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Explore this educator’s guide to open educational resources for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks. Explore the OER Resources Guide on Edutopia. OER, a part of the global open … Continue reading
OrangeSlice:Teacher Rubric is an interesting Google Docs add-on to use for creating rubric selections and converting the Analysis or Holistic rubric into a percentage or points grade. This app, according to its developer, comes to fill in the grading deficiency … Continue reading
Grown-ups dread it. Kids need it. It’s time to have The Talk. You don’t want kids learning about the birds and the bees on the playground. And when it comes to navigating social media, online games, smartphones, and the Internet, … Continue reading
The US Geological Survey (USGS) has a wonderful Web site for teachers to use to learn all about water, the Water Science School (http://water.usgs.gov/edu/). Science teachers in New Hampshire should know that this resource exists for them to use.
A growing number of states and districts have embraced competency education, a new approach to teaching and learning that has the potential to solve the nation’s workforce challenges. Competency learning emphasizes student mastery, rather than seat time, to ensure every … Continue reading