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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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A list of web tools which can be used during each stage of Kuhlthau's Guided Inquiry model. There is a brief explanation of each tool and a direct link. This resource offers fantastic support for teacher librarian's in their role as integrators of information communication technology tools into inquiry learning. 

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Tour Buckingham Palace In Virtual Reality

Tour Buckingham Palace In Virtual Reality | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Last week Google opened up a beta program for schools that want to use Google Expeditions on Android devices.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 26 Resources for Teaching About Climate Change

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 26 Resources for Teaching About Climate Change | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Resources and lesson plans for teaching about climate change. 

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10 Good Video Sources for Social Studies Teachers and Students

10 Good Video Sources for Social Studies Teachers and Students | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Last week I shared a list of good sources for mathematics videos. That post was one of the most popular posts of the month despite being published during a school vacation week.

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Stretching Your Curriculum Canvas: Reading the World Through Art

Stretching Your Curriculum Canvas: Reading the World Through Art | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

An effective art museum visit begins with teaching students art history, getting them to consider multiple perspectives, and applying the idea of close reading to visual literacy.

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Science Snacks - Fun, Hands-on Science Lessons

Science Snacks - Fun, Hands-on Science Lessons | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Science Snacks from Exploratorium is a great collection of hands-on science lessons for middle school and high school students. Science Snacks features activities that can be conducted with inexpensive and readily available materials.
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5 Good Health & Fitness Apps for Students

5 Good Health & Fitness Apps for Students | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
A few years ago my school district received a grant to purchase exercise and sports equipment used in lifelong fitness activities like biking and snowshoeing.
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Free Health Lesson Plans, Quizzes, and Educational Games

Free Health Lesson Plans, Quizzes, and Educational Games | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Yesterday's post about health and fitness apps for students prompted one reader to ask for health and fitness lesson plan resources. The first resource that came to my mind was Kids Health in the Classroom.
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15 Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar

15 Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Who doesn’t love grammar? Well, most people as it turns out. The subject is often regarded as tedious by students, if not also by many teachers.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 11 TED-Ed Videos on How the Human Body Works

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 TED-Ed Videos on How the Human Body Works | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The playlist started with five videos and is now up to eleven videos covering topics like how the lungsheart, and liver work.

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At the Movies: Films Focused on Education Reform

At the Movies: Films Focused on Education Reform | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
There's been quite a bit of buzz about documentary films that take a look at issues within the American education system. Whether you agree with the point of view of any of these films or not, they are sure to get you thinking.
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10 Good Resources for Geography Awareness Week

10 Good Resources for Geography Awareness Week | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Geography Awareness Week begins today. This is my favorite academically-themed week of the year because I have enjoyed learning about geography and teaching geography for as long as I can remember. If you're looking for some resources to use this week, take a look at my list below.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How do Solar Panels Work? - A TED-Ed Lesson

Free Technology for Teachers: How do Solar Panels Work? - A TED-Ed Lesson | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

One of the ways that my local school district has tried to reduce oil dependence is to use burning wood chips to heat some school buildings. We do this because solar panels aren't a great option where we live.

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Virtual Expedition and Ecotourism in Africa

Virtual Expedition and Ecotourism in Africa | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Join us as we embark on a virtual journey throughout Africa exploring geography & ecotourism.
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Online Museums You Can Explore for Free

Online Museums You Can Explore for Free | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Museums are great places to explore, learn, and combat the summer slide. However, it's not always feasible to visit a museum in person. Technology makes it easier to re-create the rich experience of a museum visit -- all you (or your students) need is a computer and Internet access. Online...
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PBS World Explorers - The Lives & Journeys of Famous Explorers

PBS World Explorers - The Lives & Journeys of Famous Explorers | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

PBS World Explorers is a new collection of videos from PBS Learning Media. The PBS World Explorers collection includes sixteen short videos about famous explorers throughout history.

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Go Green in Your Classroom: 16 Resources for Environmental Lessons | Edudemic

Go Green in Your Classroom: 16 Resources for Environmental Lessons | Edudemic | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

How can you help students love the environment and inspire them to help to build a sustainable, clean future? The following resources may fit the bill.

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15 Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar | Edudemic

15 Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar | Edudemic | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

Here are a few ideas and resources that can help you make one of the most dreaded classroom subjects one that students actually look forward to.

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A New Collection of Web Tools for Social Studies Teachers

A New Collection of Web Tools for Social Studies Teachers | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

From lesson plans and classroom resources to interactive games to engage students in learning about the world, these platforms are definitely worth your attention.

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Polar Bears in Street View, Polar Bear Tracker, and Polar Bear Lesson Plans

Polar Bears in Street View, Polar Bear Tracker, and Polar Bear Lesson Plans | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Earlier today the Google Maps Blog featured Street View imagery captured by conservation organizations that are studying the effects of climate change on plants and animals. One of those organizations is Polar Bears International.
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GrammarFlip - Online Grammar Lessons for Students

GrammarFlip - Online Grammar Lessons for Students | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

GrammarFlip is a free service that offers an extensive set of grammar lessons. The basic format of the lessons in GrammarFlip is a video and slideshow followed by a couple of review exercises.

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NatureMapping: What It Is and How It Can Be Used as a Learning Tool | Edudemic

NatureMapping: What It Is and How It Can Be Used as a Learning Tool | Edudemic | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
With NatureMapping, students can learn important scientific and life skills while adding to a worldwide biodiversity catalog.
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Heart Anatomy - Teach with iPad - Apple

Heart Anatomy - Teach with iPad - Apple | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Science teacher, Jodie Deinhammer, uses iPad to help students learn human heart anatomy and a heart healthy life.
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STEM Tools for an Earth or Environmental Science Teacher

STEM Tools for an Earth or Environmental Science Teacher | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Some Great Tools for Teaching STEM with Tech
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The Science of Static Electricity - And Other Resources for Learning About Electricity

The Science of Static Electricity - And Other Resources for Learning About Electricity | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
It is getting to be that time of year here in Maine when we can't walk across a carpet then touch a light switch without getting a bit of a shock. What causes that happen?
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