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Clarity Through Brevity: Integrating Six-Word Memoirs At its core, the six-word memoir teaches us to be concise but also introspective. 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.
6 Word Memoir for Philosophes Project
Have you ever wanted to create a photo so epic you felt like you should be in the next Super Hero movie? Or is that just me? Yesterday I saw a picture and was like, “Dang, wouldn’t that have been a great shot if I were holding Thor’s hammer and there was a killer background?” And then I remembered that I work with plasq, and we are the creators of the best photo comic software out there. Yay! ComicLife.com | A blog about Comic Life in your life.
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Onondaga - Cortland - Madison Counties BOCES For those receiving a score from the state 2013 Field Memo with explanation NEW! FAQs NEW! SED explanatory video NEW! PD kit Other resources from SED NEW!
Overview We have devised an interactive curriculum aimed to support teachers of secondary students (approximately ages 13-17). 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 Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education
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The Hero Archetype in Literature, Religion, and Popular Culture: http://tatsbox.com/hero/ (along with a useful PowerPoint presentation teachers can download at this URL: http://tatsbox.com/hero/powerpnt.htm ) Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (users embark on their own hero's journey): http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/smc/journey/ An American Masters Lesson from PBS for Teachers on George Lucas, the Power of Myth, and the Hero's Journey: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/lessons/george-lucas-and-the-power-of-myth/lesson-overview/1292/ And an interactive approach to the Hero's Journey: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/herosjourney/ And of course, information about Joseph Campbell's works on the subject, on the Joseph Campbell Foundation site:
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Here are 44 Simple Daily Activities To Enjoy Your Work created by OfficeVibe to help keep the motivation high and add some fun back in your work day! You might think it’s a truism, but most people tend to forget this crucial fact:You should always make the effort to build good habits that will make you healthier, happier, and more productive over time.Also, when it comes to new habits, it’s important to remember that these are things to do for long term changes.This infographic will give you an overview of 44 habits to improve your productivity, your health and the overall quality of your workdays. A fun infographic for Friday! There is some fantastic information included in here. The topic choice will also have a long Online Lifespan, and has the potential to be relevant to readers for years. The design is visually very busy.
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Here’s another method of binding your book with an open spine…a chain stitch or also called coptic stitch binding. 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. Chain or Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial
Most modern books use a codex binding where many sheets of paper are sewed together and a cover is wrapped around the book to hide the binding, protect the book, and provide a place to display information about the book. It's one of the more advanced types of bindings you can use for your logbooks, but it's also one of the most professional-looking logbooks you can make. Your first codex-style logbook will likely take an hour or two to complete, but once you've mastered the steps, you'll be able to whip these books out in 20 to 30 minutes. This is one of the more difficult bindings to learn, so there will be a learning curve involved! Bookmaking: Codex Binding
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Vision 2050 Poster and "Pathway To A Sustainable 2050" Mural The results of the WBCSD's Vision 2050 Project has been captured visually in: Information mural: The mural includes all 10 tracks (e.g. energy, food, forests, transportation, governance, buildings, materials, etc.) of the project. 350 milestones are described. Also included are 40 "must have" milestones - those that must be accomplished within a tight time frame for the world to have a chance to accomplish its sustainable vision by the year 2050. Measures of success for each individual track are indicated; Vision 2050 poster: The Vision 2050 poster sets out the 22 dimensions of the WBCSD's Vision of a sustainable world in 2050. Options to obtain your own copy of the Pathway 2050 Mural (4ft x 14ft) & Vision 2050 (3ft x 3ft) Poster World Business Council for Sustainable Development
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. 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.
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Snowflake Bentley written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin & illustrated by Mary Azarian
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Historical Literacy: Turn-of-the-Century Child: Examine the Historical Record