An important part of the Lab is the formation of an ambassadorial program, consisting of a small but diverse group of talented and dedicated young people that engages proactively with multifaceted information quality challenges. The young members of the Lab, coached by Berkman mentors, play the role of online and offline “ambassadors” and are trained to engage kids in their home towns, school districts, etc. on information quality and news literacy issues using some of the highly effective peer-learning strategies identified in previous youth-related research. Over the past months, we have made significant progress in conceptualizing and prototyping the program. It consists of three tiers of involvement:
The 10 Best Web Tools for Art Teachers Posted on 21. Nov, 2011 by Theresa McGee in All Posts, Clssrm Mgmt, Organization and Preparation, Tech Stuff The web is full of amazing resources to enhance student learning, get organized, and connect with other educators. Instead of trying to figure out the best online tools yourself, I’ve boiled it down to my top ten favorites for art education.