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"Check out this list of Brain-Based Learning resources on Edutopia. Excellent! Brain-Based Learning Resources"
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"For those interested in connecting research in how the brain learns with their teaching practice, check out this fun video from The CTTL that published Think Differently and Deeply."
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Printable Bookmarks with Thinking Skills/Thinking Stems/Summaries

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 7:34pm 2 Comments

I’ve blogged about the successful use of thinking skills in promoting reading comprehension and the huge increase I saw in reading levels here: Reading Levels Jump 5 Months in just 2.5 Months!  

I started thinking how great it…

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Important Metacognitive Thinking Strategies Demonstrated

Posted on March 5, 2011 at 5:52pm 0 Comments

I've learned through the BrainSMART program that one of the most powerful tools you can give your students is thinking skills. When you or I read (or do math, science, and even everyday life situations), we automatically make predictions, inferences, questions, schema, etc to help us understand and make decisions. Most of us weren’t explicitly taught these skills…we simply figured them out over time. Just imagine the… Continue

Wildly Successful Metacognition Lesson!

Posted on February 26, 2011 at 7:06pm 0 Comments

(To see the post with accompanying photos, please visit my blog at http://www.fortheloveofteaching.net.  I can't get the pictures on the ning to look right.)
Today my class was featured in an article in The Edmond Sun.  The reporter discussed our growing class brain in…
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It's Good Reader Boy! 3:30 Weekdays...

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 9:46pm 4 Comments

I’ve wanted to come up with a clever way for students to remember their thinking for reading strategies.  A list just seems too boring.  One thing I’ve learned in BrainSMART is to connect information to parts of the body to make it more memorable.  So I came up with this…
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At 4:56pm on July 12, 2011, Bonnie Zimmerman said…
Thank you for accepting my friend request.
At 11:15pm on January 12, 2011, Verònica Criado Funcasta said…

Thanks for the friend invitation, Diane.

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Hi, Diane!

I'm am so excited about the possibilities collaboration on this platform provides!
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Gary Newman commented on Eileen Lennon's blog post Managing the Modern Classroom
"Thanks for the info. The infographic is great. But you could include some information about writing compare and contrast essay from this blog"
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Johnatan Wisniewski replied to Michael Yarbrough's discussion Why Students Plagiarize?
"Michael, I totally agree with you. A lot of students don't know how to do research work, have to cite, create references or use libraries. It's really a problem. And the main teacher goal is to teach to not afraid and how to study…"
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Top Fitness Tips That Will Improve Your Horse Riding Skills

Horse riding is a very peaceful pass-time, horseback riding can provide a way by which you can train a remarkable animal and also explore sceneries around you, or become engaged in various competitions, races, and shows. You can be a novice or even a lifetime horse-rider, but in this article, you will learn some tips which are guaranteed to make your riding more enjoyable.Yoga: Yoga can help you because relaxes your body and enables you to lengthen and also loosen your muscles. For horseback…See More
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Goodyear STEM Career Day builds on pivotal, national education priorities

Today’s modern world demands minds able to think deeply and well, so the capacity of America’s learners in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas is critical. The US Department of Education has responded with programs designed to…See More
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Gary Newman commented on Marianna Velma's blog post 9 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Think That College Is Your Worst Enemy
"You could try to write paper online about this infographic."
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I finally understand what Parent Teacher Conferences are all about

I have parents coming into my classroom today asking how their child is doing in my class. They only have a 95, how can they get a higher grade?Really?This happens over and over again. I wonder why they're here. I don't think it's to make themselves feel better about how great their child is doing in school. I also don't think that they are very worried about the 95 not being a 98. I believe it's to show their child that they are fully invested in their education.Parents who show up to Parent…See More
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