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Rubrics for Web Lessons Introduction How often have you attempted to grade your students' work only to find that the assessment criteria were vague and the performance behavior was overly subjective? Would you be able to justify the assessment or grade if you had to defend it? The Rubric is an authentic assessment tool which is particularly useful in assessing criteria which are complex and subjective. Authentic assessment is geared toward assessment methods which correspond as closely as possible to real world experience. It was originally developed in the arts and apprenticeship systems, where assessment has always been based on performance. American Experience . WGBH img| or Madman? |Watch Preview| 9:00/8:00 c;img| and Control|Coming soon to select theaters|Find Screening| Presidents Collection|Watch over 30 hours of presidential documentaries streaming free.|Watch Online| 9:00/8:00 c All Films

Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide! How to Use Augmented Reality in Your Classroomthis post is read best via a desktop due to the embedded video content Augmented reality allows someone to add another layer to an existing image. For example, imagine holding your phone over a poster on the wall as if you were going to take a photo of that poster, and then instantly a video starts playing to offer you additional information about that particular poster. Pretty cool, right? Info and Resources - Parents Page Practical Tools for Parents The digital age has sparked an explosion of information and resources around the globe -- sometimes making it difficult to spot the proverbial forest for the trees. Whether you're new to the world of high potential young people or have years of experience with gifted children, NAGC is here to help!

2 Stately Knowledge: Facts about the United States These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C. Need to know the capital of Alabama? Want to know which hockey teams are in California? Missouri Secretary of State Kids Skip Navigation Register to Vote About Jason Kander Accessibility Info Contact Us STEAM Resources STEAM Learning Resources STEAM stands for "Science Technology Engineering Arts, and Math." The acronym is used to refer to those areas of study which are encompassed by a wide range of sciences. The last decade has seen an increase in STEAM education and programming at all levels. Below are a list of resources focused on children ages three to eleven years of age.

10 Environmental Games That Teach Kids About Earth, Ecology & Conservation With the right eco-education, we can hope they will hit the ground running. A lot of schools and educational institutions are doing their bit by including the environment as part of the curriculum. Words like “˜carbon footprint’ and global warming’ comes to them as easily as the name of any present-day rock star. That’s cool. But who said that ecological or environmental education needs to be bookish or donnish?

Kids in the House - Middle School Meet the Clerk Karen L. Haas, Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, was the second woman to serve as an officer of the House when she previously served as Clerk from 2005–2007. Learn more about Ms. New York - State History New Yorkers are rightfully proud of their state's many achievements and contributions. This synopsis is adapted from a brief history previously printed in the Legislative Manual. Before the year 1900 The 10 Best STEM Resources By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Found In: mathematics, science, preK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Curriculum Resources

Spelling Bee What are the different ways to play the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee? There are two different ways to play. In the Tournament Spelling Bee, you'll be challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to your skill level. The more words you get right, the higher your score will go, on a scale from 200 to 800.

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