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Supporting Teachers in a Time of Change - Suggested Resources

Apr 08, 2020 jjamison

Now is the time to start collaborating with colleagues. You can start by putting together next week’s schedule. When will you meet online with students? If you share students with multiply teachers, you should coordinate your times to not overwhelm your students. Remember the district guidelines for hours spent each week. Once you have a schedule, you can start filling in the lessons for the week …

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John Spencer - Online Pro-D

Apr 07, 2020 jjamison
John Spencer - Online Pro-D

Online Courses and Webinars If you enjoy the free articles, podcasts, and videos on design thinking, project-based learning, and creativity, you might want to take a deeper dive with my online courses, where I share tools and strategies you can use next week. Not sure yet? Try a shorter on-demand webinar. If you’re curious about having me provide a workshop or keynote, please fill out the form at…

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John Spencer - resources and ideas

Apr 07, 2020 jjamison
John Spencer - resources and ideas

The following is a high-interest maker activity and writing prompt that students can do as they work in distance learning teams. Feel free to upload the prompt to an LMS (such as Google Classroom). You can watch the video below on YouTube and click "like" if you find it useful. You can also download it here. Transcript: You need to design a sport that people can play together even when they are…

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Seuss Inspired - unknown poet

Apr 07, 2020 jjamison

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Coronavirus statistics: tracking global public sentiment over time

Apr 07, 2020 jjamison
Coronavirus statistics: tracking global public sentiment over time

Coronavirus statistics: tracking global public sentiment over time (updated weekly) Jon Cohen4 min read As people across the world adjust to life in the time of coronavirus, organizations are contributing however they can—gyms are sharing free online classes, musicians are offering virtual performances, and healthcare workers are working around the clock to keep people as healthy as possible. At…

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