On Google's advanced search page there is a tool for refining searches according to reading level. This tool on its own can be very helpful in helping students locate materials that are appropriate for their reading abilities.
By guest blogger Kevin Connors As K-12 schools continue to cut funding for arts education, kids are increasingly using new technology and online learning communities to pursue these interests outside of formal school settings, according to a...
Studies show due to the cuts in funding for arts education. Students are reaching out to social media outlets.
Fostering creative thinking inside our classrooms is one of the essential goals of our teaching. Ask any teacher today about what they want their students to develop and creativity will definitely be featured in their answers. Creativity is also a process that follows a thinking path, one that is inquisitive and noisy. Saying that it is a process implies that it is learnable but it is not learned in the same rigorous way other thinking skills are learned.
Think of your district’s implementation of Common Core as a gift to reconnect with colleagues, share and disseminate best practices that work with yo
According to Ms. Kolk, Common Core Standards are a list of expectations, not a list of what to teach. It is seen as a gift, to collaborate with colleagues, explore ideas and discuss ways to enhance student learning. By focusing on "results rather than means" we can use what ever tools, skills, knowledge and experiences that is helpful to reach these list of expectations.It is most effective when using project based learning strategies.Students can build upon their skills and performances to meet a wide selection of common core standards.
Did you know that we make Animoto videos, too? We do. A lot of them. We make videos about volunteer days, our grandmothers' birthdays, and our pet cats, just to name a few. And not to brag, but over time, we've gotten pretty good at it.
It's that time of year when things get busy and on top of that my wife is pregnant so I haven't had much time to post over the last 2 weeks. Thankfully here is a guest post from Anna who works for pdfconverter.com.
"Here are the main apps I suggest for storytelling. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are apps for creating stories in various ways and others are apps I would use to help kids plan out a story. I have listed them in the order of importance for my classroom. I think the first 10 on the list are a must have for all elementary classrooms."
"Google+ for Schools is a short guide created by Eric Curts, a Google certified teacher. This document walks you through a step by step process to learn everything you need in order to start leveraging the power of this social networking platform in schools."
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.