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The Must-Have App Review Rubric. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2011-11-22 So you just downloaded a few educational apps that you think might be useful in your classroom. How do you accurately compare and contrast them? Thanks to a new app review rubric from by eMobilize , it’s easier than ever to understand just how useful an app may be in the classroom.

On a related note, the Edudemic Directory features many educational apps and lets you quickly compare them to see how they stack up. Give it a try today! iPod Touch & iPad Resources. Gardening. Growing Herbs - How To Grow Herbs. DIY Succulent Pallet Table. Max with the new Succulent Table.

DIY Succulent Pallet Table

Can you believe that our latest DIY project was once just a couple of junky pallets and some scrappy table legs? Crazy…if I didn’t have photos, I wouldn’t believe it myself. Not too long ago, we whipped out a coffee table sized succulent table out of an old shipping crate. DIY Succulent Pallet Table. Growing a Vegetable Garden at Epicurious.

Read the seed packet Most people don't read the instructions and then wonder why the plants don't thrive.

Growing a Vegetable Garden at Epicurious

You'll get tips on planting, nurturing, and harvesting your vegetables on better labels. These recommendations come from seed experts who have run trials to determine the best growing conditions for each variety of plant. Try this compost mix to improve your soil Alys Fowler, author of Garden Anywhere (Chronicle Books, May 2009), shares this compost mix for vegetables: 4 parts multipurpose potting soil, 1 part vermiculite, 2 parts composted fine bark, and 1 handful per pot of slow-release organic fertilizer, such as bat guano, sea kelp, or fish manure.

Plant root vegetables with plenty of space The larger the space between them, the bigger the vegetables grow. The Lazy Lady’s Guide to DIY: Hanging Herb Garden. At some point near the middle of March, I always decide that I’m “done” with winter.

The Lazy Lady’s Guide to DIY: Hanging Herb Garden

The sweaters and jackets get pushed to the back of the closet, the flip flops come out, and I inevitably freeze my butt off for several weeks until the weather catches up with my warm-weather state of mind. Likewise, my cravings for fresh herbs and veggies are always a little ahead of the season. Growing your own herbs is a great way to save money and avoid buying too much at a time and letting most of it go to waste. If it’s still too cold to plant outside where you are (or if you’re short on space!) This hanging herb garden is the perfect project to get you in gear for spring.

7 Cheap But Beautiful DIY Garden Decor Ideas. I must be painting a terrible portrait of myself.

7 Cheap But Beautiful DIY Garden Decor Ideas

Lazy gardener. Lazy cleaner. Cheap organizer. Pest poisoner extraordinaire. How to turn water into marbles. My Tiny Plot. Create your own Vertical Garden - Living walls and Vertical Gardens. Vertical gardening is a fun, creative way to grow plants in urban spaces!

Create your own Vertical Garden - Living walls and Vertical Gardens

Below is just a sample of what you can create with ready-to-go planters and kits. The first few images are of GroVert Vertical Gardening Systems by Bright Green. There are two different sized panels (10 and 45), and each are planted, then hung on the wall using their included mounting bracket. Explore Cornell - Home Gardening - Introduction.

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Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Bloomin' Apps. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Home Page. Reading & Writing Apps. World Atlas and Maps –HD. 10 Essential iPad Tips & Tricks. 25 Questions To Ask As You Write. Sometimes, as you write it helps to keep your eye on the ball, lest the ball thwack you across the bridge of the nose and make you cry in front of all your friends.

25 Questions To Ask As You Write

Here, then — in time for NaNoWriMo if you’re going to be diving into that month-long novel-birthing experience — is a list of potential questions you can ask while writing your story in order to stay on target. 1. “What Is This About?” This is, quite seriously, my most favoritest — and what I consider to be the most important — question for any author, writer, storyteller or general-class penmonkey to ask. Like I’ve said in the past, this isn’t just a recitation of plot. 40+ Tips to Improve your Grammar and Punctuation.

After all these years you finally have the courage and opportunity to write the email announcing that you and you alone have single handedly saved the company from utter disaster.

40+ Tips to Improve your Grammar and Punctuation

You’re excited, you type it, you spell check it, and you hit send.Everything is great except that your gold star memo has dangling modifiers, double negatives and run-on sentences colliding with each other. Now I am no grammar whiz but I know a good resource when I see it. Purdue University maintains an. How to Write a Book Review. How to Write a Book Review by Bill Asenjo Return to Successful Freelancing · Print/Mobile-Friendly Version A book review describes, analyzes and evaluates.

How to Write a Book Review

How to Show (Not Tell): A Writing Lesson from John LeCarre. Can you show (not tell)?

How to Show (Not Tell): A Writing Lesson from John LeCarre

I’m sure you agree that whether you write fiction or faction, stories are a great way to convey your message. Even in fact-focused blog posts, a good story can engage and inspire readers. As all storytellers know, a good story conveys mood, touches emotions, and holds the reader captive. Best Quotes of All Time. It’s been three years since we shared our original list of some of the best quotes of all time, and we felt it was a good time for an update.

Best Quotes of All Time

We’ve added another 25 quotes for you. But these aren’t just any quotes. These are quotes designed to inspire. They’re motivational quotes that will hopefully get you thinking about your life, your work, or your dreams and how you can make these things better. Life Inspirations. Dr. Seuss Quotes In Image. Home > Education, People & Celebrity > Dr. Seuss Quotes In Image Very good quotes from Dr. Seuss in image version. It is easier to remember it. Enjoy! Everyone is a genius. eClassroom News. 55 Beautiful Apple iPad Wallpapers - Noupe Design Blog.

May 31 2010 This is the age of iPhones, iPods and iPads, people simply love to have these amazing inventions of information technology. Apple iPhones have created a state of euphoria among its users with its amazing features and iPad is another product from Apple team that will let you browse internet, watch video, listen music, read books with just a finger touch.

iPads in the Classroom. English iPad Apps. The Ultimate Guide To Using iPads In The Classroom. How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 14.60K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. iPads in Education Resources. Cool Drawing Apps for Primary School. So many classroom activities are only fully realised when your students add their sketches to embellish their work, or to annotate a concept. Sometimes they just need to describe an object. Here are a series of apps that allow the creative little Picasso or Frida in your class to express themselves.

Most of these are so intuitive that your students will be drawing before you know it. iPads in the Classroom. 5 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Have. Just to wrap up our week of apps for teachers here are some favourites that will make your iPad a little more productive in the classroom. Enjoy iWork Until Microsoft release office for the iPad iWork offers the MS Works equivalent of a productivity suite for the iPad. TCEA-Recommended iPad Apps. Best Educational Apps For Students And Teachers - Education News. Derek Walter for RedOrbit.com As the newest iPad launches today, odds are that it will become an even more popular tool for use in the classroom. A wide range of powerful apps are distinguishing themselves in enhancing classroom instruction, managing student behavior, and organizing the unique chaos of planning for each school day.

Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom. Blooms Taxonomy with Apps. 65+ iPad Apps Perfect For Elementary School. App-lauded or App-alled.

CloudOn. iPad Mate Platinum: Share files among iPad, iPod, iPhone, PC, iTunes. Free ebook C# vb.net rapidshare. 100 iPad Tips and Tricks.pdf. Best iPad Apps. iPaddiction.

Top 100 apps - the definitive guide. COUCH TO 5K iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, $3.99. Comprehension x3 - Comprehension with Common Core. K-12 Literacy with Steph Harvey, Debbie Miller, and Cris Tovani.