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Before You Assign That Homework – What Students Wish You Knew. “Should teachers assign homework?”

Before You Assign That Homework – What Students Wish You Knew

Was the question I asked my students today. I thought I knew the answer, a resounding no I was sure, and yet, once again my 7th graders surprised me. While some pleaded for no more homework, many said they understood the purpose of it, that it was a necessary component of school and then wrote a paragraph asking for change. D2D3Rubrics.pdf. 26 Teacher Tools To Create Online Assessments. Smarter Every Day. 101-Practical-Ways-to-Ditch-That-Textbook-2. 1100 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Take online courses from the world's top universities for free.

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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need to cover a lot of material in a short amount of time. We hope students will understand, if not now then before test time, and we keep our fingers crossed that their results will indicate we’ve done our job. The problem is, we often rely on these tests to measure understanding and then we move on. Below are 22 simple assessment strategies and tips to help you become more frequent in your teaching, planning, and curriculum design. 22 Simple Assessment Strategies & Tips You Can Use Every Day. Drugs & Alcohol. Skip Navigation.

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35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students. High School & Beyond. K-12 Open Technologies. Digital Textbook Initiative. About Us Additional Options "From government to non-profit organizations, teachers to textbook publishers, we all have a role to play in leveraging 21st century technology to expand learning and better serve California's students, parents, teachers and schools. This initiative will ensure our schools know which digital textbooks stand up to California's academic content standards - so these cost-effective resources can be used in our schools to help ensure each and every student has access to a world-class education. " - Governor Schwarzenegger Download the draft Phase Three Report Download the Phase Two Report Download the Phase One Report Electronic Instructional Materials and the Williams Settlement's Sufficiency Requirements Review results from all three phases of the Digital Textbook Initiative are listed separately below.

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The Four Pillars of Technology Use in the Classroom. This past summer, with the help of my brilliant friend, Kristen Swanson, I took my Technology Curriculum to a place I had never imagined it could go.

The Four Pillars of Technology Use in the Classroom

As a computer lab teacher, there has never been an easy to follow, mapped out path for instruction. As such, over the last 5 years I created a scope of skills and concepts across grade levels to guide my teaching and I had begun to map out what kinds of projects I could use to teach these skills. Still, my curriculum always seemed a bit disjointed and while my students created wonderful work and amazed me with their ability to apply their skills to video, music production, programming and more, I still felt like I wasn’t doing the best job at making it ‘stick.’

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Wikibooks. The Library of Congress' Photostream. Public Domain Images. Commons. A Master List of 500 Free Courses From Great Universities. Open Courseware. 40 Sites for Educational Games. With the start of school right around the corner, I decided to revisit a post I've done on sites for educational games.

40 Sites for Educational Games

This list I've compiled has a nice mix of subjects and grade levels that teachers can use w/ their students. *This list is in alphabetical order. 40 Sites for Educational Games. Free Teacher Resources for Core Subjects. Here is my annual list of my favorite online teaching resources, divided by subject.

Free Teacher Resources for Core Subjects

Some of these might be old, or shared elsewhere, but I wanted to go ahead and share some of the ones that were added to my Diigo library recently. Free Teacher Resources for English Qwickstory and Zopler are websites for Collaborative Story Telling. Thousands of Video Lessons on Every Subject. Educational Videos. Share My Lesson - Free K-12 Teacher Resources Aligned to Common Core State Standards.

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Video, games and activities. Curriki.