Use the huge libraries of public domain, grade appropriate books to make sure that every student has books he or she is able to read.
With all of the pushes to use data and the now endlessly diverse sources through which schools are generating data, all schools need a spreadsheet-style platform that will allow them to use and organize a large variety of information about students. GPA, SAT, state tests, AIMSweb, local benchmark assessments, etc. It's not going to work if we continually need to use so many sites to see the data.
We need to figure out how to leverage our outstanding research infrastructure for applications across the K-20(and beyond) curriculum. The "Silent Stimulus" includes high speed networks and high performance computing resources developed and owned by the national higher education community.
A location for teachers to view lessons implemented in a classroom. The lessons would be based on best-practices and research based. Each lesson would include a video of a teacher implementing the lesson.
We have had constant pressure to find a solution to provide meaningful pd oppurtunites to staff, but at the same time lower the release time of staff away from students.
It has always been an issue of finding the happy medium between... more »
Retention of this understanding was the important component of the project, and a second approach was used by having the students visualize... more »
“Human beings are sensory creatures – that is, we operate not just through what we know but through what we see and hear and feel. Reading about something brings us understanding, but our senses of sight, hearing and touch deepen that understanding. Multimedia – combinations of words, sounds, images, video and animation – can provide that sensory input. Multimedia productions can take many forms, including... more »
The story writing ... source code writing and practice implemented the previous week ... is based on children's books that target... more »
FotoFest has combined with Tom Chambers at Raul Yzaguirre School For Success [Houston, Texas] and Harold Olejarz at Eisenhower Middle School [Wyckoff, New Jersey] to pursue... more »
The students were asked to create banners of the standard size to advertise various products and/or promote causes and ask for donations.
Web banner production is an integral... more »
An online blogging website... more »
Students will be assigned to provide coverage of various teaching methods and classroom activities.
The coverage will then be viewed for teaching style evaluations from a student perspective.
The coverage will be imported into MovieMaker for editing and oral evaluation dubbing.
The product ... movies ... will then be placed on the Internet for public consumption and feedback.... more »
Install Google Earth on the students' computers, and then show the students how to use the flight simulator ... even young children can master this because it's fun ... to "fly over" [and around] specific sites to look at the geographic detail and how the particular cities/towns and villages are configured amongst the natural... more »
and other locations via Google Earth to study Geometry and make mathematical calculations as they relate to real world applications such as the farmers in the Texas Panhandle using square plots of land and circular irrigation of their crops to make a living. Their geometrical calculations are precise to be efficient with their livelihood.... more »