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Problem-Based Lesson Search Engine | Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting. Skip to content Click here to receive email updates! Robert@robertkaplinsky.com Problem-Based Lesson Search Engine January 18, 2014 Share This If you think others need to see this, share it on one of the sites below by clicking on the button. This search engine searches all of the sites below to quickly help you find a problem-based lesson (also called 3-Act Task, mathematical modeling, or application problem): The links below are the pages that are being searched by the search engine: There must be many great sources of lessons that I am missing. If you think others need to see this, share it on one of the sites below by clicking on the button. Follow Me Keep the conversation going. 55 Comments Wow! Leave a Reply. Bird’s eye of activities. Sample Benchmarks. One way to ensure your students have a positive experience doing History Fair is to establish benchmarks at the very beginning for the entire process.

Communicating clear expectations and fostering a culture that rewards questioning, digging, drafting, and improvement also is a vital feature. The benchmark models are contributed by veteran History Fair teachers. You are free to adapt them. Please note: we have left in the actual dates to help you gauge the length of time given between each deadline.

Junior High Teacher Model Submitted by: Pat Duffy, Lincoln Elementary All 6th, 7th & 8th graders will participate in the History Fair at some level.All 6th, 7th & 8th graders may select their own category.All 6th, 7th & 8th graders may select their own teammates.All 6th, 7th & 8th graders may select their own level of competition. All of the above are subject to some variation by each teacher as long as History Fair rules and regulations are not ignored. Categories: Level of Competition: Group: I. PDSB Portal1 Log On. OESSTA - Junior. The 2015 Google Science Fair Is Open. The 2015 Google Science Fair is now open. This annual event asks thirteen to eighteen year old students to carry out a test or experiment on a subject they’re passionate about, and submit their projects online.

This year submissions will be accepted in fourteen languages from students all over the world. To help students develop project ideas the Google Science Fair website offers an idea springboard. The idea springboard asks students to complete the phrases "I love," "I'm good at," and "I want to explore. " From the students' responses to these questions the idea springboard generates a collection of videos and websites that could spark project ideas in their minds. Applications for Education The Google Science Fair website includes a section for teachers in which you will find lesson plans addressing the topics of how science changes the world and what good science looks like. Click here to find complete details about entering the Google Science Fair. Doctopus - New Visions CloudLab. Doctopus allows you to easily set and control access levels for individuals and for the whole class on assignments.

Create student assignments templates in Google Drive, and then distribute them based on individual student level and need. Doctopus allows the teacher to set student access permissions to assignments on a whole class level(student to student) as well as an individual level. Create assignments that grant view-only or comment-only privileges to the rest of the class for peer review protocols. Celebrate student work by enabling view-only access to all student assignments where students can view without editing their classmates work. When assigning a due date, use Doctopus to set it and forget it!

Teachers can now use Doctopus with Google Classroom distributed assignments. Technology Integration Matrix. Animal Family Trees. 10 clever tips for users of Google's Chrome browser. According to StatCounter, the most widely used browser during 2014 was Google Chrome, which promises speed, simplicity and security for its users. You can do a lot more with Chrome than just visit your favorite websites though. This article takes a look at some of its clever functionality. View all Sign in with multiple profiles It used to be the case that users with multiple Google accounts, like a personal account and a work account, would have to sign out of one to use the other.

Install apps for use when offline It's possible to install apps to the Chrome browser in a similar way that it's possible to install apps to Windows or OS X. A number of apps have been developed that allow you to use tools offline that would ordinarily require an internet connection, such as for Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar. Manage Chrome processes Pressing SHIFT + ESC loads a task manager showing a list of the processes running in the Chrome browser, including tabs that are open, extensions and apps. 5 Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills. By Tanner Higgin, Graphite For educators who are interested in using games for learning – specifically towards developing skills as they relate to the Common Core State Standards — here are five games students can enjoy that we’ve found sync with standards. 1.

DragonBox Algebra 5+ DragonBox features an exceptionally clever design that’s so fun, and so elegantly accomplished that kids don’t realize they’re learning core concepts of algebra. 2. It’s not easy to make a game about reading critically — one of the key CCSS skills — but The Sports Network 2 pulls it off. 3. Another comprehensive game for elementary grades, Prodigy fuses math with tried-and-true role-playing mechanics. 4.

If you’ve got students struggling with vocabulary, Word Raider is a good option especially for English language learners. 5. For younger students, DreamBox is a comprehensive, game-based math curriculum oozing with style and full of well-designed, self-paced games that adapt to students’ abilities. Related. 5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube. January, 2015 After the post I shared here on how to create flipped videos via the use of annotations and other interactivity features on YouTube, I received a couple of emails from fellow teachers asking about certain functionalities on YouTube. Instead of answering each one individually, I decided to create this post and include in it the major important things a teacher should be able to do on YouTube.

Here is what you will get to learn from these tips:Know how to add subtitles and closed captions to your videosAdd and edit annotationsuse enhancement features to improve your videosHow to use YouTube video editor to combine, trim, add music and customize your clipsHow to search YouTube library for copyright-free music to add to your videosHow to swap the audio track on our videos Click on each title to access its corresponding resource page. 3- How to Add Annotations to Your Videos Annotations help you engage with viewers and make your videos more interactive. Educational Hash Tags.

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6th Grade: Google Map preview: Explore 3 of the sites posted below: | Mr. Williamson's Tech Course. Some of My Favorite Resources for Introducing Google Earth & Maps Beyond Social Studies. Google Earth and Google Maps has always been a natural fit in social studies classrooms. But Google Earth and Maps can also be powerful tools in other content areas. The resources below represent some of my favorite resources for introducing Google Earth and Maps in areas outside of social studies. Science - Climate Change, Flooding, Volcanoes - Google Earth Outreach - Shark Tracking - Wildlife Tracking - U.S. Watersheds (complete directions for working with watersheds) English/ Language Arts - Google Lit Trips - Projects by subject Math - Maths Maps - Real World Math - Google Earth Math Walks. Quebec Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia. 7 Habits Activities. DSC 0895.