Crowd-sourcing the likely changes in K-12, libraries, and higher-education

There are likely to be very significant changes to K-12, libraries, and higher education as a result of the larger global, economic, and health circumstances taking place right now. The process of “scenario planning” is often used by organizations to explore possible futures and then to prepare to survive and be successful in different scenarios. This process can also be very helpful to individuals–especially in times of dramatic unknowns–to be able to make a mental shift from feeling like a passive victim to having some capacity to plan strategically. The following three brainstorm-voting questions should help to build likely scenarios … Continue reading Crowd-sourcing the likely changes in K-12, libraries, and higher-education


from Come Fly With Me – Exploring Science through aviation and aerospace concepts. SUBJECT: Science GRADE: 7,8,9 GROUP SIZE: Large TIME: Several periods TYPE OF ACTIVITY: Student Research Constructing Models TEACHING STRATEGY: Open Discovery Guided Discovery CONCEPTS: Living on the Moon Colonies Human Needs SKILLS: Reading for Data Futurizing Construction Objectives: To provide students with a greater understanding of the moon; to apply concepts of the moon to futurizing about what it would be like to live and work there. living on the moon – illustration Materials: Books, pamphlets, and online sites about what we’ve learned about the moon. Teacher … Continue reading 42. MOON ROOM FOR RENT – BEAUTIFUL VIEW


These resources are primarily intended for teachers – lessons, collaboration ideas, do at home assignments for remote learning (aka eLearning / distance learning). Some of these resources are in other lists as they are of interest to families (home). Some are specific to k-2. student check-in / Twitter simple check-in for students to complete using a collaborative Google Slides presentation. Ss can complete the task at their own pace following my example. video conferencing is not the only way to… Remote Learning Templates – Google Slides collection of templates to enhance elearning for all subjects – weekly planner, elearning gameboard, … Continue reading teaching