Art builds 21st century readiness and develops the 4C’s: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration skills. In the kickoff webinar for the new edWeb.net community, Champion Creativity, participants explored what creativity means and how to use the Creative Cycle in common, everyday experiences.
What is the relationship between physical space, technology, and learning? What kinds of spaces can leverage technology and support the kinds of learning we want to happen? Bill Selak and Ilsa Dohmen from Hillbrook School shared how to create dynamic learning spaces where teachers and students can collaborate, learn together, and work together.
What exactly is involved in writing grant applications? Who should be writing them? Where do you find out about available grant sources? How hard is it? Can you do it? If any of these questions sound familiar, then you have much in common with anyone who has ever submitted a grant application.
The importance of the direct involvement of parents in the education of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has been widely recognized. Project ImPACT is an evidenced-based parent-training curriculum that has been used to improve children with ASD’s social communication skills.
Schools across the United States have been integrating Google Drive into their instructional programs for years, and many report an increase in learning, collaboration, and FUN! University Adjunct Instructor, Shannon Holden, walked educators through the process of taking a classroom “paperless” with Google Drive.
It is easy to see how character education fits well within the disciplines of literature and history, but is it possible to find meaningful ways to utilize this program in a science or math class? Yes! The depth and richness of the Medal of Honor Character Development Program can be a vehicle to take lessons of service and courage into the world of numbers and scientific discovery.
Are you tired of hearing, “How many sentences or paragraphs must we write?” Do you want to spark your students’ passion for writing? Are you looking for new ways to engage and inspire your students’ writing?
Teachers have hopes for young people to share their voices, connect, and learn with others in a global, digitally-mediated world. The challenges of digital spaces create opportunities for uncivil, hateful, or overall trivial and unsubstantial dialogue.
Game-based learning should involve more than a game as a piece of software. It should involve designing what Arizona State University Professor James Paul Gee calls “Big G Games.”
New teachers have an incredible amount of demands placed on their time. One way to save time is to use teaching resources that have already been made to teach the concepts you want to teach.