Resources for Teachers

This page acts as a catalyst for ideas.  The goal is to perhaps inspire you to think outside of the box through the lens of deep learning and multiliteracies pedagogy in an effort to support student voice.  If you have an other ideas, please feel free to add them to leave a comment sharing your ideas and experience.

Websites

Gapminder:  This site is aimed at sharing a wealth of information about the world around us while breaking down social myths that exist towards the state of world.  A great resource on showing students how information may be presented as well.

Interactive Cells:  This basic site show students about plant/animal cells.  Serves as a good site to critique based on understanding of media literacy.

Tedtalks:  Learn about the world around us in an interactive and sometimes entertaining fashion.  Great model to show students how they can effectively present information using the multiliteracy/multimodality model.  Supports the citizenship component of deep learning pedagogy.

National Geographic: A great source of global information presented in a variety of mediums. A learning opportunity for students in both understanding content and ways of presenting information learned.

Books

The following books are just a few examples of how teachers can implement deep learning practices into their classrooms while reflecting upon the importance of multiliteracy/multimodality options.

Cooper, D. (2011).  Redefining Far: How To Plan, Assess, and Grade For Excellence In Mixed-Ability Classrooms. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

Daniels, H. and Ahmed, S. (2015). Upstanders: How to Engage Middle School Hearts and Minds with Inquiry. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Stanchfield, J. (2014). Inspired Educator, Inspired Learner. Bethany, OK: Wood N Barnes.

Blogs

A great way to see what teachers/educators are doing in their own classrooms that connect to deep learning/multiliteracies.

Edutopia: The latest and greatest of technology implementation into the classroom.

Multiliteracy Revolution:  A resource to understanding multiliteracies and best practices in the classroom.

Alice Keeler: An education tech expert who exemplifies the necessity of tech in the classroom while upholding to social and ethical responsibilities.

Other

Twitter: Type in multiliteracy, deep learning, multimodalities and you will be amazed at what you can find.   Be sure to test the waters with an Twitter chat on education.  Check out this amazing list of Education Chats for your pick!

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One Response to Resources for Teachers

  1. Michael Haslett says:

    This is not only an excellent list of useful resources, but it is a perfect ‘how-to’ for teachers who want to integrate technology and multimodalities but just aren’t sure how to go about it. Awesome!

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