Thanks again, to guest blogger Sue Camille for this very provocative post (it’s also pretty cool). It is a brief bibliography on the topic of anti-bullying, told in hyperlinks. Every tells tells a story, don’t it? Something to think about, . . . → Read More: Every Picture Tells a Story
Monet in Science Class
Instructor Magazine Winter 2013
Sometimes we struggle to introduce the arts into classroom instruction. Often we feel so pressured to work, work, work toward what we think might be on the standardized assessment we can’t think about how to incorporate one more thing. One can make strong connections to the Common Core . . . → Read More: Monet in Science Class
Thanks to all who joined us for our session in Myrtle Beach for the 3rd TLC at the Beach Conference. As promised, here are promised documents as well as a few extras. As you work 1, 2, 3 or more techniques into YOUR work, please feel free to share here on the Blog, Teaching and Learning . . . → Read More: 21 Tech-Lit Techniques: TLC at the Beach – March 2013
The Art of Science or the Science of Art
Can you see yourself encouraging your students to become “visual strategists”?
Sadly, Dan Goods, visual strategist of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, didn’t feel that his high school courses engaged him in deep learning about science and math. We think that his response to the prompt, “It sounds . . . → Read More: The Link Between Art and Science
Researchers and instructors from Harvard and the University of Washington, Banaji and Greenwald, recently wrote Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People. The book, Blindspot, helps readers to understand that it is a natural function for people’s brains to retain unconscious biases, even if the people are consciously striving to be unprejudiced and do not feel . . . → Read More: Understanding bias
UNICEF World Education Games
Register for the Games
It’s time for World Education Games. Get your students registered now to begin play on March 5. Competition is for students between the ages of 4 and 18, all ability levels. Adults can register as well. Teachers, this would be good modeling for your students. To . . . → Read More: Time Sensitive! World Education Games, March 5,6,7, 2013
If you were on break last week, welcome back to school! Are you refreshed and ready to go into new directions?
You might like to start planning for Pi Day. It is coming soon, March 14. Pi Day is fun and encourages students to play with mathematics. Classroom activities on Pi . . . → Read More: Pi Day Activities
Our gracious thanks to our very first guest blogger, Susan Camille, from Syracuse New York. Sue has her MA in English from the State University of New York (SUNY) Cortland and an MLIS from Southern Connecticut State University, She is an Evening Librarian/Adjunct Instructor at Bryant & Stratton College, Syracuse North Campus, and also is an . . . → Read More: A Brief Bibliography of Internet Age Cognition
Weekly we mentor three delightful young women at a local middle school, two seventh graders and a sixth grader. We meet with them individually at lunch time just to chat about what is going on in their lives both at home and at school.
With the semester change, report cards recently were issued. . . . → Read More: The character hypothesis
School House Rock video bank
Young or old, who doesn’t like School House Rock videos? You may remember them from your childhood. Learning literal level content without even knowing it.
Check out a few, you may want to introduce your students to them. They are timeless. The place to go to find . . . → Read More: Wow, Who Doesn’t Love School House Rock?