Saturday, April 30, 2016

Educational Links 5/1/16

Questions Learners Should Be Addressing Every Day at School

https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/04/15/questions-learners-should-be-addressing-every-day-at-school/?utm_content=buffer4c13f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer 

'Pupils are giving up their phones to reconnect with the real world'

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/pupils-are-giving-their-phones-reconnect-real-world 

What children can teach us about change, growing up

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2016/04/19/what-children-can-teach-us-about-change-growing-up/?tid=sm_tw 

Cultivating a Love of Learning 

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/cultivating-love-learning-elena-aguilar 

Tutoring Options: Pros and Cons 

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/tutors/types-of-tutoring/tutoring-options-pros-and-cons?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg 

Encouraging Students to Persist Through Challenges

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/persist-through-challenges-perts 

Solving Education’s $1.5 Billion Problem

http://gettingsmart.com/2016/04/solving-edus-1-5-billion-dollar-problem/ 

5 Reasons to Read for Reluctant Readers

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/5-reading-reasons-reluctant-readers-rebecca-alber 

So how do you motivate secondary students in a deeper, lifelong reader way? It's not just about helping a student find that right book, as teachers often see as the ultimate mission, but it's about giving reasons for reading -- and really good ones. Because let's face it, there's plenty of stuff we all have to read that we may not be crazy about, but we know it's good for us (like vitamins).

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