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Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Great idea to take a look at what you’re doing in the classroom and nail down what type of motivation is working with your students and what you can do in your curriculm design to make it more intrinsic and meaningful to the student.
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At TED U, Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, spells out 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do — and why a little danger is good for both kids and grownups.
It’s cool how “primal” these activities are. Do you believe them to really be dangerous?
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Surrounded by piles of student work to grade, lessons to plan and laundry to do, I have but one hope for the new year: that the Common Core State Standards, their related Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing and the new teacher evaluation…
Great insight to an educator’s frustration. “Teaching is the most difficult – but rewarding – work I have everdone.”
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