Supporting 21st Century Classrooms in La Canada
Where Can Students Find Great Images for Projects?
It's important that we teach our students to be ethical digital citizens, and with that comes some boundaries. For example, it's really easy to just take any picture we find in Google Images, but should we?
Many of us teach our students to filter Google Image searches by "Licensed for Reuse with Modification." But did you know that there are some other sites that offer high-quality photos? Check out:
Even better, have students take their own pictures--it'll add even more challenge and authenticity to their work.
Use Google Forms for quick and easy quizzes!
How to Curb Academic Dishonesty
“A majority of students (59 percent) admitted cheating on a test during the last year, with 34 percent doing it more than two times. One in three admitted they used the Internet to plagiarize an assignment.”
Check out this article from Edutopia.
Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities
SGV CUE One-Day Conference
Friday, Sep. 30th, 9pm
Covina High School 463 S. Hollenbeck Ave. Covina, CA 91723
Registration and more details here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sgvcue-2016-registration-19093187237
CUE Fall Conference
CUE Fall Conference
Friday, Oct. 28th, 8am to Saturday, Oct. 29th, 4pm
3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA
Your Full CUE 2016 Fall Conference registration includes the Opening Session Keynote, Closing Session Keynote, over 300 speaker presentations, CUE Tips, Student-Powered Showcase, lunch, coffee each morning, and 20 sponsor kiosks with the latest in educational technology. For additional fees, you can attend one or more Academies and/or Rock Star Jam Sessions.
Saturday-only Conference Registration includes Closing Session Keynote, over 125 speaker presentations, Student-Powered Showcase, lunch, and coffee in the morning. For additional fees, you can attend one or more Academies and/or Rock Star Jam Sessions.