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Randy Rodgers

PikiFriends - 12 views

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    Site connects junior and senior high school students with penpals from other schools.
Kim T

Education and Early Childhood Development: Career Cruising - 0 views

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    Career Cruising is an internet-based career exploration and planning tool used by students in grades 7-12. Established in 1997, Career Cruising is currently used by over eight thousand institutions across North America, including schools, employment agencies, libraries, colleges and universities This tool supports career education courses and programs at the senior high level (grades 10-12) as well as the Life Learning Choices strand in the intermediate (grades 7-9) health curriculum. It assists students in the collection of data for their personal portfolio. Student logins are generated at Career Cruising, and students have the option to change their passwords to secure their own personal information. As students plan, develop, and document their pathway to a successful career, they are able to use Career Cruising to explore careers that are related to their skills and interests. For further information, please contact the Board Career Education Consultants. Western School Board at 438-4017 Eastern School District at 368-6963
Clif Mims

iHistory Podcast Project - 15 views

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    "A secondary school project using podcasts and mp3 players to study australian history"
Fred Delventhal

Challenge Based Learning - About - 0 views

  • Students embrace media that presents participants with a challenge and requires them to draw on prior learning, acquire new knowledge, and tap their creativity to fashion solutions. The entertainment networks have capitalized on this formula with shows like The Amazing Race, Top Chef, Trading Spaces, and Project Runway in which participants creatively draw on their knowledge and resources to create appropriate solutions to challenges. To address the need to create new ways of engaging students to achieve, Apple worked with educators across the country to develop the concept of Challenge Based Learning.
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    Students embrace media that presents participants with a challenge and requires them to draw on prior learning, acquire new knowledge, and tap their creativity to fashion solutions. The entertainment networks have capitalized on this formula with shows like The Amazing Race, Top Chef, Trading Spaces, and Project Runway in which participants creatively draw on their knowledge and resources to create appropriate solutions to challenges. To address the need to create new ways of engaging students to achieve, Apple worked with educators across the country to develop the concept of Challenge Based Learning.
Alice Mercer

SAILOn Subject Area Interactive Lessons On - 1 views

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    Great Collection of sites. I got this link from my friend Elaine Plybon via twitter @glad2be
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    Our goal is to help classroom teachers integrate technology into their curriculum by identifying and providing interactive Internet resources addressing specific objectives.
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    Compilation of great interactive sites arranged by grade level and subject. The Texas TEKS are listed there also. - Kelli Erwin
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