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Unleashing creativity Karen Yager Knox Grammar School. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic] When using Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy (a revised take on Bloom’s devised by educator Andrew Churches), it helps to have a list of taxonomy verbs to know what actions define each stage of the taxonomy. This is useful for lesson planning, rubric making, and any other teacher-oriented task requiring planning and assessment strategies. The Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy verbs in this handy infographic apply specifically to each stage of the taxonomy, from LOTS (lower-order thinking skills) to the HOTS (higher-order thinking skills). According to Churches on his wiki Edorigami, “Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies …” This means the revised Digital Taxonomy verbs listed below are applicable to you facilitating technology use in the modern classrooms.

Sydney Learning Festival | think make share. Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Back-to-School Activities to Inspire Creativity. This summer seems to have flown by and I find myself debating different activities for back-to-school. No matter which ones I choose, I do love to inspire creativity in my students from the first day. It's important for them to see that I value and encourage creative thought. So here's a list of some great back-to-school activities you can share with your students. 1. I just uploaded a new freebie today, which is based on an old favorite: Create a Caricature {South Park Style}. In the past I've had students create caricatures from the novel we were currently reading. But why not have them create little miniatures of themselves? The download has a student information planning guide so they can write information about themselves before creating their image. Journalism connection: You can also have students create the caricatures for the yearbook or school newspaper. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

See another post I have on this topic HERE. 8. 9. Flipboard section on Flipboard. Meme-Activity-BUNDLE-Presentations-Activities-Editable-809994 Teaching Resources. Meme Activity BUNDLE! Presentations, Activities, Editable This bundle includes the following three separate products: Meme Activity for Icebreaker or Anytime in Literature, History, Careers, Sociology Classes Socratic Seminar Questioning Activity Using "Y U No" Meme for ANY Class or Content Area "Some ECards" Meme Activity & Templates What is a meme?

You get: • Meme Activity & presentation, which includes: • a 55-slide presentation that breaks down memes and prompts them to create their own. . • "What I Really Do" Printables (PDF file) • Icebreaker Meme Student Presentation (11 slides) . • Character/Historical Figure Meme Activity Student Presentation (11 slides) . • Career Meme Activity Student Presentation (11 slides) . • "SomeECards" Meme Activity: This includes several examples of eCards and both blank and with-picture templates for students to create their own. Your students will love the humorous examples of the memes in the presentation and will have a lot of fun creating their own. Engaging Learning Practices and Higher Levels of Thinking! | Dragonflies in First. Set aside any negatives you may have about common core - at the foundation - the expectation is that students master concepts, feel success through critical thinking, and can strategize effectively.

These are tools we need in everyday life. I'm all for it. I'm pretty happy about the whole college and career readiness push. The career part is what makes me happy. We've been focusing a lot on those kiddos heading off to college quite a bit. For quite a while I was bothered by the whole gifted program. I'm thrilled to see that this concept has been pushed to blanket the entire sea of students, regardless of the acronym (or lack thereof) attached to their name. Regardless of label, I have always expected my kiddos to engage critical, deep thinking tools. They are posted on my white board so we can refer to them when we are trying to figure something out. Here they are on my white board. I have these little posters coupled with some depth of knowledge posters.

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic] When using Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy (a revised take on Bloom’s devised by educator Andrew Churches), it helps to have a list of taxonomy verbs to know what actions define each stage of the taxonomy. This is useful for lesson planning, rubric making, and any other teacher-oriented task requiring planning and assessment strategies. The Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy verbs in this handy infographic apply specifically to each stage of the taxonomy, from LOTS (lower-order thinking skills) to the HOTS (higher-order thinking skills). According to Churches on his wiki Edorigami, “Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies …” This means the revised Digital Taxonomy verbs listed below are applicable to you facilitating technology use in the modern classrooms.

Engaging Learning Practices and Higher Levels of Thinking! | Dragonflies in First. How to Build Your Makerspace | EdSurge Guides. Learning by making has been around since long before edtech—just think about what the adventurous explorers or intrepid settlers of yore would have thought of "Do-It-Yourself. " But with thousands of kid-friendly tech tools and a whole World Wide Web of resources out there, creative, interesting opportunities for learning-by-making abound for everyone.

Okay, so with all those resources, where should you start to build a makerspace? Here at EdSurge, we've rolled up our sleeves, put on our protective goggles, and built a Maker Guide from scratch, just for you. Read on for ideas from the educators and entrepreneurs who think making 24/7, including what is involved with project-based learning and making in the classroom and tried-and-true lessons from the field on starting your makerspace. Making on a budget? How to Start a Makerspace What is Project-Based Learning, Anyway? Movers and Shakers, Teachers and Makers Accessible Makerspaces for Diverse Students. I made this printable word puzzle to be used for the Blue & Gold Banquet. Notice the links below to print out a clear PDF copy. Notice that their is a Red E in puzzle number 7. You will need to print this in color, or use a red marker to fix all of those so it makes it easier for people to get the answer.

Answer to #1 - History repeating itself; Answer to #29 - Big Bird. Hope you enjoy this! You can print the: We have more word puzzles, and other kinds of printable puzzles on our blog. We have more word puzzles, and other kinds of printable puzzles on our blog. We have more word puzzles, and other kinds of printable puzzles on our blog. I incorporated the puzzle from the top of the page into a placemat shown on the left.

To print the new placemat shown below for 2014 with a completely new rebus puzzle, CLICK HERE. At the top of the page is the link for the answer sheet you can print for yourself.