Having trouble with “wait time”? Tell students to
Having trouble with “wait time”? Tell students to stop and think for 90 seconds before they can raise their hands.
A blog about everyday life in Shakespeare’s era.
Book Tasting in the Library « The Unquiet Librarian
“We placed the books on carts that were ready for students when they arrived in the library today. I explained to the students that we were going to use today’s class period and tomorrow’s to “taste” and immerse ourselves in the books by selecting at least five books over the two day period and to take time to read 10-15 minutes for each book. “
A Senior Shares Why She Is Falling in Love with Scoop.it « The Unquiet Librarian
“Today I introduced Scoop.it to Ms. Lester’s Advanced Grammar and Composition students who are working on senior research projects. Several of our students were immediately smitten with the ease of use and the appealing visual layout; some students will also use the commenting tool for keeping their own notes on the sources they’ll be adding. Other students are already making plans to connect their social networking accounts, like Facebook and Twitter, to their Scoop.it dashboards; others are interested in cross-posting sources to their blogs on WordPress and Tumblr. I’m excited to see how our seniors utilize Scoop.it in the upcoming months and how they use it to work within the ecology of learners in our building as well as a global community.”
10 Reasons to Trash Word for Google Docs | The Thinking Stick
Google Docs is a very powerful alternative to Word. Here are 10 reasons to consider using Google Docs the next time you need to do some writing.
150 Questions to Write or Talk About – NYTimes.com
150 Questions for Students to Write or Talk About http://t.co/QSoneOAN
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