So We’ve Been Thinking: Episode 24 – Lauren Bercuson – Making Storytime Meaningful

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Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is currently a popular focus for schools because evidence suggests that effective SEL improves academic learning. How can we best teach students skills like self-awareness, self- management, empathy, perspective taking and cooperation? Today’s guest is someone who combines her love of reading and knowledge of books to provide support to people […]

So We’ve Been Thinking: Episode 20 – Mary Ellen Daneels – Transforming Civic Education

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Across the country, there is a renewed focus on laws and practices to promote quality civic education, geared toward preparing our students with the skills they need to be active participants in a democracy who are able to access and insert themselves into the democratic decision making process. Shawn talks with Mary Ellen Daneels about transforming Civic Education.

5 Tools to Create a Paperless Book Club – Guest Post from ETT Summit Presenters, Corey Holmer & Jamie Trow

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This post first appeared on Edudemic. A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club requires a change. Digital […]