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IN MEMORIAM | September 19th 2008 The world of letters has lost a giant. We have felt nourished by the mournful graspings of sites dedicated to his memory ("He was my favourite" ~ Zadie Smith), and we grieve for the books we will never see. But perhaps the best tribute is one he wrote himself ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE
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There’s a new classroom messaging app that goes beyond your typical mobile classroom app.
SPONSORED BY: Capstone, Bound to Stay Bound Books, and School Library Journal EVENT DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET/11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT Archive now available! Join Mary Ehrenworth, the Deputy Director at the Reading and Writing Project at Teachers College, Columbia University, and co-author of Pathways to the Common Core , as she explores creating a school culture of reading, the challenges and methods for getting just-right books into kids’ hands, increasing nonfiction engagement, and building structures for clubs and parent involvement through the central core of a school’s reading life— the library .
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Eragon is a simple farm boy , living in a village in a secluded corner of a country known as Alagaësia. So far, so tame. One day, while out hunting, he hears an explosion in the woods.
All About The Human Genome Project (HGP) The Human Genome Project (HGP) was one of the great feats of exploration in history — an inward voyage of discovery rather than an outward exploration of the planet or the cosmos; an international research effort to sequence and map all of the genes - together known as the genome - of members of our species, Homo sapiens. Completed in April 2003, the HGP gave us the ability, for the first time, to read nature's complete genetic blueprint for building a human being. In this section, you will find access to a wealth of information on the history of the HGP, its progress, cast of characters and future. Educational Resources
The Post-Master's Specialist Program in Digital Libraries prepares professionals to work with digital library systems, digital resources, collections, and services in a variety of settings, including academic, public, and special libraries. Courses focus on designing digital library interfaces, organizing and accessing digital collections, and using appropriate and cutting-edge technologies. Applicants to the Post-Master's Specialist Program must have a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program and have completed all prerequisites for individual courses within their area of specialization.
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Sometimes we ask students to pursue answers to questions that are not worthy of much effort or attention. "How many gargoyles are there on the Cathedral of Notre Dame?"
Lead your book club discussions with ease. These pages include questions on the most popular book club picks. They are ready to print and designed to spark lively conversations. The books are listed alphabetically by title.
Education got a lot more mobile in 2012 as in-school iPad initiatives , the iPhone 5 launch and online learning providers in general made classroom experiences more interesting—and don’t expect to see teaching head back to desktop PC’s in 2013.
Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now.
Did you know that Google offers a sortable library of lesson plans that are free to download and use? It’s part of the company’s big push into education (seems to be quite the trend these days) and involves thousands of free lesson plans just waiting for you to try out. Most incorporate Google products but then again so do most high-tech lesson plans these days. You can sort the listings by the type of Google product you want or, if that’s not your cup of tea, view the plans organized by subject. That’s probably the best way to go for most Edudemic readers. Ways To Sort
Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow. While I understand there’s a LOT more to research than just Googling, it’s important to note that this is where nearly all students start their research. Therefore, it’s a critical skill if they’re going to start down the right paths. Below are 15 lesson plans courtesy of Google designed to make students better online researchers.