My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester.
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At the same time they explored technologies in greater detail with this report , which I’ll summarize here.
It’s a pretty solid list, not offering any wild surprises. MORE Themes presented in Peck''s story are also found in Richard Connell''s "The Most Dangerous Game" and Edgar Allan Poe''s "The Cask of Amontillado" two texts that challenge the students'' comprehension and analysis skills.
The study of how districts track spending for each school found that it is difficult to make "apples-to-apples" comparisons of expenditures among schools in a system.
MORE A few weeks ago, coincidentally during Day of DH 2016 , it was brought to my attention that Voyant , a web-based text analysis tool, had upgraded to Version 2.0.We’d need to consider not just what technology products students are exposed to in the classroom, but also across the rest of their lives.Especially if those students are teens, within sight of leaving K-12 and moving into higher education. MORE The Startup Blog Algorithmic Thinking Coding Computational Thinking Pattern Recognition Problem Analysis Startup Startups Good news for parents concerned about kids getting too much screen time: It's possible to teach computer science concepts to very young kids without using computers at all.I wanted to feature a guest blog post written by my colleague, Kerry Hosmer.MORE New Analysis of Personalized Learning Program Shows Reading Gains for Chicago Students.MORE In "Read Talk Write" Laura Robb provides strategies that can grow students' ability to have rich, accountable conversations, leading to productive, engaging writing.Reviewer Linda Biondi especially appreciates the mentor texts, detailed lessons, and reproducibles.Media literacy expert Frank Baker suggests taking on Big Tobacco's pervasive and persuasive marketing tactics, involving students in creating their own anti-tobacco ads. MORE Gartner focuses on the internet of things, security concerns, and information/data analysis.This month Gartner Research offered a top-level forecast of where technologies are going over the next five years.Books for Teachers MORE In response to a request we received a few days ago from one of our readers, here is a collection of some of the best texts written on ‘Discourse Analysis’.These works are particularly useful more MORE Vernier, makers of very popular sensors and data collection systems, have just released their free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks.