While typically viewed as a navigation tool for mobile devices when traveling to a specific destination, or possibly as a research tool when attempting to learn more about a specific geographic region, there is a hidden gem inside of Google Maps that allows students to leverage the tool in the classroom. Within Google Maps, the …
Contrary to popular belief, high achievement isn’t merely a product of talent and ability.In fact, our internal beliefs about our own abilities, skills, and potential actually fuel behavioral patterns and predict success. Leading Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck argues that the pivotal quality sepa
When you think about some of the key features of Project-Based Learning (PBL), what do you think of? PBL should be student-driven, with a real-world connection. It should be core to learning, include structured collaboration, and have a multifaceted assessment. Giving students a real problem to solve, getting them engaged in their work, having them work with …
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A detailed description and fantastic pictograph explaining PBL using Google tools.
Pinterest 7 Google Tricks to Try During Spring Break! Who’s ready for Spring Break? I know I am! Spring Break is a great time to relax, vacation, spend time with loved ones and recharge. It is also a great time to sharpen your saw! So I have put together this quick list of Google tricks …
It is quickly becoming a non-negotiable for all classrooms to leverage social media in order to communicate with families and other classrooms—thus engaging others in the daily lives of students. While simply posting “fun” photos is a start, this novelty wears off quickly, and as a result, we must t
I stumbled on this article in the New York Times, started reading it, and then decided to share it on the Classroom Technology Integration Scoop.it! page. It is quite long. Having read the article, I understand why. The author explains in detail the connections between alphabet blocks, lego blocks, wooden blocks, and Minecraft. It goes on to explain what character traits players learn, as well as new skills they can learn without knowing they are experiences and abilities they use the rest of their lives. I am no expert on Minecraft, and this article made the whole Minecraft phenomena understandable to me. Thought-provoking!
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February 26, 2016 Below is a collection of some very good web tools you can use with your students to create educational posters,flyers, brochures, and newspapers.The tools are simple and easy to use and do not require any advanced technology...
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