“A math curriculum that focused on real-life problems would still expose students to the abstract tools of mathematics, especially the manipulation of unknown quantities. But there is a world of difference between teaching “pure” math, with no context, and teaching relevant problems that will lead students to appreciate how a mathematical formula models and clarifies real-world situations.”
After a quick registration process, you pick an “artifact” from the library. Each artifact has a very engaging interactive display sharing information about it. Then you a given an unusual writing prompt related to the artifact, and you have to write a story. There’s more to it than that, but it is intriguing and accessible.
FlipSnack makes an online flipping book (with turning pages) from your student work in minutes! Just create a .PDF document from your student work and upload it. Flipsnack creates an embeddable code that you can then place in your website or blog or share online via Facebook or Twitter.
Teaching and Learning 2014 (TL2014) is an initiative of the Salisbury Township School District located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Started in September 2011, TL2014 is designed to bring to life, by June 2014, our vision for education in the 21st century. TL2014.org is the primary communication tool for teachers, students, parents and community about all things TL2014! Links to documents, web content for learning, news, student work and general information about the initiative can be found here. Please visit often!