Tag Archives: Instructional resources

Research with Academic Rigor and Journalistic Flair

The Conversation Recently I have started to follow a new online journal called the Conversation.  A website devoted to translating current research in all fields, including education, into jargon-less articles. From their website The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary that’s free to read and republish. […]

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Free Sources for Common Core Aligned Content

Browse the following sites These resources were recently highlighted in a document from a website I follow The School Improvement Network.  They are well designed sites, with a wealth of common core aligned materials.  Any of these may take a while to fully explore, but each has a search bar and organization that allow you […]

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Visible Learning for Teachers

Looking for some professional reading this summer? I have posted before about John Hattie’s work (Here, here, here, and here).  His two books provide the most comprehensive research based analysis of what works in education.  There is simply no better source for finding new strategies to apply in your practice. Here is a short clip […]

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Smarter Balanced Digital Library

Hi all I have signed up all staff in AOS 98 for access to the following Smarter Balanced Resource.  Read about it here. In the coming days you will receive login information from the State of Maine, it will contain the link and temporary password for your access.  Once I am sure all have received […]

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