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Improving Pop-Up Debates: Better Prompts – Dave Stuart Jr.

I’ve held more than a few pop-up debates that went badly, and I could trace the badness back to before the debate started. What am I talking about? The Plague of the Poorly Formulated Pop-Up Debate Prompt. Recently, I was reading through Les Lynn’s blog (Les founded Argument-Centered Education, and his blog is the Debatifier) and […]

Source: Improving Pop-Up Debates: Better Prompts – Dave Stuart Jr.

Great idea for Climate Argument Lesson. We all know this has become a hot topic. Having students see both sides of the argument will help to create the next generation of informed citizens.

The Game of School vs. The Game of Life – A.J. JULIANI

My daughter is in 2nd grade. She loves learning (seriously, she comes home every day excited about Flat Stanley, moving to multiplication, a piece of art she made, or something she learned while in school).

Source: The Game of School vs. The Game of Life – A.J. JULIANI

Please watch the movie! “Alike” it was great. It really addressed what we do to our children and students sometimes. Every teacher should watch this movie.

 

The International Cloud Atlas | World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization is advancing with a major project to revise and update the International Cloud Atlas. The aim is to produce a user-friendly, digital-based product which is an authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date source of reference and is also interesting and accessible to a wide audience.

Source: The International Cloud Atlas | World Meteorological Organization

This is really a great site for Teachers on Clouds. It’s a great resource for teaching cloud classification. Use this and the new Globe Observer Cloud App for a lesson on cloud classification.

A different view of your classes

We know we set the mood of our classrooms. We know that the power we have to make a day better or worse is immense. We know that what we think about a kid, or a class, sometimes matters more than what we actually do. After all, kids can read us in ways we have […]

via It’s On Us —

Our Free Dr. Seuss Calendar Features a Favorite Quote for Every Day in March – WeAreTeachers

Download this month’s special calendar, filled with Dr. Seuss quotes!

Source: Our Free Dr. Seuss Calendar Features a Favorite Quote for Every Day in March – WeAreTeachers

WEB ADVENTURES: FOR EDUCATORS | Teacher Resources — Virtual Clinical Trials – About The Series

Source: WEB ADVENTURES: FOR EDUCATORS | Teacher Resources — Virtual Clinical Trials – About The Series

The Five Stages of Tribal Innovation – A.J. JULIANI

In their book, Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization, Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright, call groups of people (from 20-150) tribes. Their basic argument is that success and innovation

Source: The Five Stages of Tribal Innovation – A.J. JULIANI

Definitely some information for me. Interesting points made here about “tribes” and innovation in Schools. Good Read!

I’m Using These 3 Simple Steps to Build Successful Habits That Stick

Read this article to learn a simple 3-step strategy for building successful habits that stick.

Source: I’m Using These 3 Simple Steps to Build Successful Habits That Stick

This blog entry was first shared by A.J. Juliani in one of his posts. Great to try to start something, I started using these simple steps to read 30 books in a year.

Making & Science | Science Journal

Check out Science Journal– a digital science notebook to inspire kids and adults explore the world around them using sensors and data!

Source: Making & Science | Science Journal

Haven’t used this app yet. But maybe in the future.

#WeHoldTheseTruths: FREE teaching resources for kindness, civics, equality, and more | The Cornerstone

This weekend was packed full of hugely important events in our nation’s history, and students are going to show up Monday morning with a wide range of emotions, questions, and thoughts that need to be expressed. That’s why I’m collaborating with hundreds of other TeachersPayTeachers sellers to offer FREE curriculum resources which help you support kids in…

Source: #WeHoldTheseTruths: FREE teaching resources for kindness, civics, equality, and more | The Cornerstone

Not a Civics teacher or Social Studies teacher but this might be of interest for some. Seems to have some good resources.