Monthly Archives: May 2014

Power of Poison – Museum Companion App – Class Tech Tips

See on Scoop.it – Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP “There are lots of apps for virtual field trips and the American Museum of Natural History has a companion app for their exhibit Power of Poison.  You don’t have … Continue reading

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The Geography of Language

See on Scoop.it – Handy Online Tools for Schools “Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we … Continue reading

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Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice

See on Scoop.it – Handy Online Tools for Schools There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky. When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote … Continue reading

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400,000 beautiful digital images join the public domain from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Children, Teens, and Reading

See on Scoop.it – Storytelling in the 21st Century This research review charts trends in reading rates and reading achievement over time among kids and teens in the U.S. We focus on national surveys and databases for data on children’s … Continue reading

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The Art of Asking Questions

See on Scoop.it – Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP At one time or another, most of us have been disappointed by the caliber of the questions students ask in class, online, or in the office. Many of them … Continue reading

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How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment

See on Scoop.it – Links for Units of Inquiry in PYP In Galactic Mappers, a social studies game about physical geography, students compete in teams to create the most geographically diverse continent in a shared hemisphere. This group mapping proje … Continue reading

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