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Using a Project Wall to Support Gold Standard Project Based Teaching. Moving from good to great Project Based Learning involves being aware of the specific, intentional “teacher moves” you make that drive student inquiry, engagement, and excitement for learning.

Using a Project Wall to Support Gold Standard Project Based Teaching

One “move” I made that enhanced my PBL teaching was developing the classroom project wall into an active teaching tool, rather than a bulletin board. The project wall is the visual space in the classroom that helps manage information, project questions, calendars, standards, assessments, and resources that guide student learning during the project. Student Resources. Library Professional Resources.

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Library Tools. School libraries and learning – the research. Academics, library associations, government agencies and others around the world are publishing very interesting and useful research about school libraries, learning and pedagogical models.

School libraries and learning – the research

Research also shows the the significant difference effective libraries can make to student learning outcomes. Contents. TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills. Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books.

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

According to the Notables Criteria, "notable" is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children's books, notable should be thought to include books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children's interests in exemplary ways. According to ALSC policy, the current year's Newbery, Caldecott, Belpré, Sibert, Geisel, and Batchelder Award and Honor books automatically are added to the Notable Children's Books list.

Younger Readers. Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction. Listen to my interview with Tracy Enos or read the transcript here.

Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:52 — 62.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | In our never-ending quest to find better ways to differentiate and personalize instruction for students, we have plenty of options. I covered a lot of the basics in my Differentiation Starter Kit. Then last year we learned how math teacher Natalie McCutchen manages a self-paced classroom. Now, Rhode Island teacher Tracy Enos shares her system for customizing instruction to meet the needs of every student. Guided Inquiry Design: The Put-It-All-Together Chart. Previous GID posts: #1, #2 As part of our decision-making process for choosing Guided Inquiry (GI), the three librarians (ES, MS, HS) scheduled weekly meetings to read/discuss both of the Guided Inquiry Design books.

Guided Inquiry Design: The Put-It-All-Together Chart

(If you can only buy one, definitely get the Framework one. It's practical, rather than theoretical.) Aside from nuts and bolts of the process, much of our discussion focused around how the model fit with IB philosophy, the Learner Profile, and our individual sections. Social Emotional Learning / Welcome. About SEL Social and emotional learning (SEL) is a process through which children and adults develop the fundamental skills for life effectiveness.

Social Emotional Learning / Welcome

Six Back-to-School Goals for Teacher Librarians. Librarians can jump-start the school year by setting some essential goals.

Six Back-to-School Goals for Teacher Librarians

Here, teacher librarian Phil Goerner tackles his top six objectives and lays out a plan for achieving these goals, which range from creating new maker space projects to engaging teachers in professional development. Collaborate with teachers I think this is one of the most important parts of our jobs. Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction. 2017MBM - LCS Libraries. MG Novel Bracket - March book madness. Top 10 Reasons to Participate in March Book Madness by Tony Keefer. How to Survive the Zombie Librarian Apocalypse! How'd You Do That? Creating & Sharing Digital Flyers, Posters & Infographics. It's been almost 8 years since I created my first digital flyer for this site.

How'd You Do That? Creating & Sharing Digital Flyers, Posters & Infographics.

Ever since, every time I post one, I get questions about how it was created. Over the years, the tools I've used to translate the thoughts swirling around in my head into a visual have changed, but some things haven't. The 5-day a week podcast for remarkable but very busy teachers. by Vicki Davis: Teacher, Blogger, Edtech Experimenter.


Literally Unbelievable. This New Hamburglar Commercial Just Raises Even More Questions And the answers to those questions raise EVEN MORE QUESTIONS.

Literally Unbelievable

Fresh Ed - A New Way to Teach and Learn. Making Curriculum Pop. MiddleWeb: All About the Middle Grades. Your Bookmarks and favorites in the cloud. International User Disclaimer.

101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools. Online tools and resources have made it easier for teachers to instruct students, and for students to collaborate with those teachers and with other students and parents.

101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools

These “Web 2.0” teaching tools aren’t magical, but they may seem to defy definition at times since they save time, help you to stay organized, and often take up little space on a computer. Storybird - Artful Storytelling. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google.


Website Stuff. Books. Lessons. Makerspace. Poetry. Reading Incentives. Tools. All bags created by Trish Henry. Bulletin boards. Welcome to My Classroom - My Very Own Treasure Box :) It is finally ready for the 2011-2012 school year!

This is our literacy centers wall - there is a combination of teacher created & students created centers. View of our door from the inside :) Literary Genres Posters close to our library My favorite part of the room!!!!!! My classroom library!! Teacher Websites. Teacher Librarian Blogs. School libraries help students learn. Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians. Editor’s Note: This article was originally published as a Tag Team Tech column on It has been reprinted and reproduced numerous times and in many places. We are making it available here to ensure that all of our readers have seen it. Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians. Class Handouts and Resources. Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup.

The White Rhino: A Chicago Latino English Teacher. Part I: Introduction--What inspired my argumentative response? For decades, too many high-school teachers have been instilling persuasive writing skills by teaching students the five-paragraph essay. You know it: Introduction with three reasons Reason #1 Reason #2. Course: Presentations and Webinars. Jhembree. Mindblown Labs. Cultural Diversity at Work. FEBRUARY: African American History Month In 1926 Dr. Carter G. Login - Powered by WSIPC. Daniel Willingham - Daniel Willingham: Science and Education Blog. White Ravens. Each year the language specialists (Lektoren) at the International Youth Library (IYL), in Munich, Germany, select newly published books from around the world that they consider to be especially noteworthy. Resources for School Librarians. YA%20Lit%20Pairings%20-%20Kim.pdf.

Profil d'utilisateur : Debbie Reese. Technology, libraries, and schools. VLMS - Admin. National Culture. About the research. Cultural Insights - Geert Hofstede. National Culture. Programming. What are the top Computer Programming Schools in Seattle, WA? There are 3 computer programming schools in Seattle, Washington. Seattle has a general population of 563,374 and an overall student population of 96,368. Approximately 15,092 of Seattle's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer programming programs. Highline Community College is the largest computer programming school in Seattle, based on student population. In 2010, Highline Community College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in computer programming. A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in computer programming in Seattle in 2010.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer programming program in Seattle. Computer Programming Salaries and Career Outlook in Seattle. No Time For The Gym? Do These Effective Desk Stretches Instead. Not everyone has time to go to the gym or squeeze in a short run. DeMonkey. 22 Tricks That Can Make Anyone A Keyboard Ninja. Using the mouse to perform repetitive tasks is not productive.

The best way to boost your efficiency levels when browsing the internet is by using keyboard shortcuts. 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Microsoft Excel. Are you utilizing Microsoft Excel to its fullest? Using Google Docs to prepare students for Smarter Balanced Assessments. Search - kidsnetsoft Google Apps. Teach your students the right way to Google. Kelly Maher November 24th, 2014. Vclassrooming Archives - Voniz Articles. Login - Zaption. The 4Ss of Note-Taking With Technology. Literary Passages for 6th - 8th Grade. Sparklines in Google Sheets. Idaho's Dale Johnson's Hour of Code - NCCE's Tech-Savvy Teacher Blog. School Library Media Specialist.

Sample Reports. Library songs and videos. Library trends. Library Websites. Library Displays and Promotions. School Library. School Librarians. Follett Software. LibWeb Library WWW Servers - World Libraries Online  - United States > Public Libraries. Create Easy Infographics, Reports, Presentations. The School Library Media Specialist: Library Media Program: Introduction. Whether you're planning a Reading Month promotion, designing a new layout for your nonfiction book collection, or developing a technology plan for your entire school district, the problem solving process is the same.

Of course the length of the process and complexity of the solution will vary depending on the project, but the data that you collect and the stages you go through will be similar. When is planning important? Program planning is not a "one shot" activity done at the beginning of the year or when applying for a grant. As you consider all the aspects of your role as a library media specialist, always keep in mind the importance of taking a systematic approach to problem solving. Example - as you design your materials collection, you'll need to identify the strong and weak areas of your collection, establish program goals, make selection decisions, acquire materials, and evaluate the collection. Services to Libraries. Course: Presentations and Webinars. Class Handouts and Resources. All bags created by Trish Henry. School libraries help students learn.

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10 Sources for Free Computer Programming Courses Online. Use the Impossible to Fail Quiz to Give Students Instant Remediation. Playfully. FairUse.pdf. Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center.