The 2012 Monster Project is wrapping up! Participants from Taiwan, Myanmar, Russia, England, Canada, Illinois, Wisconsin, California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, Louisiana, and Maine are in the process of voting for this year's TOP Monster. We had 43 monsters created around the world all based on a single blueprint created by all classrooms.
This year was especially vibrant with many participants skyping and blogging between classrooms. There…Continue
Added by Terry Smith on November 10, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments
As a fun activity in the short time we had between the end of PSSA's and the beginning of Marking Period 4, I challenged my 7th grade Mechanicsburg Middle School Pre-Algebra kids to research and create paperslide videos relating to a topic they had ALREADY learned during the year. Prior to beginning, I showed the students what a paperslide video was, how it was made and what it should look like by USING paperslide examples.
I allowed the students to create their own groups of 2 or 3…Continue
Added by Michael Morret on March 31, 2012 at 5:35am — No Comments
Edistorm is an excellent site for creating and using educational virtual sticky notes. Students can collaborate with the teacher on project ideas. They can vote on those ideas and make comments to eacher other. Use Edistorm as a means of brainstorming ideas.
Added by Brian Weir on February 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
The Challenge of Modeling 21st Century Learning
A Complimentary White Paper from Atomic Learning
Today's students are different. Today's world is different. The changes suggest a very different role for schools and teachers.
Based on findings by Atomic Learning's partner, SEG Measurement, this free resource discusses the importance of professional…Continue
Added by Amy Schoenrock on August 5, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments
This was originally posted on Assessment FOR Learning.
Recently I spent a few minutes in the classroom of SHS Marketing teacher Michelle Kovac. Her Marketing students had just turned in projects that day.
When I came into the class the students were in the process of evaluating similar projects turned in by last year's students. Mrs. Kovac had given her students a rubric when they…Continue
Added by Scott Habeeb on February 12, 2011 at 8:38am — No Comments
I’ve been in a lot of meetings – some of them for work, some for volunteering and some for social purposes. I was at a meeting last night and while it was run well there were some things that came to mind about making meetings better and using technology to do so.
There are a lot of commonalities to the meetings I’ve been to and they’re usually not good. I’m going to outline some of the annoying problems that reoccur…Continue
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