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View Exhibit : PBS TeacherLine. Proficient Use of Technology with the NETS•T Title The Secret Life of Bees and Other Integration Adventures Summary Students in 9th grade Honor English create a collaborative wiki based on the novel The Secret Life of Bees.

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Author(s) LaMaster, Jennifer School Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Grade Taught Primary Subject Reading/Language Arts Curriculum Topic(s) American Literature: Characterization Exhibit Description. iGoogle.

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Legacy. OWL. Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.


This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing). Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask. 1.

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask

What can the URL tell you? Techniques for Web Evaluation : 1. Before you leave the list of search results -- before you click and get interested in anything written on the page -- glean all you can from the URLs of each page. 2. 2. 1. Ed Tech Reflections. The Innovative Educator. EduCon 2.2 — January 29–31, 2010 — Philadelphia. For Educators. Project-Based Learning Articles. OED Learning Topics: Communicating with Others. Web Resources for Communication Skills. Welcome. An overview of the Edutopia professional development guide for teaching how to use project-based learning in the classroom.

Welcome's Project-Based Learning professional development guide can be used for a two- to three-hour session, or expanded for a one- to two-day workshop, and is divided into two parts. Part one is a guided process, designed to give participants a brief introduction to project-based learning (PBL), and answers the questions "Why is PBL important? ", "What is PBL about? ", and "How does PBL work? " Part two assigns readings and activities for experiential PBL.

Students Follow the Butterflies' Migration: Teacher Frances Koontz shows students a symbolic butterfly sent from children in Mexico. The Resources for PBL page includes a PowerPoint presentation (including presenter notes), which can be shown directly from the website or downloaded for use as a stand-alone slide show, and sample session schedules. Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum. Find content’s deeper meaning “By telling thoughtful stories, we clarify our own thinking about what we have learned to share with others in a profound way that sticks with us over time.”

Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum

—Annette Simmons, The Story Factor In an age of mathematical, logical, and scientific thinking, storytelling is often considered appropriate only for language arts projects for young learners. However, in today’s information-loaded world, storytelling is being rediscovered as an effective tool for helping us make sense of this data barrage. According to the brain research explored by Roger Shanks, storytelling provides a memory structure and depth of context that engages learners in a sense-making of facts. The digital storytelling process helps us transform isolated facts into illuminated, enduring understandings. Storytelling Builds 21st-Century Skills Building 21st-Century Skills The final narrative script is next recorded as a voiceover for the story.

Storytelling enables innovation and creativity. Teaching for the 21st Century:How to Lear. "Class, it's time for your test on our study of Africa.

Teaching for the 21st Century:How to Lear

Number a paper from 1 to 50. I am projecting a map of Africa on the screen. For number 1, write the name of the country and its capital. Do the same thing for each of the other numbers. You have 30 minutes to fill in all the country names and capitals. " That was how my junior high school social studies teacher in Lawrence, Kansas, tested my knowledge of Africa in the early 1960s. I don't remember learning a lot about the people in these places and how South Africa might differ from Egypt, being at opposite ends of the continent.

A few years later, I read some books by Alan Paton, the South African author of Cry, the Beloved Country (Scribners, 1948). Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. National Educational Technology Stand. Abstract This paper presents the findings from the third survey administration of a longitudinal study that explores the beliefs, practices, and efficacy of social studies faculty members from across the United States in terms of instructional technology use.

National Educational Technology Stand

The findings of this study demonstrate that familiarity with the National Educational Technology Standards, as well as confidence with technology, are related to the frequency and type of technology that social studies faculty members utilize in their courses. This survey is particularly significant because it reports on the field’s beliefs and practices over time, and results can influence policy, funding, and future research. Citation. Education Week's Digital Directions: Digital Tools Expand Option. 100 Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration (Part 1) by Ozge Karaoglu.

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100 Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration (Part 1) by Ozge Karaoglu

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21st Century Learning and Skills.