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10 Important Google Search Strategies for Students - A PDF Handout. Do Your Students Know How to Evaluate a Website? Three Easy Ways to Share Bundles of Links With Students. Exploring Digital Resources 6 12. Web_vs_wbol_info_sheet_8-15. Top 100 Learning Tooooools? South Dakota State Library. ProQuest_Google_Compared.pdf. Essential Questions. Model Essential Questions Social Problems/Health • Who is hungry and what are the effects of hunger?

Essential Questions

What Makes a Question Essential? Second, look at these additional examples, organized by subject area, to spark your thinking and clarify the qualities of essential questions, or EQs.

What Makes a Question Essential?

Essential Questions in History and Social Studies • Whose "story" is this? • How can we know what really happened in the past? • How should governments balance the rights of individuals with the common good? • Should _______ (e.g., immigration, media expression) be restricted or regulated? Essential Questions in Mathematics • When and why should we estimate? Essential Questions in Language Arts • What do good readers do, especially when they don't comprehend a text? Essential Questions in Science • What makes objects move the way they do? Essential Questions in the Arts. SOS: Think Puzzle Explore (TPE) Our S.O.S series provides help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum.

SOS: Think Puzzle Explore (TPE)

Leave a comment and let us know how you’ll use this strategy in your class. Think-Puzzle-Explore PDF and Vignette Version Access all PDFs and Vignettes in the Series. Abilock_March_April2015.pdf. GI-School-Librarians-in-the-21-Century.pdf. Best Apps for Teaching & Learning. Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease. Science360 - Video Library. PBS LearningMedia. OER Commons. Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching.

Library of Congress

Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Primary Sources and Women’s History Month: A Perfect MatchFebruary 18, 2016 by Danna Bell Looking for resources and teaching ideas for Women’s History Month? These posts from Teaching with the Library of Congress feature primary sources on various topics and easy to implement teaching ideas. Clara Barton’s Papers at the Library of Congress: Personalizing Women’s History Month Consider highlighting a notable woman during this month. Go to the blog Subscribe to the blog via e-mail or RSS.

Using Primary Sources TPS Partners The Teaching with Primary Sources Journal. Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School. The first few days of school are a vital time to set the right tone for the rest of the year.

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Many teachers focus on important things like getting to know their students, building relationships and making sure students know what the classroom procedures will be. While those things are important, Alan November, a former teacher-turned-author and lecturer says the most important ideas to hammer home will help students learn on their own for the rest of the year. “The name of the game is to find the right information with the right question,” said November during a workshop at the 2014 gathering of the International Society of Technology in Education in Atlanta. RADCAB - Steps for Online Information Evaluation. Common Core Standards Initiative - SD Department of Education. 5 Research Tools Students Often Overlook. When they're given a research assignment most students immediately turn to Google to start their research.

5 Research Tools Students Often Overlook

Unfortunately, many students don't recognize that they are limiting their research efforts by not going beyond to search. Here are five research tools that I introduce to students to get them to go beyond using 1. School librarian and library resources. Every school librarian that I know is happy to help students learn to become better researchers. 2. 3. 12 Google Search Tricks You Probably Didn't Know. Search is Google’s main business and they take it seriously.

12 Google Search Tricks You Probably Didn't Know

Features are constantly released that enable it to better display the information that is most relevant to you so you don’t need to scroll through multiple pages of results to find what you need. If you can’t remember song lyrics that are on the tip of your tongue or need to review your spending habits from last month, you can do it with Google Search. Check out a few of our favorite little known search tricks that can take your searches to the next level. 1. Weigh your options with Google comparisons. Deciding between two similar items for your next purchase? 2. goo·gle: ˈɡo͞oɡ(ə)l/, verb, search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google. Google can serve as an online dictionary. 3. Your Bookmarks and favorites in the cloud. How to Create a Twitter Poll. Over the last week Twitter has been rolling out a new polling feature to its users.

How to Create a Twitter Poll

The new polling option allows you to post a Tweet that contains a short poll question. Using a poll is different than just asking people to reply to a question that you Tweet. When you post a poll people don't have to reply to you with an "@" reply. Instead of sending a written reply people just choose from one of your response choices. In the video embedded below I demonstrate how the new polling feature works.