Once you have made the decision to adopt an open textbook, you may wish to modify or adapt that textbook to fit your specific needs. How easy or difficult this will be depends on a number of factors.
EDSITEment brings online humanities resources directly to the classroom through exemplary lesson plans and student activities. EDSITEment develops AP level lessons based on elementary source documents that cover the most frequently taught topics and themes in American history. Many of these lessons were developed by teachers and scholars associated with the City University of New York and Ashland University.
UEN trainer Jared Fawson teaches C-Forum members about Genius Hour and discusses how to use the technique for virtual research projects.
Myles Petersen and Katie Berns from Nebo School District teach C-Forum about providing math instruction using Google Slides and Jamboard
Created through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, Chronicling America offers visitors the ability to search and view newspaper pages from 1690-1963 and to find information about American newspapers published between 1690"“present using the National Digital Newspaper Program.
September 17th is Constitution Day, commemorating the day in 1787 when, at the end of a long hot summer of discussion, debate and deliberation, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed America's most important document.
This publication offers online resources that connect mathematics to three subject areas: social studies, art, and science. Each section contains lesson plans, problems to solve, and examples of mathematics at work within contexts not usually associated with school mathematics.
In this episode we talk with Dr. Darren Draper, Director of Innovative Learning in Alpine School District. Our topics include: what does innovation look like, what are the reasons why schools are slow to change, what is PIC RAT, and Dani shares an amazing tech tip.
This engaging two-week course will provide participants with an opportunity to explore, create, and collaborate with our dynamic OER community, who is dedicated to improving teaching and learning throughout Utah. Educators will engage with emedia tools to effectively identify and evaluate resources - utilizing rubrics and quality criteria, and align them to standards, as well as explore curation strategies to collaboratively organize resources relevant to desired use and discover ways to create, remix, and share resources.Training days and times: November 10, 12, 17, 19 1:00-2:00 pm Mountain Time
The objective of this module is to show the many ways you can quickly and easily find OER materials in OER Commons. This module, “Finding OER Materials,” is activity-based; you'll be guided through the process of finding OER materials you can start using in your teaching and learning.
Since 1988, the U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to the United States of America. Our Teacher's Guide brings together resources created during NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes, lesson plans for K-12 classrooms, and think pieces on events and experiences across Hispanic history and heritage.
This wiki page documents the STEAM Design Challenge Activity ISKME facilitated during the SLANT Summer Institute at San Francisco Unified School District July 19-23, 2010.Participants designed prototypes for an arts integration project for students and posted their ideas on the wiki.
This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of many states and territories has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Our Teacher's Guide provides compelling questions, links to humanities organizations and local projects, and research activity ideas for integrating local history into humanities courses.