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What should students learn in the 21st century? By Charles FadelFounder & chairman, Center for Curriculum Redesign Vice-chair of the Education committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Visiting scholar, Harvard GSE, MIT ESG/IAP and Wharton/Penn CLO It has become clear that teaching skills requires answering “What should students learn in the 21st century?”
On a deep and broad basis. Open access. An ASCD Study Guide for Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning. By Anne R.
Reeves This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning, an ASCD book written by Anne R. Reeves and published in November 2011. You can use the study guide after you have read the book or as you finish each chapter. The questions provided are not meant to cover all aspects of the book, but rather to address specific ideas that might warrant further reflection. Can teachers cope with an 'always on' culture? It makes one long for simpler times, when young folk knew their place. Time was, a teacher would head off home at 4, and not hear from their charges til the following morning. They’d plough through piles of exercise books, but they wouldn’t actually needs to deal with the little sods. Perhaps they’d have to deal with detention, but at least there, the hierarchy is obvious.
Teachers are penning them in, the teacher is in charge. 5. Model Lesson / Music Videos - FETC Pre-Conference FIZZ 2012. Rubrics for Assessment. A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, cooperative learning, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.
Quick Links to Rubrics Social Media Project Rubrics Wiki RubricCriteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions. Blog RubricAssess individual blog entries, including comments on peers' blogs. Twitter RubricAssess learning during social networking instructional assignments. Rubrics for Assessment.
Free, Libre, and Open-Source Software Overview The use of FLOSS allows students to become independent from costly software updates. It also avoids the risks that come with illegally downloaded software. The cost of ownership of open source software is often far less than proprietary software but FLOSS tools are not always the best technical choice for the needs of users.
Have you been looking for a handy list of digital apps that will help you organize your life inside and outside the classroom? Well, you have come to the right place. With the world around us becoming more technologically advanced every day, developers are creating apps designed specifically to make your life as an educator easier. Check out our 100 helpful apps below! If you’re pressed for time or you simply don’t want to scroll through them all, click on the category you are looking to skip ahead to: Classroom Learning Communication Tools Personal Organization Reference Teaching Tools Classroom Learning 1. 4 Dice: Fraction Games “The goal of the game is to hit the target by working backwards Jeopardy style by giving the answer first.
. - Justin Holladay, math teacher and game developer. Download: iOS 2. 5 Dice: Order of Operations - Justin Holladay Download: iOS 3. Download: iOS 4. “Allows kids to practice math facts in an engaging way. 5. Lecture Notes Online. Mathematics for economists: Julio Dávila (Penn), Mathematics for Economic Theory Arne Hallam (Iowa State), Quantitative Methods in Economic Analysis John Hillas / Dmitriy Kvasov (Auckland), Foundations of Economic Analysis Michael Manove (Boston U), Mathematics for Micro Markus Möbius (Harvard), Mathematics for Economists Efe Ok (NYU), Real Analysis & Probability Theory with Economic Applications Martin Osborne (Toronto), Mathematical Methods for Economic Theory Guoqiang Tian (Texas A&M), Mathematical Economics Viatcheslav Vinogradov (Charles U), A Cook-Book of Mathematics Linear algebra / calculus / differential equations: Alan Bain (prev.
Mathematical game theory and logic, other math: Stefan Bilaniuk (Trent), A Problem Course in Mathematical Logic William Chen (Macquarie), Discrete Mathematics William Chen (Macquarie), Congruences, Polynomials, and Group Theory George Collins, II (Case Western), Fundamental Numerical Methods and Data Analysis Germund Dahlquist (prev.
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Annotate web pages. Using Evernote to organize teaching and teaching online. This school year, I made a conscious decision to go paperless.
Last year I carried around my computer to every class, a planner and a pen. I constantly lost the pen or the planner. I used a LOT of paper. On top of that, if I wanted to check when I completed a lesson, I’d have to flick through my planner, find the task then find when I started and fished. I dreamed of the time when I could do a search of my planner. I knew there had to be a better way. The other way I utilized Google Calendar this year was with my parent teacher conferences (PTC). I then needed a way to plan my lessons. Eventnote – Post Google Calendar Events Directly To Evernote [Chrome]
What happens when two of your favorite organizing and event tracking apps come together?
Organizing bliss! If you use both Google Calendar and Evernote to make sense of all the happenings in your life, Eventnote is a Chrome extension that you might find invaluable. It adds a checkbox in the Google Calendar interface after connecting with your Evernote account and adds the event to your Evernote notebook. The extension does not work in Google Apps.
Before you start adding events, you need to login to Evernote by clicking the extension button next to the URL bar. The Student Portfolio is the New Book: New Practices, Profession, and Scholarship. ePortfolios | Viewpoint The Student Portfolio is the New Book: New Practices, Profession, and Scholarship By Trent Batson, C.
Edward Watson02/02/11 The master and apprentice, the teacher, the teacher as interpreter of the book, and the book itself has each served, during one epoch or another, as a prime organizing entity or model for our culturally-accepted theory about educating novices. Compared to today, knowledge changed slowly during this long period, and therefore these time-honored models for learning served us well. ThinkBinder. Managing Google Docs in the Classroom. Saturday was a terrific day at EdCampMe. It was a great chance to hang with some friends and chat about meaningful ways to educate children. One of the questions that came up in a session I was in is something that I get asked a lot. "How do I manage my Google Docs with so many documents coming in from so many students?
" Teachers love how easy it is to collaborate with their students, not having to worry about losing the file and all the other bonuses that using Docs brings, but tracking down assignments can be a nightmare. I've covered this before from the teachers perspective and the students perspective here, but I'll run through how I do it step by step. Step 1) Students create a new Collection for the class and title it: Subject - Name For example: Science - Johnny Step 2) Students then share the Collection with the teacher. Step 3) You make a new Collection called Period 2 or Science or whatever makes sense. Step 4) Click here to copy the Assessment Collector Google Spreadsheet.
Commenting. 5 Awesome Things You Can Do With an IPad and an LCD Projector. Creative Commons. Ed games. Course management / LMS.