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"Check out this list of Brain-Based Learning resources on Edutopia. Excellent! Brain-Based Learning Resources"
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Glenn Whitman commented on Diane Dahl's group Brain Based Teaching
"For those interested in connecting research in how the brain learns with their teaching practice, check out this fun video from The CTTL that published Think Differently and Deeply."
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Printable Bookmarks with Thinking Skills/Thinking Stems/Summaries

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 7:34pm 2 Comments

I’ve blogged about the successful use of thinking skills in promoting reading comprehension and the huge increase I saw in reading levels here: Reading Levels Jump 5 Months in just 2.5 Months!  

I started thinking how great it…

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Important Metacognitive Thinking Strategies Demonstrated

Posted on March 5, 2011 at 5:52pm 0 Comments

I've learned through the BrainSMART program that one of the most powerful tools you can give your students is thinking skills. When you or I read (or do math, science, and even everyday life situations), we automatically make predictions, inferences, questions, schema, etc to help us understand and make decisions. Most of us weren’t explicitly taught these skills…we simply figured them out over time. Just imagine the… Continue

Wildly Successful Metacognition Lesson!

Posted on February 26, 2011 at 7:06pm 0 Comments

(To see the post with accompanying photos, please visit my blog at http://www.fortheloveofteaching.net.  I can't get the pictures on the ning to look right.)
Today my class was featured in an article in The Edmond Sun.  The reporter discussed our growing class brain in…
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It's Good Reader Boy! 3:30 Weekdays...

Posted on February 11, 2011 at 9:46pm 4 Comments

I’ve wanted to come up with a clever way for students to remember their thinking for reading strategies.  A list just seems too boring.  One thing I’ve learned in BrainSMART is to connect information to parts of the body to make it more memorable.  So I came up with this…
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At 4:56pm on July 12, 2011, Bonnie Zimmerman said…
Thank you for accepting my friend request.
At 11:15pm on January 12, 2011, Verònica Criado Funcasta said…

Thanks for the friend invitation, Diane.

At 5:48pm on December 9, 2010, Christy Cate said…
Hi, Diane!

I'm am so excited about the possibilities collaboration on this platform provides!
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Tali Horowitz invited a bunch of DOE nerds as her guests to the Common Sense Media Awards Dinner. The awards were for everyone who works hard to provide a safe environment for children to use technology. It was a lovely evening; we hobnobbed with big donors, caught up with friends, and had a nice evening out. What really inspired me was the message of the evening. We are playing defense for the small people who are defenseless against the giant we know as the Internet.Marie Belle Vargas was the…See More
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10 Exciting Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Kids

Mother’s Day is the one time of year dedicated to what our mom’s do for us. There are many things children can make for their moms that don’t require long hours. Other than taking her for a dinner and a memorable family trip, there are many small and inexpensive things you can do to show your love and respect towards her. A little time and creativity are all you need.Here are 10 exciting Mother’s Day gift ideas for preschoolers. Choose any one of them and let him/her express the love towards…See More
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Why Enrolling Your Child in a Childcare Center Matters

Most children experts opine that sending your tiny tot to childcare is the best thing to do, especially if you and your spouse both work. If you are unsure if you should enroll your child in a childcare center, here is why you should!Safe Haven: It’s natural to worry about your child. A daycare offers a stable and safe environment for your child while you are away from home. Daycare may also be a lot less expensive than paying for a babysitter who you may not even know!Schedules Become More…See More
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Dorothy Hastings commented on Daisy Hastings's blog post How to deal with a teenager
"A nice post! A satisfying read. Include all when our child becomes a teacher, we must behave like friendsof them, understand their situation and should keep calm."
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