Learn five simple strategies for teaching critical thinking in any class, at any time. Help students develop strong habits of mind to deepen their learning and engagement. Discover a critical-thinking game that combines all five strategies. Learn more at k12.thoughtfullearning.com.
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That’s so Meta(cognitive)! — investigates how explicitly teaching students metacognitive strategies helps them become more effective learners, able to integrate knowledge rather than just memorize isolated science facts and definitions. Explore the research: http://s.si.edu/1IwH5zS Credits: http://s.si.edu/1SGMX0J ---- If you enjoyed our Good Thinking! videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj
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Aperture’s teaching artists use Visual Thinking Strategies as a resource for engaging students in the classroom. In every lesson, students are encouraged to talk about photographs through an open inquiry process, which in turn encourages open dialogue among students while the teacher guides the discussion. In this video Alice Proujansky, Aperture’s Education Partnerships Coordinator, speaks about how to implement visual thinking strategies in the classroom. To learn more about Aperture On Sight please visit: aperture.org/on-sight
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How to study effectively with 6 essential skills. Boost your study performance with strategies recommended by science - The ANSWER Method. These tips are for high school or university students preparing for exams or wanting to learn more effectively. For free downloadable posters about these six strategies for effective learning, click this link - https://www.dropbox.com/s/sofzb2m3sqzwvlv/6%20Strategies%20for%20Effective%20Learning.pdf?dl=1 This video is a collaboration between The Learning Scientists (http://www.learningscientists.org/) and Memorize Academy (https://www.memorize.academy). EXAMPLES of specific Elaboration questions from MATH You're studying calculus. The topic is “derivatives”. How do derivatives work? Well, they are the rate of the change. How does that work? You take a look at one point, then you take a look at a prior point, over some interval. And then you take the difference divided by the interval. As that interval approaches zero, you have the instantaneous rate of change. Why does this happen? Because “instantaneous” means that the interval is nothing. SCIENCE Imagine you are studying neural communication, maybe in a biology, neuroscience, or psychology class. How does neural communication work? If we look at one neuron, the dendrites receive messages from many other neurons, and then the messages converge in the soma. If there is enough of a positive charge within the soma, then an action potential will occur, and an electrical signal goes down the axon. When the signal reaches the terminal buttons, neurotransmitters release into the synapse where they communicate with the dendrites of the next neuron. Why does this happen? The neurotransmitters are chemicals that allow neurons to communicate with one another. The pattern of activation among different neurons (which neurons fire, how quickly, what neurotransmitters they release) determines the message in your brain. You might then ask, how does the axon work? The axon is a long tail-like structure that produces the electrical signal. How does the signal travel? The axon is covered in myelin sheath, a fatty substance that insulates the axon. The myelin sheath works like the rubber around the cord of an electrical appliance, and it serves to make the electricity travel faster. Why have myelin sheath? Because we need our neurons to be able to send signals fast, since we need to be able to react, make decisions, move quickly, perceive feeling in our skin instantly, etc. Make sure to compare ideas to learn how they are similar and different. For example, an axon and terminal buttons are both parts of a neuron; but, the axon sends an electrical signal while the terminal buttons release chemicals. Both Schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease are related to the neurotransmitter dopamine, but Schizophrenia is the result of too much dopamine while Parkinson’s disease is the result of too little dopamine. Also, try to make connections to your own memories or experiences, and compare ideas to learn how they are similar and different. We already made the connection from myelin sheath on axons to the rubber on cords to electrical appliances. Here is another example: a family member or close friend who suffers from Schizophrenia disease is suffering from too much dopamine. This means that too much dopamine is being released, by the terminal buttons, into the synapse. A doctor could give them a drug to reduce the dopamine in their brain, called a dopamine antagonist. If too much of this drug is used, the patient might begin developing symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease. How would a dopamine antagonist work? … continue asking yourself elaborative questions! HISTORY Imagine you’re studying World War II, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. You could ask yourself, how did this attack happen? On December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. The attack included Japanese fighter planes, bombers, and torpedo planes. Why did this happen? The Japanese intended to destroy the United States’ Pacific Fleet so that it could not interfere with Japanese operations. Here you could also ask another type of question: What was the result of this historic event? Well, Japanese casualties were light, while they damaged eight U.S. Navy battleships. The Arizona was among those that the Japanese sunk, and was not raised from the shallow water. U.S. aircrafts were also destroyed, and 2,403 Americans were killed (1,178 were injured). Why is this event important? The day after the attack, Roosevelt delivered his Infamy Speech, the United States declared war on Japan, and Japanese-Americans were then relocated to internment camps. You could then go on: how did the U.S. enter the war? How did the Pearl Harbor attack lead up to the release of the atomic bomb? How did the war end? And so on. There are so many ways to explain the idea and add details!
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Japanese people are known for their intelligence, politeness, and wellness. Why is this nation so unique and different from the rest of the world? It seems we’ve found the answer – they have an incredibly cool education system and unique teaching methods! There is a unique method in Japanese schools for developing creativity in kids. We believe that the whole world needs to adopt it! It’s called “Nameless paints.” In this video, we'll tell you how it works. Watch till the end – there is a small but brilliant bonus for you. Other videos you might like: 15 Examples of Japanese Etiquette That Will Drive You Crazy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR-H7yr9Ceo& Why Japanese Are So Thin According to Science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxsnYsA549Y& 8 Japanese Parenting Rules All Kids Need https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_gnpIs8qMo& TIMESTAMPS: “Nameless paints” 0:34 Manners before knowledge 2:58 The academic year starts on April 1st 3:33 Students clean their school themselves 4:18 School lunch is provided on a standardized menu 4:59 After-school workshops are very popular 5:32 Students learn Japanese calligraphy and poetry 6:15 Students have to wear school uniform 6:50 The school attendance rate is about 99.99% 7:23 A single test decides the students’ futures 7:55 College years are the best ’holidays’ in life 8:32 SUMMARY: - “Nameless paints” includes ten tubes that don’t have color names such as “yellow,” “blue,” or “green.” Instead, there are only spots of a particular color or colors on each tube. As you can see, the spots are also different sizes. - In Japanese schools, students don’t take any exams until they reach grade four (the age of 10). The goal for the first three years of school is not to judge the child’s knowledge, but to establish good manners and to develop their character. - While most schools in the world begin their academic year in September or October, in Japan, it is April that marks the start of the academic and business calendar. The first day of school often coincides with one of the most beautiful natural phenomena — the time of cherry blossom. - In Japanese schools, students have to clean the classrooms, cafeterias, and even toilets all by themselves. Most Japanese schools do not employ janitors or custodians. - All classmates eat in their classroom together with the teacher. This helps build positive teacher-student relationships. - To get into a good junior high school, most Japanese students enter a preparatory school or attend private after-school workshops. - Japanese calligraphy, or Shodo, involves dipping a bamboo brush in ink and using it to write hieroglyphs on rice paper. - While some schools have their attire, traditional Japanese school uniform consists of a military style for boys and a sailor outfit for girls. - At the end of high school, Japanese students have to take an exam that determines their future. A student can choose one college they would like to go to, and that college has a particular score requirement. - Having gone through ‘examination hell,’ Japanese students usually take a little break. In this country, college is often considered the best years of a person’s life. Sometimes, Japanese people call this period a ‘vacation’ before work. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz For copyright matters please contact us at: [email protected] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/5-tips-to-improve-your-critical-thinking-samantha-agoos Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effective technique is critical thinking. Samantha Agoos describes a 5-step process that may help you with any number of problems. Lesson by Samantha Agoos, animation by Nick Hilditch.
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Why do some classrooms look the same now as they did 70 years ago? In this passionate talk, second grade teacher Kayla Delzer speaks about her mission to revitalize learning and the classroom environment. Kayla explains how to release the power in the classroom by giving students ownership of their learning and making it relevant to them. Breaking down the four walls of the classroom allows her students to become globally connected - and you won’t believe the endeavors her students conquer by embracing purposeful technology. Kayla Delzer is a 2nd grade teacher and Project Lead the Way Lead Teacher in West Fargo, North Dakota. In August, she will begin her 8th year of teaching 2nd grade and her second year with West Fargo Public Schools (WFPS). Teaching is her true passion in life, and she enjoys her job and helping children to love learning and become creative problem solvers. Her students are her focus in life; they are like family to her. In August 2014, she completed her master’s degree in Elementary Education. She also serves on the Technology Task Force and Social Media Task Force for WFPS. Her classroom Twitter account, @tweetingtopdogs, has allowed her students to learn virtually with hundreds of classrooms and educational experts from all over the world. Kayla has teamed up with several companies to improve the lives of students and teachers, and she works frequently with GoNoodle and Remind. She is highly sought after by educational and technology companies to preview and review their products. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Tune in Thursday March 27th to CBC Television's Doc Zone for Angry Parents & Stressed Out Kids. 9pm/9:30 NT
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Chris Sowton looks at ways in which critical thinking can be embedded within ‘regular’ EAP activities, and our students can be fully empowered with these crucial 21st century skills. Find out more about Academic English with Cambridge http://bit.ly/2qzRkUL Subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest English Language Teaching videos, tips and advice: http://bit.ly/CUPELTYouTube
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The Reasoning through Language Arts section of the GED® test requires that test takers craft an extended response. Because writing is a complex thinking process, students need to learn many different skills and strategies to become more proficient writers. Join the Tuesday for Teachers team as they explore visible thinking routines for crafting an extended response. Experience how to make thinking processes visible in your writing classroom as we engage in activities and discuss the impact of integrating thinking routines into crafting a constructed response. Learn about some specific thinking routines and test-taking tips to assist your students in becoming more confident in their writing skills. Download Presentation: https://bit.ly/2JpjBJL Download Workbook: https://bit.ly/2xUR3lX Certificate of Completion: https://bit.ly/2JpD5K1
Views: 1694 GED Testing Service
Kids with a formal diagnosis, such as autism, Asperger's, ADHD, learning disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Central Auditory Processing Disorder -- along those who just need to move while learning--often find it challenging to shine in a traditional classroom. The kids who collaborated to write and star in this "Dear Teacher" video represent such students. So, they wanted to share with educators how their brain works and offer simple ways teachers can help.
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This cooperative learning strategy increases student engagement, encourages collaboration, and results in better learning. Learn how to use the basic Jigsaw method, another variation called Jigsaw II, and get tips for troubleshooting, like what to do if you can't divide students evenly.
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This video is filmed and edited by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO www.uninettunouniversity.net. Corazza is a full-time professor at the Alma Mater Studiorum at the University of Bologna, a member of the Executive Council, and the founder of the Marconi Institute of Creativity. He teaches science and the applications of creative thinking. Why/Which/How/Where/What/When/Experiment. A quick jump out of the box is more insight ful than a lifetime of standard thinking. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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With assistance and training from the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane Public Schools educators are learning how to use Visual Thinking Strategies to create more confident students, whatever the subject area. Learn more at www.northwestmuseum.org/learn, or at www.spokaneschools.org.
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By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its technology-infused Future Schools, Singapore has become one of the top-scoring countries on the PISA tests. Find more videos from Edutopia's YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/edutopia
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Everyone thinks, but to think well we must learn to think explicitly about how we are thinking and make corrective adjustments as a result. For example, many students “study” but few think analytically about how they study and then reshape their study habits. This tape focuses on teaching for excellence in self-assessment, including specific teaching strategies.
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Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a research-based teaching method that improves critical thinking and language skills through discussions of visual images. VTS encourages participation and self-confidence, especially among students who struggle. VTS is easy to learn and offers a proven strategy for educators to meet current learning objectives. Learn more about our School Programs here: http://bit.ly/15BeGFJ
Views: 9978 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Jean LaBauve is a Learning Specialist located on the WSU Spokane Campus.
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Critical Thinking encompasses six vital skills: problem solving, analysis, creative thinking, interpretation, evaluation, and reasoning. These skills are increasingly in demand as the world transitions to an "ideas economy." According to Forbes, although 70% of university graduates believe they have the critical thinking skills to succeed in the workplace, only one-third of employers agree. New approaches in education and recruitment are needed to address this "gap." Macat is working with global partners, including University of Cambridge, to develop new research and insights into the importance of critical thinking in education and the workplace. For more information visit: https://www.macat.com/ct-study Macat’s videos give you an overview of the ideas you should know, explained in a way that helps you think smarter. Through exploration of the humanities, we learn how to think critically and creatively, to reason, and to ask the right questions. Critical thinking is about to become one of the most in-demand set of skills in the global jobs market.* Are you ready? Learn to plan more efficiently, tackle risks or problems more effectively, and make quicker, more informed and more creative decisions with Macat’s suite of resources designed to develop this essential set of skills. Our experts have already compiled the 180 books you feel you should know—but will never have time to read—and explained them in a way that helps you think smarter. Dip in and learn in 3 minutes or 10 minutes a day, or dive in for 3 hours, wherever you are on whatever device you have. Get your journey started into the great books for free: www.macat.com Get a report on your critical thinking skills at no cost: www.macat.com/ct-study Find out more about critical thinking: www.macat.com/blog/what-is-critical-thinking *Source: WEF report Jan 2016 – “The Future of Jobs report”
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The argument is a key weapon for a debater, however many people don't understand it's power. With this video, we learn about the structure of an argument and learn important tips and advice to making strong arguments to use in debates. Check our website for more debate resources: http://www.readingpioneers.com/category/debate Follow us: https://www.instagram.com/reading_pioneers/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/readingpioneers/
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In part two of this Teaching Tip topic, Lauren Whitaker will present Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) and two VTS activities for engaging young English learners. “Teaching Tips” are short professional development videos produced by the American English team that share current, practical knowledge and classroom ideas for EFL teachers around the globe. For more free resources for EFL teachers, visit the American English website: http://www.americanenglish.state.gov Be sure to “like” American English for Educators on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanEnglishforEducators/
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Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a method initiated by teacher-facilitated discussions of art images and documented to have a cascading positive effect on both teachers and students. VTS provides a way to jumpstart a process of learning to think deeply in most subjects from poetry to math, science and social studies.
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Collaboration. Communication. Critical thinking. Creativity. - Should be present in all classrooms. Joe Ruhl received his bachelors and masters degrees at Purdue University and he has been sharing the joys of biology with kids for 37 years. He presently teaches Biology, Genetics, and Science Research courses at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Indiana. Joe and his wife Gail have two children and two grandchildren. The National Association of Biology Teachers named Joe Ruhl the Outstanding Biology Teacher of Indiana in 1987. In 1988 he was awarded a Golden Apple Teaching Award by the Lafayette, Indiana Chamber of Commerce. In 1989 he was honored at the White House as Indiana’s recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. In 1996 he received the Purdue University College of Science Distinguished Alumnus Award for Excellence in K-12 Science Teaching. In 2004 he was awarded the Purdue College of Education’s Crystal Apple Teaching Award. And in 2012 he was honored with the Shell National Science Teaching Award. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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By working together on problem sets in math and sharing their perspectives in roundtable discussions in English, students at The College Preparatory School are making collaboration the driving force in their learning. For more about this school, visit http://www.edutopia.org/stw-collaborative-learning
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Teaching kids to have self control is one of the most important character traits we can teach. Experts believe that kids who master self-regulation become masters of their learning, are more critical thinkers, and make healthier choices; and the benefits are life-long. As parents, I am sure we have observed that little kids have very minimal self-regulation and older kids have some! We adults have developed this self-regulation over time. While it is something that develops as we mature, should we leave the ability to self-regulate up to nature alone, or is there something we could do at home to help kids develop or strengthen this important skill? Some exciting research says self-regulation is something kids can learn. And the best part? It can be taught through play.
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Classroom disruptions decline dramatically when kids are held accountable for their behavior to both their teachers and their classmates. For more videos, articles, and downloads from Edutopia's coverage of SEL in Jefferson County, visit http://www.edutopia.org/louisville-sel-schools-that-work
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UCC Jennings Gallery and College of Medicine and Health has partnered with US-based non-profit organization Visual Thinking Strategies ( www.vtshome.org ) to deliver 'looking at art' classes to 500 students across the five schools of Medicine and Health from September 2012. Two of VTS top facilitators, Yoon Kang O Higgins- (National Program Director) and Karin De Santis (Aesthetic Development Director) visited Cork in May to host a public seminar and a pioneering training program for the college staff who will facilitate these student classes. Visual Thinking Strategies is an educational curriculum and teaching method that uses art to enable intrinsic learning and to help participants develop aesthetic and language literacy, critical thinking and observation skills, and evidence-based reasoning. It is one of the most significant art education programs in North America with a national presence and is now becoming sought after internationally in recognition of the enormous potential of these programs in terms of student learning. While there is a global groundswell of interest in the value of integrating the arts into education, UCC is the first third level institution to engage a large scale student body with the VTS methodology and is the first Irish university to integrate these programs into the mainstream curriculum allowing interdisciplinary teaching for the first time. ________________________________________________________ Yoon Kang-O'Higgins joined the VTS team in 1997 as a college intern in New York City and now oversees VTS programs across the US, serving as it's National Program Director. Before taking on a national role for VTS, Yoon led and supported long term VTS school and museum partnerships in the Pacific Northwest. She has led workshops and presentations for organizations across the US and abroad including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the University of Washington, University of Oregon, and Microsoft. Yoon studied Art History at Barnard College, NYC and University College London and Studio Art at the Leith School of Art in Edinburgh, Scotland. Along with her involvement with VTS, Yoon has taught studio art to NYC public school students and has worked as an administrator at various organizations including Parsons School of Design and the Tony Smith Estate. Karin DeSantis is the Aesthetic Development Director for Visual Thinking Strategies and owner of Rosebriar Consulting. She began her studies at the University of Basel, Switzerland, after receiving her baccalaureate in Modern Languages. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Museum Education from Massachusetts College of Art and her Master's degree in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education. DeSantis has been working with Dr. Abigail Housen, co-founder of Visual Understanding in Education, since 1988. Their research has examined the growth of aesthetic thinking and the impact of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) on aesthetic and critical thinking skills. They have also examined the impact of VTS on teacher practice. In addition to her work as a researcher, DeSantis has worked as teacher and administrator in schools, museums, art centers and universities. She has taught studio art to a wide range of ages, has worked with developmentally-delayed children and adolescents and has taken classes and workshops on teaching, program and curriculum development, and research methods.
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Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity. Wildwood IB World Magnet School GRADES K-8 | CHICAGO, IL Explore more resources from this school: https://www.edutopia.org/school/wildwood-ib-world-magnet-school
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Investigating an artist using the Visual Thinking Strategies method fosters critical thinking skills and the development of knowledge that supports students in expressing their ideas orally and in writing. See the lesson plan at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/Recipe/50140/ and do a virtual tour of this teacher’s classroom at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/34PB.html. Also go to http://www.LitDiet.org for more free teaching activities and virtual classroom tours.
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Frustrated when data revealed visitors learned little from the many educational interventions offered by his talented staff at NY's Museum of Modern Art, Philip Yenawine turned to Abigail Housen, a scholar who studied "aesthetic thought"—how people use what they know when looking at art—to try to determine and remedy the problem. Working with others, they created a method called Visual Thinking Strategies and spent over a dozen years studying to see if it nurtured the growth not seen to result from more conventional methods of teaching; it did. Moreover, from early in the research period, teachers reported on what was then found in data: VTS discussions of art can be used to teach visual literacy, language, thinking, and social skills valued in schools. This presentation will branch from philosophical (what is art for?) to theoretical (what does Housen's data tell us about viewing) to practical (how to create empowered viewers and effective thinkers.) A VTS discussion will help illuminate all of these topics as well as offers a unique opportunity to exercise our brains, not to mention our hearts and spirits. Questions will be welcomed. Philip Yenawine is co-founding director (with cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen) of Visual Understanding in Education, a non profit educational research organization that develops and studies programs that teach teachers to use art to teach thinking and communication skills. Director of Education at The Museum of Modern Art from 1983-93, he has spent the past twenty years developing curricula and professional development used in hundreds of schools across the US and abroad. He is on the board of Art Matters, a foundation supporting contemporary artists. His most recent book, Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines, was published by Harvard Education Press in October 2013.
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Ralston Elementary School is creating a culture of inquiry to nourish 21st-century learners. Ralston Elementary GRADES K-6 | GOLDEN, CO Explore more resources from this school: https://www.edutopia.org/school/ralston-elementary-school
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Giving students randomly assigned roles in their group work helps ensure that they all participate. Design 39 Campus GRADES K-8 | SAN DIEGO, California Explore more resources from this school: https://www.edutopia.org/article/designing-public-school-scratch
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http://www.interactivereadalouds.com Teaching whole group reading skills using the thinking partners interactive read aloud strategy. Linda Hoyt's Interactive Read-Alouds will help you make the most of this time by showing you creative ways to use popular children's literature to teach specific standards and build fluency and comprehension. Combining guided conversations with reflective thinking, Linda's read-aloud lessons engage children in strategic listening, speaking, reading and writing about text.
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Simple, easy-to-understand whiteboard animation to help early Elementary-aged children gain an understanding of the way their brains work to recognize and manage their emotions. This is intended as a beginning resource to help children, parents, educators, and those who work with children to encourage mindfulness, empathy, and emotional regulation. The Hand/Brain Model included in the video is a concept by Dr. Dan Siegel. More information on "Flipping your Lid" and the Hand/Brain model can be found at www.drdansiegel.com. You can check out a great video here: https://youtu.be/vESKrzvgA40. Other excellent resources include: Zones of Regulation: www.zonesofregulation.com Mind UP: www.mindup.org California Department of Education - Social Emotional Development: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/itf09socemodev.asp Developing Self Regulating Learners: http://www.pearsoncanada.ca/media/highered-showcase/multi-product-showcase/butler-preface.pdf Mindful Schools: www.mindfulschools.org Building Resilience in Children: http://www.heysigmund.com/building-resilience-children/ Calm, Alert and Learning: https://self-reg.ca/self-reg/books/calm-alert-learning/
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Kansas State University Veterinary Medicine students discuss "Somewhere Along The Way Part II," 1997, by Margo Kren in the galleries of the University's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. Linda Duke uses Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) to facilitate the discussion.
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Join Ithaca teachers as they share and discuss strategies for making mathematics engaging and meaningful for students!
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A simple one-sentence writing assignment set by third grade teacher Kyle Schwartz revealed the heartbreaking realities faced by her young students. Kyle, a Denver, Colorado Public Schools “Distinguished Teacher”, shares what she has learned from her students and offers educators ideas and strategies towards supporting their students academically and emotionally. カイル・シュワルツ(小学校教師)／小学校三年生担当の教師、カイル・シュワルツによる、１文の作文課題によって、彼女の幼い生徒たちが直面する、胸がはりさけるような現実が明らかとなります。コロラド州デンバー公立学校の「優秀教師」であるシュワルツは、彼女が生徒たちから学んだことをわれわれと共有し、生徒の学力面、精神面をサポートするアイデアと方策を教育者たちに示します。 Elementary School Teacher The driving force in Kyle Schwartz’ career has been to ensure that all children receive a quality education. Kyle is currently a third grade teacher at Doull Elementary School in Denver, Colorado where approximately 90% of the students live below or very near the poverty line and about half are learning English at school. She has previously worked with educational organizations such as City Year, the Denver Teacher Residency, American Achieves and TeachStrong. Designated a “Distinguished Teacher” by Denver Public Schools, Kyle has transformed a simple yet powerful classroom writing lesson into a national dialogue about the troubling realities American students face on a daily basis. Her book “I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for our Kids” offers teachers guidance towards providing the educational opportunities, loving support and guidance that all students need and deserve. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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