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10 Resources to Maximize Learning

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Dr. Katie McKnight has authored 16 books on content literacy and is an international presenter.  Math & Science:  An entire chapter with TEMPLATES you can use:  https://myedexpert.com/item/literacy-for-math-science-and-technical-subjects-strategies-to-deepen-content-knowledge/

ELA:  Katie has shared 2 captivating stations: “SnapChat the Main Idea” & “Action Contracctions” https://myedexpert.com/vendor/katiemcknight/

Kristina Smekens trains teachers in reading and writing techniques all across the country.  She has graciously shared some amazing resources that you will readily incorporate! Her new entry: “Peer Revision Conferencing Cards” make editing game-like.  Your students will LOVE this! https://myedexpert.com/vendor/kristina-smekens/

Dr. Steve Warner is a mathematician who specializes in test prep in math and science. Utilizing feedback from thousands of students, he’s developed a unique system to help students increase test scores.  Author of numerous books, he also has a download every learner will appreciate:  “10 Common Mistakes Students Make that Lower Their Test Scores.” https://myedexpert.com/vendor/DrSteve/

Dr. Rick Jetter has penned several books and served in multiple school capacities – from teacher to superintendent.  “Leadership Profiles from the Sea Activity” is simply a treasure. What a creative avenue in which to explore leadership attributes.  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/rjetter/

Author Jerry Burkhart’s goal is to nurture independent, creative math thinkers.  Grade 4-6 math teachers: Jerry has 3 sets of “Intrepid Math Problems” for advanced mathematical thinking.  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/jburkhart/

Author/researcher Dr. Ellen Burns Hurst is a pioneer in the field of dyslexia.  She has graciously shared a power point presentation for every educator and parent about the myths of dyslexia.  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/ehurst/

Middle and high school social studies:  Sheila White has just added a second part to her historiography – this one is perfect for embarking on project based learning.  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/sheilawhite/

Thought-provoking Short Reads…and a Podcast

Jerry Burkhart:  “How Open-Ended Math Problems Keep on Giving”  https://www.middleweb.com/35704/how-open-ended-math-problems-keep-on-giving/

Dr. Ellen Hurst:  “Are Boys Set p to Fail Before They Enter Kindergarten?”  http://www.edcircuit.com/boys-set-up-to-fail-before-kindergarten/

Dr. Katherine McKnight‘s article on why improv works in the classroom: http://www.edcircuit.com/teaching-learning-begins-with-yes-and/

Angela Stockman‘s wonderful piece on “Building Better Writers” http://www.edcircuit.com/building-better-writers/

Ryan Schaaf’s new podcast on reinventing learning for the digital generation:  http://www.teachthought.com/podcast/teachthought-ep-81-reinventing-learning-kids-different-today/



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