December, 2014 Critical digital literacy is one of the essential required competencies for the 21st century educator. In an era of unprecedented personal publishing, infobesity (information obesity)...
This is a nice breakdown which delineates different ways to approach information in an accessible fashion, These skills go hand in hand with the research process to make students generate new knowledge and opinions.
What is an authentic problem in world history? My colleagues and I grappled with this question when we set about to design a problem-based learning (PBL) class for AP World History. We looked enviously at some of our peer disciplines such as biology which we imagined having clear problems for students to work on (they didn't, but that is another blog post).
Lucy Wyatt's insight:
A discussion of pbl in teaching world history...not so much resource-filled as thoughtful.
At the root of all good writing lies an understanding of how sentences are built. In kindergarten, we learn the fundamentals of grammar and the basic concepts of how sentences are constructed. For most of our elementary and secondary training in writing, we are taught simply to improve those grammatical and mechanical skills. A good writer, however, understands the complexities and rhetorical effects of how modifying sentence structure (known as sentence "schemes") improves the flow, interest, a
This text on e-politeness is dedicated to those who have been waiting for me to reply to their e-mail for weeks, and to those who did not reply to my e-mails for weeks; to those on whose great blog posts I did not leave a...
A variety of technology tools organized by process: brainstorming, planning, collaborating, and publishing. This gives exposure to some of the apps which don't always turn up in lists because they are more costly than others
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