Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice is a series of 12 lessons. Each lesson focuses on a contemporary social justice issue. These lessons are multidisciplinary and geared toward middle- and high-school students.
Here’s something that has been a hot topic in both the workplace and classroom for some time now—to what extent should social media play a role in these environments? This infographic is from Onlinedegrees.org and provides some useful stats and guidelines concerning this issue.
“Social media is a tremendous way for students to engage in meaningful work and causes. This is why it is so important for educators to be in the know when it comes to guiding and supporting all students in making a difference using this powerful resource. In the post below Stephanie Rivera shares some students worth following. “
An informative way to look at social media guidelines: Looking after yourself – respect and protect yourself; Looking after others – respect and protect others; Looking after property – respect and protect intellectual property
“The Council of the Great City Schools’ parent roadmaps in English language arts/literacy and in mathematics provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8. These parent roadmaps for each grade level also provide three-year snapshots showing how selected standards progress from year to year so that students will be college and career ready upon their graduation from high school”
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!