The Effect of Affect - Coach G's Teaching Tips Flipped instruction. Project-based learning. Cooperative groups. Mobile technology. Embed your forms Posted by: Andrew Chang, Marketing Manager Since we launched spreadsheet forms in January, one of the top user questions has been "How can I embed my form into a website or blog?" Last night, we added this option. You'll see this new feature during form creation, when you're prompted to invite people to fill out your form. ggpslibrary - Guided Inquiry What is Guided Inquiry? Guided inquiry is the process used by teachers in collaboration with teacher librarians to develop student information literacy and research skills within inquiry based classroom learning programs aligned with the Australian Curriculum. Guided Inquiry Design Process. (Kuhlthau, C., Maniotes, L and Caspari, A. 2012) Tools and scaffoldsUseful linksPB works Guided Inquiry Community Scaffolded units of inquiryICT and Information Fluency matrixBCPS research process R-4Baltimore County Research modules - Inquiry units at all levelsISP NSWWeb evaluation for teachersGraphic organisers for notetaking and thinking
Top 7 eBooks for Educators If you know us here at SimpleK12, you know we love our free eBooks. From time to time, we give them out via email, blog posts, Twitter, Facebook, and webinars. And it turns out, you love our free eBooks too! I've received so many questions about eBooks (mainly, on how to get MORE), that I thought I'd share a list of our most popular eBooks. - David Kapuler's Bucket List of Online Education Resources Through blogging and working with ed tech companies, I come across a large number of educational tools. To help make things easier for myself and others, I have created . However, I always wanted to create a bucket list if I was starting in a new district/school etc. Hopefully, people will find this list useful and perhaps a nice way to save districts money.
Information Literacy for Littlies From the time they are born children are innately curious and as soon as they are able to articulate the words, they ask questions so they can make the connections they need as they try to make sense of their world. As the nearest adult we try to help them with the answers. When the child comes to school they know they are going to learn to read not only so they can enjoy stories for themselves but also so they can answer their own questions. So how can we help them do this right from the get-go?
For 'Connected Educator Month,' Tips From 33 Educators We Admire Stacy BrownErin Olson, an English teacher in Iowa who is featured in our post, uses Twitter-like technology to enhance classroom discussion. Go to related 2011 article » The U.S. Department of Education has declared August Connected Educator Month, and since we’d be nothing without the teachers we’ve connected with over the years, we’re enthusiastically on board. To celebrate, we asked every educator who has written a guest post for us, been featured in a Reader Idea, or collaborated on one of our features to answer two simple questions:
Get Ready for the Future of EdTech: NMC Horizon Report The annual Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative is out! The 2013 edition for higher education presents some interesting predictions for trends in educational technology over the next five years. This is the 10th year for the project, “designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in higher education.” 12 Most Stifling Reasons You Aren't As Creative As You Could Be And How To Change That Now! Practice makes perfect. Creativity can be cultivated. It can be nurtured. It’s a steady practice. Create. Fail.