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New ways of teaching. Adobe Apps for Education. Adobe Apps for Education Adobe Apps for Education provides an introduction to Adobe software applications, helps you learn what you can create, and inspires with ideas for sample projects using these tools.

Adobe Apps for Education

The document categorizes the types of digital content that you can create with Adobe software applications and identifies which tools are best for creating different kinds of content. Each content category includes sample projects for beginner, intermediate, and expert Adobe users. Some projects include hyperlinks to tutorials on Adobe for Academics, Adobe TV, Adobe Help, and the Adobe Education Exchange. The document also includes an Adobe app glossary to help you easily identify the wide diversity of software applications Adobe offers. This document is published in three different formats: Please let us know your comments and feedback below. [Files updated on March 26, 2014 to include Adobe LeanPrint.] Choice Literacy - Articles & Videos - Full Article. For an obsessive person, I’m oddly disorganized.

Choice Literacy - Articles & Videos - Full Article

It’s strange: I am meticulous about list making, obnoxious about planning ahead, and consumed with noting everything on my calendar (I break into a sweat thinking about missing an appointment). However, when I try to stick to organizational systems at school, I flounder. In the quest to keep my notes private but also at my fingertips as I move throughout the room, I’ve struggled to maintain my thorough records about student progress while streamlining the endless mounds of new information I collect. Complete K-8 Curriculum. Help Center — Actively Learn. Using Dystopian Fiction to Probe the Meaning of Citizenship.

By David Sebek.

Using Dystopian Fiction to Probe the Meaning of Citizenship

Évaluation formative. Personalized Professional Learning. Accessibility and Accommodations. Create Your Own Assessments. Coaching Heavy Light. Zoom In - Access the Teacher Guides. Each lesson in Zoom In is accompanied by an in-depth digital teacher guide that includes information on the historical context of the lesson, step-by-step procedures, and suggestions for supporting classroom discussion, gathering evidence, writing substantiated essays, and formative assessment.

Zoom In - Access the Teacher Guides

Read the teacher guides closely or skim them for the information you need. Teacher guides can be accessed by clicking on the title below or by visiting the Lesson page. Click on the lesson title below to view the teacher guide: White Oak teacher creates a Lego wall for her classroom. A Coweta teacher is using her passion for Legos to bring more creativity to her students, by creating a Lego wall in her classroom.

White Oak teacher creates a Lego wall for her classroom

“I am always looking for innovative ways to engage students,” said Paula Corley, REACH teacher at White Oak Elementary School. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. International Literacy Association. From information to knowledge: charting and measuring changes in students' knowledge of a curriculum topic. Ross J.

From information to knowledge: charting and measuring changes in students' knowledge of a curriculum topic

Todd Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries School of Communication, Information and Library Studies Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 4 Huntington Street, New Brunswick New Jersey 08901, USA Abstract Introduction. Research_project_guide. Flipped Classroom. Edutopia PBL Gateway. Digital Blooms. Learning Styles. Digital Literacy. Cognitive Rigor and DoK. ICT SITE LINK. The Differentiator.

How Twitter Bingo Can Help You Tell Your School's Story. Three years ago, a fellow assistant principal (Holly Sutherland) and I hosted our first "Twitter PD Party" at school.

How Twitter Bingo Can Help You Tell Your School's Story

We spent the day in the library conference room and invited teachers to join us during their planning periods to have a cookie and learn to tweet.Last year, I hosted our second Twitter PD Party, and in the blog post I wrote about it, I shared the resources we used for the party, including our Twitter Challenge which included a chance to win a Starbucks gift card. In conjunction with our third annual twitter PD party this month, I also ran a Twitter Bingo game which was a huge hit with our participants (more at the end of this blog post.)This year, I spent a day in our conference room (of course with cookies) to work with teachers on using twitter to build a PLN and tell our school's story using our school hashtag.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship. Every digital citizen should have these skills To hear author Mike Ribble tell it, kids are entering school with some exposure to technology—meaning schools won’t be making a first impression.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study, the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. And about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device. 21st Century Infographic. Blended Learning White Paper DistrictGuidetoBLMsrmnt.pdf. One to One Computing: Natick Public Schools. Powered by Translate.

One to One Computing: Natick Public Schools

Gmail. Gmail. ICT TI Website Link. How companies are using LEGOs to unlock talent employees didn’t know they had. This summer, Cambridge University announced a search for a “LEGO Professor of Play, Education, and Learning.”

How companies are using LEGOs to unlock talent employees didn’t know they had

With the support of £4 million ($6.1 million) from the LEGO Foundation, the new professor would lead an entire research department dedicated to examining play. 21st Century Infographic. Right Question Institute - A Catalyst for Microdemocracy. The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies. Updated February 2013Adopted by the NCTE Executive Committee, February 15, 2008 Literacy has always been a collection of cultural and communicative practices shared among members of particular groups.

History Labs. A Guided Approach to Historical Inquiry in the K-12 Classroom What is a History Lab? In this video students and teachers describe the benefits of History Labs. Their enthusiasm speaks volumes about how the History Labs approach increases student engagement, promotes critical reading and thinking skills, and leads to thoughtful, persuasive writing assignments. A preponderance of research in the field of history education has demonstrated that effective teaching of the subject relies on active student learning of the reading, writing and analytical skills involved in historical inquiry. Resources. Project Based Learning in History and Social Studies. A MiddleWeb Blog. Identifying High-Quality Sites (6-8) Crafting a History Skills Scope & Sequence. A MiddleWeb Blog As we look to the start of the school year, it’s also a good time to look to the future: If you could design your ideal history/social studies program from scratch, what would it look like?

Maybe you would have the department centered around Project Based Learning, or perhaps open the walls, get modular furniture, and mix the grade levels…maybe take the students’ research online and expand the classroom beyond the classroom. We would love to do many of those things ourselves, but for the purposes of this examination, we looked at what, from our perspective, would be the ideal skills for a social studies department to focus on. Also, if we were to spiral those skills through 6th, 7th, and 8th grades, what would that look like? Our Decision to Focus on Skills We both teach in independent middle schools in greater Los Angeles, and there are certain high schools that the majority of our students attend after they finish our respective programs.

Impact of Common Core. DistrictGuidetoBLMsrmnt.pdf. Differentiated Instruction, Close Reading, & Critical Thinking Lessons for Grades 4-12. Google for Ed Adds Student Reading Soundtrack Service. Learning Resources. Project-Based Learning Gets Project Manager Make-Over. Google Adds Collaboration Features for Classroom and Docs. Learning Management Systems Google Adds Collaboration Features for Classroom and Docs. Igniting Research ASCD CTE 2015 - Google Slides. Information Literacy: Essential Skills for the Information Age.

The Old Renewed. Social Studies. The State Board of Education has adopted the Ohio Revised Standards in Social Studies as part of Ohio's Learning Standards for academic learning. Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum – Know your web – Good to Know – Google. Ohio's 2003 Academic Content Standards in Technology. Publications - C3 Teachers. Google Slides - create and edit presentations online, for free. Free Storage and Email from Google. Internet Catalogue. 8 Reasons Why Students Should Still Write Research Papers. Will Fitzhugh: The Best History Papers in the World. C3Shifts.pdf. Most Honorable Son: Japanese-American war hero... TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills.

Activities. Resources for Education. Apps and Tools for Teachers. Flipped Classroom info. Learning Spaces for Digital-Age Skills. One of the main drawbacks to a passive learning environment is that it provides few opportunities for students to develop the skills that are so important in the digital-age workplace. When teachers control the topics and pace of learning, the ways students access knowledge, and the ways they demonstrate what they’ve learned, students can’t develop their creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. And when the only audience for student work is the teacher, students can’t develop the flexible, effective communication skills they need in a digital age.

All digital-age skills are, of course, important. But it is collaboration that is often identified as among the most critical skills for the future workplace. It is also fundamental to active learning. Communication in digital-age learning environments takes on far more forms than it does in traditional classrooms. Edutopia.

Annotate and link PDFs side-by-side the easy way. Turnitin Plagiarism Quiz. INFOhio's Tech Skills for Online Testing. The Conscious Competence Ladder - Learning Skills from MindTools.com.