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Learning Online - RSS FEEDS - Learning how to be an effective 21st century teacher! Just another Edublogs site. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning.

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Sites recognized foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. The Landmark Websites are honored due to their exemplary histories of authoritative, dynamic content and curricular relevance. How to create a collaborative learning environment with technology. Tutorials. Georgia’s Virtual Library...bringing quality content to you!


Video Tutorials Other Videos GALILEO Celebrates 20 Years2015 video commemorates the 20-year anniversary with a look at GALILEO's impact from the early days in 1995 to the present Original GALILEO Video, 1997Fashions in clothing and computers have changed, the interface is more up-to-date, but much remains the same about GALILEO today: a reliable, authoritative source of thousands of journals, magazines, encyclopedias, and more. GALILEO Behind the ScenesA brief look at the technology decisions underlying the GALILEO website. GALILEO Tutorial This tutorial from the OLLC walks you through GALILEO. Turnitin : Results : Plagiarism Spectrum. 25 of the Best RSS Feeds for Educators. 50 Best Free Microsoft Word Tutorials, Books & Resources. Microsoft Word is the first tool that comes to mind when you’re asked to write a report, a letter, an invitation, or a resume.

50 Best Free Microsoft Word Tutorials, Books & Resources

That’s because it’s been the standard word processing software for more than three decades and just continues to improve over the years. In fact, Word’s 2013 version has so many new built-in features as well as souped-up capabilities that you can use it to create just about any type of high quality document. Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth. Take time to reflect on student learning and create “Mindset Moments.”

Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth

To learn more about mindsets in the classroom, and especially the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, please check out my earlier post on this subject, "New Year, New Mindset. " Once a week I highlight a picture book that deals with perseverance and a growth mindset connection. After the read-aloud, we discuss the character in the story, the challenges they faced, and how they used a growth mindset to persevere and grow. Below is a small collection of stories we've read this year for this purpose. This week I wanted to take the focus off of the characters that we read about, and move it to my students and how these lessons apply to them in their daily lives.

I asked students to think about the growth mindset and all that we have learned about it so far. “Growth mindset is when you keep trying even when something is hard.” I wanted to keep the mindset moment energy flowing through our room. Curation Tools. Great Teaching Means Letting Go. Great Teaching Means Letting Go by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education My greatest learning as a teacher came on the soccer field.

Great Teaching Means Letting Go

We had been working for a few weeks on the same key ‘moves’ on the field related to creating ‘space’. After a few practices, the team looked good in the drills – they’ve got it! Next two games? There are two vital lessons here about learning: Transfer is the bottom-line goal of all learning, not scripted behavior.Transfer means that a learner can draw upon and apply from allof what was learned, as the situation warrants, not just do one move at a time in response to a prompt. In a word: autonomy. Georgia, Colonial and Savannah. Revolutionaries, Archaeology and Patriots. The 10 Best Feed Reader Apps for RSS, News, and More. When you want to follow specific writers, publications, and channels—to see every piece of content they publish—nothing beats an RSS reader app. RSS apps access web feeds published by websites, letting you aggregate and curate content you care about. Instead of visiting multiple sites, just open your favorite RSS app to see all new content in a central source.

If you're still looking for a replacement for Google Reader or Digg Reader, or you're just ready to start experiencing the web chronologically, check out the following 10 RSS reader apps that keep you up to date—for free. What Makes a Great RSS Reader App? For over a decade, Google Reader was the gold standard for RSS apps—at least until July 2013, when Google abruptly stopped supporting the tool. But it's not all bad news. 12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers. Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom. But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. Never fear – there are easy ways to bring your classroom up-to-date, technologically. Cant wait to work on this next year #FRIT7234 Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills. Excellent article! We all have a few! #FRIT7234. Any other middle school teachers out there? #FRIT7234.