TL2014 – Resources of the week… (weekly)
Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Edutopia
Below are all 16 Habits of Mind, each with a tip, strategy or resource to understand and begin implementation in your classroom. The habits themselves aren’t new at all, and significant work has already been done in the areas of these “thinking habits. However, in a 21st century learning environment — one often inundated with information, stimulation and connectivity — there may be a newfound context for their application.
And a renewed urgency for their integration.”
2012 (you) vs. 2025 (your kid) | Visual.ly
In this inforgraphic, we can really see what our kids will need to be prepared to solve problems of the future in an ever-changing world.
TED Blog | 10 talks on making schools great
“Here are 10 talks from speakers with some very big ideas about how to reshape our school environments.”
MIT + K12
MIT + K12 is a new MIT project that features MIT students explaining math and science concepts for K-12 students. The website isn’t a collection of Khan Academy-style videos it’s a place where you will find videos featuring real MIT students explaining concepts while showing them as hands-on demonstrations or experiments.
Learning to Read the Core: A View from 30,000 Feet
This is an overview webinar video from Teaching Channel that gives an overview of the Common Core, including some strategies for reading the document and making sense of the Common Core and the upcoming assessments.
11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning – Getting Smart by Guest Author – blended learning, EdTech, PBL
Here is a list of web 2.0 tools good for supporting project-based learning.
An important series of TEDx talks from TEDxYourthBFS. Timely topics around educational reform.
History Teaching, part 2: the new AP US History Framework « Granted, but…
Post from Grant Wiggins on the progress being made in rethinking AP US History.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.