5 Excellent Rubric Making Tools for Teachers June 18, 2016 Rubrics are scoring charts used to assess and evaluate a particular learning or teaching activity. As is explained in this guide, rubrics are helpful for both teachers and students: teachers can use them when designing lesson plans and grading assignments; students can use them to make sure they meet the learning expectations and requirements of an assignment or project work. Rubric making should not be a complicated task, it should only speak to the core requirements of a given task while channeling focus to the learning outcomes. There are a wide variety of web tools and mobile apps teachers can use to create rubrics. Below is a collection of some of our favourite applications.
The Consultants-E : EdTech Consultancy - WebQuest Repository Victoria Boobyer - A Digital FrankensteinThis webquest is aimed at students of Intermediate [B1] level and above and would supplement any Frankenstein-based project work or reading. Learners research topics based on Mary Shelley, the writing of Frankenstein and Frankenstein in movies. The writing tasks are similar to those found in the Cambridge English First (FCE) exams. CLIL4teachers / CLIL4teachers Front Page PLEASE NOTE: You can download resources from the wiki without requesting access. Please request access (see link on the right) if you would like to leave comments or upload your own materials. To be given access, you need to include a short message to explain your interest in CLIL. Thank you. Welcome to the website for teachers interested in Content and Language Integrated Learning CLIL4teachers is part of the Association for Language Learning's FLAME initiative to support cross-curricular approaches to language learning.
Family & Consumer Sciences Student Web Links Child Development & Child Care Child Care Resources Children's Health & Safety Children's Learning Child Advocacy 19 Great Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Creating Interactive Timelines July 11, 2016 Besides posters and infographics timelines are great learning tools to help students visualize their learning and enhance their overall comprehensibility. Timelines can be incorporated almost in any subject area and can be used to teach a wide variety of topics from historical events to bibliographical information. Web technologies have immensely facilitated the process of creating a timeline and anyone can quickly design an interactive timeline in few steps. The chart below features a collection of some of the best timeline creation tools to use with students in class. We arranged these applications into three main categories: iPad apps, Android apps and web-based tools.
A WebQuest about WebQuests Introduction Since early in 1995, teachers everywhere have learned how to use the web well by adopting the WebQuest format to create inquiry-oriented lessons. But what exactly is a WebQuest? Family & Consumer Sciences Student Links Career Resources Occupational Outlook Handbook This handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. It is updated every two years. Google Released A New Educational Tool to Wirelessly Share Computer Screens in Class July 17, 2016Google Cast for Education is a new Chrome app from Google to help teachers and students wirelessly share their computer screens from one Chrome browser to another. The app is still in beta version and is available only for Google Apps for Education users. The way Google Cast works is very simple: teachers install the app on their devices then install the Cast feature in Chrome for students. The Cast feature will be available by default to all Chrome users in the upcoming release expected by the start of the new school year. Once Chrome Cast is set up on the computer that is connected to the classroom projector, ‘Teachers receive casts through the Cast for Education app, and students share their screens using the upcoming version of the Cast feature in Chrome.’ Students can share their casts to the whole classroom through teachers computers.
iPad StoryTelling APPS StoryTelling continues to gain popularity as an educational experience creating MORE "sticking power" for concepts a la brain science as well as developing essential communication skills for a media-rich world vying for attention. StoryTelling stimulates deep thinking, creativity and basic literacies; it also enhances and enriches the learning experience for student voices.Storytelling is an art form that uses a story ARC regardless of digital tools used while modernizing the traditional oral storytelling. It is so much more than "tell about" or "explain something" - it NOT a fact-based unfolding with a beginning, middle and end! Expect students to deliver an artistic experience of a rich, powerful storytelling unfolding a dilemma - a struggle and a resolution organized around a story point or lesson learned.
CLIL Resources / Recursos AICLE English: Portals and Encyclopedias / Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Technology, etc / Natural Science, Biology, etc / Physical Education / Geography, History, Literature, Art, Philosophy, etc. Classroom language / lenguaje para el aula Chesterfield Web Live - home The Chesterfield Health District is comprised of Chesterfield County, Powhatan County and the City of Colonial Heights with a population of over 374,000 citizens covering 726 square miles. The mission of the District is to protect, preserve and promote optimum health for the community through excellence in public health. The Environmental Health Division accomplishes this mission by providing the following services: Food Safety Program – Inspects and permits all food establishments including restaurants, school and hospital cafeterias, caterers, child care centers, nursing homes, temporary food events and migrant labor camps, ensuring that food is handled and served safely.
Webquests A selection of fun lesson plans on festivals, including Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Christmas, that practise web-based skills. Webquest: New YearThis webquest includes activities about the history of New Year celebrations and traditions which are practised today across a variety of cultures.Webquest: Bonfire NightThis Bonfire Night webquest by Gabrielle Jones includes activities about the history of Bonfire Night and the traditions which are practised today.Webquest: ThanksgivingThis webquest includes activities designed to inform students about the history, traditions and typical food associated with Thanksgiving.Webquest: ShakespeareThe 23rd of April is the Bard’s birthday, so here on onestopenglish we’re taking a closer look at England’s most famous author.