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Roland Gesthuizen

When the Computer Takes Over for the Teacher - The Atlantic - 9 views

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    When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do? The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher is something we need to discuss amongst each other now.
Martin Burrett

VideoJug - Education - 106 views

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    A video sharing website that has a good collection of school subject videos to choose from. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Video%2C+animation%2C+film+%26+Webcams
Debbie Costello

STOP DISASTERS! - 32 views

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    A disaster simulation game from the UN/ISDR
Ed Webb

Dickinson College - Dickinson's 'Manhattan Project' - 14 views

  • Gil Sperling ’77, senior advisor for policy and programs at the U.S. Department of Energy, noted the urgency of creating a curriculum steeped in sustainability theory and practice. “We need to create incentives for teachers to take risks,” he said. “We’re at a tipping point [with climate change]. We do not have the luxury of open-ended debate. I've had 30 years [to work on this issue.] The kids graduating today don’t have that luxury.”
  • “Green as a simple concept has a short life, and society is evolving to see sustainability as a complex set of relationships,” said Thom Wallace ’99, communications director for the National Congress of American Indians. “Dickinson is really at the forefront of charting and understanding the complexities of sustainability.”
  • Rick Shangraw ’81, vice president for research and economic affairs at Arizona State University, noted that Dickinson is in an ideal position to shape national discourse. “We should spend time discussing the meaning of sustainability,” he said. “We can be a leader in defining it.”
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  • Watch the Sustainability Symposium video or read Dickinson Magazine’s sustainability issue.
Deb White Groebner

Think Green Resource Guide | Edutopia - 28 views

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    Free resource designed to "help you plan green projects that take student learning deeper."
Jay Swan

ActionBioscience - 52 views

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    A great resource for articles on biodiversity, environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution and what is coming in the future of biological sciences. Also includes educator materials. Also available in Spanish.
Adrienne Michetti

GLOBE: Home - 56 views

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    A worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE's vision promotes and supports students, teachers and scientists to collaborate on inquiry-based investigations of the environment and the Earth system working in close partnership with NASA and NSF Earth System Science Projects (ESSPs) in study and research about the dynamics of Earth's environment.
Sheri Edwards

VoiceThread - Group conversations around images, documents, and videos - 3 views

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    Earthday Earthcast earthbridges.net
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    Add your ideas about what you are doing to help the environment
Holly Barlaam

Project Look Sharp - 4 views

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    "Project Look Sharp is a media literacy initiative of Ithaca College to provide materials, training and support for the effective integration of media literacy with critical thinking into classroom curricula at all education levels." Site includes teacher lessons and resources for many different subject areas.
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