• 29 Sep 2014 1:52 PM | Robert Brady (Administrator)

    http://www.teachhub.com/differentiated-instruction-strategies-using-learning-stations


    One effective way to provide differentiated instruction is through learning stations, each of which contains the differentiated instruction for a skill, concept, or learning task. 

  • 25 Sep 2014 6:11 PM | Robert Brady (Administrator)

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vamsee-juluri/changing-how-california-t_b_5865898.html


    These changes are meant to impact how textbooks are written for the California schools.  They are also meant to change how history is taught in the classrooms.

  • 23 Sep 2014 12:07 PM | Robert Brady (Administrator)

    The U.S. Department of State Announces

    Scholarships for American High School

    Students to Study Abroad

     

    The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) offers merit-based scholarships to study one of seven critical foreign languages:  Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian and Turkish.  The NSLI-Y program is designed to immerse participants in the cultural life of the host country, provide formal and informal language practice, and spark a lifetime interest in foreign languages and cultures.   The application deadline for summer 2015 and academic year 2015-2016 programs is October 30, 2014. Visit www.nsliforyouth.org for more information. 

    The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program offers  merit-based scholarships to spend an academic year in countries that may include Bosnia & Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Oman, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, and Turkey. This program increases understanding between people in the United States and people in countries with significant Muslim populations.  Students live with host families, attend local high schools, do community service, and complete a capstone project. Applications for academic year 2015-16 programs are due January 7, 2015.  Visit www.yes-abroad.org for more information.

    The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) offers merit-based scholarships to spend an academic year in Germany.  The program was established in 1983 to celebrate German-American friendship based on common values of democracy.  Students live with host families, attend local schools, and participate in community life in Germany.  For more information and application deadlines, visit the organization in charge of recruitment for your state at http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/.

    For more information on exchanges sponsored by the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, visit www.exchanges.state.gov or watch this video about U.S. high school student exchanges.   To receive printed brochures and/or posters about our study abroad opportunities, send an email with your request to youthprograms@state.gov.

    For information on having an international experience without leaving home, consider hosting a Department of State- sponsored exchange student.  Learn more at http://hosting.state.gov


  • 21 Sep 2014 12:53 PM | Robert Brady (Administrator)

    View article

    It has been over forty years since any archeological dig was done at Stonehenge in the UK. The current dig has provided important information.  In addition to the new information, this dig can help students understand how tentative and partial our archeological understanding is.  Any archeological understanding is always open to further interpretation and understanding based on the collection of additional artifacts and data. 

  • 13 Sep 2014 7:36 PM | Anonymous

    Put the world in your hand with Geography!

     

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  • 30 Aug 2014 11:08 AM | Anonymous

    Indiana Computer Educators (ICE) is proud to recognize quality Indiana K-12 Educators, who effectively integrate technology into their curriculum, and have a positive impact on the learning and lives of Indiana students. Nominations must meet the following requirement to be considered:

    • A full time K-12 teacher with a current Indiana State issued license
    • Recipients will be presented their award during the 2014 ICE Conference in Indianapolis, and are REQUIRED to attend.

    As part of the recognition, they will receive FREE registration to the conference, a cash prize, and will be asked to present ONE concurrent session during the conference on any topic they wish regarding what works in technology and education.
    Nominations are due using the form below by September 12, 2014. Award recipients will be notified no later than September 29.

     

    Nomination Form

  • 30 Aug 2014 11:06 AM | Anonymous

    We will be hosting the ICE 2014 Conference on October 16 and 17, 2014. It's time to get ready to get excited about a brand NEW ICE for 2014, complete with a NEW venue, and new, LOWER registration fees! It's a win for every educator in our state. You don't want to miss this amazing chance to get together and learn with fabulous educators.

     

    Location: Noblesville High School - 18111 Cumberland, Noblesville, IN
    Dates: October 16 & 17 (with a special $35  preconference dinner and keynote featuring Maker Movement champion Sylvia Martinez at Conner Prairie's on Wednesday October 15 - seats are limited!)
    Fee: $60 per day or $100 for 2 days (save $20!)
    Hotels: Fairfield Inn Noblesville and Super 8 Noblesville (low conference rates available!)

     

    This year's keynote speakers kick off a fabulous lineup of presenters!

    • Renowned educator and innovator Kevin Honeycutt
    • Teach Like a Pirate author Dave Burgess
    • Maker Movement expert and innovator, Sylvia Martinez
    • Noted tech speaker and author, Leslie Fisher 

    Click Here for Registration

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