Rubrics for Assessment Learn more about our Online Courses, Online Certificate Programs, and Graduate Degree A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, 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. Discussion, Teamwork, and Group Work Rubrics Online Discussion Board RubricAssessing ability to share perspectives, refine thoughts through the writing process, and participate in meaningful discussionPrimary Grade Self-Evaluation Teamwork Rubric (PDF)Features of a sandwich to graphically show the criteria PowerPoint and Podcast Rubrics A+ PowerPoint Rubric Joan Vandervelde's rubric provides 10 performance categories
Discover the world's most endangered species Wildscreen's Arkive project was launched in 2003 and grew to become the world's biggest encyclopaedia of life on Earth. With the help of over 7,000 of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, Arkive.org featured multi-media fact-files for more than 16,000 endangered species. Freely accessible to everyone, over half a million people every month, from over 200 countries, used Arkive to learn and discover the wonders of the natural world. Since 2013 Wildscreen was unable to raise sufficient funds from trusts, foundations, corporates and individual donors to support the year-round costs of keeping Arkive online. Therefore, the charity had been using its reserves to keep the project online and was unable to fund any dedicated staff to maintain Arkive, let alone future-proof it, for over half a decade. Despite appeals for support, just 85 of our 5.6 million users in 2018 made a donation.
10 Digital Storytelling Projects Notetaking Apps - a comparison of some popular ones Notetaking apps are a great way to get organized and keep track of everything electronically. There are a lot of different ones out there, so I thought I would go through some of the more popular ones and list some of the features they have. Click on the links for more information on each one also. 1. Evernote - this is the note taking app that I use the most. 2. 3. 5. 6.
Nik's Learning Technology Blog How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple By Dolores Gende Apple’s iBooks2 and authoring app has created big waves in education circles. But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. As the open education movement continues to grow and become an even more rich trove of resources, teachers can use the content to make their own interactive textbooks. Here’s how to create a digital textbook and strategies for involving the students in its development in three steps. 1. Teachers can work with colleagues within their subject area departments and beyond the walls of the classroom to aggregate resources through social bookmarking. Also try Paper.li or The Twitted Times, which will sift through your connections’ resources and organize them. 2. One of the most user-friendly tools to post resources for your course is LiveBinders. You can find many more useful tools for curation. 3. Google Sites also allows you to create and share Web pages, and has lots of customizable features.
Videos | Maths Centre Choose from over 80 mathematical videos. Our team of top teacher mathematicians have put together all the important topics and explain them with the types of examples that you would find in a normal textbook or exam. Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 a cos x + b sin x = R cos(x - a) a cos x + b sin x = R cos(x - a) . In this unit we explore how the sum of two trigonometric functions e.g. 3 cos x + 4 sin x, can be expressed as a single trigonometric function. Having the ability to do this enables us to solve trigonometric equations and find maximum and minimum values. Digital Storytelling with the iPad: Creating Book Trailers Background Through a generous grant from a corporate sponsor, our university was able to purchase 14 iPads with iMovie, young adult literature selections for book circles, and video cameras for a book trailer project with a local middle school. A book trailer is, no surprise here, a trailer for a book in the style of a movie trailer. Myself, a professor from the College of Liberal Arts, and a professor from the College of Education, implemented the project. Our rationale for the project was this: Book trailers help students develop important new literacies skills as they adapt monomodal print texts into multimodal compositions comprised of additional modes such as images, the kineikonic mode of the moving image, and sound. Procedure and Implementation We had two eighth grade classes that were divided into twelve book circles. Planning Next, we viewed some trailers. There was a lot more to do to prepare for this project on the tech side than I had anticipated. Gathering Media Loading Media
Education - Special Education A New Way For Students To Share Notes & Learn Together For students with disabilities, some colleges and universities offer a note-taking service that includes collecting notes from the professor, a teaching assistant, or a fellow student. There are other students that might need to review classmates’ notes, however. A student athlete with an injury A student that wants to improve his note-taking skills and could use a model to follow Study group members that need a central repository for notes and a way to merge those notes together. Whatever the reason, Studyers.com , a website that claims to be “the easiest way to take notes on lessons,” wants to be their cloud-based alternative to the traditional notebook. The site is currently in the alpha stage, so access is restricted at this time. The Studyers Home Page Users can share the lessons with other users, and print the lessons to hard copy if they want. The lessons interface includes a text box, a drawpad, and a graph creator. The Lesson Interface We’re keeping an eye on this site.
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