My Weekly Diigo Bookmarks (March 8, 2015)

The Best Resources For Teaching About Selma
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    Why People With Multicultural Experience Are More Creative | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
    tags: multiculturalell

    What Books Do You Recommend For Beginning & Intermediate ELLs? |
    tags: booksellenglishlanguagelearners

    Focus On How To Be Social
    From Brendan Schneider - Some good insights on how to use Facebook for marketing/engagement
    tags: marketingsocialmediafacebook

    8 Steps To Design Problem-Based Learning In Your Classroom
    A good framework to share with teachers looking to get started with PBL.
    tags: problembasedlearningPBL

    The Best Resources For Teaching About Selma
    tags: selmaresources

    '47 Percent' Of U.S. Jobs Are At Risk Because Of Advancing Technologies
    tags: jobstechnologiesshare

    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

    "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."

    Best part of #LFL15 connecting with my good friend @patrickmlarkin
    tags: LFL15

    About a boy | Jeff Pearlman
    My day began with a Facebook suicide letter from a friend.

    The Death of Textbooks - The Atlantic
    Interesting look at how the textbook companies are dealing with the digital shift.
    tags: textbookstextlessbeyondthetextbook

    Educators New to Twitter - Home
    Great site for new tweeters! tags: Twitter#twitterhowto

    3 Different Ways To Go 1:1 |
    tags: 1:1mentions

    Improvements from a Flipped Classroom May Simply Be the Fruits of Active Learning
    tags: flippedclassroomactivelearningconstrucivism

    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 bottom of the article talks about innovation #perrychat tags: perrychat

    Great Google Classroom Pointers from Alice Keeler
    tags: googleclassroom

    innovation means learning at work
    tags: innovationlearning

    Teachers Know Best: Teachers' Views on Professional Development | College Ready
    tags: professionaldevelopmentpd

    How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015)
    tags: hangoutshowto

    How to Search Google Books, Scholar, and News Archive
    from Richard Byrne
    tags: searchgooglegooglenewsgooglebooksgoogleschlar

    50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers
    Good overview of 50 of the top Chrome Extensions for Teachers
    tags: googlecrhomeextensions

    Scottsburg schools to test eLearning in place of snow day
    From Scottsburg, Indiana
    tags: elearningblizzardbags

    Homework, Oh Homework... - The K-12 Contrarian - Education Week

    #commoncore Project
    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?
    tags: socialmediaCommonCoreresearchpoliticstwitter

    Hands On With "YouTube Kids," Google's Newly Launched, Child-Friendly YouTube App | TechCrunch

    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.
    tags: schoolbusbusbehavior

    The Education Movement You've Never Heard Of
    tags: learnerledstudentdriven

    Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems
    From Justin Reich
    tags: selfdirectedlearninglearnerledLMSConnectivistconnectedlearning

    5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
    Check out 5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers #edchat
    tags: 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:
    tags: GoogleClassroom

    10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading a
    10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills

    How can games support classroom practice? | eSchool News | eSchool News
    How can games support classroom practice? via @eschoolnews

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    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