In this session, presented by the Open Educational Resources (OER) community on edWeb.net, attendees had a look at some OERs – to give you a sense of what already exists and what is possible. Julie Willcott, science teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, addressed how to get started creating your own OER courses and books. Julie also went over copyright issues and discussed how to compile the best content for your students.
Using curation platforms such as Pinterest and eduClipper helps teachers and students categorize knowledge and find great ideas without having to think of them themselves.
Interactive Augmented Reality (AR) technology can help early learning educators find new, creative ways to educate and inspire learning. Learning should be fun – full of discovery, excitement and awe.
As the time to plan summer school programs gets underway, this webinar provided a resource to assist in your development process. Fellow educators shared their models for personalizing learning both in the summer and during the regular school year to close math gaps.
Interested in the many ways that digital images can be used to build critical thinking skills and student collaboration? Wondering how digital images can deepen and strengthen the learning going on in the classroom or library? In this session, Sara Torpey shared simple, practical strategies for incorporating digital images into everyday teaching!
Songs, rhythmic chants, and small and large movement activities can be an enjoyable way to holistically support young children’s emerging math skills. Before children are able to count to ten or add and subtract, they are developing their mathematical understanding.
Informal formative assessment practices can assist daily, to solicit input and provide feedback to students. These practices can be used to adjust instruction in a timely fashion in order to best meet the needs of students in your classroom.