Five for Friday-Links and Ideas


Cooperative learning, brain research and teens
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/09/15/teens-their-brain-working-in-groups/

Are you a 21st century educator?
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/09/09/five-characteristics-of-an-effective-21st-century-educator/print/

For our Dog Club friends, and other lovers of dogs/
http://learning.snagfilms.com/film/the-nature-of-things-man-and-dog-an-evolving-partnership

A great National Geographic Story about teenage brains
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/10/teenage-brains/dobbs-text

I'm struggling with the need for more or different standards, but we should approach our work with common core with all of the ammunition.
http://www.technologybitsbytesnibbles.info/archives/5658