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If you are one of those out there that believe that Facebook has no place in the classroom, then, well maybe this post isn’t for you. But please first take a look at just a few reasons why you should reconsider: The fact is, the majority of your students and their parents are probably already on Facebook Even when schools have a policy against being “friends” online, there are tools you can use that won’t violate policy Despite what you may hear , there are strong privacy options that you can set up so only those that you want can access your information We have an obligation as educators to model appropriate online behavior and learn right along our students From http://www.mindjumpers.com/blog/2011/04/education-industry-infographic-2/ Where do we begin?
Founded in 1997 by activist attorney Jim Musselman , Appleseed Recordings is an independent, idealistic and internationally distributed record label devoted to releasing socially conscious contemporary, folk and roots music by a wide array of established and lesser-known musicians. The West Chester, Pa.-based company’s approach has led to a catalogue of mor than 100 well-respected CDs , two Grammy Awards , ten Grammy nominations , and, most importantly, has produced music that is actually helping to change the world. Appleseed’s roster includes CDs by such enduring folk stars as Pete Seeger (one of Musselman’s leading inspirations), Donovan , Tom Paxton , former Byrds leader and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Roger McGuinn , Sweet Honey in the Rock , Al Stewart , Eric Andersen , and Holly Near , and a younger generation of sociopolitically aware musicians that includes John Wesley Harding , Christine Lavin , Kim and Reggie Harris and The Kennedys .
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October 1st, 2007 by Ellyssa Kroski The New Web has brought with it some amazing tools for creating online subject guides.
Growing Home 2012 Harvest Shares will be offered from June 26th to October 16th 2012. This consists of 17 weekly vegtable distributions. Share size: Each share is about eight pounds of Certified Organic produce weekly.
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The JISC Regional Support Centre for the Southeast is one of 13 RSCs covering the UK. It's our job to support the development of e-learning and Information Learning Technology in FE, Sixth Form and Specialist Colleges, Adult and Community Learning, Work Based Learning and aspects of Higher Education. We cover teaching and learning, management, staff development, technical IT and business support. This course is freely available for use by the clients of any RSC but copyright and usage restrictions apply (see below). Unless otherwise stated, all content provided in this course from RSC SouthEast is copyright of RSC SouthEast .
The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Using Primary Sources Discover quick and easy ways to begin using primary sources in your classroom, with teachers' guides, information on citing sources and copyright, and the Library's primary source analysis tool . TPS Partners The Teaching with Primary Sources Program builds partnerships with educational organizations to support effective instruction using primary sources.
General Introduction This manual was written for anyone who would like to create basic MARC bibliographic records for library materials without having to use a MARC-based system. It describes the basic MARC data elements that should be in a record and provides information about some of the available tools used to create MARC records. Many of these tools are available online free of charge. MARC is a widely used but not always well understood standard developed by libraries for the exchange of library information, especially cataloging data.
â€œLibraries should be seizing every opportunity to challenge these perceptions, and to push their genuinely valuable content, services and expertise out to places where people might stand to benefit from them; places where a user would rarely consider drawing upon a library for support."â€”Paul Miller, from â€œWeb 2.0: Building the New Library," Ariadne 45 (October 2005) ( http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/miller/ ) Jennyâ€™s previous post noting that libraries should be playing a pivotal role in the development of Web 2.0/Library 2.0 services , leads me to ponder what first steps the uninitiated might takeâ€”as well as the personal side of the social software universe. I touched on it briefly at CPL last week, but there was just so much to talk about that day.
The Myna audio editing tool by Aviary is a free, web-based tool with built in audio loops. It's my new favorite for student podcasting projects. They are currently beta-testing a version for teachers which easily gathers all student work for assignments in a single location.