Student Engagement/ Teaching Models

Earth Day Every Day

Start here: Human Population Through Time By the 1970s there was a growing awareness that population growth could be an issue, food shortages a possibility, and that fossil fuel energy is limited. Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring written years before had opened… Read More ›

Information Bias

Bias: Left, Right, Center, Fringe, and Citing Snapchat Several months ago a colleague pointed out a graphic depicting where news fell in terms of political bias. On the chart, the prominent news outlets were placed as right-leaning, left-leaning, center/mainstream, or… Read More ›

Sketchnoting in the Library

Sketchnotes, visual note taking, allows students to creatively demonstrate their thinking and learning. Through this visual note-taking style, students can add text, icons, and drawings in a creative manner. To sketchnote, students can live sketch or post sketch. Live Sketching:… Read More ›