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Handbooks — Human Restoration Project - Progressive Education Nonprofit. Find OER – CCCOER. OER can include full courses, textbooks, or any instructional materials including images, videos, or documents associated with teaching and learning. It is estimated that there are now more than 1.4 billion works licensed under various Creative Commons licenses (State of the Commons, 2017). For example, Wikimedia, whose most well-known project is the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, uses a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license for its online content. The growing collection of openly licensed works, whether digital or not, is referred to as The Commons. Now that you know there are over a billion openly licensed materials available on the Web, how do you go about finding the right ones for your needs? You can find OER by using search engines or by searching or browsing the OER repositories listed below.

Using Google Advanced Search Using OER Repositories. NPR Choice page.


Best Books. Are you looking for best books by or about American Indians?

Best Books

First Nations? [Update on Nov 26, 2018: Some of the books in these lists may have religious or spiritual content that is problematic to the people whose ways are being used by writers. For context, see my post on November 15: Open Letter: "Trail of Lightning is an Appropriation of Diné Cultural Beliefs. " Does the Letter from the Diné Writer's Collective Mark a Turning Point?] Below are links to posts on American Indians in Children's Literature and elsewhere that'll help you find ones selected by Native people (me, and other Native people, including members of the American Indian Library Association! Search Wizard. Digital Citizenship. Searchbox. Digital Investigator Training Searchbox Strategy Search Strategy | Queries | Deep Web Strategic Searching Example: Locating Author Resources.


Standards. Information Fluency Tips Each set of Top Tips provides on-the-spot practical guidance to empower your information skills in Searching, Evaluation and Ethical Use.


Lesson Plan and Action Research Database Download a zipped file of archived lesson plans, support materials, and action research compiled by participants in our 6- and 12-week online courses. DIF Core Competencies This document outlines the competencies (or skills) for each phase of the Digital Information Fluency process model. Event Materials. D. Teach Topic Narrowing - Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking! 3.

D. Teach Topic Narrowing - Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking!

Methods: Exercise (in-class -- 15 minutes) Critical Evaluation - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Home Page. Sketchnoting - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything. - Movies that move. Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world.

We were guaranteed a free press, We were not guaranteed a neutral or a true press.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

We can celebrate the journalistic freedom to publish without interference from the state. We can also celebrate our freedom to share multiple stories through multiple lenses. But it has always been up to the reader or viewer to make the reliability and credibility decisions. It is up to the reader or viewer to negotiate truth.

Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally. Note taking lies at the heart of curricula around the world.

Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally

Beginning in elementary school, we teach students to "take notes" so that they can maintain a record of the content disseminated to them by the teacher. And yet, with mobile devices replacing paper notebooks, this process has become increasingly complex as students (and teachers) struggle to apply previous strategies to new tools. In the past, I wrote about the 4Ss of Note Taking With Technology. Students should choose a system that: Supports their learning needs Allows them to save across devices Possesses search capabilities Can be shared. Sequence - Icebreakers, Icebreaker Ideas, Games, Activities! This is a team-building game of communication and pictures.

Sequence - Icebreakers, Icebreaker Ideas, Games, Activities!

Every member of the group will need to describe the picture they are given, and then as a group they must put the pictures in the correct order. The pictures for this game could come from children’s books, or comic books, and you can pick the source to fit the group. For groups of teenagers and young adults, a game involving a Batman or Spider Man story is bound to get an enthusiastic response. Team Maker - Chirag Mehta :

Grouping Tools for the Classroom. Creating groups for differentiation can be hard or easy, depending on how many students you are working with and how often you want to shuffle your groups. In each group, you may want to allow students to self-select a role with accompanying responsibilities or randomly assign the role. This isn’t a difficult task. Another task that can be more onerous is randomly splitting up your class roster into equal-sized groups. Random Writing Prompt Generator with Google Sheets.

When our students go to write a poem or story or other creative work, a blank page can be both exciting (with so much potential) and intimidating (where do you begin?)

Random Writing Prompt Generator with Google Sheets

One method to help inspire our students’ imaginations is to provide them with writing prompts. It can help them think of new ideas, jog their memories, make a connection, or simply inspire them to try out a topic. But where can they get writing prompts? Certainly there are loads of helpful websites providing multitudes of prompts. However another option is to use a Google Sheet. OER Commons. 30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy. 1.

30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy

El Deafo Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! Emojis in the Classroom - Erintegration. Literature Map - The Tourist Map of Literature. Chronicling America. OpenStax. Engaging Introductions for First Day of Class. One of the things I always try to do at the beginning of class or even a short workshop is give participants opportunities to start building community — and this means that introductions should be engaging for everyone!

Engaging Introductions for First Day of Class

Here are a few I have tried myself. Collaborative/Connected Introductions I recently tried this approach in a workshop on scholarly collaboration, that I called “collaborative introductions” but can better be called “connected introductions.” I think it would work well for any classroom context, even very young kids. Social Justice Books for Kids to Teach about Global Issues. Senseless – Conflict Deaths per Hour — Information is Beautiful. Tate Kids Home. Women Against Feminism. Women Against Feminism Thousands of photos since July 2013 Oct 3, 2017 / 77 notes 1. Click here to submit your picture2.

Visit our Facebook page. Assessment and Rubrics. Mexico - Geert Hofstede. If we explore Mexican culture through the lens of the 6-D Model©, we can get a good overview of the deep drivers of Mexican culture relative to other world cultures. Power DistanceThis dimension deals with the fact that all individuals in societies are not equal – it expresses the attitude of the culture towards these inequalities amongst us.

Power Distance is defined as the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organisations within a country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally. At a score of 81, Mexico is a hierarchical society. This means that people accept a hierarchical order in which everybody has a place and which needs no further justification. The online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages. The USA with only 38 States In 1973, the... Poetry Foundation. Lessons Worth Sharing. 7 Free Education Websites You Don't Want to Miss. 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. PBS LearningMedia.

Chronicle Data. Over 2 million of US population speak French at... Gross post-secondary tuition by Canadian... MortonandWebster. Date of last land battle in every country. These Maps Divide the World into Four Income Groups. The Global Finance Magazine recently released an article comparing countries by income across the world for 2015, sourcing data from the World Bank. Gross National Income (GNI) per capita is the final income earned by a country’s residents divided by the total population. Flag Stories.