When is the last time you learned something useful from a fox?
Tips for College Success by Nigel the Fox; the summer project of CAST intern, Amir Bar, shares 12 tips from Amir’s personal experience that can improve the college learning experience of any student.
In this Book Builder book, Nigel the Fox presents each of the 12 tips with an explanation of the tip as well as relevant links for further exploration. Also provided are…Continue
Added by Amir Bar on August 8, 2012 at 10:33am — No Comments
COMING SOON from Guilford Press for your beach-side reading!
Edited by Tracey E. Hall, Anne Meyer, and David H. Rose…Continue
Added by Don Glass on June 28, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments
Here is a transcript of the chat from Tuesday's webinar.
Added by Christina Kalenderian on June 13, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments
Thank you to all who participated in the webinar presented by Jon Mundorf on Tuesday, June 12. A recording of the webinar is now available for your reference.
Added by Christina Kalenderian on June 13, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
Here is a transcript of the chat from Friday's webinar.
Added by Christina Kalenderian on June 12, 2012 at 4:38pm — No Comments
Thank you to all who participated in the webinar presented by Tom Hehir, Grace Meo and Monica Ng on Friday, June 8. A recording of the webinar is now available for your reference.
Added by Christina Kalenderian on June 11, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments
Academic Advising Center
Undergraduate Learning Specialist Position
Position Description: The Undergraduate Learning Specialist reports to the Dean of Advising and First Year Programs. Along with the Director of the Academic Achievement Center, the Learning Specialist supports students identified as needing academic support by developing and implementing a variety of academic support programs that include individualized and small group learning…Continue
Added by Liz Hartmann on May 31, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments
Check out Donna Klockar's project to encourage and motivate other district leaders to implement inclusive practice. The attached document is an example of how she lead others to take on the task of changing practice dramatically with the goal of including diverse learners.
She has asked me to publish here for your use in a creative commons spirit of practice.…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on May 30, 2012 at 10:53am — No Comments
Request for Vitaes: Invitation to Conduct Educational Research as member of Be Your Own Uniform, LLC
Posted by Ayanna R Cummings on May 24, 2012 at 11:46pm
I, Ayanna Rashida Cummings, Owner and Sole Member of Be Your Own Uniform, LLC, a Georgia-based corporation DBA "Be Y.O.U.," hereby submit this Request…Continue
Added by Ayanna R Cummings on May 24, 2012 at 11:54pm — No Comments
Added by kerry armstrong on May 11, 2012 at 9:24pm — No Comments
Dave Edyburn showed me these tools and I have passed them on to everyone that will listen! My students love these tools and before they know it, they have read the non fiction at least twice and they have re-written their summaries…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on May 10, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I have started a discussion and I have posted a 'google' doc site where you can see an amazing document developed by Donna Klockars. She systematically gathered resources that could integrate curriculum at multiple levels. I hope you will have a chance to read some of the documents and I have invited her to write about her work. I hope she will join in. Feel free to ask her some questions!
UDL and One Well?
Engagement! Students have many choices of text and access at many…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on April 30, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments
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PS...first time using Google Docs...hope this works? You may need to copy and paste the URL??…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on April 17, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments
UDL BDA FF – A Favourite Lesson Plan of Mine, Hope You Like It!
Kerry Armstrong April 17, 2012
What you need to start:
Picture book that you can project to the whole class (‘Elmo’ or scan and powerpoint) Pictures need to be BIG!
Rubric – we use the Performance Standards from http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/perf_stands/writing_g7.pdf (for this…Continue
Check out this week's blog!
Community of Learners!
Remember the first couple of weeks of school? I remember looking through a math text and thinking that all I had to do was every little bit of homework and review every night and I would be able to do really well! I remember that feeling of meeting my friends after the summer holidays and feeling like I had heaps of friends. I was happy to be back at school, hopeful that I would be successful and feeling…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on March 20, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
This weeks UDL blog:
Added by Stephen Petrucci on March 15, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments
The internet is a wonderful thing. I love that web 2.0 provides opportunities for digital access to and interaction with information using various media. In the near future, web 3.0 may not only be interactive, but it may be universally designed for learning. In other words, a UDL internet! Now that would be VERY cool.
Until then, let’s take…Continue
Added by Don Glass on March 13, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Thank you Don for reading and commenting!! You jogged my memory and I am looking forward to reading your references!
I forgot something important! I bet that will happen from time to time in my "September is approaching" blog series!
The Propeller is really 3D. There is all the parts of the propeller for students but looking on the back side of the Propeller is for Teacher Professional Development.
It was your comments Don that helped me…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on March 8, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments