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Sunday
Nov042012

Election 2012 Research Links

Sunday
Nov042012

“Why” & “How” of Using Smart Devices with Students to Engage Readers

Notes from 10.24.12: [Neuhaus.org]

'Why & How to Use Smart Devices for Reading'

Presentation by Joseph Morelock, director of Technology and Innovation for Canby School District in Oregon which serves approximately 5,000 K-12 students.

Research Study: The Early Catastrophe

  • By age 3, children from more privileged families have heard 30 million more words than children from less privileged families.
  • Children’s academic successes at ages 9 and 10 can be attributed to the amount of talk they hear from birth through age 3.

Betty hart and Todd r. risley, “The Early Catastrophe: The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3.” American Educator, Spring 2003, www.aft.org

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13% of the 21st Century is already behind us: "As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.' -Antione de Saint Exupéry

 Achievement Data: Canby School District & User Group Wiki

Recommended Apps

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HISD Recommended Starter Literacy Apps:

 

Sunday
Nov042012

Keyboard Shortcut Signs

Sunday
Nov042012

Things NOT to Share Online

Wednesday
Oct312012

Primary Literacy Apps to Consider...