This annual survey facilitated by Project Tomorrow gives individuals, classes, and entire school districts the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues — and to influence local, state and federal policies and programs.
Since the inaugural survey in 2004, when it went by the name NetDay, millions…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on October 12, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments
Here are a few new resources. Happy exploring!
The Picture Post Network
Picture Post involves ordinary people (and school groups) in studying their environment through digital photography. Participants establish a post (a designated observation site) and then take an eight-shot panorama of the surrounding landscape and a photo of the sky overhead. Afterward, they upload the photographs to the Picture Post website.…
Added by Jessica Fries-Gaither on June 11, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments
Here are a few new resources I've recently learned about:
Nature Works Everywhere
Introducing a new online portal providing teachers and students with tools to explore and understand nature's fantastic factory. The Nature Conservancy and its scientists have partnered with Discovery Education to create Nature Works Everywhere to help…Continue
Added by Jessica Fries-Gaither on May 22, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Last Sunday night, 10 April, PBS aired a one-hour special on climate change and sustainable energy, called Earth: The Operators' Manual (ETOM). ETOM has a website with segments that are available for download - visit the Earth: The Operators' Manual website and download. Here teachers will find ways to use the…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on April 22, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments
From T.H.E. journal: Assistant Principal in the St. Johns County school district in Florida, Patrick McGee, explains that whatever the other advantages of adopting iPads and iPods in the classroom, the key is student engagement. The article also includes a list of apps for the iPod and iPad that address a range of instructional and curricular areas (such as Splice, Animoto, eClicker, etc).
Added by Sarita Pillai on March 2, 2011 at 9:34am — No Comments