• Educational Books for Children
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    Educational Books for Children

    [Music]>>Lola: Hi, my name is Lola Buller and I am a publisher with DK Education. I’d like to introduce you today to a new series that brings the best of everything kids love about DK The coolest stories, funnest facts, the best images all in our most kid friendly format ever. DK Adventures are a new series of narrative non-fiction books for confident readers, ages 8-10. They cover all sorts of topics that kids love reading about from sharks to Star Wars, horses to heroes. Each 128 page book has been created with literacy consultants in order to help kids learn to read confidently, independently and fluently. The range of…

  • Exact Instructions Challenge – THIS is why my kids want to kill me. | Josh Darnit
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    Exact Instructions Challenge – THIS is why my kids want to kill me. | Josh Darnit

    – You’re not even making any sense. He’s already ruined it on purpose, he knows how to make one. (funky music) – What’s up, the internet? You know what? I’m hungry. I could really go for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Do you guys think you can write down some instructions and teach me how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? – Yeah. – Then do it. – I knew we were gonna do this, I heard dad talking to mom. – Choke yourself on my hand. (laughter in background) Sometimes they do it when you tell ’em. (laughter) – Dad, I’m done. – Step one, get…

  • Vital Functions of Living Things | Educational Video for Kids
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    Vital Functions of Living Things | Educational Video for Kids

    The vital functions Nutrition As you know, all living things need food, and that is the function called Nutrition. Depending on what food they eat, animals may herbivores, carnivores or omnivores. Herbivores eat plants and grasses, and they may eat the stems, roots, fruit, seeds or leaves… just like this tall giraffe is doing. Some herbivores are very special… the ruminants… like goats and cows. They are special because they swallow their food almost without chewing it, and then store it in their stomach… Then, when they want to, they bring it back into their mouth, and chew and swallow it again… It might seem a bit disgusting to us,…

  • How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee
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    How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee

    To me, social justice is a simple concept. It’s the notion that all people in a society deserve fair and equitable rights, opportunities and access to resources. But it’s become controversial and nebulous, because we’ve stopped talking about what working for social justice actually looks like. Working for social justice can look like this … or this. It can look like this … or it can look like this … or my favorite … it can look like that. Those are my students, and whenever I’m asked to articulate my work or my priorities as a teacher, I explain that I believe education can be a tool for social justice.…

  • Korean children′s stress over education among world′s highest   “우리나라 아동들,
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    Korean children′s stress over education among world′s highest “우리나라 아동들,

    Korea is known for its high education fever, but it may be pressuring children too much. A report released by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs on Wednesday measuring Korean children′s stress related to education shows that Korean children have a stress level of 50-point-five percent. The index takes elements such as children′s′ preschool enrollment and education achievements into account and a higher reading indicates that kids are stressed over education. Korean children also had the highest stress levels among the 29 countries surveyed by UNICEF in 2013. Spain, Slovenia and Portugal were the next highest on the list.

  • Talk to your baby | My Education, Our Future
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    Talk to your baby | My Education, Our Future

    This is Lucy, she’s my baby sister and her brain is growing so fast right now. It’s true. 80% of her brain growth will happen by the time she’s four years old. So this was her brain when she was born … … and this will be added by the time she’s four. Every word she hears creates connections that will actually make her a better learner for the rest of her life. If you talk more to her, she is more likely to do better in school and grow up to be a smart, capable adult who does good things for the world. Kids who don’t hear enough words…

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    Teachers Support Differentiated Learning Through Professional Development and Collaboration

    >>Sometimes, y’all when we’re researching we find out things that we think we knew already might not be exactly true. Is that okay? Yes.>>Narrator: The teaching team at Forrest Lake is a tight knit group. Many of them have worked together for several years collaborating to improve their teaching skills and supporting each other as they embrace rapidly evolving technology.>>All right, we need to look at home life.>>How they travel in transportation. Transportation.>>Narrator: Every other week grade-level teams meet in what they call “Collaborative Corner” to discuss challenges and plan interdisciplinary lessons together. With the support of Instructional Technology Specialist, Paulette Williams.>>Because we have plenty of resources on everything.>>Narrator: Media…