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4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments. July 25, 2015 Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other apps out there with more or less similar features, but based on our experience from the numerous reviews we covered in the past, these apps are particularly ideal for teachers keen on enhancing their teaching workflow. besides the grading features, the apps offer a variety of collaborative features perfect for paperless classrooms. 1- Skaffl Skaffl is an excellent iPad app for teachers.

It allows you to seamlessly distribute and collect assignments from students. You can also use it to create classroom activities and save them for distribution when you need them. 2- Socrative Teacher ‘Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative! 3- TeacherKit ‘Over a million educators worldwide trust TeacherKit with managing their time and activities. 4- Turnitin.

Reflecting On These “Crippling Behaviours” As A Teacher. As the Winter Break comes to an end, I can’t help but think of an article that I read earlier on during the holiday that’s been on my mind ever since. On December 23rd, my previous vice principal, Kristi, shared this Forbes article on 7 Crippling Parent Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders.

As Kristi suggested in her tweet, I shared this article with parents, but I also started to think about the words in it as a teacher. Was I engaging in these same “crippling” behaviours? 1. We don’t let our children experience risk. I know that I try to allow students to take some risks in the classroom: attempting difficult challenges, reflecting on their ideas, and trying again. 2. This aligns with my point above. 3. I know that I’m guilty of this. 4. I’m not sure that this happens quite as much in the classroom, but sometimes, I do feel guilty. 5. I was guilty of this one for the longest time. 6. I often think about this one as I write report cards. 7. Aviva Like this: Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty. I didn’t go looking for grief this afternoon, but it found me anyway, and I have designers and programmers to thank for it.

In this case, the designers and programmers are somewhere at Facebook. I know they’re probably pretty proud of the work that went into the “Year in Review” app they designed and developed, and deservedly so—a lot of people have used it to share the highlights of their years. Knowing what kind of year I’d had, though, I avoided making one of my own. I kept seeing them pop up in my feed, created by others, almost all of them with the default caption, “It’s been a great year! Thanks for being a part of it.” Which was, by itself, jarring enough, the idea that any year I was part of could be described as great.

Still, they were easy enough to pass over, and I did. A picture of my daughter, who is dead. Yes, my year looked like that. And I know, of course, that this is not a deliberate assault. To show me Rebecca’s face and say “Here’s what your year looked like!” Alabama man asked 'Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe about following his passion: Here's the answer he received. Mike Rowe testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation about "Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy. " (Contributed photo/Discovery Channel)Leada Gore | Discovery Channel's Mike Rowe is famous for getting his hands dirty at jobs ranging from coal mining to roustabouting and maggot farming to sheep castrating.

He's also well known for his interaction with fans, who often pose questions on social media only to have television host reply with his words of wisdom. This week, a question from an Alabama man garnered a lengthy response from Rowe. Stephen Adams of Auburn wrote the following in regards to comments Rowe made that being told to follow his passion was the worst advice he'd ever received: "Hi, Mike. Here's Rowe's reply: Hi Stephen, A few years ago, I did a special called "The Dirty Truth.

" Like all bad advice, "Follow Your Passion" is routinely dispensed as though its wisdom were both incontrovertible and equally applicable to all. Morning Mistakes That Ruin Your Day. You haven't even made it to work yet, and you might have already set yourself up for a crappy day. How many of these common health mistakes did you make this morning? See where unintentional flubs throw you off, and the simple ways to fix them to get your day going in the right direction. You Wake Up in a Cave If you roll out of bed, hit the shower, guzzle your coffee, then bunker down in your office, you'll barely see the light of day until lunch.

Missing out on morning rays might mess with your body mass index, a new study from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine found. People who get most of their natural light exposure after noon had higher BMIs than people who saw sunshine in the a.m., the study found. Get Your Rays: Exposure to 20 to 30 minutes of natural light in the morning hours helps set your internal clock and regulate your energy level, appetite, and metabolism, according to researchers.

You Didn’t Down Any Water You Worked Out on an Empty Stomach. Hard Lessons From The Insanity Ward About Those Hidden Secrets. - Would you open up and tell the world your deepest darkest secrets? Promiscuity, alcoholism, addictions, bulimia, drugs, perfectionism, any of these are self shaming, and hard for anyone to admit to, let alone get help for.

Glennon Doyle Melton has experienced it all, and with great courage she shares her life’s trials in this great ted talk. It takes courage to be vulnerable, and forthcoming about a persons life. Sensitive people have the hardest time. The truth is until we own up to our darkest parts and acts, facing them, and bringing them into the light, they choke our life off from reality, and own us. For some people it takes hitting rock bottom to get to that breakdown, or break through. Disclaimer the above information is not intended as therapy if you or someone you know are experiencing mental health issues please seek help from trained mental health professionals. Related.