PBS NewsHour Extra Extra News for Students and Teacher Resources 7–12 Grade Level Lesson Plans Adapting and Enhancing Existing WebQuests Creating a WebQuest from scratch might seem like a daunting task, no matter how enthusiastic you are about the format. It takes a certain level of technical skill, familiarity with the subject matter, and time to round up appropriate links. Fortunately there are thousands of WebQuests in existence out on the web. How many? Open Professionals Education Network CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort. The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. A significant benefit of OER is that they provide source material to build your development efforts around. No need to invest development effort in creating something that already exists. OER come in a wide variety of types.
Building Blocks of a WebQuest Making Technology Educational Part of the Integrated Technology Support Services Department, the Educational Technology (Ed Tech) team seeks to improve student achievement through seamless integration of the district's Common Core Curriculum with a suite of i21 technologies designed to create an engaging and personalized learning environment. The Integrated 21st Century (i21) Interactive Classroom The i21 classroom is an engaging and personalized learning environment designed to optimize teaching and learning through the interconnected use of mobile computing, audio, visual and formative assessment technologies across the curriculum. With this vision and funding through Propositions S and Z, San Diego Unified has taken a bold step toward transforming the learning environment in each of its 7,000 classrooms.
Intelligent YouTube Channels Below, we have gathered together some of the most intelligent video collections on YouTube. A great place to find culturally enriching video... General Universities Spotlighted Collections YouTube EDUYouTube got a lot more intelligent when it launched YouTube EDU, a section of the site that centralizes all of its educational/academic content. Teacher Resources The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Discover and discuss ways to bring the power of Library of Congress primary sources into the classroom. Go to the blog Subscribe to the blog via e-mail or RSS.
English-Language Arts Worksheets 1st Grade Reading Comprehension Read the article, poems, and stories, and answer the reading comprehension questions. Passages written for students at a first grade reading level. 2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Read the stories, poems, and articles. Then answer the reading comprehension questions.
K-12 Science and Health Education MedlinePlus(Grades 6 -12+) Easy to read health information. An excellent source for all ages. Also available in Spanish PubMed(Grades 11 – 12+) A citation index for articles from medical and life science journals. View the PubMed tutorial for site navigation guidance.