“Create a classroom learning environment that does not repeat the mistakes of the past”, said my cooperating teacher in 1970.
So, I vowed...My students would have to do more than just process information. They would problem solve by doing relevant projects that challenged them academically and creatively. Our students would learn about cultural diversity, and marvel at the similarities. I would adapt…Continue
Added by Kathleen Brautigam on August 28, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Our first content exhibit is ready to take off - it's been exciting to look at highlighting our content for a specific subject or topic, in this case, we've highlighted amazing resources from 5 different areas in relation to space and space travel (to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the space program): Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (also known as STEM or STEAM). Check it…Continue
Added by Dawn Crawford, M. Ed. on August 15, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
In recent years, the instructional framework of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has received growing attention, yet many do not understand what UDL is or how to actually implement it in their learning environment. In…Continue
Added by James (Jamie) Basham on August 14, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
How will YOU use games in YOUR classroom this school year?
BrainPOP's approach to the use of use of games as teaching, learning, and assessment tools is one way we’re working to rewrite “the laws of learning.” Last summer, we launched GameUp™, featuring top online game titles that tie right in to your curriculum. Our GameUp partners include:
97% of netTrekker Search users see positive impact on students; more that three-fourths rate as extremely valuable teaching resource.Continue
Added by Randy Wilhelm on August 1, 2012 at 2:19am — No Comments