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Create free interactive timelines. 100 Best Video Sites For Educators. Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning.

100 Best Video Sites For Educators

Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool. In 2010, we covered our favorite 100 video sites for educators, and we’ve now updated our list for 2012 with more than 100 resources and more than 25 brand new entries. Read on, and you’ll be able to check out the very best sources for educational videos on the web. Educational Video Collections Specifically designed for education, these collections make it easy to find video learning resources.

TeacherTube: This YouTube for teachers is an amazing resource for finding educationally-focused videos to share with your classroom. General Video Collections Network TV, inspiring talks, and more are all available in these collections. Hulu: A great place to find the latest TV shows, Hulu is also a source of educational videos. Teacher Education Lesson Planning. Microsoft Teacher Resources. Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Resources. This lesson is part of The Little Rock Battle for School Integration series, which introduces students to the actors and events central to the 1957 Little Rock Central High School desegregation crisis.

Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Resources

In this lesson, students learn about the state of Central High School and integration in Little Rock 55 years after the crisis. In 1957, the conflict in Little Rock changed the nation, but in the process, the small, Southern city was also transformed. The events that made Little Rock famous exposed the city’s divided views on racial integration. Although these divisions persist, the battle lines are not as black and white as they were in the past. In this fourth lesson, students will read and analyze an article from The New York Times written in 2007 for the 50thanniversary of the integration of Central High School and read a more recent article from USA Today.

For Teachers. WeAreTeachers - Get Lesson Plans - Teacher Grants - Teaching Resources and More. Digital collections and archives for learning, teaching and research. A Collection of Useful Tools and Resources. BibMe: Free Bibliography & Citation Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard. Resource Record Sheet Books. Resource Record Sheet web. ASCD: Professional Learning & Community for Educators.

Recitethis.com. Free Lesson Plans For Teachers, By Teachers. Create Your Own Assessments. The Best of the Humanities on the Web. Center for Excellence & Innovation in Teaching. It is very important to students that assignments are graded fairly and it is very important to instructors to provide feedback that is meaningful to students.

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Questions to Consider about Grading Will I grade on an absolute (criterion-referenced) standard, on a relative (norm-referenced) standard, on subjective determinations of student learning, on student-teacher contracts, or on some other method of grading? What are my reasons for choosing the method I will use? What do I consider outstanding performance?

How should an average student perform? Some tips on grading an assignment Determine and state the educational objectives of each activity.Prepare students for formal assessments by using activities of a similar challenge level.Consider whether all assignments need to be graded; would a check-plus/minus system work? Design a Grading Rubric Grading rubrics help to achieve both objectives. FREE LESSON PLANS. Powerful tool for creating web surveys. Online survey software made easy! SurveyMonkey™ Thanks for completing this survey.Now create your own—it's free, quick & easy!

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See More » ABC LEGO Center Objective: Students will put LEGO bricks in ABC order. See More » Rubric Help. APA 6th Edition - APA Format - Lesley University Library Research Guides at Lesley University. EndNote Web is an online citation management tool available to all Lesley University students, faculty, and staff.

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Gather references as you do researchImport references from databasesOrganize references by topicFormat APA references for your paperCreate bibliographies Access to Endnote Web is through the MyLibrary tab in MyLesley in the Citation Formats box. Consult our great guide to using EndNote Web! Take a shortcut through the tab at the top of the page. Annenberg Learner - Teacher Professional Development. Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. Teaching – CELT. DePaul University Teaching Commons. On this site you will find a range of practical and pedagogical resources, from learning how to access your course roster to discovering professional development programs available to faculty and staff at DePaul.

DePaul University Teaching Commons

The Teaching Commons is a collaboration between academic partners across the university, and we are happy to facilitate the exchange of teaching strategies and materials. If you have something you'd like to share, please email us at dtc@depaul.edu. Our Partners While the Teaching Commons is a collection of resources that belongs to the whole learning community at DePaul, most of our work is created and shaped by our partnering academic support offices.

Discover Our Partners First-Generation Stories The Teaching Commons is collecting stories told by DePaul faculty, staff and graduate students who were among the first in their family to attend college. #firstgen stories. Faceworking: Exploring Students' Education-Related Use of "Facebook", Learning, Media and Technology, 2009-Jun. Social networking sites such as "Facebook" and "MySpace" have been subject to much recent debate within the educational community.

Faceworking: Exploring Students' Education-Related Use of "Facebook", Learning, Media and Technology, 2009-Jun

Whilst growing numbers of educators celebrate the potential of social networking to (re)engage learners with their studies, others fear that such applications compromise and disrupt young people's engagement with "traditional" education provision. With these ongoing debates in mind, the current paper presents an in-depth qualitative analysis of the "Facebook" "wall" activity of 909 undergraduate students in a UK university.

Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Role Conflict, Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Qualitative Research, Learning Experience, Self Concept, Teacher Student Relationship, Criticism, Assignments, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement Routledge.