Blooming Up: Teaching the Art of Questioning Language Arts Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit, Activity, Worksheet, or Reading or Writing Teaching Idea Title – Blooming Up: Teaching the Art of Questioning By – Marcy Winograd Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 9-12 Concept: Levels of Questioning Standard: Students will analyze grade-level text. Goal: Students will improve reading comprehension by learning how to raise higher level questions. Objective: After raising questions about pieces of fruit, students will write and answer several questions about core literature. The questions will be at different levels of Bloom’s taxonomy. Materials needed: an apple and an orange, core literature, a copy of Bloom’s taxonomy
Education World ® : Curriculum: Substitute Survival: Tools You Can Use Are you a substitute -- or potential substitute -- wondering whether you'll survive the challenges that lie ahead? Are you an administrator or a classroom teacher wondering how to help a substitute get through the day? If so, the Education World Online Substitute Survival Kit is for you! Included: Songs, games, lesson activities, and templates to help a sub survive even the most difficult experience! 30 Posts About Free Education Technology Tools & Resources The Internet Is Rich With Free Tools for Educators. Here’s A Bunch. I’ve been meaning to put together this list of the many free apps that I’ve blogged about, and make it available as a tabbed section on the site. I’ve got the list mostly together now and realized it would make for a nice mid-week post. All of the articles below reference free technologies and/or resources. The posts are simply listed in alphabetical order (I haven’t quite decided how best to organize them otherwise).
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Monster List of iBook Tutorials There are numerous sites that are now offering Tutorials and how-to guides for creating ebooks in iBook Author. As teachers are now comfortable with the idea of creating their own e-textbooks more and more people are looking for resources to learn how to build touch enabled books that take full advantage of the iPad capabilities. Inserting video and high resolution photographs is one thing but how about inserting 3D manipulatives and models that are touch sensitive. Here is a list of some of the resources online. Teacher Resources There are so many free productivity tools available on the Internet for today’s educators. I’m creating a resource page that list many of the most useful ones, and I’d love to have your input! By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the effort required to use the resources, of course). There are so many of these types of tools out on the Internet – sites providing free lesson materials, quiz and test banks, worksheets and flash cards, and much more. READERS: CLICK HERE (or the tab in top menu) TO ACCESS THE “Free Productivity Resources For Educators” PAGE that this post resulted in It would be nice to have a page here on EmergingEdTech where I would collect and organize links to good quality sites like this as I come across them, a page that educators could reference any time that they are looking for these types of resources.
Effective teaching and learning Responses of learners and teachers to active learning approaches in previous Teaching and Learning Programme resources provide overwhelming evidence of their success in motivating and engaging learners and supporting their learning. The 10 approaches that form this framework have shown to be particularly valuable stepping stones to improving professional practice. Each approach is supported by evidence-based research. The 10 approaches do not claim to provide an exhaustive list of strategies for teaching and learning.
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