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Popplet - Collect, create and collaborate.

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Web tools to support inquiry-based learning | Eduwebinar

Web tools to support inquiry-based learning | Eduwebinar | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Inquiry based learning is an active learning process, based on identifying relevant questions to research so that the student can develop knowledge about or create solutions to issues and problems.

Web tools allow students to engage in collaborative and interactive learning. All phases of inquiry learning can be adequately addressed through a wide variety of web-based tools and applications.

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Karen Bonanno's comment, December 12, 2012 3:20 PM
This page hosts a list of web tools that can be embedded in classroom programs to help students work through the phases of inquiry based learning. The tools can also be used by the teachers to provide an information rich environment for student access.
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Adding 'connectivity' into the learning!

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List of mathematics curriculum materials - MathEd.net Wiki

List of mathematics curriculum materials - MathEd.net Wiki | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The MathEd.net Wiki is a site designed to bring greater visibility and connectedness to mathematics education research and the communities who benefit from it. 

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The Open Library - Borrow and Read Thousands of Ebooks

The Open Library - Borrow and Read Thousands of Ebooks | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some new books to read this summer, take a look at the Open Library  which is a part of the Internet Archive. The Open Library is a collection of more than one million free ebook titles.
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How X-rays see through your skin - Ge Wang

How X-rays see through your skin - Ge Wang | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Originally discovered by accident, X-rays are now used about 100 million times a year in clinics around the world. How do these magic eyes work? Ge Wang details the history and mechanics of the X-ray machine and CT scanners.
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10 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Weather

10 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Weather | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
It's a rainy Sunday morning here in Maine. I'm sure the rain put a damper on a few picnics today. It certainly caused a change in my plans for the day.
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Empowering Children in the Aftermath of Hate

Empowering Children in the Aftermath of Hate | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
A guide for educators and parents providing tools and resources they need to help children confront hate effectively in the aftermath of hate violence or terrorism in their community.
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DIY Sun Science - Learn About UV Rays and More

DIY Sun Science - Learn About UV Rays and More | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I featured three good resources from the Lawrence Hall of Science. Today, I have another resource to add to that list.
DIY Sun Science is a free iPad app from The Lawrence Hall of Science.
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Roman Pantheon - YouTube

3D Reconstruction of ancient roman Pantheon built by Agrippa and rebuilt by Hadrian. It is a preview for grand 3d reconstruction of ancient Rome city center,...
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What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Library Websites

What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Library Websites | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Google recently changed its algorithm to give preference to mobile-friendly sites, dubbed “Mobilegeddon” by the technology press. Even if your website isn’t optimized for mobile yet, your library c...

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200 Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers

200 Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

"Looking for some interesting free documentaries to use in your class or probably use for your own professional and intellectual growth? This list from Open Culture has you covered. It features around 200 free documentaries spanning a wide range of topics from history to arts and science. All of these documentaries are provided with a short description about their content together with a link to the page where you can watch them and read more about the contextual information surrounding the topic they cover. It will take you awhile to sift through the entire list but we are pretty sure you will come out with some good documentaries to share with your class."


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Catro boas ferramentas recomendadas.

Four good tools recommended

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Open education est en train d'arriver et mettra des discussion sur le droit d'auteur au placard (au moins un peu). Voici des ressources gratuites à utiliser en classe.

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How you can help the world's oceans stay pure and clean

How you can help the world's oceans stay pure and clean | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
As ocean health declines, the international community is working harder than ever to increase the number of marine protected areas around the world.
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Curriculum21 - mapping the global classroom

A clearing house of resource materials for the curriculum 

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Queensland State Archives | Resources for history curriculum

Queensland State Archives | Resources for history curriculum | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

To support the Australian History Curriculum, Queensland State Archives has selected a range of digitised records from its collection to assist teachers in the teaching and learning of history. The 'Historical Knowledge and Understanding' strand of the Australian History Curriculum includes personal, family, local, state or territory, national, regional and world history. By the nature of Queensland State Archives collection, this primary source material is Queensland focused and may be included in broader historical investigations.

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Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Background information, lesson plans and resources on the Civil Rights Movement. http://www.adl.org/education-outreach/lesson-plans/
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Top 10 Geography EdApps for Kids - Balefire Labs

Top 10 Geography EdApps for Kids - Balefire Labs | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

"When we're reviewing educational apps, we find that the toughest academic subject to find high quality educational apps for is Social Studies. It seems like there must be a million drill-and-kill flag apps, but really strong instructional content is much more rare than we'd like. To make your hunt for high quality geography apps a bit easier, today we're sharing our 10 top rated geography apps.

These apps have stronger instructional design than the bulk of the geography apps on the market that we've seen. Hope they're helpful to you in finding resources and helpful to your kids for learning geography!

Here we go, starting with number 10...."


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Spicing Up Student Learning With History and STEM Podcasts

Spicing Up Student Learning With History and STEM Podcasts | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Podcasts have been around for a long time now, but they have only just begun to surge into mainstream popularity.
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15 Great Timeline Creation Web Tools and iPad Apps for Teachers and Students

15 Great Timeline Creation Web Tools and iPad Apps for Teachers and Students | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
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10+ Resources for Learning About the Math and Science of Sports

10+ Resources for Learning About the Math and Science of Sports | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
As regular readers of this blog know, I am a proponent of getting kids involved in physical activities like bicycling, skiing, and playing team sports.
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Curriculum Guide: “How Big is Africa?” » African Studies Center | Boston University

RT @dadakim: I'm using the @BUAfricaStudies curriculum resources, especially their awesome map. http://t.co/dIVJIm3Iyv http://t.co/LGrRUsps…
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Wonderopolis | Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease

Wonderopolis | Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease
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Explore the World's Fair on Your iPad

Explore the World's Fair on Your iPad | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The New York Public Library’s Biblion: World’s Fair app puts the wonder of the 1939-1940 World’s Fair on your iPad.

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International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids

International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
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International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners. The app is a fruit of the...

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 13, 2:02 PM

Great place!

Sally Tilley's curator insight, June 14, 6:43 PM

Thank you for sharing!

 

Una healy's curator insight, June 15, 6:12 AM

fantastic, will definitely be checking this app out #viclibstud2015 #lovetechnology #iwantmyipadback

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Agriculture in Education programme | Department of Education and Training

Agriculture in Education programme | Department of Education and Training | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The Agriculture in Education programme helps teachers better understand the products and processes associated with food and fibre production and gives students an opportunity to understand the importance of agriculture in the Australian economy. It supports effective implementation of the Australian Curriculum through online teacher support materials and additional curriculum resources.

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7 Reasons to Keep Poetry Instruction Alive

7 Reasons to Keep Poetry Instruction Alive | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
For centuries, poets have turned to the written word to express emotions and symbolize important events. And likewise, for a very long time, the study of poetry was considered an important part of school curriculum.
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STEM Curriculum Resources | Pinterest

STEM Curriculum Resources | Pinterest | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Here is just a sample of the digital tools and lessons in SAS Curriculum Pathways that support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inquiry. We have over 200 science resources and over 300 math resources (including a full Algebra 1 course).
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