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Word Clouds for Kids! ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Looking Collaboratively at Student Work: An Essential Toolkit Siderbars:Some Guidelines for Learning from Student Work The Collaborative Assessment Conference The Tuning Protocol: A Process for Reflection on Teacher and Student Work The Primary Language Record & The California Learning Record The 'External Review' of Portfolios and Exhibitions Making the Whole Student Visible: The Descriptive Review of a Child Surfacing the "Opportunity to Demonstrate" Factor Sampling a "Vertical Slice" of Student WorkWhat to Look for in Student Work: Some Standards for 'Authenticity' Examining Student Work: A Constructivist Protocol For More Information Looking closely together at student work can unveil a treasure trove of insights to guide school communities as they reflect on their purpose, assess their progress, and plan strategies for reaching all children better. It's scary work, though, and respectful protocols can help. In the two years after their nine-month-long project, the death rate among their patients fell by an astonishing 25 percent.
Game-Based Learning Units for the Everyday Teacher Game-based learning (GBL) is getting a lot press. It is an innovative practice that is working to engage kids in learning important 21st century skills and content. Dr. The Standards Building on the best of existing state standards, the Common Core State Standards provide clear and consistent learning goals to help prepare students for college, career, and life. The standards clearly demonstrate what students are expected to learn at each grade level, so that every parent and teacher can understand and support their learning. The standards are:
e-Learning Design and Training Triptico "A simple desktop app, packed full of innovative resources to enable you to quickly create engaging interactive learning." Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind The app development market is exploding. More and more companies are creating “educational apps”. In some cases, they are simply digital versions of a book or a web based tool. Some seem to have “no educational value” to it at all, but are still sold under the label of “education”.
Looking at Student and Teacher Work Collaboratively By: Pamela Brown Publication: The Voice, Vol. 8, No. 5 Date: 2003 Summary: Collaborative examination of student work samples and teacher assignments using a variety of protocols was the centerpiece of the June 2003 LETSWork Institute for the 32 teacher-consultants who participated... "How can I tap into his love of illustration and help him apply it to his writing?" was the question posed by Mattie Davis of the Philadelphia Writing Project as she shared vivid paintings and brief written pieces from one of her first grade students. Careful examination of student work samples and teacher assignments was the foundation of the LETSWork Institute held in Berkeley, California, June 25–28, 2003.
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Communication and Collaboration Communicate Clearly Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and nonverbal communication skills in a variety of forms and contexts Listen effectively to decipher meaning, including knowledge, values, attitudes and intentions Use communication for a range of purposes (e.g. to inform, instruct, motivate and persuade) Utilize multiple media and technologies, and know how to judge their effectiveness a priori as well as assess their impact Communicate effectively in diverse environments (including multi-lingual)Collaborate with Others Demonstrate ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams Exercise flexibility and willingness to be helpful in making necessary compromises to accomplish a common goal Assume shared responsibility for collaborative work, and value the individual contributions made by each team member Additional resources are listed below: