Monday, May 4, 2009

Emints Resource website

Recently two Google Certified teachers, Cindy Lane and
Stephanie Madlinger, have posted on a google group about This is a great resource for all educators.

"What is an eMINTS teacher?" The acronym stands for "enhancing
Missouri's Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies". This two
year program began as a state grant through the University of Missouri
Columbia in 1999. Throught this grant teachers receivedn classroom technology equipment computers, printers, a digital camera & scanner. The technology, along with
the 250 hours of in-depth, face-to-face professional development give
the participating teachers tools & resources to create & provide
inquiry-based lessons, many including higher level thinking skills.

Once you become an eMINTS teacher you not only receive the technology
& professional development, but you also receive a variety of support
systems, including access to the discussion list of the several
thousand eMINTS teachers. Everyone, trained or
not, has access to the eTHEMES website
& WebQuests that have been compiled & written by eMINTS teachers. Wonderful resources for
any teacher.

Thanks for this great resource from my PLN

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