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Foto World foto świat a ajouté 32... - Foto World foto świat. Healthy News and Information. How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum. How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum by Terry Heick What students say and do and create are products of thought processes that, more or less, are predictable–and of significant potential if we can make those processes visible. The idea of making learning visible isn’t new. This is an idea as old as conversation or writing–show me what you know. It comes in many forms, from essays, quizzes, and exams, to the lifeless “What’d you learn in school today?” Conversation after school. Playing an automotive racing video game recently, I unlocked a badge for accruing a certain number of miles on a specific track. On modern video game platforms like The Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Steam, no one really cares about these collections because everyone has them.

In a learning ecology–as we use them now–digital badges usually cause little excitement and mean nothing. So, in the best of cases, these icons can be gathered into a personal collection to act as an uber-report card. Transfer. A Guide To Questioning In The Classroom. A Guide to Questioning in the Classroom by TeachThought Staff This post was promoted by Noet Scholarly Tools who are offering TeachThought readers 20% off their entire order at Noet.com with coupon code TEACHTHOUGHT (enter the coupon code after you’ve signed in)! Get started with their Harvard Fiction Classics or introductory packages on Greek and Latin classics. Noet asked us to write about inquiry because they believe it’s important, and relates to their free research app for the classics. This is part 1 of a 2-part series on questioning in the classroom. Part 1 focuses on questions in general–their function, purpose, forms, their relationship with cognitive dissonance, as well as a quick overview of essential questions.

Part 2 of the Guide To Questioning In The Classroom (publishing 4/14/2015) will focus on question strategies, especially those that help students learn to ask their own questions in an inquiry-process. Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers The Purpose of Questions. How To Design A 21st Century Assessment - View Original Photo This is my 200th Blog Post on ASCD EDge. I wanted it to be memorable and exciting and EDgy and relevant to what’s going on in classrooms right now. So I want to share a bit of my Digigogy with you. While I’ve used the term Digigogy in blog posts before, and written about in books, I don’t think I’ve ever defined it in a blog post. In essence, Digigogy is a blend of the words Digital and Pedagogy, a made-up word that I loosely define as “how we teach with technology.” Now there are close to 10,000 results with entries from all over the world.

Since its inception, the term has expanded in meaning to be more inclusive and enveloping of every effort made to bring the classroom into a contemporary zone. I pay careful attention to the Blogosphere and the Twitterverse. I also still see some room for improvement. I’ve been seeing a lot of blog posts lately that advocate for technology events. I get it, though. I would like to simplify the digigogy. Consideration 1: Everything. 50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy -

Simple suggestions for applying the taxonomy to kindergarten-level children. Lesson Planet: This source gives the goods on creating complete lesson plans using Bloom’s Taxonomy. Prezi: Enjoy this stylish Prezi presentation on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Iowa State U.: This is a wonderful tool to build learning objectives based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. The Differentiator: Teachers and students can work together using this source to design creative activities; provides resources, content and the verbs. Slideshare: Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy, this presentation shows how to apply the principles for high-order technology skills. The Literary Link: This is a list of book review questions to use in the classroom. Vague Verbs: A quick list of verbs to stay away from when using Bloom’s Taxonomy. Educators Technology: Unique approach to using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Twitter. Bloom’s Taxonomy: This is an official iTunes app on Bloom’s Taxonomy.

PLP Network: Poses the view of focusing more on creating using Bloom’s Taxonomy. 4 Strategies For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy. 4 Strategies For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy by TeachThought Staff Bloom’s Taxonomy can be a powerful tool to transform teaching and learning. By design, it focuses attention away from content and instruction, and instead emphasizes the “cognitive events” in the mind of a child. And this is no small change. For decades, education reform has been focused on curriculum, assessment, instruction, and more recently standards, and data, with these efforts only bleeding over into how students think briefly, and by chance.

This stands in contrast to the characteristics of the early 21st century, which include persistent connectivity, dynamic media forms, information-rich (digital and non-digital) environments, and an emphasis on visibility for pretty much everything. Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 Strategies For Teaching 1. There is nothing wrong with lower levels of Bloom’s taxonomy. 2. 3. 4. Conclusion Thinking isn’t any different in 2014 than it was in 1214. 60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know. 60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know by Ryan Schaaf, Notre Dame of Maryland University When I was a high school student, I had the privilege of having a wonderful English teacher. She was kind, often helped her students, and created a wonderful classroom environment that was rare in my high school experience. To this day, I regard her as a great educator; one of the very best.

Due to her help, I improved my writing abilities to the point I moved ahead to an Honors course the very next year. As I now reflect upon her and my learning experiences fondly, I had only one criticism – I did the same type of work day in and day out. Nowadays, many educators use the same methods over and over again in their lessons for students to express themselves and demonstrate their new knowledge. Below is a diverse list adapted from resources found at fortheteachers.org of potential student products or activities learners can use to demonstrate their mastery of lesson content. The Rise of the Internet of Things and the Race to a Zero Marginal Cost Society | Jeremy Rifkin. This essay is the second in a four-part series on the theme, "The Third Industrial Revolution. " An introduction by Arianna Huffington is available here. Part one is available here. Part three is here. Part four is here.

The bulk of the energy we use to heat our homes and run our appliances, power our businesses, drive our vehicles and operate every part of the global economy will be generated at near zero marginal cost and be nearly free in the coming decades. The quickening pace of renewable energy deployment is due, in large part, to the plunging cost of solar and wind energy harvesting technologies. The impact on society of near zero marginal cost solar and wind energy is all the more pronounced when we consider the enormous potential of these energy sources.

The Energy Internet is comprised of five foundational pillars, all of which have to be phased in simultaneously for the system to operate efficiently. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. An electric car charging station in Maine. 1. 2. 3. 4. Alamy. WASP builds 40-foot 3d printer to build clay homes. An Italian engineering company is taking 3D-printing to new heights, literally. World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP), which is a company that builds 3D printers, has created a 40 foot tall, 20 foot wide printer that uses locally sourced, eco-friendly materials like clay or dirt to construct low-cost houses. The massive machine basically consists of a metal frame with a nozzle in the center that rotates forming a structure layer by layer all while consuming very little energy. WASP built the gigantic printer, called the Big Delta, with the aim of providing housing quickly and efficiently to those in need.

For example, this technology could be used to provide housing in developing nations or to provide relief to those in disaster zones who have lost their homes. Adequate housing is global problem plaguing millions of people. Printers like the one WASP created could potentially provide some relief to the housing crisis. Check out the video below to see the giant printer set-up. Humans Will Have Cloud-Connected Hybrid Brains by 2030, Ray Kurzweil Says. So, you think you’ve seen it all? You haven’t seen anything yet. By the year 2030, advancements will excel anything we’ve seen before concerning human intelligence. In fact, predictions offer glimpses of something truly amazing – the development of a human hybrid, a mind that thinks in artificial intelligence. Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, spoke openly about this idea at the Exponential Finance Conference in New York. He predicts that humans will have hybrid brains able to connect to the cloud, just as with computers.

In this cloud, there will be thousands of computers which will update human intelligence. The larger the cloud, the more complicated the thinking. Kurzweil says: “Our hybrid thinking will be a combination of biological and non-biological thought processes.” By the end of 2030, our thinking should be almost entirely non-biological and able to function much like an external hard drive – having the ability to backup information as with technology. Generate cheap, green electricity from sunlight with solar roof tiles - Living Outdoor. Picture 1 of 6. Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Tiny House. On November 20, 2015 In this video, our friend Derek “Deek” Diedricksen of RelaxShacks.com is showing you how to avoid mistakes when building your tiny house. If you’re going to be building a tiny house, DIY shed, cabin, or cottage anytime soon, this video-based post will definitely help you plan your build better. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you! Discussion: What’s the biggest lesson you learned from this video?

Let us know in the comments below. You can share these Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Tiny House with your friends and family for free using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below. 7 Natural Remedies That Help to Remove The Uric Acid That Causes Arthritis. Sharp uric acid crystals cause pain and inflammation in tissues. Some herbs do miracles when it comes to dissolving and eliminating these crystals. In this article we suggest that you try these natural products and herbs to eliminate uric acid, a known cause of arthritis. Apple Cider Vinegar In alternative medicine, apple cider vinegar is largely used in the treatment of sore joints.

Soak a bandage or a piece of cloth in some apple cider vinegar and apply the compress on your swollen joints or varicose veins. Burdock Root This traditional herbal remedy is useful in the treatment of arthritis associated conditions, including acute gout attacks. According to “The Essential Book of Herbal Medicine” burdock root eliminates the toxins in the bloodstream, reduces inflammation and promotes proper excretion of urine which contains uric acid, and this is why it is commonly recommended as an effective folk remedy for gout.

Pineapple Lemon Juice Juice a lemon and add it to a glass of warm water. Parsley. How To Remove Uric Acid Crystallization In Joints. MIT Researcher’s New Warning: At Today’s Rate, Half of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic (by 2025) Research scientist Stephanie Seneff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a widely published author on topics ranging from Azlheimer’s Disease to autism and cardiovascular disease, raised plenty of eyebrows recently with a bold proclamation on autism at a special panel in Massachusetts about genetically modified organisms and other topics. “At today’s rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic,” Seneff said last Thursday in Groton, MA at an event sponsored by the holistic-focused Groton Wellness organization.

Seneff presented slides showing a remarkably consistent correlation between the rising use of Roundup (with its active ingredient glyphosate) on crops and the rising rates of autism; while it doesn’t show a direct correlation it does give researchers plenty to think about, especially considering Seneff’s research into the side effects of autism that mimic glyphosate toxicity and deficiencies. Dr. Seneff Responds to Monsanto’s Key Argument Dr. Comments comments. We are offering “The Cowboy” tiny home RV model for sale with the option of RVIA and CSA certification. This certification makes this model insurable as an RV and financable with an RV loan (subject to application and approval).

This micro home model measures 20′ long by 8’6″ wide (exterior measurements) with interior floor space totaling 208 sft. Please contact us to discuss Hummingbird Micro Home building your Cowboy micro home. The unique design is inspired by west coast design meets rustic modern Canadian barn. The exterior features a colourful combination of recycled wood and metal. The interior features two tones of bamboo as wall coverings, pine tongue and groove on the ceiling and vinyl flooring. The main sleeping area is located in the loft, and features three windows to provide views and lots of light. The kitchen features a single sink, wooden cabinetry and counter, three ring gas burner and 3.1 cft compact refrigerator with freezer.

Hummingbird Micro Homes | Tiny Homes handmade in Fernie, BC | The Cowboy. 208 Sq. Ft. Tiny House For Sale. On July 30, 2015 This 208 sq. ft. tiny house for sale is a guest post by Hummingbird Micro Homes – share yours! Hummingbird Micro Homes is based in Fernie, BC, Canada, just North of the US border. We typically custom design and build tiny homes and micro homes on wheels. We are currently offering our favorite home model for sale. The unique design is inspired by west coast design combined with a rustic modern Canadian barn look. The interior features two tones of bamboo as wall coverings, pine tongue and groove on the ceiling, and vinyl flooring. Images © Hummingbird Micro Homes The kitchen features a single sink, wooden cabinetry and counter, three ring gas burner and 3.1 cft compact refrigerator with freezer. The main floor space design allows flexibility in how the area is used. The main sleeping area is located in the loft and features three windows to provide views and natural light.

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