21st Century Learning
21st Century Skills Framework. Digital image. Framework for 21st Century Skills. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2014.
Standards for Mathematical Practice - These are standards set for performance in a math class but can be utilized in every content area.
Project Based Learning (PBL)
- The Buck Institute for Education provides a database of PBL lessons.
Technology In The Classroom
The iPadagogy Wheel- this tool created by Allan Carrington provides instructional ideas based on Bloom's Taxonomy and integrating technology.
Padlet - a virtual wall that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily.
Research, Collaboration, and Presentation
Graphic Organizers - here and here are collections of links to various graphic organizers categorized by type, grade level, and/or content. QR Codes - create and display QR codes for students to quickly go to links for research or response using their own device. Shahi - a visual dictionary that combines Wiktionary content including a definition and examples of word use as well as correlating flickr, google, and yahoo images. Symbaloo
- Customize and organize links for research and study materials.
Newsela - a collection of current and archived news articles that enables teachers to select the lexile level and add customized questions that students can answer
www.intel.com - Intel provides assessment strategies along with suggestions on how, when, and why to use them. Plickers - a neat student response system that enables teachers to conduct quick formative assessments. Formative Assessments - a presentation comprised of 56 examples of formative assessment grouped by category.
Simple K12 – sign up for a free basic membership that allows
you to attend live online training webinars to learn about the latest ideas and
teacher tools. You can also download
100s of classroom resources from lesson plans to quizzes. Edutopia - A free, comprehensive website and online
community that emphasizes core strategies: project-based learning,
comprehensive assessment, integrated studies, social and emotional learning,
educational leadership and teacher development, and technology integration. Teaching Channel - interactive collaboration platform highlighting
a broad range of approaches for working with students, fostering
self-reflection, and promoting professional learning.