Monthly Archives:: September 2013

Using SkyDrive to Embed Word Documents into Blackboard

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Click Here to Learn How to Access Skydrive If you are looking for an efficient way to share documents with your students then you may want to consider using SkyDrive and Blackboard. With SkyDrive you can embed your documents into Blackboard, and any changes you make to that document will be updated automatically wherever you […]

Using Comic Strips as Cognitive Sparks

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Are you looking for a new way to start conversations around the content you teach? Have you ever considered adopting and adapting a funny comic strip to suit your needs? Today, it is easier than ever to develop your own comics. It is fun, it is free, and most importantly, students seem to find it […]

Whole Numbers

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  During the summer of 2013, Joel Berman did some great work mapping free and open content to the state’s math competencies (Thanks Joel). Below you will find a variety of free resources you can use with your students. You are also free to share these resources with students interested in improving their math skills. […]

Learning in the Cloud (Original Circle)

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Thank you for attending “Learning in the Cloud.” We hope you had a good time and look forward to seeing you October 22nd at our next Circle “Humor in the Classroom.” Below you will find today’s Prezi, handouts, links and more. Expert Team 3 – Here are your links        and   […]

The Jigsaw Assignment

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Jigsaw was originally developed by Elliot Aronson (1978). If you would like to read more about this or learn the History of the Jigsaw, click here. The Jigsaw has since been adapted by a number of teachers at all levels in a variety of ways. Essentially, it is a cooperative learning lesson design that takes the […]