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Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students. Today Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has a student classroom blog that will completely blow you away!

Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

Rayna is full-scale using blogging to teach writing. These fifth graders are writing and sharing fifteen or more blog posts a week and it shows. In today’s show, Rayna teaches us how she does it. CPD - Champion Teachers. National Geographic Education - National Geographic Education. This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date.

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Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. 10 Teacher-Tested Tools for Flipping Your Classroom - Getting Smart by Susan Lucille Davis - blended learning, digital learning, education technology, flipclass, flipped class, flipped classroom, Online Learning, Teaching, the flipped classroom. PBS LearningMedia.

English language learning and teaching. Erasmus+ homepage. Irish eCards from Irish Corner - Sharing Ireland with the World. EdWeb.net - Cookies Required. Peggy George. Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom. Working with Project Classes. This is an entry for everyone currently working at an ELT summer school somewhere in the world!

Working with Project Classes

It’s not always easy and there’s a lot of hard work – hopefully this post will help out a bit! I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy my summer school experiences immensely over the years and one of the things I’ve enjoyed doing most has been the project classes. This post takes a look at what’s important to remember before the project class kicks off and gives some ideas for different projects and how to stage them. There are a number of advantages to doing project work with learners – projects can be (if done right): For me, any project needs to follow five main stages: OUTLINE – PLANNING – GATHERING – CREATION – OUTCOME.

Discovery Education. MOOCs are Changing the Way the World is Educated - Webologist. In the last few years I have seen, and participated in, some excellent online courses that are run by some of the world’s top universities.

MOOCs are Changing the Way the World is Educated - Webologist

My introduction to free online education was when FutureLearn sent me an email to introduce some of their first courses. Today I heard about Coursera, another provider of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), in a BBC article. MOOCs are becoming the hot new thing. They are, as the name suggests, open to everybody, free to access and use and all materials and teaching is provided online. Anant Agarwal, a computer architecture researcher at MIT, started his discussion about Moocs with: “I would like the re-imagine education”. The Educator's PLN - The personal learning network for educators. Resources. TeachingEnglish. A site to share my resources for secondary English teaching.

The importance of blogging in ELT. My mentor to start blogging: the amazing Vicky Loras!

The importance of blogging in ELT

When I started blogging a few months ago, I was just thinking about sharing my thoughts and teaching experiences. I didn’t expect to develop such a community, a friendship with other teachers from around the world.And , sometimes, I think I learn and take so much and give back so little…My motto is: SHARING IS CARING! Many colleagues, ask me all the time about what a blog actually is or how it helps teachers …Well, a blog (short for weblog) is a frequently updated website that often resembles an online journal. It’s so easy to create and update a blog – it requires only basic access to the Internet, and a minimum of technical know-how. The Teacher Trainer Journal. » links Although there are many sites of interest to EFL teachers, including many that are trying to sell books and courses, after several hours of trawling I have come up with relatively few sites specifically designed to help us, teacher trainers/educators/mentors in our work.

The Teacher Trainer Journal

If you know of other useful sites, do please send them in to me. We need them! Www.pilgrims.co.uk This was our initial host or sponsor. The company who thought up the idea of having a special magazine just for modern language teacher trainers. www.tttjournal.co.uk This is the site you are now on. Www.iatefl.org IATEFL our first professional organisation has two special interest groups of interest to trainers and with their own sites, conferences and newsletters. TTEdSig This is the site of the special interest group (SIG) for teacher trainers/educators of the Europe-based professional organisation IATEFL. Www.britishcouncil.org/eltecsI would recommend joining ELTeCS, the English Language teaching contacts scheme.

Blogging for Educators - Are you Ready to Start Blogging? Focus Personalised Coaching Centre Patiala. Free Technology for Teachers.

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Project-Based Learning. Connected Educators - Bookpage. PBL Rubrics. RubiStar Home. Rubrics and Rubric Makers. Super Rubric Makers.

Rubrics and Rubric Makers

Rubric Tutorial. Creating a rubric is easy once you have taken to time to evaluate the dimesions/tasks which make up the students performance, and the criterion you will use to evaluate it.

Rubric Tutorial

That being said, let’s begin with the steps to create a rubric. . * Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning. Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that all learners are supported in the learning process.

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

With good assessment practices, PBL can create a culture of excellence for all students and ensure deeper learning for all. We’ve compiled some of the best resources from Edutopia and the web to support your use of assessment in PBL, including information about strategies, advice on how to address the demands of standardized tests, and summaries of the research.