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10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning – Ditch That Textbook
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What can students do to make learning really stick?

Cognitive science tells us it's NOT to re-read our notes or textbook.

Instead, practice "retrieval" -- recalling what we've learned out of our brains, not our books.

This post outlines 10 simple tips and strategies you can use in class to make learning long-term, including:
1. Brain dumps
2. Two things
3. Retrieve taking (instead of note taking)
4. Student-produced quizzes
5. Guided conversation
6. Now, then, and way back
7. Self testing
8. Recall information visually
9. Retrieval mapping
10. White board exit ticket

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Ditch That Textbook
Date Added:
04/13/2021
11 Dramatic Virtual Tours of Stages Around the World
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Take a trip step inside 11 dramatic virtual tours some of the most beautiful theaters, concert halls and opera houses in the world. Carnegie Hall, The Colosseum in Rome, and The Sydney Opera House are just a few of the amazing trips you take!

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Simulation
Author:
Google Arts & Culture
Date Added:
03/25/2021
123 Homeschool4me
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Homeschool Worksheets have over 1 million pages of FREE worksheets for toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade students in K12. The free educational printables cover alphabet letters, math, language arts, history, geography, and more.
All the free homeschool worksheets on this site can be accessed by subject or grade level. Just click on any of the category thumbnails see that category of free printables.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
123 Homeschool4me
Date Added:
03/18/2020
1812 Virtual Exhibition
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The Canadian War Museum have a list of “Online Exhibitions”, one of which is a website that can take you through the War of 1812 from four different perspectives, showing how Americans, Brits, Canadians and Indigenous peoples experienced the war.

Subject:
Native Studies
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Author:
Canadian War Museum
Date Added:
03/18/2020
220 Writing Prompts for Kids to Spark Student Creativity
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Writing prompts for kids help students:
- Express themselves and their creativity
- Grasp lifelong literacy skills and concepts
- Tell their own stories and build self-confidence
- Develop a growth mindset when it comes to their writing skills
- Writing is like a muscle — it takes practice to build up skills. Luckily, we put together a list of over 200 writing prompts to help your students get started.

Contents include:
- Creative writing prompts
- Fun writing prompts
- Persuasive writing prompts
- Social emotional learning journal prompts
- Math writing prompts

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Maria Kampen
Prodigy
Date Added:
03/23/2021
23 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety
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Help kids practice smart internet habits and stay safe online.

Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. While secure passwords are certainly important for technology users of all ages, and stranger danger is nothing to take lightly, most internet safety dilemmas are much more nuanced.

The best internet safety lessons recognize the complexity of these topics and help students build the critical-thinking skills and habits of mind to navigate the dilemmas they encounter. Included are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades K–12.

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Author:
Common Sense Education
Date Added:
03/23/2021
25+ Free Digital Escape Rooms {Free!}
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Try out one of these FREE Digital Escape Rooms to bring some well-deserved amusement to your home or classroom!

Escape Rooms are traditionally a physical “locked” room in which there are clues on how to escape. You need to solve each clue or problem that is presented in order to move onto the next clue, which, when you’ve solved enough, will eventually allow you to leave the room. Now, imagine this scenario, but in a virtual setting.

A digital escape room, like the ones described below, will give you a short story in reference to the theme. As you click through the prompts they give you, there will come a time where you need to solve a problem or a clue in order to click to the next prompt. Just as in real life, you won’t be able to “escape” until all the clues have been solved.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Mama Teaches
Date Added:
04/22/2020
40 Best Social Studies Websites for Kids and Teachers to Learn
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If you’re looking for some of the best social studies websites, here is a terrific list. We Are Teachers has compiled a list of things that are not only informative, but also fun and interactive. They have categorized over 40 best social studies websites as follows:
`Best Sites for Social Studies Lessons
`Best Sites for Virtual Museum Tours
`Best Sites for Virtual Field Trips
`Best Sites for Games and Simulations

Although some of the content is American, there are still lots of options for teachers, parents and students who live in Canada!

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Simulation
Author:
We Are Teachers
Date Added:
01/19/2021
5 Clue Challenge
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"All over the world, people live in diverse regions, and climates with different animals, plants, and interesting nuances. As I have traveled the world working with teachers and students, I have tried to bring experiences back to my own classes. Below you'll find short videos where you will get 5 clues to guess a location, animal, or person. Some videos were created by me as I traveled. Others were submitted to me by teachers and children from around the globe. Your mission is to do research and figure out the answer to each challenge in as few clues as possible. Have fun! "

Can you guess where he is?
Can you guess what animal it is?

Subject:
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Michael Soskil
Date Added:
12/12/2019
77 Simple STEM Activities for Families
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This excellent list from "dailystem.com" will give you plenty of fun and educational STEM activities you can do at home with your family.
Enjoy!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Chris Woods
DailyStem.com
Date Added:
01/07/2020
7 Classroom Resources for Teaching Black History in Canada
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2021 marked the 25th anniversary since The Honourable Jean Augustine introduced the motion to make February Black History Month in Canada. Alongside Augustine, many Black Canadians have played an important role in shaping our country’s history, all while facing much discrimination and racism. Although such achievements should be recognized year-round, February is a time to honour the legacy of Black Canadians and reflect on the many contributions they have made to our country. Brightspark has compiled a list of teacher resources to help you do just this! Find videos, podcasts, activities and more designed to celebrate Canada’s Black heritage and introduce diverse learning in the classroom.

Subject:
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Reading
Author:
Brightspark
Date Added:
02/02/2022
7 Excellent Free Timeline Creation Tools for Teachers
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This is a set of free tools for teachers to create awesome timelines, including:
1. TikiToki - TikiToki is a great application for multimedia timelines making . It allows its users to create stunning animated timelines. TikiToKi is very easy to use and above all its basic version is completely free .
2. Time Glider - This is a web tool that lets you create, collaborate on, and publish zooming/planning interactive timelines for free. It is like Google Maps but for time.
3. OurStory - Ourstory enables you to write stories, tag friends, and add media to collaborative timelines either privately or in public.
4. Capzles - lets you create rich media experiences with videos, photos, music, blogs and documents.
5. Read Write Think - Read Write Think has a beautiful timeline tool that allows users to add project labels and easily create timelines.
6. Xtimeline - Xtimeline is a free web-based timeline that you can use to easily create and share timelines with pictures and videos.
7. TimeToast - TimeToast is another great tool that allows you to create timelines and share them on the web. The process only takes a couple of minutes and is very simple to use.

Subject:
Education
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Education Technology and Mobile Learning
Date Added:
02/08/2021