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Learning from one of my teachers about a site for ELL students that presents news articles at 5 different reading levels.  Wish I had this when I taught English! https://newsela.com/ Advertisements

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Why? Why not? What if? Questioning Our Way to a Better Tomorrow

Why? Why not? What if? Questioning Our Way to a Better Tomorrow.

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More Bloom’s Taxonomy Ideas

Iowa State University’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching has created an interactive version of a revised Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Objectives.  The interactive site provides examples of learning objectives that match combinations of cognitive process and knowledge dimensions. http://www.celt.iastate.edu/teaching/RevisedBlooms1.html

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Critical Thinking Part 2

At the April 26, 2011, GCI staff meeting Giane Kedroe, Christine Mak-Fan, Sam Souannhaphanh, and Rupi Bergamin presented on the recent Garfield Gini-Newman PD on Critical Thinking. Gini-Newman is a Professor with the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at OISE/U of T whose … Continue reading

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The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

This is Larry Ferlazzo’s list of web resources for including Bloom’s Taxonomy in our lessons. Ferlazzo is a prolific blogger of education issues. The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom. Bloom’s Taxonomy is talked about … Continue reading

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Apps for Engaging Reluctant Readers

On April 13th, 2011, Barbara Welsford facilitated an Elimunate Webinar on Assistive Technology, Apps In Action for Reluctant Readers. The link below will take you to the slides of her presentation. Apps for Reluctant Readers

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Twitter, Wikipedia, MISA, & Cloud Computing

In the last few days I have come across a few interesting blogs and resources that are worth taking a look at on our quest for Critical Thinking in our classrooms.  Each of these resources came to my attention through connections … Continue reading

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I Want to be a Plagiarist!

Today on CBC Radio’s The Sunday Edition, Michael Enright presented an interesting segment called “University Cheating” which looked at some of the issues that lead students to plagiarism. University Cheating – Woody Allen once admitted that he cheated on his metaphysics … Continue reading

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Interesting Reads

Every week I come across books and articles thatI want to read but rarely find the time to really get into.  Here are some new resources that may be helpful to teachers who are interested in continuing on the road … Continue reading

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