4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers 1. Interaction Big Idea: Dive into engaging, relevant, and credible media forms to identify a “need” or opportunity for inquiry The first phase of inquiry-based learning is...
Open source tools worth bookmarking opensource.com After defining open source to them and debunking all the FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) out there, I focus my talk on a list of open source tools that can be useful to libraries.
10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on The 21st Century curated by Susan Bainbridge (RT @eddebainbridge: 10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ infographic @scoopit
Although educators tend to feel like they are left all on their own to deal with students that are getting crazier by the day, there are plenty of technology resources that can make their teaching job more effective.
22 easy to use formative assessment techniques teachers can use to measure student learning and adjust their lesson plan. Read our latest blog post for details. (Rt @NWEA: Quick & Easy 22 resources for #formativeassesment practice.
If catching people’s interest is about seizing attention and providing stimulation, holding it is about finding deeper meaning and purpose in the exercise of interest. Caution is required here, however.
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.