A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science
A brief detour from chemistry, branching out into science in general today. This graphic looks at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science – it was inspired…
Establishing a differentiated, responsive classroom
I've been reading the book, Mindsets in the Classroom by Mary Cay Ricci, and just finished chapter 3. It was a real eye-opener. Through all of my years of teaching, I thought I was differentiating by planning and implementing reteaching and enrichment lessons and activities as my class worked through a unit. But in this chapter, I learned how important it is to start the differentiation before the unit even begins! This process begins with the preassessment. So much valuable information can…
Disability Awareness Day: Let's Overcome the Challenges
Disability is a general term, it covers all impairments, limitations for performing & restrictions to participation in activities. Read Disability Awareness Day
30 Ways to Become a Culturally Sensitive Educator | InformED
Image by Tina Kugler When it comes to personalized learning, there’s one topic that tends to get swept under the rug whether we realize it or not, and that area is cultural background. Despite the fact that many students are constantly engaged in a complex transformation of culturally influenced identity—which in many cases can have... Read More
Fake News: Recommendations - Media Literacy Clearinghouse
If you read any news story about "fake news" in the past four years, you no doubt came across the phrase "media literacy." From the various news stories and blog posts, I have compiled the following recommendations and advice. (NOTE: lesson plans, handouts and related videos are posted near the…
LibGuides: Fake News: Help! My News is Fake!
“Fake news” is not news you disagree with. The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use your entire life. This guide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise y
3 Evidence Based Reasons to Incorporate Movement into Classroom Instruction - Your Therapy Source
Here are several evidence based reasons to include movement in the classroom throughout the day to improve math and literacy skills.
Keeping Up With...Visual Literacy
This edition of Keeping Up With… was written by Nicole E. Brown, Kaila Bussert, Denise Hattwig, and Ann Medaille. Nicole E. Brown is Multidisciplinary Instruction Librarian at New York University, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Kaila Bussert is Visual Resources Outreach Librarian at Cornell University, email: email@example.com; Denise Hattwig is Curator of Image Collections at UW Bothell Library, University of Washington Libraries, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; and Ann Medaille is Assessment Librarian at…