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Plan a scavenger hunt…for information your class learned throughout the year! Create a list of questions whose answers can be found in books the class read during the year. (Make sure copies of the books are available in your classroom library or reading center.)
The SMILE website is hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology The following is a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons. These lessons may be freely copied and used in a classroom but they remain the copyright property of the author(s) and the directors of the SMILE program. The Physics lessons are divided into the following categories: Matter , Mechanics , Fluids , Electricity & Magnetism , Waves, Sound and Optics , and Miscellaneous . <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Thanks to all of our reader suggestions, we are now able to make the Homeworkopoly game board available. Measuring 35 inches square, it’s large enough to use on a bulletin board. If you have suggestions for improving the design or adding to our stack of Chance cards, please email us . Thanks to Teachnet contributors Karen Hull and Ketrina Jordan for their suggestions.
April 5 , 2004 Could global warming turn Earth's climate upside down? Thunderous tornadoes demolish Los Angeles. Bowling-ball size hailstones rain down on Tokyo.
by Drs. Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty, University of Pennsylvania The expression " hands-on, minds-on " summarizes the philosophy we have incorporated in these activities -- namely, that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts . For example, it is helpful to use hands-on models to engage student interest and foster multiple modality learning, but it is crucial to closely link the modeling activity to student understanding of the actual biological processes. To accommodate limited budgets, most of our activities can be carried out with minimum equipment and expense for supplies.
When students let their minds drift off, they're losing valuable learning time. Here are ten smart ways to increase classroom participation. Credit: William Duke Have you ever plunked yourself down in a staff meeting where some of your colleagues were, for lack of a better phrase, not paying attention? Grading homework? Having private conversations?
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The Encyclopedia of Arda is a personal project - a tribute to and a celebration of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. The site is evolving into an illustrated hypertext encyclopedia of Tolkien's realms and peoples. It already contains about four thousand entries, and we're constantly adding new entries and expanding existing ones. Inside the encyclopedia
Have you ever wondered how to respond when a strange man on the street offers you six magic beans in exchange for the family cow? Are you unclear on how one survives encounters with witches, dragons, giants, and worst of all, pixies? Then the Fairy Tale and Ballad Survival FAQ is exactly what you need to keep you alive long enough to get to "happily ever after."
If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times.
Below is a list of memorable lectures on teaching, organized according to topic, by teaching-award-winning Stanford faculty. Click on the links immediately below to jump to the topic or talk that interests you. Online Viewing Requirements Ordering copies of lectures Topics: Case Method Teaching: Professor Mary Barth, Graduate School of Business April 13, 2000
To improve your writing you need to make sure that your ideas, both in sentences and paragraphs, stick together or have coherence and that the gap between ideas is bridged smoothly. One way to do this is by using transitions - words or phrases or techniques that help bring two ideas together. Transitional words and phrases represent one way of gaining coherence. Certain words help continue an idea, indicate a shift of though or contrast, or sum up a conclusion. Check the following list of words to find those that will pull your sentences and paragraphs together.
1. Self-Portrait. Have your students draw themselves. After they have done this, collect the papers and hang them up for the whole class to see. Now have students try to guess who the artists was for each picture.
We picked up this great idea the other day from ‘ Teacher Tom ‘ . We were attracted by the a post titled - ‘ Boy Art ‘ and we figured any idea that attract boys to try creative activities is definitely worth giving a go! We’ve always enjoyed offering the children marbles to paint with. It’s a fun creative exercise where the children dip marbles into paint …