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Integrating 21st Century Learning Skills into Daily Instruction

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Introduction to the Flipped Classroom (Video)

Check out this incredible video by Stacey Roshan explaining the power of the Flipped Classroom concept. If you are interested in more information, click here to visit her YouTube page. Or visit Stacey’s blog by clicking here.

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Great Blog Posting from Edutopia about Motivating Students in Math

Click on the image below to be redirected to the Edutopia website for a great article on several tips for engaging all learners in math class.

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How to Use Instagram in the Classroom

Click this link to read the entire blog posting on this topic by Katie Lepi on the http://www.edudemic.com website.

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New Poster – The Three Foundations of the New APPR

Below is a poster that provides an overview of the three philosophical foundations of the new APPR evaluation system.  A copy of this poster will be made for each teacher at Athena, so you will not need to print your … Continue reading

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Seven Steps to Becoming a 21st Century School or District

The concept of 21st Century Learning Skills are one of three philosophical foundations of the new APPR system and the NYSUT Rubric we are using for teacher evaluation. A recent blog post on the http://www.edutopia.org site by Ken Kay on … Continue reading

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10 Research Based Principles of Instruction

10 Research Based Strategies That All Teachers Should Know This is a summary of a recent article in American Educator by Barak Rosenshine. Each of the following principles of effective research based pedagogy is thoroughly supported in both the research … Continue reading

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Understanding Response to Intervention

Here is a collection of resources, book summaries and other information that will provide you with an excellent foundational knowledge of what RtI actually is intended to accomplish. This post was originally published as a page on this blog, however, … Continue reading

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Forward Together: The Athena PLC Progression

PLC Progression: Click here to download the PLC Progression document Athena PLC Page: Click here to visit the Athena PLC page

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Forward Together: Research Based Grading Practices

For more information on what the research says about effective grading checkout the following book summaries: Elements of Grading (Doug Reeves) How to Grade for Learning (Ken O’Connor) Standards Based Grading (Thomas Guskey)

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