Why choose Google Drive's Presentation app over Power Point? No reason, unless you are collaborating on a presentation. Since more students are working on projects electronically and from different locations, this could be a great tool.
Classroom discussion and debate is a big part of the Reading Like A Historian curriculum. Watch how you can teach students to take positions and defend their point of view with sources in a classroom debate environment.
Arlis Groves's insight:
The Teaching Channel contains a variety of videos of classroom lessons using engaging and valuable skills. I love the ones demonstrating the use of primary and secondary source documents. Here this! I scan the www and read best practices articles all the time. These videos make it super easy to see how theory works in the classroom.
As the US struggles with inequity between richer and poorer school districts, Shanghai's stellar urban schools offer hands-on help to rural schools with intensive teaching and administrative mentoring.
Exploring the Digital Vaults is easy. You can browse through the hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips and discover the connection between some of the National Archives' most treasured records.
This article is one I didn't want to misplace. Students with global ed skills are supposed to be able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Academic language is essential to have "in one's pocket."
Over the past 60 years, reading comprehension has changed its emphasis from the mastery of skills and subskills that are learned by rote and automatized to a focus on learning strategies, which are adaptable, flexible, and, most important, in the...
You can add questions to any You Tube video if you sign up for the Beta test Google just started. You can sign up by clicking here. You can add questions (only multiple choice for now) anywhere in the video.