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When love and skill work together, expect a miracle. John Ruskin

Monday, June 13, 2011

Just A Little Bit M. O. R. E.

In exploring the familiar when widening your view you sometimes discover something that was there but never noticed before.  In using the Michigan eLibrary my main focus has been the MeL Databases and MeL Cat.  Today M. O. R. E. , Michigan Online Resources for Educators, caught my eye. 

This is truly a goldmine of tools to facilitate classroom instruction free for the taking.  Their stated goal of Putting More Tech In TEaCHing is well met.  To take full advantage of all the options available register by giving your first and last name, a username, email address, educational role, ISD, school district, grade level and password.  By registering you can click on the Tools tab and use the Resource Locker, a place to store all your "finds", the Lesson Plan Builder, a detailed template for designing, saving and printing lessons, and the Collaboration Center.  To use the Collaboration Center you need to register to be a member of edWeb which is a professional social networking site for the education community. 

To search the site select the Search by GLCE/HSCE, content expectations to standards to sub-standards, and further sub-standards, or Search Across GLCEs/HSCEs, search across the content expectations by keyword, grade and subject, or Browse Subjects, twenty-seven educational categories with sub-groups or the Advanced Search, a combination of resource type, subject, source, and audience (grade level).

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