As an unusual election season creates unique challenges for civic education, our partner The New York Times Learning Network wants to know, how do you plan to teach the 2016 presidential election?
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Letters to the Next President 2.0 publishing website launches. Student Submissions are rolling in.
Our partner, KQED compiled a list of the ten best resources to help educators prepare for the fall by building curricula that engage students with the Presidential election using Letters to the Next President 2.0.
Originally posted on The Learning Network blog, this piece dives into what annotation is in general, and provides an overview of web tools to get started with annotating online. The Learning Network is an Educator Innovator partner and this article also features another partner, Hypothes.is—a free, open web annotation tool.
This recently developed multimedia lesson on making infographics offers storytelling resources for educators compiled into a DIY Toolkit from our partner, Youth Radio.
Our partners at Teaching Channel have been working with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools for educators. In this final installment of the series, Natalie Franzi and Steve Figurelli outline nine tools that create opportunities for students to employ their speaking and listening skills as creators and producers, and as called for by the Common Core State Standards.
The redesigned Thimble—a free, open-source tool for teaching and learning web literacy in a simple, hands-on and visual fashion—includes a better code editor, a rich platform for educators to build curriculum on, a sleeker look and feel, a more guided learning experience, and so much more.
Just in time for the beginning of the school year, this collection of resources provides community-building classroom activities. From breaking down stereotypes to telling powerful stories, these activities from our friends at Facing History and Ourselves go beyond “breaking the ice” and move towards strengthening classroom community.
According to researchers at Digital Promise—an Educator Innovator partner—administrators and district leaders can help build a culture of research to improve student learning by supporting their teachers in three ways: Identify a Research Champion; Foster Research Communities; and Support Skill Development.