Additionally, using Scoop.it will meet multiple standards (Common Core and NETS-S) across the curriculum. Students use critical thinking skills to collect, evaluate and analyze content; they may identify trends from discourse; they develop writing skills in original expression; and they interact, communicate and publish to a global audience. But perhaps more importantly, students practice digital citizenship and personal responsibility to lifelong learning.
Launching 8/30 these FREE resources from the Digital Classroom at the Newseum will enrich your library & classrooms!
"Launching Aug. 30, 2013, "Making a Change" will present a fresh perspective on the civil rights movement by examining the role of the press and the First Amendment throughout this time. You'll find videos, primary sources, interactives and standards-aligned lesson plans."
In the 1800s, British libraries used gaming rooms to lure patrons away from pubs. Now, across the country, libraries are using video games to attract millennials — and the goal isn't always educational.
Bringing teachers up to speed on key instructional shifts for the common core remains a challenge for states, says a new survey.
"The findings, based on a survey by the Center on Education Policy, which has been tracking common-core implementation, highlight the difficulty states face in reaching all their teachers to prepare them for the Common Core State Standards."