In the last GLRC newsletter we talked about the importance of being able to discover quality education resources correlated to your state's standards. The Gateway is the oldest and largest digital library for teachers and is sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA) as a benefit to it's 3.2 million members. View the recent press release about The Gateway at : http://bit.ly/dWxefO
Featured on The Gateway each week is a section called Joann's Weekly Picks. Joann is the Gateway's resident librarian and each week she selects and features new educational resources.
Here are some very important recent resources.
For grant writing resources, click here: http://bit.ly/g09ML1
For resources on using technology in the classroom, click here: http://bit.ly/gn7zNB
Next to her column is Peggy's Corner. Peggy, the Gateway's resident teacher and expert, discusses how to integration Joann's picks in the classroom. Both Joann's Picks and Peggy's Corner are updated each week and followed on the Gateway's Facebook page and Twitter for continued discussions with educators.
The Gateway to 21st Century Skills: Making the Most of Online Resources was nominated for an Edublog award in the Best eLearning/Corporate Education Blog Category.
The Gateway to 21st Century Skills was:
- named as one of 10 Great Websites for Teachers in MiddleWeb's 10 Great Websites for Teachers.
-featured on Verizon's Thinkfinity Literacy Network page.
-the top resource featured in a collection of "Learner 2.0 Resources for Teaching in the 21st Century Classroom" on the Professional Growth Institute's page "Resources for the 21st Century Skills Integration." and;
-a featured resource on New York's William Floyd School District's home page.