Here’s a great post on the NY Times Learning Network on Maker Culture, Connected Learning, and Innovation.
The end of the semester is upon us! How about getting feedback from your students in the form of course evaluations. An article in The Atlantic points to evidence that students have valuable feedback for us. Here are some I used a few years ago. This semester I think I’ll go digital…
Colorin Colorado: A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners.
http://maryannreilly.blogspot.com/2012/09/resources-for-teaching-argumentative.html Plus, 8 Strategies for Designing Lesson Plans to Teach Argumentative Writing. And, a resource for teaching about strong and weak arguments. In addition, some ideas for teaching annotation and close reading.
The complete list of education hashtags. Check out this list of education chats on Twitter. Or this article from The Learning Network at the NY Times.
Check out how these teachers focused on improving academic vocabulary. http://www.literacyinlearningexchange.org/casestudy/bringing-academic-vocabulary-everyday-practice
Check out this post and others from Edudemic.com. http://edudemic.com/2012/10/worldwide-education-twitter/
Teacherswithapps reviewed a Suite of Regents Prep Apps. Are they useful for our students?
The Preemptive Education Conference finds its roots in the Urban Word NYC’s Annual Mentor, Teacher, Educator & Community Activist Training. Now in collaboration with the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs at NYU, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, CUNY Graduate Center, NYCoRE, El Puente, and … Read more