2020 at 11:07am — No Comments

Reimagine Education in New York – Without Segregation



Reimagine Education in New York – Without Segregation

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Elaine Gross
gothamgazette.com
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Added by Michael Keany on June 25, 2020 at 4:55pm — No Comments

5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond

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Added by Michael Keany on June 21, 2020 at 11:44am — No Comments

10 smart teaching ideas from teacher-consultant teams

10 smart teaching ideas from teacher-consultant teams
We enjoy publishing MiddleWeb articles that team a school-based teacher and a school-focused author/consultant who share classroom strategies they've been developing together. We've chosen 10 examples from our trove of guest articles to showcase the power of these team-ups. …
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Added by Michael Keany on June 18, 2020 at 3:24pm — No Comments

What role do kids play in spreading COVID-19? Months into this pandemic the picture is still fuzzy.

What role do kids play in spreading COVID-19? Months into this pandemic the picture is still fuzzy.



In January, scientists confronting the spread of what would become Covid-19 asked what role children were playing in the spread of the disease. Five months later, they're still asking.



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Added by Michael Keany on June 18, 2020 at 3:22pm — No Comments

We Work Harder When We Know Someone’s Watching

We Work Harder When We Know Someone’s Watching

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Ayelet FishbachJanina Steinmetz
hbr.org
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Added by Michael Keany on June 14, 2020 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Want Students to Remember What They Learn? Have Them Teach It.

COLUMN | PRACTICE AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES

Want Students to Remember What They Learn? Have Them Teach It.…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 14, 2020 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Opening Healthy Schools by Robert E. Slavin

Opening Healthy Schools
Robert E.…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 13, 2020 at 11:17am — No Comments

School's remote learning model based on brain research

A school in Maryland has used brain research to help design a schedule for students during prolonged school closures and a transition to remote learning. Glenn Whitman, director of The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrew's Episcopal…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 11, 2020 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Some School Districts Are Cutting Ties With Police. What’s Next?

Some School Districts Are Cutting Ties With Police. What’s Next?

Last week, as widespread protests continued over the police killing of George Floyd, the Minneapolis school board voted unanimously to end its contract with the local police department... As school districts look to cut ties with local law enforcement, they’ll be wrestling with some big questions about what their school safety plans should look like now — especially whether they should replace police…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 11, 2020 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Temperature Checks, Masks for Teachers: CA Releases Stringent School Reopening Rules

Temperature Checks, Masks for Teachers: CA Releases Stringent School Reopening Rules

When California’s more than 6 million K-12 students return in a few months, they will face a starkly different learning environment...Those changes are included in the state’s long-awaited strongly recommended guidelines for…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 11, 2020 at 4:21pm — No Comments

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