►8 Steps To Design Problem-Based Learning In Your Classroom
A good framework to share with teachers looking to get started with PBL.
►Apple Overhauling iPad in Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps - Mac Rumors
Apple Overhauling iPad for Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps http://t.co/gkeuloLQ3Z
►"The measure of a free society is not how it treat
"The measure of a free society is not how it treats its good citizens, but how it treats its dissidents." http://t.co/8BsMBFAZ7x
►About a boy | Jeff Pearlman
My day began with a Facebook suicide letter from a friend. http://t.co/wFSaG629DV
►Two Tools for Turning Outlines Into Mind Maps
From Richard Byrne - Text 2 Mind Map and MindMeister's Google Docs Add-on bridge the gap between the outline format and the mind map format. tags: mapsorganizationoutlines
►How to Transform Convoluted Documents into Accessible School Report Cards | Getting Smart
From Getting Smart - "My School Information Design Challenge" tags: reportcards
►Learning In Burlington: To Have Technology or Not Have Technology Is Not The Question
A4: Interesting article by @patrickmlarkin http://t.co/bCv6S4j0RN bottom of the article talks about innovation #perrychat tags: perrychat
►50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers
Good overview of 50 of the top Chrome Extensions for Teachers
►Scottsburg schools to test eLearning in place of snow day
From Scottsburg, Indiana
The Common Core has become a flashpoint at the nexus of education politics and policy, fueled by ardent social media activists. To explore this phenomenon, this innovative and interactive website examines the Common Core debate through the lens of the influential social media site Twitter. Using a social network perspective that examines the relationships among actors, we focus on the most highly used Twitter hashtag about the Common Core: #commoncore. The central question of our investigation is: How are social media-enabled social networks changing the discourse in American politics that produces and sustains social policy?
►A Town Where a School Bus Is More Than a Bus
Today, however, Thompson and her fellow drivers understand they are uniquely positioned to play important roles in children’s experience of school, beyond getting them there and back home safely.
►5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Check out 5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers http://t.co/zfhCziB6Ri #edchat
►Google for Education: Google Classroom: New treats for teachers and students
Goodies galore! Our new #GoogleClassroom updates make it a treat to teach. Learn more about what's been added: http://t.co/IADBC3G8zD
►10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading a
10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills http://t.co/xmU8s2sFTK http://t.co/hq03qjQEk5
►How can games support classroom practice? | eSchool News | eSchool News
How can games support classroom practice? via @eschoolnews http://t.co/KOlq1PpCBe
cross-posted at www.patrickmlarkin.com
Patrick Larkin is the Assistant Superintendent for Learning of Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, MA and the former principal of Burlington High. He blogs about education at www.patrickmlarkin.com.