Monthly Archives: September 2014

Complexity Through Creativity

By Erik Francis Michael Crichton + Cognitive Rigor + Common Core = Complexity Through Creativity Each year, districts and schools conduct book studies as part of their professional development plan to learn new insights, methods, and strategies to improve student … Continue reading

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Free Tech for Teachers

by Richard Byrne On October 7th Simple K12 is hosting anafternoon of free webinars about Google tools for teachers. The webinars will start at 1pm Eastern Time and run until 5pm Eastern Time. I will be conducting two webinars that … Continue reading

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Teaching Cross Cutting Concepts with Pop Culture

by KellyAnn Bonnell, MA Crosscutting concepts have value because they provide students with connections and intellectual tools that are related across the differing areas of disciplinary content and can enrich their application of practices and their understanding of core ideas. … Continue reading

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Instructor: Pop Culture In the Classroom-Engaging Middle Schoolers

By Nancy Mann Jackson 1. Become a gamer. Playing video games is a favorite pastime for many of your students, so why not look at your curriculum through the lens of games? When talking about how disease affects the human body, have … Continue reading

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