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How does Edmodo support PBL? COACHES' CORNER | Dayna Laur A project based learning environment can certainly be created without the use of technology. The addition of technology in the classroom, however, undoubtedly enhances the project based learning experience. Edmodo has many benefits for classroom use. As a free online tool, one would expect Edmodo to contain unwanted advertisements on the site. The Project and Edmodo as Support My junior/senior level law class just recently completed our Introduction to Criminal Law unit. The significant content covered in this project integrated a myriad of things. The public audience element of this project was not completed via Edmodo. If you would like to hear more about my project, see screen shots of the project in action, and listen to how I utilized Edmodo to manage the project, please visit our YouTube channel for the archived webinar. BIE National Faculty

Supreme Court Says Police Can Take DNA Samples WASHINGTON — The police may take DNA samples from people arrested in connection with serious crimes, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a 5-to-4 decision. The federal government and 28 states authorize the practice, and law enforcement officials say it is a valuable tool for investigating unsolved crimes. But the court said the testing was justified by a different reason: to identify the suspect in custody. “When officers make an arrest supported by probable cause to hold for a serious offense and they bring the suspect to the station to be detained in custody,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority, “taking and analyzing a cheek swab of the arrestee’s DNA is, like fingerprinting and photographing, a legitimate police booking procedure that is reasonable under the Fourth Amendment.” Justice Antonin Scalia summarized his dissent from the bench, a rare move signaling deep disagreement. The case featured an alignment of justices that scrambled the usual ideological alliances.

Mrs. Vance's Biology Page I'm looking forward to a great year learning about the natural world, and I hope you are, too. Biology is my favorite subject to teach, and I hope it will be one of your favorite subjects to learn. Why should you take PreAP Biology? - by Sandhiya Ravichandran PreAP Biology Supply List Students in PreAP Biology should be prepared for class with the following: For personal use (bring every day): A 5-subject notebook for biology notes and reflectionsColored pencilsBlack or blue pen Some other color pen (for grading)Pencils with erasersGlue stick ScissorsFor classroom use (please bring the first week of school): 1 box of tissues1 container hand sanitizer Tips in Getting Good Grades in Difficult Subjects I just came across an interesting article that might be helpful to you: Tips in Getting Good Grades in Difficult Subjects. About Edmodo Edmodo is a secure, education-oriented social networking site - similar to Facebook - that our class will use for communication, links, and assignments. Study Aids

Guide to the Constitution We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article I: Legislative Essays » Section 1 All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. Section 2 The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature. When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies. Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7 Section 8 Section 9 G°.

15 Things Teachers & Students Can Do With Edmodo Last week the Wall Street Journal had an article announcing that Edmodo had received a $15 million venture capital investment from the founder of LinkedIn and a former VP of Facebook. That article gave me the idea for this post of fifteen things teachers and students can do with Edmodo. For those not familiar with Edmodo, in a nutshell it is a microblogging system designed specifically for teachers and students. Using Edmodo teachers can create a microblogging network for their classes. Edmodo allows teachers to create a group specifically for their students and exclude those not invited to the group. Edmodo provides teachers with a place to post assignment reminders, build an event calendar, and post messages to the group. Here are fifteen things teachers and students can do with Edmodo. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Do you use Edmodo?

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Edmodo in GCISD If you are an Edmodo user this blog post contains information that is important to you and your students. We are excited to announce our district subdomain within Edmodo! In the coming days, our Edmodo website access within the district will be redirected to (notice there is no www). Teachers will need to: 1. 2. 3. 4. Note: When you as a teacher enter the school code, your students will automatically join the district subdomain. Edmodo is a free and secure social networking platform for teachers, students, parents and administrators. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Edmodo, contact a digital coach.

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet “Jesus,” Molly said, her own plate empty, “gimme that. You know what this costs?” She took his plate. On Monday, August 5th, 2013, at a television studio in London in front of around 100 people, Dr. Sticky TOC engaged! For Brin, a billionaire who wears Google Glass in the promo video for the Cultured Beef project, maybe that’s true: he’s already living in a future where man can augment himself and surpass any obstacle. If they succeed, they would be part of a long and concerted effort to change the way that we, the human race, eat every single day. A growing consensus among scientists, doctors, environmentalists, and animal rights activists suggest that our current system of food — specifically meat — production is not sustainable. And yes, that sounds like science fiction, Sergey. The Hunters The hunters Men and animals evolved together on the planet over the course of thousands of years, with a supportive relationship crucial to our evolution. The Factory The factory A planet in danger

AISD: Social Studies - High School Austin Bar Association's Law-Related Education Program Available in 6th Six Weeks: April 23 - May 11 As you make your instructional plans for coverage of the Judicial Branch in the third six weeks period of each semester, remember to consider the opportunity to bring those from the legal profession into your classroom. This program examines the historical evolution of trial by jury and reinforces the importance of jury duty in our society. Click Here to examine the Pick Me! program materials and contact the Social Studies department to schedule the program in your classes. Recommended Resource The constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act is before the Supreme Court of the United States in Shelby v Holder, with a decision expected in June. Every year, more than 4.5 million students around the world participate in the Center’s education for democracy programs. Have you seen the latest NY Times interactive, Reading Between the Battle Lines of the Constitution: An Annotated Guide Imagine: