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Master List to Create a Blogging Rubric By CheekyLitTeach, on August 18th, 2010 Creating a Rubric to Evaluate Relevant Skills – Image by “Salvatore Vuono” on Free Digital Photos online. First of all, it’s very difficult to ‘borrow’ a rubric that someone else has made for their class, but it is useful for thinking about what criteria you need in your own. Thus, I have made a master list of blogging criteria for the task. Online learning: Factors contributing to effective online learning - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana Dr Pandula Siribaddana's image for: "Online Learning Factors Contributing to Effective Online Learning" Caption: Location: Image by: Online learning is one of the most expanding teaching learning strategies of modern time and the number of students who are prepared to take up online learning is growing day by day.

Getting Started with Project-Based Learning (Hint: Don't Go Crazy) Before the start of the school year, many of us want to use the remaining weeks of summer to learn some new skills -- such as project-based learning (PBL). One of the things we stress for new PBL practitioners is, as I say, "don't go crazy." It's easy to go "too big" when you first start PBL. I have heard from many teachers new to PBL that a large, eight-week integrated project was a mistake. So how do you start PBL in ways that will ensure your success as a learner and teacher?

Tips For Digital Story Telling 11/1/2007 By: Jon Orech from Educators' eZine Not too long ago very few educators had ever heard the term "Digital Storytelling" and probably thought that "DST" just meant "Daylight Savings Time." But last month I attended a conference featuring over a dozen presentations on the topic.

Publications IDS publishes in-house many freely downloadable Working Papers, Research Reports, Practice Papers, Policy Briefings and Rapid Response Briefings, covering all development themes from our Research Teams. Working with our publishers, Wiley, IDS also publishes six issues of our flagship journal, the IDS Bulletin, each year. Individually-themed issues bring together the latest thinking and research from programmes and events and present them in an accessible way for the wide range of audiences working in development. Through our online bookshop books written by IDS Researchers for external publishers are available for purchase. The Potential and Limits of the ‘Resilience Agenda’ in Peri-urban Contexts

Step 1 – Create A Class Blog The next Student Blogging Challenge starts in March September, 2010 and this time we’ve decided there are tasks that need to be done BEFORE your class actually takes part in the challenge. So we’ve designed a series of nine steps, with how-to info, to help you with your class blogging. Our first step is to create a class blog. Why Have A Class Blog The Most Historical Cities in America America may only be a baby relative to many other parts of the world. However, that certainly doesn’t mean the country lacks an interesting history. Here are some cities in the United States with a rich cultural heritage: New York City, New York Originally settled by the Dutch in 1625, New York was conquered by the British in 1664.

Integration Strategies for PBL This series is about taking your PBL projects "up a notch." I wrote a blog about how to get started, but after you get started and are familiar with the benefits of keeping it small and focused, what are some of your next steps? One area where I see teachers taking their PBL projects up a notch is through integration. However, integration is actually quite complicated and includes many levels of implementation. Here are some tips to consider for integrating content areas into your next PBL project. Know Your Level of Integration

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