The Best Sources Of Advice On Helping Students Strengthen & Develop Their Creativity | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
How do we teach creativity? Not feeling creative? Here is a good list of resources focused on creativity and the teaching of this important skill.
Telling Our Stories of Learning
“This website is part of a three-year project inviting teachers from around the world to tell the stories of learning unfolding in their classrooms. These writings combine action research, assessment documentation, and personal reflection with a focus on thinking and learning.”
Fun typing game!
Education Week: It’s Time for a New Kind of High School
The time has come to stop tinkering with an antiquated model. We are delayed in our thinking because those who were able to suffer through or even thrive in this dying high school model have grown up to be teachers and lawyers and businesspeople who now advocate for reforms through the prism of their experiences. But the vast majority do not have the same fond memories of those halcyon high school days. For these students, the “high school experience” has failed. It is not only an economic issue, but a moral one of providing the very best opportunities for our young at all socioeconomic levels to flourish in a rapidly changing world.
6 Important Resources for Learning Google Apps
“instructional resources for using Google Apps”
Innovations High: Tour the Future of Education | Getting Smart by %author_name% | %tag%
This high school demonstrates the important role leadership plays in bringing about change.
Google World Wonders Project
The World Wonders Project enables you to discover 132 historic sites from 18 countries, including Stonehenge, the archaeological areas of Pompeii and the ancient Kyoto temples. In addition to man-made sites, you can explore natural places: wander the sandy dunes of Australia’s Shark Bay or gaze up at the rock domes of Yosemite National Park in California, Lots of positive buzz on the internet about this new site!
Digital Literacy->Common Core
Many resources are being developed for the common core implementation. How does “digital” play into the picture. This paper.li daily may be worth subscribing to as your interest in common core develops.
Social Media: Help or Hindrance to Edu Reform? – Sayville, NY, United States, ASCD EDge Blog post – A Professional Networking Community for Educators
What is “edu reform”? Does our mindset include technology? Why or why not? Some very good point for social media in this article.
Taking Diigo Beyond the Bookmark
Ideas for doing more with Diigo. Particularly useful set of ideas for education.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.