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Teacher Education by Design. Visible Thinking. Purpose and Goals Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based approach to integrating the development of students' thinking with content learning across subject matters.

Visible Thinking

An extensive and adaptable collection of practices, Visible Thinking has a double goal: on the one hand, to cultivate students' thinking skills and dispositions, and, on the other, to deepen content learning. By thinking dispositions, we mean curiosity, concern for truth and understanding, a creative mindset, not just being skilled but also alert to thinking and learning opportunities and eager to take them Who is it for? Visible Thinking is for teachers, school leaders and administrators in K - 12 schools who want to encourage the development of a culture of thinking in their classrooms and schools. Dual Language Washington. Literacy for Life. CUNY-New York State Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals - A collaborative research project of RISLUS and the Ph.D Program in Urban Education. Francois Grosjean - Home.

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HTwins.net. Cell Size and Scale. Some cells are visible to the unaided eye The smallest objects that the unaided human eye can see are about 0.1 mm long.

Cell Size and Scale

That means that under the right conditions, you might be able to see an ameoba proteus, a human egg, and a paramecium without using magnification. A magnifying glass can help you to see them more clearly, but they will still look tiny. Smaller cells are easily visible under a light microscope. It's even possible to make out structures within the cell, such as the nucleus, mitochondria and chloroplasts. To see anything smaller than 500 nm, you will need an electron microscope. Adenine The label on the nucleotide is not quite accurate. How can an X chromosome be nearly as big as the head of the sperm cell? No, this isn't a mistake. The X chromosome is shown here in a condensed state, as it would appear in a cell that's going through mitosis.

A chromosome is made up of genetic material (one long piece of DNA) wrapped around structural support proteins (histones). Scale of the Universe 2. This resource can be used to help enhance any unit on the universe or the structure of matter.

Scale of the Universe 2

This resource is so simple to use and understand that it could work well in a variety of settings. You can use it as a starting point to talk about the structure of matter and the building blocks of matter—atoms. Or, you could go the other way and use the resource to help give students a feel for the size of the universe. The interactive provides students with a visual reference for some of the various structures that they would cover in a physical science class. It also could be tied into a conversation about the roles that microscopes and telescopes have played in helping humans see and understand things that cannot be viewed unaided by the human eye. Exploring the Solar System 6-8 | Looking into Space 6-8 | How Old Are the Stars?

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Educational Videos and Games for Kids about Science, Math, Social Studies and English. Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources. Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students. Brain Games. What can you do to help your brain stay sharp?

Brain Games

A lot! These five steps may help keep our minds limber and healthy! 1. Break out of your routine: Take on new challenges; take a different route home, travel, and experiment! Switching up elements of your routine exercises the brain, and may help keep it fresh and sprightly. 2. Games and puzzles that are intellectually challenging give your brain a workout. 3. Studies show that prolonged stress and sleep deprivation might have harmful effects on memory. 4. Like all muscles in the human body, the brain benefits from proper nutrition and exercise. 5.

Fatty fish, like salmon, are very healthy because they contain omega three fatty acids. Exercising the brain can be fun, healthy, and relaxing! Back to Brain Games >>>>> MasteryConnect - Home. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds. Teacher Treasures.

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$ Assessment and Rubrics. How to use Rubrics. Rubrics are a way to assess work using criteria.

How to use Rubrics

The assessor sets up a series of statements that reflect the different levels of criteria fulfilment and then assesses the work using a rubric grid. From version 2.2 moodle supports rubric grading. This requires several steps, explained below. This guide uses Assignment for the rubric grading example. 1.

Language Arts

Scholastic. Tech. Shellyterrell. Mobile Learning: 50+ Resources & Tips. I believe mobile devices will transform education. This is why I created a free ebook, Effective Mobile Learning: 50+ Quick Tips & Resources with helpful tips and several resources to help support this trend. One reason is because mobile devices are designed in a way that forces the teacher to give control to the learner.

When we equip a classroom with iPads, iPods, small tablets, or cellphones the learning is literally put in the hands of the students. The teacher has to facilitate and walk around the room to manage the learning. Below are a list of 50+ Mobile Learning resources & growing! Mobile Learning Free Ebooks Mobile Learning Posts/Presentations I’ve Given Mobile Learning LiveBinder of Resources Mobile Learning Mindmap of Implementation This mindmap is full of case studies, schools, teachers, free ebooks, and more to show real examples of mobile learning at its best.

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Pro. Development. '8 Ways of Learning' Madison Elementary School. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Washington State Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project. Mount Vernon Education Association. Washington State Report Card. Washington State Report Card. Madison Report Card. Certification - Teacher. Outlook Web App. Where Learning Happens. ESL.