Join the conversation about the use of technology for learning through Speak Up, a National Research Project. Since 2003, over 3.4 million K-12 education stakeholders have participated in the annual online surveys. Data findings are shared each year with federal, state and local policymakers to inform education programs, policies and funding.
Surveys will be open for input October 6th – December 19th, 2014 at: www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2014.
Instructions for completing the Speak Up survey
1. Go to the survey website (above).
2. Click on the appropriate survey (Student, Educator, Parent, Community member).
3. Follow the given instructions to access the survey. Begin by entering your school zip or clicking on the drop down button and select your state, then go to the next line and type in your school name to find your school.
4. Students will choose their grade level and enter in their school specific password - ccsd
5. Parents and Educators will NOT need the password to access the survey.
1020 Attend the Back to School Bash!
This can be a difficult time of year, there are so many things you are finally ready to teach, but what can you get in before the break, and will they remember it? It is a countdown to vacation and then "all down hill" from there!
If you are not aware there are some great sites to assist with inquiry based lesson plan ideas to keep minds and bodies active and engaged:
History Lesson from the National Park Service
Physical Science from Discovery Education
Chemistry Lesson Plans
Do you have more links or great lessons to share? Do you think inquiry learning is fad or fab?