Explore these resources about knowledge-building centres.
KBC Templates to Try
KBC Examples to Explore
An elementary example on Bullying https://sites.google.com/site/bullyingelementaryschool/
A secondary example on Internet Safety https://sites.google.com/site/internetsafetykbc/
Challenges of Climate Change: A KBC for Grade 10 Academic Science (Ontario)
Permissions for this site are protected (we will show it to you in the workshop), but here are some links to student groups culminating task - creating their own Google sites.
Carbon Footprints: https://sites.google.com/site/carbonfootprintsmaloneylabusch/
Turtles and Climate Change: https://sites.google.com/site/turtlesandclimatechange/
Water Pollution: https://sites.google.com/site/waterpollutionnechacovtennant/
Resources about knowledge-building centres.
Article to read:Knowledge Building Centers: The Heart of the Learning Commons. Carol Koechlin, Michelle Luhtala, and David Loertscher. Teacher Librarian, Feb. 2011.
View the article online using Teacher Librarian's Digital Interface: http://www.teacherlibrarian.com/