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Visible Thinking. Purpose: What kind of thinking does this routine encourage?

Visible Thinking

This routine encourages students to make careful observations and thoughtful interpretations. It helps stimulate curiosity and sets the stage for inquiry. Application: When and Where can it be used? Use this routine when you want students to think carefully about why something looks the way it does or is the way it is. Use the routine at the beginning of a new unit to motivate stu-dent interest or try it with an object that connects to a topic during the unit of study. Launch: What are some tips for starting and using this routine?

The routine works best when a student responds by using the three stems together at the same time, i.e., "I see..., I think..., I wonder.... " Aspire Generation: Skills for Every Job - Work Studies - Years 9 & 10 - Cool Australia. Quick summary: Students will learn about transferable work skills, their importance in a work setting and how to develop them.

Aspire Generation: Skills for Every Job - Work Studies - Years 9 & 10 - Cool Australia

Student will work in groups to research, understand and demonstrate the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ for one or more transferable skills in a short skit. Students then apply their new skills by competing in the Time-Management Game. Finally, students will consider how they can further develop transferable work skills through volunteering and community service. This lesson supports La Trobe University’s Aspire Generation initiative, which empowers students to drive change through community engagement, volunteerism and leadership opportunities. Jonathan Klein: Photos that changed the world. In my industry,we believe that images can change the world.Okay, we're naive, we're bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.The truth is that we know that theimages themselves don't change the world,but we're also aware that, since the beginning of photography,images have provoked reactions in people,and those reactions have caused change to happen.

Jonathan Klein: Photos that changed the world

So let's begin with a group of images.I'd be extremely surprisedif you didn't recognize many or most of them.They're best described as iconic:so iconic, perhaps, they're cliches.In fact, they're so well-knownthat you might even recognize themin a slightly or somewhat different form. (Laughter) Well, I think what is far worseis man's destructive power over man.Samuel Pisar, an Auschwitz survivor, said,and I'll quote him,"The Holocaust teaches us that nature,even in its cruelest moments,is benign in comparison with man,when he loses his moral compass and his reason.

" And thank you to all the photographers. Free HTML5 Online Animation Maker, Banner Maker and Video Maker. Underground with Koven: Notorious Adelaide graffiti artist inspired by the 'nanny state' Posted A nanny state, a regimented culture, gratuitous rules that defy common sense, they are all driving forces behind rebellious vandalism, according to one of Adelaide's most notorious graffiti artists.

Underground with Koven: Notorious Adelaide graffiti artist inspired by the 'nanny state'

The illusive artist who goes by the name Koven has been writing his tag on structures and walls around the city since the mid 2000s. He is perhaps one of the city's most recognised writers due to some audacious roll-ups (graffiti painted up high on buildings, often with rollers). In more recent years, however, his tag has appeared in small stickers placed on street lights, stobie polls, poster walls and pubs. "I haven't done a big roll-up since 2013, which is how I like getting up," Koven said, after agreeing to speak to the ABC anonymously.

"You get more recognition for doing something like that than for 50 little pieces. Pixar in a Box. Visible Thinking. Login. Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Photographs. Each tab in this guide contains key questions to consider when analysing photographs.

Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Photographs

Use it to complete the activities in the Task tab. What is your reaction to the photograph? What is the purpose or message of the image? What do you see? Who is the audience? What is the composition of the photograph? Composition is the combination and integration of the various visual elements of an image into a whole text, including: Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Visual texts. What are visual texts?

Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Visual texts

Visual texts range from a photograph or illustration in a print magazine to the visual components of multimodal texts. Syllabus bites: Visual literacy - Overview. Slidestory Home. MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages. Comic Master.

Digital Storytelling for Teens and Children by Rachel McDonald on Prezi. Digital Storytelling for Teens and Children by Rachel McDonald on Prezi. 8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling. Stories bring us together, encourage us to understand and empathize, and help us to communicate.

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

Long before paper and books were common and affordable, information passed from generation to generation through this oral tradition of storytelling. Consider Digital Storytelling as the 21st Century version of the age-old art of storytelling with a twist: digital tools now make it possible for anyone to create a story and share it with the world. WHY Digital Storytelling? Digital stories push students to become creators of content, rather than just consumers. ACMI Generator. Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves.

Editor's Note: This piece was adapted from Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners: Strategies to Help Students Thrive in School and Beyond by Larry Ferlazzo, available March 21, 2015 from Routledge.

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

My previous post reviewed research on extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and described the four qualities that have been identified as critical to helping students motivate themselves: autonomy, competence, relatedness, and relevance. In this post, I'll discuss practical classroom strategies to reinforce each of these four qualities. Autonomy Providing students with freedom of choice is one strategy for promoting learner autonomy. Educators commonly view this idea of choice through the lens of organizational and procedural choice. Info-what? Developing visual literacy through infographics. The need to be visually literate in the 21st century is continuing to grow.

Info-what? Developing visual literacy through infographics