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Blended Learning Supports. Teaching. GCSE English Language - AQA - BBC Bitesize. Volcano videos. What is it like inside our Earth?

Volcano videos

In this video clip, we look inside the Earth and we look at the different layers inside our Earth. It also gives a very visual and easy to understand demonstration of the science behind molten rock. Click on the picture above to take you to the video clip. What is plate tectonics theory? This video offers an introduction into plate tectonics theory and explains the difference between the different types of plate boundary. Why is Dermot Desmond investing €2m in Shamrock Rovers? For somebody like Dermot Desmond with a personal fortune of about €2 billion, it must seem perfectly reasonable to punt the occasional couple of million.

Why is Dermot Desmond investing €2m in Shamrock Rovers?

Still, it is intriguing to see reports that the businessman is on the verge of investing €2 million in Tallaght-based football club Shamrock Rovers for a 25 per cent stake. Most business people who invest – nay gamble – their money in football clubs will tell you that they do it for love, and not for money. Frameworks for the 21st Century Skills Students Need to Develop. The world is getting flatter as people engage in global collaboration, learning, business, and content creation.

Frameworks for the 21st Century Skills Students Need to Develop

Using social media, video conferencing, and virtual office tools is the norm—I use tools like WhatsApp to work with educators in Kazakhstan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Ecuador. Children and teens discuss common interests with others across the world in their native language. Translation is a single click away. Schools need to prepare students with the global professional skills (GPS) that will give them a competitive edge when navigating the expanded opportunities that are available today. The task is deceptively simple: helping students build skills like communication, collaboration, creativity, problem solving, empathy, perseverance, and growth mindset. Where to Begin? What Is Needed? Once the key global professional skills are identified, they need to be unpacked into learning charts for teachers and students to use. Henrico 21  Assessment-Booklet-4_EN. Permission to Wonder. Why are teachers miserable? Because they’re being held at gunpoint for meaningless data.

9 Strategies for Encouraging More Students to Talk in Class. While it is possible to learn by listening, I’ve found that oral participation leads to greater gains in student literacy and engagement.

9 Strategies for Encouraging More Students to Talk in Class

English language learners in particular benefit from ample talk time, but they are not the only ones. Yet I’ve also found that without careful planning, a few students do most of the talking while the majority of the class remains silent. My students all have ideas, but only some of them share those ideas on a regular basis. Adding wait time after I ask a question helps more students get into the conversation, but still the more confident students are more likely to raise their hands. Because of this, I pay close attention to who is participating in my high school English classroom and to the structures I’m using to promote participation. 9 Ways to Encourage More Students to Talk.

Academics don’t care for your knowledge-rich curriculum. There is an interesting power struggle going on over the curriculum in England.

Academics don’t care for your knowledge-rich curriculum

A teacher-led movement, growing in confidence and informed by the arguments of E. Are you mentorable? Jordan Awan Are you open about the areas where you want help?

Are you mentorable?

Respectful of your mentor’s time and advice? Here are the characteristics that can make you someone whom other people would like to guide, from mentoring researcher Victoria Black. Tom Barrett's Blog – Innovation, Learning and Leadership. My Reflection on #28daysofwriting February 28, 2015 – 4:23 pm It was in about early January when I began to mull over the idea of getting back into a writing habit.

Tom Barrett's Blog – Innovation, Learning and Leadership

I wanted to renew the discussion and connectedness I enjoyed through my blog and get myself writing regularly again. The #28daysofwriting idea sprang from that desire. What Makes People Creative? February 27, 2015 – 9:10 pm. Tomorrow's Schools Review. As part of the national Education Conversation | Kōrero Mātauranga, the Government is reviewing Tomorrow’s Schools – the name given to the reforms that dramatically changed the governance, management and administration of our schools nearly 30 years ago.

Tomorrow's Schools Review

After more than 200 meetings with people interested in education, the Independent Taskforce reported its findings to the Minister of Education in November 2018. Their report: Our Schooling Futures, Stronger Together l Whiria Ngā Kura Tūātinitini was released for public consultation on 7 December 2018. The report covers eight key issues: Governance; Schooling Provision; Competition and Choice; Disability and Learning Support; Teaching; Leadership; Resourcing; and Central Government Agencies. View the report and supporting information below: The Independent Taskforce’s report makes a number of significant recommendations for changes to the current education system. R&D Communities. Professional Learning & Community for Educators.

20+ helpful professional development resources for teachers. As a teacher, we encourage our students to never stop learning.

20+ helpful professional development resources for teachers

But what about us? Do we try to learn new things or do we stick to the same teaching patterns every day, month, year? In this blog post, I’ll show you some handy website for teachers to develop their teaching skills. Professional development is necessary in every job. The 19 Best Teacher Websites That Help You Be Awesome for Kids. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer volume of teacher websites and resources on the internet.

The 19 Best Teacher Websites That Help You Be Awesome for Kids