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andrew aker's Groups (21)

  • Using Ted-Ed Videos To Teach

    7 members Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2016

    Hungry Teacher has been featured on Ted Ed with their lesson, "Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?" Dig a little deeper with their followup lesson,…

  • Educators on Google Wave

    413 members Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2014 If you want to connect via Google Wave, please join & leave your information!

  • Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

    384 members Latest Activity: Mar 26 With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a…

  • Edchat

    583 members Latest Activity: Sep 4, 2017 Join this group to extend the discussion of edchat topics!

  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    290 members Latest Activity: Jan 30 This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

  • Awesome Administrators

    164 members Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2016 School administrators interested in building PLNs, using technology, networking, collaborating and sharing ideas

  • Edtech

    513 members Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2017 A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them. I'm hoping to simplify this process…

  • MineCraft Learning!

    8 members Latest Activity: Feb 7

    Calling all teachers, learners, gamers and nerds!

    Minecraft is like legos on the computer.  

    Actually,…

  • Build the Ideal 21st Century School

    186 members Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2014 This group exists as a place to take the weekly #edchat topics on Twitter and let them guide us towards creating the ideal 21st Century School.…

  • Diigo

    143 members Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2015 How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow…

  • Gifted and High Level Learners

    14 members Latest Activity: Dec 13, 2015

    A place for educators and specialists working with gifted children and high level learners. For those of us who understand the gifted child-…

  • AP Think Tank

    15 members Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2014 Dedicated to the networking and professional outreach of Assistant Principals

  • Brain Based Teaching

    137 members Latest Activity: Aug 10 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Playful Learning

    59 members Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2015 You've heard that play is the brains favorite way of learning. So why isn't play incorporated in more learning experiences?

  • Game Based Learning

    10 members Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2015

    Game based learning provides students with an opportunity to engage in the learning process.  Benefits of game based learning include…

  • Special Education

    54 members Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2017

    A group based on Special Education needs. Where teachers, parents, and caregivers can share and distribute information for the classroom…

  • Teach in China

    7 members Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2015

    For anyone interested in teaching in China.

    Know before you go!

     We can tell  you about our first hand experience of…

  • Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction

    159 members Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2017 Share ideas, strategies, and successes using best practices, differentiated instruction, and technology in the classroom

  • Autism

    43 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2015 A group to review best practices in autism education in public/private school settings. An open exchange of ideas intended to help students with…

  • Resources for EFL teachers

    22 members Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2017 This is a group for EFL teachers needing and wanting to share resources.

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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
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A Childhood Educator Is Becoming Commonplace In Teacher Training

School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More
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