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Welcome. Web. 10 Steps to Developing an Online Course: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong. 4 Principals Of Digital Literacy. Literacy Literacy is the ability to make sense of something, often generalized as the ability to read and write.

4 Principals Of Digital Literacy

In many ways, reading is reading, media is media, but in the same way a play places unique comprehension demands on a reader compared to a poem or a letter, so do digital media compared to classic media forms. In the 21st century, new literacies are emerging and digital media forms allow communication to be more nuanced than ever before. Digital Literacy Digital Literacy is about being able to make sense of digital media. 4 Principles Of Digital Literacy 1. The first principle of digital literacy is simply comprehension–the ability to extract implicit and explicit ideas from a media. 2. The second principle of digital literacy is interdependence–how one media form connects with another, whether potentially, metaphorically, ideally, or literally. 3.

TOP 5 Educational iPad and iPhone Games. IGN the undisputed king of online gaming content recently published its top 25 iPad, iPhone games and it is well worth the read if you own an apple device and enjoy a good game. As an avid gamer and educator I have taken this a little further by identifying the top 5 educational gaming experiences on the iPhone and iPad. Now I am not interested in times table challenge games or blatant learning games I am talking about games that require you to think outside of the square in across a range of curriculum areas without even really knowing that you're participating in a learning experience.

These are the games that will improve our memory, number facts and knowledge of the world and get us addicted through fun and challenging elements which keep us coming back for more. Take a look at my list an would love to hear your thoughts. Civilization Revolution - Build. University of Victoria - Counselling Services. Glogster: make a poster online. It's free! Index to Group Activities, Games, Exercises & Initiatives. Chemistry. The periodic table of the elements with metallic elements colored in green, nonmetallic in orange and metalloids in blue.


Click on image for full size L.Gardiner/Windows to the Universe Chemistry is the study of matter, energy, and their interactions. Chemists study the composition of substances, their properties, and how they react with each other under varying circumstances. Indeed, chemists work to develop new substances, with properties that help us solve problems faced by society today. Because chemistry deals with the fundamental structure of matter (such as the structure of the atom, electrons, protons, and neutrons), it overlaps with physics. Geochemistry is the study the properties of Earth materials, working to understand how they vary under different pressures and temperatures. The origin of the word "chemistry" is not clear.

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Common Core Implementation Kit enables the creation of a Common Core State Standards aligned lesson plan with a few easy clicks.

Lesson plans for teachers

Common Core operates from within Word 2013 and provides daily learning targets for Common Core State Standards, along with instructional notes, student friendly “I Can” statements, vocabulary lists, differentiation ideas, activity ideas, assessment ideas, common student misconceptions, and links to open educational resources aligned to the standards. Save time planning lessons and locating resources for your students The Common Core Implementation Kit is a free tool that makes it easy for teachers to create Language Arts and Math lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards all from within Microsoft Word 2013. Common Core consists of a series of course-specific Microsoft Word templates that access Common Core information through a Microsoft Office Task Pane that is displayed next to the lesson plan document.

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Convert and Resize Images With Just One Click. 500+ Creative Lessons To Teach Almost Anything. Digital Literacy - Education. SMARTBoard Activities. Longwood Smartboard Lessons. SMARTer SMARTBoard™ Use. Prezi: The Zooming Presentation Editor. Top 25 Web 2.0 Sites for Education by David Kapuler. Discovery Education. 10 essential iPad apps for high school students. Thanks to Scott McGlynn at for this one.

10 essential iPad apps for high school students

The free app delivers trusted reference content from and, including nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations, similarly spelled words and’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people.  PEOI: Professional Educational Organization International. Students. Index. Beautiful Word Clouds. Web Poster Wizard Home. Highland. Promethean. Khan Academy. Text Message (SMS) Polls and Voting, Audience Response System. Jing, instant screenshots and screencasts, home. DocsTeach. Education Materials. The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010.

Since publishing our 30 Best iPhone Apps for Art Teachers last year (August 2009), we have discovered many new apps that are worthy of being added to our best list.

The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010

Covering a wide range of interests and uses, below are the Teaching Palette’s 10 Best iPhone, iPad and iPod Apps for Art Teachers 2010 – the latest and greatest apps for art teachers and their students. Consider this an amendment to last year’s list. Apps for Student and Teacher Use Animalia Based on the beautiful illustrations from the classic book by the same name, this app brings “eye spy” to a whole new level. Explore various artwork by hunting for hidden items. Accudraw Update your traditional grid drawing system with technology. Faces iMake Appropriate for younger students, this app uses a creative mix of collage materials inspired by author and artist Hanoch Pivin. KidsOrigami Beautiful images illustrate simple origami folding techniques for kids. Apps for Art History. 20 Interesting Ways* to use an iPad in the Classroom.

Dabbleboard - Online whiteboard for drawing & team collaboration - Interactive whiteboard software. Worksheets, Lesson Plans, Teacher Resources, and Rubrics from Top 50 Education Technology Blogs. Top 50 Education Technology Blogs.