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Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. The Landmark Websites are honored due to their exemplary histories of authoritative, dynamic content and curricular relevance. They are free, web-based sites that are user-friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover and provide a foundation to support 21st-century teaching and learning. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Committee 2014-2015 Lucy Santos Green, Chair Carla Bosco Dana Franco Mary Johnson Jane Lofton Lauren Mabry Shannon Miller Shelley O'Rourke TBD, Board Liaison Related:  Technology Tools

Soundzabound Copyright free music for students & teachers What is Soundzabound? Soundzabound is a streaming audio collection of royalty free music available for unlimited use with your WSWHE BOCES MultiMedia membership. Step 1: Login to Soundzabound Step 2: Browse the thousands of different audio clips & full length songs Step 3: Preview different materials & download what you want! Also... Soundzabound volumes 1-5 are available via CD and download through the Snap-Web/Max Catalog. Contact Us! iLearn Technology ZooBurst Free Technology for Teachers Only 1 iPad in the Classroom? [for additional ELA/Reading specific apps and ideas see Reading on the iPad] Is only one iPad in a classroom worth it? This question keeps reappearing on the EC Ning and in other blog spaces. The answer is easy: YES, especially if the teacher has access to a Mac desktop or (preferably) laptop and a wifi network in the classroom. If more iPads are in the future, you might want to check out iPad App Reviews and iPad 3C's: Some Planning Questions. Setup and Projection You will definitely need to set up a unique Apple ID (iTunes acct.) with a password that is kept secret from the students. OK - I have apps, now what can I do with them?

Dibuja Libremente. Inkscape at the Libre Graphics Meeting April 12, 2014 The Inkscape project mustered nine developers, translators and document writers for a productive meeting. As well as countless user interactions over the course of the five day event. This is what happened... Read more... Inkscape sponsoring LGM attendance March 2, 2014 Thanks to generous donations from users, the Inkscape Project is pleased to pay for five developers to attend the Libre Graphics Meeting, to be held in Leipzig in April. Activities and Ideas / Browse All Interactive Lessons Experiencing Poetry through Photo Stories Submitted by: Mike Deldonno Students select a famous literary poem by a published author OR write their own original lyrical poem of sonnet length. Biomes and Ecoregions Submitted by: Megan O'hara Students create informative presentations about specific ecoregions and biomes that summarize the information they learn over the course of six weeks of study. Silent Movies & Nonverbal Communication Submitted by: Angie Richard Using digital tools, students can better understand how to convey a message without talking. Successful Student Book Review Blogging Submitted by: J. In order to promote independent reading and scaffold the language arts curriculum, students write and post book recommendations on their school-based book review blogs. Persuasive Multi-Genre Research Project Submitted by: Susan Cole This lesson teaches students how to write a persuasive research paper, including how to analyze, summarize, and synthesize information. Submitted by: R.

Hoppala | Mobile Augmented Reality theprojectff Cody Carlson is an undercover investigator, and he works on factory farms, taking pictures and getting information. Once, he took up the position of a maintenance worker at the largest dairy farm in the northeast; Willet Dairy. When he was there, he learned that every day, 5,000 cows were crammed into manure-filled concrete barns. Through artificial insemination, they were kept eternally pregnant. Most cows had swollen joints and infections, as well as inflamed, heavy udders. Many of the cows would collapse in the concrete barns at four or five years old, and then would be sent to slaughter or left to die. Cody's boss would attack the cows aggressively, without being provoked. Cody Carlson is a real guy.

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