Monthly Archives: April 2011

New National Geographic Site

National Geographic Education has been released in Beta.  One of the features on the web site that I like is the “Audience View”.  Simply select teacher, informal educators, families, students, or kids.  Information designed to meet individual needs are right … Continue reading

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Mini-conference

FCSS (Florida Council for the Social Studies) REGIONAL MINI-CONFERENCE – 2011 3rd Annual Pensacola Regional Educator’s Conference: Celebrate Florida: Our People, Passages and Past May 14, 2011 Historic Pensacola More information: FCSS

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Technology Integration Matrix

From the FCIT website…The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Florida NGSSS in Civics – May 2011

The Online May Introduction to the Florida NGSSS Civics Standards class is open for enrollment. This course introduces K-12 teachers to the Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in Civics.  Participants will be provided with an overview of civics education … Continue reading

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Clippix

Take a look at the Clippix images at FCIT.  A friendly license allows teachers and students to use up to 25 free photos in a single, non-commercial school project without further permission. Students can select photos from FCIT or Pics4Learning and utilize the images … Continue reading

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Multimedia in the Classroom

I’m sharing a blog entry from my colleague and friend, Crystal Gasell, Multimedia in the Classroom.  Crystal offers some great tips for working on a multimedia project with students.

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