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Vicki Davis

Sheppard Software: Fun Free Online Learning Games And Activities For Kids. - MentorMob - 4 views

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    Use the buttons on the left to play this interactive whiteboard set of tools for some of the best things you can find for interactive whiteboards. This list was made by Theresa Allen and you should share it with all your teachers who use IWB's. GREAT games and tools. Thanks, Theresa.
Vicki Davis

Curriculum Exemplars | EngageNY - 7 views

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    Engage NH has some examples of lessons that they consider exemplars for English Language arts grades 6-12 and math grades 1,2,7, and high school. IF you're looking to see what this looks like in practice, here are some that you'll want to review.
Toni Olivieri-Barton

Technology Links - 8 views

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    Resource for all teachers, administrators and Parents.
Suzie Nestico

Education Week: District Leaders Get Dose of Teaching Common Core - 8 views

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    Focus on close reading in Common Core.  Many fear teachers are not prepared for this dramatic a shift where the textbook is the first, sole focus.  
edutopia .org

How to Engage Underperforming Students | Edutopia - 11 views

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    By focusing tightly on instructional strategies and PD, educators at Cochrane Collegiate Academy saved their school from closure. In just three years, they have doubled student performance, and they continue to reach higher. Read the article. [Interactive Video Player: Look for downloadable PDF worksheets and other resource links to appear under the player as you watch the video.]
Jodie Riek

Teacher Excellence Narrows the Achievement Gap | Edutopia - 4 views

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    By embracing research-backed instructional design, consistent PD, and strong, caring relationships, all boats are rising and teachers have gone from surviving to thriving at this once-failing middle school.
edutopia .org

Replicating Success: Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 19 views

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    In this Schools that Work story, we profiled a rural school district in Northwest Georgia using their resources carefully to replicated successful Project-Based Learning. 
Vicki Davis

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy - 41 views

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    An excellent document from Andrew Churches explaining the evolution of Bloom's Taxonomy into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. This is an excellent reference for educators and is very easy to understand.
Kelly Faulkner

Tiny Bursts of Learning | Betchablog - 17 views

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    chris's post on why teachers need twitter. great to help you get buy-in at your school. 
edutopia .org

Reflect on Your Social, Emotional, and Character Development Work this Past School Year... - 2 views

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    A great checklist to reflect on your social, emotional, and character development work during the past teaching year.
Vicki Davis

Search PlanIt - 8 views

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    A lesson plan search engine for teacher lesson plans.
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    a search engine for lesson plans
Ruth Howard

Teacher Reboot Camp - 16 views

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    A long list of short n juicy professional development online courses to jump into next few months
edutopia .org

"0" As a Grade | Edutopia Group Discussions by and for Educators - 3 views

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    Controversial discussion on the merits of a "0" grade.
Toni Olivieri-Barton

Powerful Learning Practice | Virtual professional development for 21st Century educator... - 14 views

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    Some teachers in my Flat Classroom Certified Teacher Class are talking about this.  Looks interesting.
Dean Mantz

Brain-based learning, ideas, and materials - 16 views

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    Site is dedicated to bringing the insights of brain science to the classroom. A laudable goal, it seems to me.
Carl Bogardu

The Clever Sheep: 14 Tools to Teach about Creative Commons - 31 views

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    One of the most powerful, misunderstood and under-utilized tools for teaching 21st century skills, is the Creative Commons. Besides providing access to hundreds of thousands of media works that can be used to augment the creative process, the Creative Commons offers a legitimate way for students to license their own creative works, be they audio, video, text or hybrid products.
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    Blog about 14 tools to teach about Creative Commons
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