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Winter Holidays around the World - SafeShare.TV. Digital Citizenship class 1 become an online sleuth. CST: Web Evaluation Resources. Research and Articles on Web Evaluation The following list includes articles and web sites that may help you guide the development of critical thinking skills in your students. Teaching with the Internet: Lessons from the Classroom In this online book, authored by Don & Deborah Leu (Syracuse University) and Julie Coiro (University of Connecticut), teachers offer a full range of ideas through authentic classroom anecdotes and specific strategies and lessons.

This book helps to reinforce the idea of building supportive learning communities that reach well beyond the classroom—across a range of grade levels, topics, and scenarios. Teaching Zack to Think, by Alan November, discusses the essential skills students will need in the 21st Century, particularly to evaluate and purposefully use internet resources. Evaluating Internet-Based Information: A Goals-Based Approach Link opens in a new window.

Classroom Strategies for Exploring Realism and Authenticity in Media Messages For Teachers: Research Tips. Bear Stays Up for Christmas Storybook in Rhyme. Teaching Reading 3-5: Session 5: Evaluating Web Sites. Using the Internet to investigate topics and answer questions requires that the reader is able to evaluate the usefulness and credibility of the information on a Web site. This activity is designed to help you and your students evaluate Web sites and determine which ones are most useful. You will browse a Web site and evaluate it by answering the basic questions of who, what, when, where, why, and how? Evaluating Web Sites Interactive When you have finished the interactive activity, choose two Web sites that you and your students use in your curriculum. Go to each site and apply the questions and criteria in the interactive activity to evaluate the sites that you use regularly.

When you have finished, jot down your answers to the following questions: What did you learn about evaluating a Web site for your curriculum and instruction? Next > Tips for New Teachers Session 5: Printouts | Assignments | Resources. Quia - Theme Practice. Theme Worksheets | Ereading Worksheets. Identifying the theme of a story can be challenging. It requires the reader to identify a main idea in the story. Then extend the idea to the real world. Fortunately, as with all reading skills, practice makes perfect. These theme worksheets will help students achieve mastery of this essential reading skill. I recommend starting with the theme PowerPoint lesson posted below. Also, you may be interested in my advice on teaching theme. Theme Lesson – Slide show lesson teaching students what the theme of a story is and how to identify it.

Theme Lesson 2 – This is a slight revision of the theme PowerPoint lesson posted above. Theme Worksheet – Practice identifying themes in five short stories. Theme Worksheet 2 – Students read five original short story passages and determine the theme or message of the story. Theme Worksheet 3 – Here’s another theme worksheet to help your students master this elusive skill. Theme Worksheet 5 – Here is another double-sided theme worksheet. Untitled. Untitled. Monarchcenters - findingfacts. Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach.

Get it on the web or iPad! Guest Join | Help | Sign In monarchcenters Home guest| Join | Help | Sign In Turn off "Getting Started" Loading... A Lesson on Alphabetizing. Lesson Plans - Grades K-5. Skip to main content ALA User Menu A Division of the American Library Association You are at: » AASL » AASL eCOLLAB » Lesson Plans - Grades K-5 Share this page: Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Print Lesson Plans - Grades K-5 Archived lesson plans for grades K-5 from the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database. Adelina's Whales and The Big 6 Research Process American Revolution Animal Habitat Research - EasyBib Note-Taking Animal Research Animal Research Project Asking Research Questions Burr Airlines Flight to Asia: Building Inquiry Skills California's Native American Tribes Chameleons Are Cool Check It Out...

Children in Japan and Hawaii: How Are We Alike and Different Close Reading of Photographs Community Helpers Complete the Research! Creating Book Reviews in Destiny OPAC Creating Story Elements Flap Books Creepy, Crawly Insects - Where Can I Find Out More? Diary of a Worm/Fiction and Non-Fiction Discovering Reference Resources Dr. Earth Day Project Help! Videos for Kids. Library / Book Trailers. Library Media Services (LMS) / Library of the Month. Introduction Library Media Services would like to introduce Jamie Fine, the library associate at Badger Road Elementary School: Welcome to the Badger Road Library. My name is Jamie Fine and this is my 19th year in the Badger Road Library. As a student, I attended school on Eielson A.F.B. and later graduated with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

I am Alaska certified to teach grades K-8, but found that my passion is in the elementary school library. August Features The month of August was a whirlwind in our library! September Features Our school year is off to a busy start in the library with so many exciting activities coming up! Upcoming Events There are many exciting activities and events to look forward to this school year. Ongoing Activities Badger Road Library has 10 iPads for student use. Each day our library offers 3 Open Library periods for students to exchange books they have finished before their next library period. New Books or Items. Bookleads - trailers and videos. Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! Guest Join | Help | Sign In bookleads Home guest| Join | Help | Sign In Turn off "Getting Started" Loading... Home | Creating Motivated Readers, One Video at a Time. Teach.

Pinterest. The Book Bug: Freebies. Here you will find links to freebies from me that I have posted on this blog. Click on the picture or the link below to access them. Many of the freebies are Google Docs, but you don't need to request that I "Share" the document with you in order to download a Google Doc from me.

All you have to do is click on the download button at the top of the screen and save the file. The download button is circled in the picture below. Hope you enjoy! *AR and Accelerated Reader are registered trademarks of Renaissance Learning, Inc. Here you will find links to freebies from me that I have posted on this blog. *AR and Accelerated Reader are registered trademarks of Renaissance Learning, Inc. The Five Finger Rule and Why it is Bad for Boys. - Brain Power Boy. The Five Finger Rule is Harmful to Boys’ Reading. There I said it. I have read all of the reasons that people think it is so great but I think it is not only awful but also harmful.

The “five finger rule” for just right books, also called “5 finger tips”, is all over the Internet, taught in schools, and has even invaded libraries. I was at a library recently and saw a poster on the end of the stacks with the 5 finger rule featured. We write a lot about boys learning because the whole goal of this site is to help you raise boys who love to learn.

Be sure to see the 5 ways you can help your boys with reading at the end of this article. What the Five Finger Rule Is: The 5 finger rule is a taught method for choosing a “just right” book for independent reading. Open your book to any page.Read the words on that page.When you come to a word you do not know put up a finger. Now use the number of fingers to help you decide if this is a good book for you to read. Boys and Reading: So what? 9/11 anniversary: New York remembers twin towers attacks with minute's silence. Bagpipes and drums played to open the ceremony, followed by brief comments by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. "Once again we meet to commemorate the day we have come to call 9/11. We have returned to this sacred site to join our hearts together, the names of those we loved and lost," Bloomberg said. "No other public tragedy has cut our city so deeply. No other place is as filled with our compassion, our love and our solidarity.

" Moments of silence were held at 8:46 a.m. and 9:03 a.m., the times hijacked jetliners hit the north and south towers of the World Trade Center. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were attending separate services at the Pentagon in Washington and a rural field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. But the rallies planned in New York embroiled victims' family members in a feud over whether to play politics. In his Saturday radio address, he alluded to the contentious atmosphere. "This is a time of difficulty for our country," he said. Tech & Teaching with Arielle - Library Patch. Years ago, as a brand new librarian, I attended a librarian round table discussion. Each librarian was asked to share something that they had found success with in their own library.

A very experienced librarian, who retired that very year, shared that she had her students earn library licenses. I fell in LOVE with the idea!! My second graders have completed a "Library Detective" unit each and every year since. I always begin with an introductory PowerPoint Lesson that initiates a discussion about detectives, libraries, and licenses. We talk about how, in the real world, people need to learn skills, practice them, and then take a test. I gave each of the kiddos a magnifying lens that I borrowed from my Science teachers and a clipboard. Throughout the unit, my second graders investigate both the upstairs and downstairs of call number, the alphabetical order of the fiction sections, and the Dewey Decimal system in the nonfiction section. Happy Hunting Friends!! Groundhog Day.

186. Empathy...until the cows come home. When people ask you what the most important thing to teach a child is, how do you respond? I (jmf) have heard some school librarians answer: + teaching young people how to read;+ how to be curious about the world around them; or+ how to communicate. A rare response for me to hear is empathy.

For the purposes of this post, we are defining empathy as an ability to experience the emotional state of others and then respond with moral sensitivity (Allen, 1975; Goldstein & Winner, 2012). I (jmf) have seen very few school library conference sessions centered around professional empathy or empathy education for young people. While our professional literature highlights collection materials for purchase related to empathy, only a few trailblazers have published their work related to empathy (Kehret, 2001; Perrault & Levesque, 2012; Stripling, 2012; Hassig, 2012). Example (1) The Maasai Show Empathy for the United States of America Is there another lesson in these stories of global empathy?

PARCC Math Viewer. 14 Cows for America - An Incredible Offering Born Out of Compassion. Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah is originally from the Maasai tribe in Kenya. But on September 11, 2001, he was in New York City when the terrorist attacks took place. Kimeli witnessed firsthand the horrendous tragedy that occurred that day. Several months later, he visited his native tribe in Kenya. While there, he told them the story of the horrible events he had seen on September 11, 2001 – in their remote tribe, they had not heard about these events! Kimeli’s Maasai tribe was so moved by his story that they wanted to do something to show their support for America. After much consideration, they decided upon an offering that might seem unusual to Americans – 14 cows.

But for the Maasai tribe, offering 14 cows was an enormous sacrifice, because to them cows are sacred and held in the highest esteem. Additional Resources: Here is an article that tells all about Kimeli and the offering of the Maasai tribe.Here is a website about the book “14 Cows For America”, which tells the amazing story. 14 Cows for America - An Incredible Offering Born Out of Compassion. September 11th. Printable PATRIOT Acrostic Poem Worksheet. ExemplarLesson G3 Reading. 14 Cows for America (Book Reading)

14CowsTG. September 11: Explanation and Heroes (for kids) Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Thursday, August 25, 2016. The new school year always feels like a new calendar year to me as many students and teachers have "resolutions" for the new school year. If one of your resolutions for the new school year is to keep yourself or your students active and healthy, the following free resources are for you. GoNoodle is a free service that is designed to promote physical fitness in a fun environment. GoNoodle features tons of free videos that lead students in short, 2-5 minutes, exercises. These are fun exercises like dancing that can be done in your classroom or at home with parents.

GoNoodle provides an online environment in which students track the minutes that they spend exercising. Students choose avatars to represent themselves in the GoNoodle environment. New avatars are available once a student completes enough activity time to reach a new level. Sworkit Kids is a similar app (Android version, iOS version) that will also help you get your students moving for short exercise breaks. Image Search - Finding Images for Student Projects. Untitled. Copyright laws govern the use of copyrighted materials. Teachers and students may use copyrighted materials for educational projects and learning activities, but they must follow specific “fair use” guidelines. When creating presentations with copyrighted materials, you need to include an opening screen (see below) in addition to your works cited page at the end of the presentation.

Your opening screen should say: NOTICE: The following presentation contains copyrighted materials used under the Multimedia Guidelines and Fair Use exemptions of U.S. Copyright law. You may simply copy and paste the above text onto your page. Fair use guidelines strongly advise obtaining permission from copyright owners whenever possible. Fair use applies only to teacher or student-created items for instructional or educational purposes. Items can be used for specific periods Some reproduction of information from the Internet is allowed, some is not Citing Ownership.

Untitled. Research Resources - For Pine Hill Teachers - LibGuides at Pine Hill School. Copyright - Saskatoon Public Schools - Elementary LibGuides - LibGuides at Saskatoon Public Elementary Schools. Research Resources - For Pine Hill Teachers - LibGuides at Pine Hill School. CopyrightforEducators. Curriculum Ideas. 14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know. Copyright 101 :: Video 2.

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