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Formative assessment

Google Forms: Formative Assessment Tips. If you use Google Forms for formative assessment quizzes here are some tips for managing the resulting spreadsheet.

Google Forms: Formative Assessment Tips

When organizing data it is important that your data match. 65+ Sites To Find (FREE) Amazing Public Domain Images :) Crappy stock images can… …hurt your brand image.

65+ Sites To Find (FREE) Amazing Public Domain Images :)

They can provide a bad user experience, destroy conversion rates and cheapen the value proposition of your business or offer. Not only that, the process of finding copyright free, high-quality, high-resolution free images can be a time-consuming, laborious task. They’re either too tacky, expensive or simply way overused. Worse is that the majority of the images on the Internet are subject to copyright restrictions and are protected by law, which means you can’t just download any image you fancy and slap it on your website. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Bloom's Taxonomy Sheet with Over 80 Web Tools to Try Out.


Educational Blogging. Chrome Apps. STEM. Standards-Based Grading. Educational Technology Theory. Creating a PLN. Skip to content Building your PLN. SAMR Model. By Nicolars Nyambe Tembwe The increasing need to improve education outcomes has led many countries in the world to embark upon various programmes to reform their education systems.

In view of the challenges that teaching and learning face in the world of globalisation, there is a need for schools to become more proactive in the delivery of their services to learners by maximising the strategies that will ensure that effective learning takes place. Schools need to ensure that teachers have the necessary professional expertise which will impact positively on learner achievement.

Different reform models have come and gone and at present there is a notion in the international literature that is referred to as “professional learning community.” The idea of improving schools, particularly teaching and learning by developing professional learning communities is currently being postulated by many scholars. What is a Professional Learning Community (PLC)? Bamboo DiRT.


4 Ways To Bring Gamification of Education To Your Classroom. Social Studies Resources. A Comprehensive Guide Featuring 101 iPad Tips and Tricks. Common Core State Standards. Why You Should Take the Blame - Peter Bregman. I was at a party in Greenwich Village in New York City.

Why You Should Take the Blame - Peter Bregman

It was crowded, with about twice as many people as the space comfortably fit. There was a dog in the mix too. But it was a casual event and we all spent a lot of time in the kitchen, cooking and cleaning. I was at the sink washing dishes when I heard the dog yelp behind me. I turned just in time to see a woman curse at the dog as it dashed out of the kitchen.

“Watch out!” Really? Actually, a lot of us do. We start blaming others at an early age, usually to escape parental anger and punishment, but also to preserve our own self-esteem and self-image. Sometimes it’s at a departmental level: A struggling sales group blames a poor product, while the product people blame an ineffectual sales team or maybe lax manufacturing. A few years ago I sat at a table with the leaders of a major stock exchange. I asked them what was getting in the way. “Seriously?” Solve for X. Atari 800 ad “It will never become obsolete”


Early Childhood. Edtech Blogs. ISTE2014. Life of an Educator. Web Writing. Flipped Teaching. The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy. An Explainer Post There's an article in this month's Wired Magazine about Khan Academy.

The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy

The headline speaks volumes -- "How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education" -- as do the responses I've seen to the article. As usual, there's plenty of praise for Sal Khan and his one-man-educational-video-making machine. But there's also push-back from some quarters, particularly from educators who are highly skeptical of what Khan Academy delivers and what it stands for. That dichotomy says it all, right? Technology Replacing Teachers If one person can create 2400 educational videos and these videos can in turn be viewed by anyone with an Internet connection then why do we need teachers?

While "technology will replace teachers" seems like a silly argument to make, one need only look at the state of most school budgets and know that something's got to give. The Bill Gates Connection. The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy.

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Interviewing. OI. Google Stuff. Course Design. Casting Media. Business Communication. Models of communication. Shannon and Weaver Model of Communication Communication major dimensions scheme Communication code scheme Linear Communication Model Interactional Model of Communication Berlo's Sender-Message-Channel-Receiver Model of Communication Transactional Model of Communication Models of communication refers to the conceptual model used to explain the human communication process.

Models of communication

Shannon and Weaver Model In a simple model, often referred to as the transmission model or standard view of communication, information or content (e.g. a message in natural language) is sent in some form (as spoken language) from an emisor/ sender/ encoder to a destination/ receiver/ decoder. Shannon and Weaver argued that there were three levels of problems for communication within this theory. The technical problem: how accurately can the message be transmitted?

The semantic problem: how precisely is the meaning 'conveyed'? The effectiveness problem: how effectively does the received meaning affect behavior? David Berlo[edit]

Public Speaking

Public Speaking - Blogs. Types of Support Material. Support Material illustrates your assertions so the audience will understand the concepts and conclusions you are presenting.

Types of Support Material

Support material provides clarity, vividness (for interest and memory), and credibility. See notes about "oral citation. " Examples: Concrete instances. Visual is better. Articulation. Krista Price. Audience Analysis. Digital Collaboration. Southwest Wisconsin History. Flipped/online classroom.

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