Customization: Streamlining Differentiation

Differentiation has been an educational buzz word for several years now, but I recently learned a new way to streamline differentiation in the classroom.  Part of our back-t0-school professional development was a presentation based on The Differentiation Workbook by MindSteps Inc. Here’s the gist of what I learned: Students can be grouped…

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C3 Framework: Dimension One – U Got Questions? (Inquiry Strategies)

To be honest, I’m a little overwhelmed.  The first day of school is right around the corner and I haven’t done all of the things I wanted to do this summer!  Theme parks, water parks and zoo adventures aside, I’m also anxious about the upcoming school year.  I’ve done a lot…

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Book Review: Reading Like a Historian

If you’re looking for a resource with fresh ideas on how to implement common core standards in Social Studies, look no further than the book, Reading Like a Historian by Teachers College Press.  I recently received a copy for free at a Social Studies network meeting and have been really…

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