Education Reading – Enhance your Knowledge
The Education Reading area of The Tutor Report contains links and downloads for interesting and helpful information that might not be worth an individual article or fit into other resource pages, enjoy! Please send me links and other items that might be useful to other readers.
REACHING THE STUDENT WITH DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION
Provided by Gov Connection via eSchool News
A ROOM TO LEARN – RETHINKING THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Based on the latest research about how children learn, this book helps elementary school teachers make their classrooms into creative spaces that facilitate teaching and learning. It also delves into specific areas of classroom design such as use of color and plants, room arrangement, learning centers, and the impact of clutter. With before and after photos of real classrooms, teachers can examine each area and determine their own classroom’s need for improvement.
MAKING MATH WORK: K-8 BLENDED LEARNING
Free white paper to download. Blended learning is the future of math education, read white paper.
Download the free white paper from Dreambox Learning
The New York Times reports that the RAND study shows double the student gains using this model to teach Algebra.
OTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN
Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s “great books,” Other People’s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne.
Teaching all students to learn and love vocabulary.
Original article with pdf study guide
The latest book by Peter Johnston on how the words used to speak to students affect their growth and learning experience.
COMPUTERS DON’T CLOSE THE EDUCATION GAP
From the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren.
THE LINK BETWEEN MOTOR SKILLS & MATH
Curry School of Education – The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning
Minds in Motion Project – The connection between fine motor skills and math
The Critical Role of Oral Language in Reading for Title I Students
The Critical Role of Oral Language in Reading for Title I Students and English Language Learners From EdWeek’s White Paper Service. You will be required to provided your details to download content.
Become a Private Tutor
Free from Amazon (at time of adding) for Kindle Readers. One of London’s foremost tutors shares her secrets on deciding on what to tutor, who to tutor and how to find them.
The book covers topics such as:
1. The 5 skills of an amazing private tutor.
2. How to market your tutoring business in a way that’s effortless and effective.
3. How to tutor and create an income that makes a difference in more ways than one.
4. Profitable online tutoring and much more.
Credit Recovery & Online Learning
Again from Education Week a great collection of articles on Credit Recovery and Online Learning.
Credit recovery and online learning Download Here
Education Reading – Common Core
Education Week provides some great free downloads for Educational Information and Education Reading, either download below or press the spotlight logo to visit edweek:
Implementing Common Core Download Here
Literacy & The Common Core Download Here
Supporting Instruction in Common Core Download Here
Digital Literacy in the Common Core Era Download Here
Self Training – Advanced Excel
Bookboon.com offers advanced Excel 2010 Download Here
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