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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 as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 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. They are free, web-based sites that are user-friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover and provide a foundation to support 21st-century teaching and learning. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Committee 2015-2016. How to create a collaborative learning environment with technology.

**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America.

How to create a collaborative learning environment with technology

The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of The Edvocate or Dr. Matthew Lynch.** A guest post by Meghan Zigmund. Tutorials. Georgia’s Virtual Library...bringing quality content to you!

Tutorials

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. Curation Tools. Share your own uses of curation tools or other great examples here: --Ideas for Using Curation Tools Curation means to select, collect, preserve, maintain, organize and archive.

Curation Tools

One dictionary definesa "curator" as someone in charge of a museum or library! So in that sense, librarians have always been curators. Today much of the information our students need and use is digital: websites, blogs, wikis, tweets, videos,podcasts, images, ebooks, databases, slideshows, graphics, reports, articles, illustrations, clipart and moreis found online and/or in digital form and accessed through our computers, on our smartphones or other mobile devices.. Our role as teacher librarians has expanded to helping students and teachers access, evaluate, use and.

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

Georgia, Colonial and Savannah. Revolutionaries, Archaeology and Patriots. The 10 Best Feed Reader Apps for RSS, News, and More. The internet is overloaded with content.

The 10 Best Feed Reader Apps for RSS, News, and More

Even if you only set out to read the most important articles and watch the top videos, you'll never get done. Just staying up-to-date and informed is a challenge. You have news to read, blogs to check, and YouTube hits you've got to watch. But instead of opening each site a half-dozen times a day, you can use an RSS app to curate your content automatically. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. 12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers. Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom.

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers

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.