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Open Colleges Presents Your Brain Map: 84 Strategies for Accelerated Learning

Open Colleges Presents Your Brain Map: 84 Strategies for Accelerated Learning | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Explore the Open College's interactive brain map to learn about how your brain functions and ways to improve your learning.

Via Beth Dichter
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Especially helpful in science and health classes

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, October 25, 2013 9:14 PM

Love this visual and its explanations~

Ante Lauc's curator insight, October 26, 2013 3:48 AM

I will try follow it!

Mary Cunningham's curator insight, October 26, 2013 12:22 PM

Brains are fascinating - view this map to learn more!

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Our Mission | Literacy Design Collaborative

Our Mission | Literacy Design Collaborative | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
LDC is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.
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Very interesting website with lots of lesson plans, rubrics, and etc. 

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Response to Intervention | RTI | RTI Resources | Intervention Central

Response to Intervention | RTI | RTI Resources | Intervention Central | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Intervention Central is the leading resource for Response to Intervention (RTI) tools and resources, including academic and behavior interventions for classroom management.
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Shout out to a peer who shared this little gem. It has a ton of useful resources for working with struggling students. Including handouts, videos and more. 

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ProCon.org - Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues

ProCon.org - Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Pros and cons of controversial issues. Read pro and con arguments for and against topics such as medical marijuana, euthanasia, prostitution, and more
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This shows the pros and cons of controversial issues. Excellent to use with teaching persuasive essays, argument, or debate.  

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VADLO

VADLO | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Search engine for biology and biomedical methods, techniques, reagents, powerpoints and bioinformatics resources.
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a search engine specifically for science teachers including images, powerpoints and more 

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Google in Real Time

Google in Real Time | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Google!  Need I say/write any more? Prior to the late 90's none of us had heard of Google, now it as though our world wide web searches are all but in their hands. As of 2007, the company h
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Just downright interesting information about Google 

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Math Tech Tips: New Script that will create Google Forms from questions in a Spreadsheet

Math Tech Tips: New Script that will create Google Forms from questions in a Spreadsheet | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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This will take you step by step on how to make a google questionnaire, survey or quiz for easy grading and distribution. 

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Quest Visual – Google Quest Visual

Quest Visual – Google Quest Visual | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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An app that will translate written words into another language. Very handy to use in the classroom and abroad 

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LitCharts Literature Guides.

LitCharts Literature Guides. | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
LitCharts: the world's best literature guides from the creators of SparkNotes.
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This is an excellent resource for summaries and themes, etc for novels of all grade levels. 

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305 FREE Classroom Posters

305 FREE Classroom Posters | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Welcome to the section about classroom posters! Students spend a lot of time in the classroom so it is important that you decorate your walls with content that will encourage, assist, and motivate stu
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Decorating just got easier with this website! Posters galore!

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Online free touch typing program | School environment | Student login

Online free touch typing program | School environment | Student login | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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Shared with me by a technology teacher from Imagine Schools. Very cool resource to teach typing. 

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A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building. Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she de...
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Absolutely eye opening! Must read for all teachers. 

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Need to Make a Quick Calculation? 7 Easy Math Tricks!

Need to Make a Quick Calculation? 7 Easy Math Tricks! | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
If you want to improve your math skills and even be able to help your kids, learn how to use these quick and easy methods.
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Really cool math tricks

 

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Six-Word Memoirs for Schools

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Six-Word Memoirs for Schools
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6 words--most powerful tool to use in the classroom. This website is full ideas and even contests for teachers and students. 

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research topics

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Has all the top argument topics and each one contains links to articles on that topic. 

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Synomizer! - Make the Difference

Synomizer! - Make the Difference | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Synomizer! Search for synonyms in texts online. Supports word and a unique text analysis in five languages.
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This is one of my new favorites next to www.paperrater.com

It will offer suggestions for words like a live/interactive thesaurus for our students. 

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The Virtual Learning Resources Center indexes thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teac...

The Virtual Learning Resources Center indexes thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teac... | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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I am still absolutely in love with refseek.com but this would be a close third for academic research 

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Online Audio Cutter

Online Audio Cutter | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
With mp3cut.net you can cut any audio file online. No more complicated programs for cutting songs and creating ringtones for your mobile device. Three simple steps and your ringtone is ready!
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Just one of those sites you don't need but one day will need it and then it's like...wait a second I have the perfect site for that!

 

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Build Your Own Caterpillar

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Really cool website that students build a caterpillar and learn about their life cycle and make up as they go through the site. 

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Google Computer Science for High School

Google Computer Science for High School | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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Google search specifically for computer science curriculum and lessons 

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Shapeology - Quadrilateral Puzzle

Shapeology - Quadrilateral Puzzle | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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This has a number of different exercises that have students work with shapes 

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Here Is How to Easily Cite Papers in Different Formats in Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here Is How to Easily Cite Papers in Different Formats in Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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This is really cool it allows you to insert footnotes in google docs.

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Color Theory Quick Reference Poster | Paper Leaf

Color Theory Quick Reference Poster | Paper Leaf | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
Get our free Color Theory Poster here! It's a wallpaper or print-ready file - your choice.
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I am thinking both art and business classes could use this to discuss color and the meaning. 

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Virus! about ebola - a 2Learn.ca special edition

Virus! about ebola - a 2Learn.ca special edition | The McKeel IBIS Grant | Scoop.it
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Interesting resources to introduce viruses and inform our students 

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