The Search Results: Among other useful materials, I stumbled across a pretty neat interactive image on the Cyberbee site that answers some common student questions about copyright, including the one that sent me over the edge!
Via Jamie Forshey, GwynethJones
"Ae you looking for some inspiration and new ideas on how to integrate iPad in your PBL based classroom? The graphic below from our colleagues in Teachthought is a wonderful start. Project based learning, as we have constantly argued in our previous posts, is a powerful pedagogical approach to learning and teaching. The core tenets underpinning the philosophy of PBL are grounded in socially collaborative and constructionist theories of learning. PBL enhances students learning through engaging them in real-life and authentic learning tasks and when coupled with digital media and technology, PBL can be more empowering to students."
Via John Evans, Karen Bonanno
“ This year we have been given a curriculum which is heavy on research and very light on literature -- because the Common Core will require more reading of non-fiction content. Curriculum lessons allow little to no time to select and ...”
“ If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? - Albert Einstein It always starts with a question. Most of the time there is a simple answer to that question. What...”
Via Beth Dichter
"The model for the webquest (inquiry oriented activity done online) was created in 1995 by Bernie Dodge at San Diego University. Since its inception, thousands of webquests have been created, covering all school subjects, including social studies, science, language arts and much more. Whether you choose to design your own or use one created by another teacher, I hope this list with have what you are looking for."
Via Beth Dichter
Shaunda Douglas's insight:
Webquests are always a favorite of my students. It allows for safer research and is best done in parents. Love this list because the are done for me!
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