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Sharing Creative Works - CC Wiki - 0 views

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    Students can learn about Creative Commons licenses by watching this slideshow explaining Creative Commons. Creative Commons licenses grant permission to use an author's work with proper attribution (meaning you have to credit the person who shared the image).
valerie taylor

Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects | Edutopia - 1 views

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    "Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
    a. Advocate and practice safe, legal and responsible use of information and technology.
    b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning and productivity.
    c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
    d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship."
valerie taylor

4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers - 1 views

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    "Inquiry-based learning is an approach that can easily accommodate project-based learning, challenge-based learning, place-based education, blended learning, and other trends in education."
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Teaching Tweens & Young Teens NOW - 0 views

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    "How to Teach Tweens & Young Teens - The first few weeks in the middle grades classroom can be all too real - even a little surreal at times. That's especially true for new teachers and those just beginning to teach at the middle level. "
valerie taylor

What Works Clearinghouse - 0 views

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    " focusing on the results from high-quality research, we try to answer the question "What works in education?"

    Our goal is to provide educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions."
valerie taylor

How to Get Your School Ready for STEM This Year | MindShift - 0 views

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    "ramp up for great STEM learning by following some advice gathered from educators who've been teaching STEM classes successfully for several years.

    First things first: Prepare yourself for noisy, exuberant classrooms where multiple right answers abound and failure is regarded as a positive step toward discovery and a successful solution. Get ready for kids to work closely together, using hands-on methods to solve real-world problems."
valerie taylor

The Best Infographics About Parent Involvement In Schools | Engaging Parents ... - 0 views

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    "The Best Infographics About Parent Involvement In Schools"
valerie taylor

A Collection Of Useful Recently-Published Interactive Maps & Charts | Larry F... - 0 views

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    "some quite useful interactive maps and charts that have been published recently"
valerie taylor

Six Ways To Motivate To Students To Learn | MindShift - 0 views

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    "Scientific research has provided us with a number of ways to get the learning juices flowing, none of which involve paying money for good grades. And most smart teachers know this, even without scientific proof"
valerie taylor

15 Free Learning Tools You've Probably Never Heard Of - 1 views

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    "some seriously helpful free learning sites. Here we highlight just a few of these under-the-radar free learning sites, that run the gamut from providing full degree programs to simple job-skill training tools, offering a little something for every kind of learner."
valerie taylor

5 Free Educational Apps Worth A Download - 0 views

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    " Finding great educational apps that are free, is not all that easy. So many new educational apps are released daily. Knowing that, "Not all apps are created equal," keeps us on our mission to find the best educational apps for your mobile devices"
valerie taylor

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad - 0 views

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    "list for the 55 best apps for learning we can find. Some are formal learning-math drilling and phonics, for example-while others are RSS readers, social media platforms, and the like. These are purposely not all purely academic, "training" apps that focus on individual skills, but rather the an array of apps students could use daily to improve their ability to think, connect, and use information."
valerie taylor

4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Choosing Educational Apps - 0 views

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    "immense opportunities that come with touch-screen tablets also bring the responsibility to make new plans, set new limits and take time to play with these new tech-tools ourselves.  As both an educator and app developer, I can see how challenging it is to find apps that are out there, somewhere, that dovetail with school curriculum.

    For educators who are investigating which elements of technology and learning apps to use in their classrooms we encourage asking some key questions."
valerie taylor

Project Learning in Action: The Wing Strength Design Project | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Aviation High School, in Seattle, Washington, is described as "the premier public high school of choice for students . . . who wish to pursue their passion for aviation and aerospace in a learning environment that prepares them for higher education, citizenship, and work."

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valerie taylor

Create the perfect class website in 30 minutes or less | The Edublogger - 0 views

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    "Every teacher should have a class website to keep students and parents up-to-date.
    Even more important is keeping this website updated regularly - ideally on a daily or weekly basis. But don't worry about updating just yet, there are tips at the end on how to make the regular updates easily possible!"
valerie taylor

Engineering immersion program in Columbus schools expands after success of pilot program - 0 views

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    "program combines geometry with an Introduction to Engineering and Design in a freshman-year class that all New Tech ninth-graders must take. - combination gives students a way to apply their geometry knowledge to a real-world field so they can better understand its importance in a possible, eventual career. - second year, which combines Algebra 2 with Principles of Engineering,"
valerie taylor

5 Great Sites for Student Collaboration - 0 views

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    "get students collaborating successfully and productively with one another. Check out these great tools for electronic student collaboration…"
valerie taylor

Teachers learn about STEM resources for the classroom - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Asso... - 0 views

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    " PATH (Pilots And Teachers Handbook) materials, said Katie Pribyl, vice president of communications. The free PATH Handbook includes 11 modules for middle-school-aged students, along with worksheets, exercises, quizzes, and learning objectives on topics such as weight and balance, flight controls, weather, and aviation history. It can be ordered from AOPA or downloaded free of charge. Pribyl said. Supplemental materials are available for other age groups, including connect-the-dots puzzles for kindergarten through third grade and an aviation career guide for those in grades 9 through 12."
valerie taylor

40 Simple Ways To Use A Smartphone In The Classroom - 0 views

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    " smartphones are often the bane of teachers' existence because they cause disruptions. This isn't one of those ruminations. Let's just go straight to the suggestions,"
valerie taylor

Science of NFL Football | Lessonopoly.org - 0 views

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    "exclusive footage and contributions from football players and NSF scientists, the series will help teach your students concepts like nutrition, kinematics, and projectile motion. Each video is complemented with lesson plans which include fun classroom activities."
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