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School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News

School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

As schools across the nation move from printed textbooks to digital materials and digital learning environments, school libraries are adapting to keep pace—and new advancements are changing the very definition of school libraries and library media specialists.


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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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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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WhatWasThere - Put history in its place!

WhatWasThere ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past.

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5 Projects for Your Project-Based Learning Classroom This Year

5 Projects for Your Project-Based Learning Classroom This Year | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
By Lucy Kosturko - Curriculum Pathways has supplemental tools and resources for project-based learning. Here’s a small sample of five.
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Explore the Surface of Mars With NASA's Latest Web Tools

Explore the Surface of Mars With NASA's Latest Web Tools | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Most of us will never set foot on Mars, but thanks to NASA’s unceasing public outreach campaign, now we can all imagine what that might be like.
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More Physics Lessons About Bikes

More Physics Lessons About Bikes | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago I shared some educational resources related to the Tour de France. Tomorrow, the Tour de France concludes in Paris. To mark the tour's conclusion I have two more educational resources about bicycles to share.
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Five Nice NASA Resources for Teachers and Students

Five Nice NASA Resources for Teachers and Students | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
NASA's website full of excellent educational resources. I just did a quick look through my archives and over the last few year I've written about NASA-related topics more than sixty times.
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Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects

Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Movie Lesson Plans Based on Films that will Inspire and Motivate Students; 425+ Movie Lesson Plans for High School, Middle School, Elementary and Home School


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An Interactive Video Series About the Search for the Northwest Passage

An Interactive Video Series About the Search for the Northwest Passage | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Journey Into the Arctic is a neat choose-your-own-adventure series of videos about the search for the Northwest Passage.
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Lesson Plans & Worksheets for School Teachers | Lesson Planet

Lesson Plans & Worksheets for School Teachers | Lesson Planet | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Find 400,000+ lesson plans and worksheets reviewed and rated by teachers. Lesson plans for all subjects including science, math, language arts and more.
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The Physical Effects of Heat Stroke - A TED-Ed Lesson

The Physical Effects of Heat Stroke - A TED-Ed Lesson | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
As I was doing some landscape work in my yard today there was n doubt that summer is here. The sun felt hot and even a breeze didn't cool me down much as I moved piles of dirt in my yard. (If you're curious, I am building terraces for planting).
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Dozens of Online Games About Nature

Dozens of Online Games About Nature | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
The Canadian Museum of Nature offers a large collection of online games about mammals, birds, and dinosaurs. Choose one of the three categories on the gallery page to see all of the related games.
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BBC - Learning: online learning resources

BBC - Learning: online learning resources | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers: find online courses, video clips, educational games and revision activities.
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WeExplore - Adventure Learning Environment

WeExplore - Adventure Learning Environment | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
WeExplore is a unique Adventure Learning environment that allows learners to become explorers pursuing answers to their own questions, and then share their findings with the world.
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BBC iWonder

BBC iWonder | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
BBC iWonder: thought-provoking answers to fascinating questions sparked by BBC programmes, the news, anniversaries and world events.
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Codecademy School Computer Science Curriculum

Materials and resources for teaching computer science in school
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National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
National Geographic Kids explores the fascinating world we live in. Have loads of fun discovering incredible facts and information about our planet's people, animals, places, history and more!
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More Than 500,000 Historical Video Clips

More Than 500,000 Historical Video Clips | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
This post comes from the "in case you missed it department." Last week the Associated Press announced the publication of more than one million minutes of archival footage on YouTube.
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How to Use iTunes U in the Classroom - Daily Genius

How to Use iTunes U in the Classroom - Daily Genius | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
When I first heard about iTunes U, I was unsure of how it all worked or how it would fit into my classroom. Today, I cannot imagine teaching without it. iTunes U is a free... Continue reading...
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Book Week 2015: Digital Resources to Engage Students - YouTube

http://eduwebinar.com.au/ Book Week is a significant event on the annual calendar for school communities. Dr Jennie Bales provides an overview of links to su...
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Booktopia - Children's Book Council Awards 2015 Books - Discounted rates

Booktopia - Children's Book Council Awards 2015 Books - Discounted rates | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Booktopia - Buy Children's Book Council Awards 2015 books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Children's Book Council Awards 2015 books and flat rate shipping of $6.95 per online book order.
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Explore the Tour de France in Google Earth

Explore the Tour de France in Google Earth | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Last week I shared a small collection of resources related to the Tour de France. Last night I fell asleep watching a replay of the day's stage. This morning I explored the Google Earth file of the 2015 Tour de France route created by Velowire.com.
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Habitats - An Educational Game from the Smithsonian

Habitats - An Educational Game from the Smithsonian | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Habitats is a fun little game from the Smithsonian Science Education Center. The online game challenges elementary school to match animals to their habitats.
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Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
TES Teaching Resources is where teachers share and download free lesson plans, classroom resources, revision guides and curriculum worksheets. Whether you are looking for SEN teaching strategies and approaches, VCOP activities, or secondary classroom activities, you can choose from 1000s of teacher resources, download them for free and adapt them to suit your classroom activities.
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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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