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Online Reproducibles. Clarity Through Brevity: Integrating Six-Word Memoirs. At its core, the six-word memoir teaches us to be concise but also introspective.

Clarity Through Brevity: Integrating Six-Word Memoirs

Try describing yourself in six words. Not easy, right? So, for English teachers, the six-word memoir is a great way to get students to focus on getting a point across in as few words as possible. Students have to choose words precisely since they can't waste any. 6 Word Memoir for Philosophes Project. A blog about Comic Life in your life. SAFARI Montage: Dashboard. Onondaga - Cortland - Madison Counties BOCES. Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education. Overview We have devised an interactive curriculum aimed to support teachers of secondary students (approximately ages 13-17).

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education

The curriculum helps educate students on topics like: YouTube’s policies How to report content on YouTube How to protect their privacy online How to be responsible YouTube community members How to be responsible digital citizens We hope that students and educators gain useful skills and a holistic understanding about responsible digital citizenship, not only on YouTube, but in all online activity. Lessons in English Below is a list of lessons, and the recommended flow for delivery. Or you can download the Full Teacher's Guide or the Full Set of Slides in PDF. Lessons in Additional Languages. Learning Resources: Classroom Guides. Paper_Engineering_Lesson_Plan_Final_rev.pdf (application/pdf Object)

What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler. The Hero Archetype in Literature, Religion, and Popular Culture: (along with a useful PowerPoint presentation teachers can download at this URL: )Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (users embark on their own hero's journey): American Masters Lesson from PBS for Teachers on George Lucas, the Power of Myth, and the Hero's Journey: an interactive approach to the Hero's Journey: of course, information about Joseph Campbell's works on the subject, on the Joseph Campbell Foundation site:The Hero With A Thousand Faces Hero's Journey (semi-biographical film): the stories of (a) Odin hanging from the world tree, Yggdrasil, (b) the Buddha seated under the Bodhi Tree, and (c) the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler

Do all of these religious episodes follow the pattern of the hero’s journey? Find a comparable story from another continent. Does it follow the hero’s journey pattern? Challenge the paradigm. 100 Most beautiful words in the English language* TeachingGraphicNovels_SampleLesson.pdf (application/pdf Object) Cool Infographics - Blog. 10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics. Advertisement Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway?

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now. The Basic Binding of Books: A Tutorial. Tutorials | About Me | Contact | Soapmaking Tutorial.

The Basic Binding of Books: A Tutorial

Chain or Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial. Here’s another method of binding your book with an open spine…a chain stitch or also called coptic stitch binding.

Chain or Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial

This is a great method for when you have book covers that are individual boards instead of completely wrapped around the entire journal. You are basically binding all the signatures and covers together with a connected stitch that holds everything together tightly, but with super flexibility. The pages will open up completely flat and that’s a big reason why this method is so popular. Bookmaking: Codex Binding. Welcome to the Learning Toolbox. Untitled Document. The Learning Toolbox - Cornell Notes. Cornellnotes.pdf (application/pdf Object)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Homepage. Linear Perspective: Filippo Brunelleschi's Experiment. An introduction to Filippo Brunelleschi's experiment regarding linear perspective, c. 1420, in front of the Baptistry in Florence Speakers: Dr.

Linear Perspective: Filippo Brunelleschi's Experiment

Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker Brunelleschi and the Rediscovery of Linear Perspective Before looking at painting in the Early Renaissance, we need to learn about the discovery or rediscovery of linear perspective sometime close to 1420 by Filippo Brunelleschi (rediscovery, because the ancient Greeks and Romans may have understood linear perspective too, but if so, knowledge of it was lost during the Middle Ages). Linear perspective is a way of creating a convincing, perfect illusion of space on a flat or two-dimensional surface. Diagram of the main elements of linear perspective—horizon line, vanishing point, and orthogonals. Spring12.pdf (application/pdf Object) Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin & illustrated by Mary Azarian. Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines. Explore and Create Free Timelines.

Museum Box Homepage. Diglitnews.pdf (application/pdf Object) Ssrubric.pdf (application/pdf Object) 21st Century Literacies: Tools for Reading the World. In Intelligence Reframed Howard Gardner contends that "literacies, skills, and disciplines ought to be pursued as tools that allow us to enhance our understanding of important questions, topics, and themes.

21st Century Literacies: Tools for Reading the World

" Today's readers become literate by learning to read the words and symbols in today's world and its antecedents. They analyze, compare, evaluate and interpret multiple representations from a variety of disciplines and subjects, including texts, photographs, artwork, and data. They learn to choose and modify their own communication based on the rhetorical situation. Point of view is created by the reader, the audience and the medium. Basic Language Literacy Visual Literacy Spatial Literacy. Historical Literacy: Turn-of-the-Century Child: Examine the Historical Record.