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wikibrains - brainstorm. explore. together.

wikibrains - brainstorm. explore. together. | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

WikiBrains is a free service that lets you brainstorm and create mind maps. WikiBrains allows you to easily and quickly create brainstorms...


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Websites That Will Let You Create Digital Magazines and Newspapers | blueblots.com

Websites That Will Let You Create Digital Magazines and Newspapers | blueblots.com | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Nowadays, the digital version of print magazines and newspapers are becoming increasingly popular among publishers as they can save printing and postage costs as well as they are able to reach a whole new audience in the online world.
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Roy Murray's curator insight, October 18, 2013 4:08 AM

Some good tools here

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Disaster Mapper - An interactive resource for schools

Disaster Mapper - An interactive resource for schools | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

The Disaster Mapper is an interactive map of Australia that shows over 50 disaster events that have occurred at different times, ranging from the early 1900s through to the most recent events. Each event is supported by statistics, images, videos and text. The events are searchable by location, time or type of disaster. 

This site also has a whole host of other great resources and lesson plans revolving around disaster management relative to the Australian Curriculum


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Online Art Games - LiveBinder

Online Art Games - LiveBinder | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
This binder contains lots of interactive art games for kids!
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Ashok Rathod's comment, December 29, 2012 12:58 PM
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Terry Doherty's curator insight, February 15, 2014 8:03 PM

Interesting idea that art is an "interactive game."

 

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Triple Zero Kid's Challenge

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Kids will learn about getting help by playing games and solving mysteries. They'll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero. Along the way they will meet the "Zeros" as they are guided step by step through the game.
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One Ocean: The Nature of Things with David Suzuki: CBC-TV

One Ocean: The Nature of Things with David Suzuki: CBC-TV | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Enter the ocean and experience it in a very personal way. Explore the past, present and future of the world's oceans and our race against the clock to save them.
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Timeglider: Web-based Timeline Software

Timeglider: Web-based Timeline Software | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
A Web-based timeline software application for creating, collaborating on, and sharing history and project planning.
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iMovie for iPad Calculating the speed of a water balloon

iMovie for iPad Calculating the speed of a water balloon | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

I like to look at different projects and ideas....


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Boudicca, England’s Celtic Warrior Queen: Her-Story

Boudicca, England’s Celtic Warrior Queen: Her-Story | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Boudicca: Her Story [Kindle Edition] What is deemed as “his-story” is often determined by those who survived to write it. In other words, history is written by the victors. The Roman historian,...
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Learning never stops: Inductive Learning Strategy

Learning never stops: Inductive Learning Strategy | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
As a result, when I had started teaching this unit of inquiry to the children in Hyderabad, most of the students thought of heroes as Bollywood movie stars. In order to help them understand the difference between a celebrity and ...
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Sharing the Planet – VoiceThread Style « The Learning Journey

Sharing the Planet – VoiceThread Style « The Learning Journey | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
International educator.Interested in enhancing learning through technology (by Jason Graham) (Just posted http://t.co/STNkVRIj with thanks to @dwyerteacher, @mramidon @sducharme #pypchat #ibpyp #pyp...)...
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PYP @ the Library

PYP @ the Library | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
A website providing links, resources and information designed to assist PYP library professionals as they support and enhance the IBO Primary Years Programme in their schools.
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Games from the British Museum

Games from the British Museum | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Travel back in time, race round the Museum or dig like an archaeologist with new online games from the British Museum...
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Concept Mapping as a Tool for Group Problem Solving

An animated presentation about concept mapping. Focuses on how groups can employ the technique as a tool for collaborative planning and problem solving. he presentation was first given at Swarthmore College's Staff Development Week on January 11, 2011.


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Becky Schivley Mather's comment, February 26, 2013 5:25 PM
PBL is a tremendously powerful strategy- but it is misunderstood and misused way too often! These articles should help clarify the concepts!
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Elementary School - PhET Simulations

Elementary School - PhET Simulations | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

Interactive simulations for elementary school science.


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50 QR code resources for the classroom

50 QR code resources for the classroom | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it

In the classroom, QR codes can be used in a variety of ways -- from conducting treasure hunts to creating modern CVs. A number of articles, tutorials and lesson plans designed to help educators.


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Prezi adds a third dimension to its zooming presentations

Prezi adds a third dimension to its zooming presentations | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Adding a new dimension to presentations everywhere, three-year-old startup Prezi is providing its unorthodox presenters with 3D and fade-in animation tools to help them express their big ideas in ...
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STEM Mom: What Inquiry is NOT

STEM Mom: What Inquiry is NOT | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
RT @surreallyno: What Inquiry Is NOT http://t.co/X7DvAHAy Good article and poster.
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Reuben Margolin: Sculpting waves in wood and time | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Reuben Margolin is a kinetic sculptor, crafting beautiful pieces that move in the pattern of raindrops falling and waves combining. Take nine minutes and be mesmerized by his meditative art -- inspired in equal parts by math and nature.
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British Film Institute

British Film Institute | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
The education section of the British Film Institute is a treasure trove of film clips, information and ideas.
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Provocations | SaigonCraig

Provocations | SaigonCraig | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
My Year 4 class is the finishing the year with a Sharing the Planet Unit of Inquiry with the Central Idea 'Finding resolutions to conflict leads to a better quality of life'. Our concepts are Causation, Change & Responsibility.
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Tech Transformation: Quad Blogging - lessons learned

Tech Transformation: Quad Blogging - lessons learned | Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP | Scoop.it
Earlier this year our students had studied a unit of inquiry about belief systems and had made presentations as part of their summative assessment. The students from MJGDS, who visited the published presentations, were ...
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