Reference librarian and guest blogger Paige Alfonzo cites EMS (experience sampling study) as a foundation for using social media as a formative assessment tool for students who already live in that world.
The average teacher with a creative idea for an app that supports learning may never see it come to fruition due to lack of know-how or lack of resources to invest in its development. Enter iBooks Author.
This week, originally the last week of our contest, will be judged by Flocabulary. Please note that we have decided to extend the feature one additional week, through Aug. 22, but that our final week will not be judged.
The Metric System, the United States of America, and Scientific Literacy PLoS Blogs (blog) a.) Do you have an idea of about how much I weigh and how tall I am? b.) Am I taller or shorter than you, and do I weigh more or less than you?
What English classes should look like in Common Core era Washington Post (blog) lit The recent controversy over how much fiction and non-fiction high school students are supposed to read under the Common Core State Standards begged the question of...
"Winning Words is a series of free iPad apps that feature matching / “memory” style vocabulary games. There are six apps in the series. Each app is played in the same manner of flipping a card and trying to find a match for it. The six apps are synonym match, antonym match, homophone match, compound match, double letter match, and singular/plural match. Each app supports up to four players and has three levels of difficulty."
In this well-argued talk, Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education -- and explains why you should be happy to invest in it, even if you don't have kids that age (or kids at all).
Homemade books help celebrate literacy Statesman Journal You will readthese books over and over again, and your infant or toddler will delight in the familiarity of the pictures as they learn about books and early literacy in the process.