How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning?

slang” refers to any word or phrase used in informal settings among certain groups of people (e.g. subcultures, regions, etc.). Slang can be a common word or phrase used in a new context (e.g. that jacket is “sick”), a new word or phrase (e.g. her hair is “on fleek”), or a combination of the two (e.g. “tope,” meaning “totally dope”). Despite how much it may confuse “outsiders,” slang serves an important function in the evolution of language by providing an outlet to test new expressions for common objects and emotions.

Slang found on social media sites and in text messages has become its own subdivision of language. These platforms frequently limit the number of characters

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How to Assign Homework without Wasting Everybody’s time

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Organizing Anchor Charts

Read this post for tips for organizing anchor charts in upper elementary grades. These tips help minimize your wall space and maximize student use of the anchor charts.

All that frustration with anchor charts ended when I walked into a teacher’s room and saw her anchor charts being hung on command hooks. I immediately knew this was a brilliant way of organizing anchor charts. It was one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” and “I have wasted hours of my life I can never get back” moments.

See what I mean here with some of my literacy anchor charts:

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Supportive Teacher-Centered Professional Development

When a teacher first starts teaching, we know that their learning improves dramatically. Learning to be a good teacher will happen in just about any school during those first few years. But, over time there are schools where teachers keep learning. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen in most schools. In this episode, we will study some important research that shows us the type of schools where teachers continue to learn how to be a better teacher. This is a very important show for curriculum directors, professional developers, and especially principals.

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However, don’t think that teachers have no control. When we teachers begin to think differently and connect with other teachers who have a can-do attitude, we can change

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Salman Khan’s Top 10 Rules For Success (@salkhanacademy)

He’s an American teacher, entrepreneur, and a former hedge fund analyst.

He’s the founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform.

Forbes magazine featured Khan on its cover with the story “$1 Trillion Opportunity.”

He’s Salman Khan and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: How to Assign Homework without Wasting Everybody’s time

Answer the question “Why does my child have to do this homework?”

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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If you ever assign homework, you have likely dealt with the “Why does my child have to do this homework?” question from parents. In my experience, these complaints are often from parents who have different expectations about learning and the role of home and school than you do. Furthermore, parents now question teachers about homework more than ever claiming that valuable family time is being lost.

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Without a doubt, we need to be prepared to answer their questions. Today we hear compelling evidence from the authors of Hacking Homework: 10 Strategies That Inspire Learning Outside the

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Cool Cat Teacher’s Gift List 2016 Edition

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Some of the Things I Enjoy

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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If you’ve ever struggled to buy presents like I do, you probably ask people what they like to buy. Therefore, I am always looking at the blogs and newsletters of the edtech gurus and leaders I love to see what they love ALREADY. To help you with your buying, here are some things on my “enjoy” list and how I use them. I hope it gives you ideas.

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Cool Gifts, Ideas, and Books

1. An Amazon Alexa Device.

I love my Amazon Dot. It uses Amazon Alexa. Alexa is the best voice recognition I’ve found. So, I’ve taught my whole family to add things

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Mural.ly – online whiteboard and post

Get your thoughts down fast and gather all your insights in one place.

Quickly dump all your ideas onto our flexible canvas, and supplement
them with multimedia from the internet or your computer.

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Cool Cat Teacher’s Gift List 2016 Edition @coolcatteacher

If you’ve ever struggled to buy presents like I do, you probably ask people what they like to buy. Therefore, I am always looking at the blogs and newsletters of the edtech gurus and leaders I love to see what they love ALREADY. To help you with your buying, here are some things on my “enjoy” list and how I use them. I hope it gives you ideas.

my favorite christmas gifts

Cool Gifts, Ideas, and Books

1. An Amazon Alexa Device.

I love my Amazon Dot. It uses Amazon Alexa. Alexa is the best voice recognition I’ve found. So, I’ve taught my whole family to add things to the shopping list.

“Alexa add milk to the shopping list.”

We also listen to music

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