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Here are a few podcast recommendations to kick start your morning commute or serve as your planning period soundtrack.
NPR Education - National Public Radio's education news stories. Stay current on education policy and news, as well as hear inspiring stories from classrooms like yours.
Cult of Pedagogy Podcast - Jennifer Gonzalez is a former middle school teacher who now hosts a popular blog highlighting amazing teachers, classroom practices, and education reform and policy news.
Find more podcasts to fuel your fire at Stitcher, iTunes, or Google Play.
Inspiring Words to Fuel Your Fire
Flipgrid is a simple, yet versatile app that connects students and teachers by creating video discussion communities called grids. Once teachers launch a grid, they can add a topic for students to respond to with short videos.
The app can also be used for professional learning and networking.
Find more information at info.flipgrid.com
Pontifex, M. B., Saliba, B. J., Raine, L. B., Picchietti, D. L., & Hillman, C. H. (2013). Exercise improves behavioral, neurocognitive, and scholastic performance in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The Journal of Pediatrics, 162, 543-551.
It is crazy to believe that school is already back in session, but that means that yes, The Friday 5 is back along with it! We welcome you back into the swing of school with these five resources.
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Research shows that the incorporation of "Brain Breaks" into the classroom can have positive effects on student behavior, cognitive function, and scholastic achievement. GoNoodle offers several online videos that you can use in your classroom as brain breaks to recharge and refuel student learning.
Find more information at www.gonoodle.com
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Access to navigate to CTLS Assess is available from anywhere in CTLS Teach via the site menu.
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Do you sing in the shower? Do you sing in the car? Why not put your performance prowess on display? Create an education inspired song parody for your students or colleagues.
For inspiration, take a look at the video to the right showcasing our friends at Ford Elementary School.
Who knows? You could be the could be the next Cobb viral sensation!
·My Notes tab for K12 course unit and topic titles
· My Notes tab for PL Course assignments
· Any text included in the body of My Notes tab
Check out what's new inside of the Cobb Teaching and Learning System. Updates for August include:
Pump Up Your Classroom and Colleagues
with Song Parodies
My Notes - My Notes created in PL Course Assignments tab are now included in the CTLS Teach homepage My Notes tab. You can also search My Notes to find text found in the:
Notification Center - New Alert banner provides community and course notifications