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12 Tips on Inquiry-Based Learning

By Sara Zimmerman      August 31, 2011 -- 02:24 PM

Inquiry-based learning is a style of teaching that is based on asking questions that kids honestly care about and guiding them to find the answers as well as coming up with new questions.  

  1. Plan enough time to pre-plan, plan, and plan again during implementation.more...
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Earthquake and Hurricane Resources

By Sara Zimmerman      August 31, 2011 -- 02:23 PM

 

EarthquakesThe world is shaking and the wind is blowing all over the place. We found some lessons and activities that you can use in your classroom. 
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Building Creative Environments

By Sara Zimmerman      August 31, 2011 -- 02:22 PM

Barbara posts regularly on her blog Rethinking Learning. Join her as she facilitates growing creative and engaging learning environments. Here's some of the latest posts:

 Going Places Contest

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August Featured Projects

By Sara Zimmerman      August 31, 2011 -- 02:22 PM

We are so proud of the featured projects our members have created that they now appear in the lower right on the outside of My eCoach so everyone can view them. Here are a few of the featured projects since the last newsletter:

Threads of Life

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eLibrary Spotlights for August

By Sara Zimmerman      August 31, 2011 -- 02:21 PM

Click on an eLibrary Spotlight and find more than a link to the website or resource. We continue to build a rich collection of resources for you with vocabulary words, keywords, curriculum areas, grade levels, essential and discussion questions and extension activities. These are featured on the Home page when you login also with matched standards. Here are a few spotlights we want to share with you:

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Educational News, Grants and Contests

By Sara Zimmerman      August 31, 2011 -- 02:20 PM

Noteworthy updates from the educational community

Articles & White Papers

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