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Emily Graves's Groups (12)

  • Co-Teaching

    22 members Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2012 A forum for co-teachers to share experiences, ask questions and develop ideas for improving co-teaching.

  • Google Tools for Teachers

    249 members Latest Activity: Oct 9 Whether you're a Google pro or interested in great free tools for your classroom, this is a place for you to share and learn.

  • 4th Grade

    9 members Latest Activity: Feb 19 This is a place for fourth grade teachers or anyone interested in fourth grade to discuss what's important to teaching and learning.  Please join the…

  • Urban Education

    42 members Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2014 A group formed to discuss the unique challenges faced by today's urban educators.

  • Edtech

    514 members Latest Activity: Oct 9 A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them. I'm hoping to simplify this process…

  • Brain Based Teaching

    137 members Latest Activity: Aug 1 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Delicious Educators

    111 members Latest Activity: Dec 10, 2013 Connecting Educators who have tasty resources to share. I'm TEFLTara. Who are you?

  • elemchat

    89 members Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2014

    A place to provide elementary school educators a venue for discussing issues and strategies that are specific to teaching in the elementary school…

  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    290 members Latest Activity: Oct 4 This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

  • Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

    388 members Latest Activity: Oct 9 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…


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Lack of Teacher and Principal Voice is the real problem with School Imrpovement

I recently completed a study on the beliefs of teachers and principals of their ability to impact student learning during school improvement. My study contained interviews of 13 principals and teachers from across the United States who have experienced school improvement at some level. I did this study because in my own district, at the time that I started this study, 31% of the schools in my district were still operating in failing status and this just didn't make sense to me. All schools in…See More
Sandro Cuzzetto commented on Thomas Whitby's blog post Poor teachers: Who is to blame?
"This is fantastic. As a new Principal at a school, and one whose Master's thesis was based specifically on the difference between how adults and students use technology, this article speaks volumes to me. I love the idea of determining the…"
Jason Rukman commented on Jason Rukman's blog post Try out Itch. Scratch in a safe, online learning environment with video lessons for your students.
"Thanks Jalyn, Let me know if you're interested in a trial teacher account and I'll get you set up (You can also just try out the courses as well)!  "
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Harry Zepeda posted a blog post

Do you have a spending problem?

Shopaholics do not agree to the fact that they are shopaholics until and unless they are forced to agree that they are affected by the addiction of shopping, and they need to do seriously something about it so that they do not waste their entire savings and cry about it on a later date. In this post, we will help you spot the problem and if you spot the issue, go ahead and look for a remedy so that you get enough time to be at ease in the future. 1.    Your credit card balance is always close…See More
Nov 20
Natalie Marie Lopez posted a blog post

Are there any great websites for K-12 students?

Hello Collective wisdom!I wanted to know if there were any great websites anyone can recommend for elementary school students (K-12) that introduce primary sources?With Common Core State Standards, I notice students are introduced to primary sources in the 3rd grade and there is a local history assignment at one of the schools I talked to.  Know any good introductory sites?  I'm currently building one as part of a project for my multimedia course and would like to look to the left and right for…See More
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