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Good News, Inspiring, Positive Stories - Good News Network

Good News, Inspiring, Positive Stories - Good News Network
"You can't build a media organization around positive news stories!" That's what they told her. But she didn't listen. So begins the promotion for an article written about me this month in Talking Good, a blog by a Baltimore public relations firm called Communicate Good. Rich Polt, the company's founder, contacted me after I reprinted two of his inspiring profiles from his Talking Good pages. He wanted to interview me for the blog and the result is a delightful article I thought you'd want to…

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Misinformation, Data Literacy and the Novel Coronavirus Teach students how to identify misinformation and stop its spread. The outbreak of COVID-19 (also called the “novel coronavirus”) is likely to be front-of-mind for you and your students right now. In this rapidly evolving situation, lots of information, misinformation, and rumor have been circulating on social media and the news, which your students may be struggling to sort through and evaluate. This can cause them to feel anxious, fearful, and confused. Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource A new type of coronavirus, abbreviated COVID-19, is causing an outbreak of respiratory (lung) disease. It was first detected in China and has now been detected internationally. While the immediate health risk in the United States is low, it is important to plan for any possible outbreaks if the risk level increases in the future. Concern over this new virus can make children and families anxious.

Gliffy Online Create and Share Flow Charts, Diagrams, and More With Gliffy online diagramming software, you can easily create professional-looking flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawings, and more! Research verifies the power of graphic organizers in promoting strong thinking skills and comprehension for all ages. Gliffy is a FREE online tool for creating graphic organizers without purchasing ANY software. The free use is limited to 5 "maps," however, so you will have to delete old projects.

I didn't want to fly – so I took a cargo ship from Germany to Canada ‘Are you a crew member?” the security guard asked, fixing me with a stare in the van’s rear-view mirror. “Passenger,” I replied. The guard gave me a quizzical look then muttered something to himself in German, shaking his head. It was 7am and the port of Hamburg was a hive of activity, our port security van speeding past whirring cranes and towering stacks of shipping containers.

Cooperative Learning: 7 Free PDF Assessment Instruments Introduction There are numerous ways to evaluate the outcomes of cooperative learning, and fortunately enough, none of them require an enormous investment of time. As you would do with other evaluations, begin by deciding what it is that you would like to examine, and then choose the best tool with which to assess it. Is it the success of individual student effort, the success of the groups themselves, or is is it the extent of the acquisition of knowledge that’s most important to discover? I’m thinking that an evaluation of all three of these aspects, at least to some degree, would yield valuable insights to shape your future efforts. But, how do you proceed, and more importantly, how much time will this consume?

Fake animal news abounds on social media as coronavirus upends life Scattered amid a relentless barrage of news about COVID-19 case surges, quarantine orders, and medical supply shortages on Twitter this week, some happy stories softened the blows: Swans had returned to deserted Venetian canals. Dolphins too. And a group of elephants had sauntered through a village in Yunnan, China, gotten drunk off corn wine, and passed out in a tea garden. These reports of wildlife triumphs in countries hard-hit by the novel coronavirus got hundreds of thousands of retweets. What is UNICEF Kid Power? Choose from nearly 100 videos, from dance and yoga to lessons that integrate social-emotional learning (SEL). New videos added each month! You can select your classroom favorites and also share videos with others. Kid Power Ups feature music and people your students know and love, such as WWE Superstars! Empower students to make a difference while learning about teamwork, empathy and the world around them.

H20 Playlist Beta Create an online collection of annotated links and materials for academic research or have your students use this site to collect sources and materials for a collaborative project. A "playlist" is a set of links with explanations and tags that you (or students) can use to initiate self-directed research or that students could use to prepare or present content. Have students make a "playlist" on a research topic, such as the Vietnam War, displaying and speaking about the resources in a class presentation on a projector. You can monitor the progress of collaborative research by checking their playlists-in-progress.