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Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact. Share on Facebook One day Rose-Lynn Fisher wondered if her tears of grief would look different compared to her tears of joy, so she began to explore them up close under a microscope.

Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact.

She studied 100 different tears and found that basal tears (the ones that our body produces to lubricate our eyes) are drastically different from the tears that happen when we are chopping onions. The tears that come about from hard laughter aren’t even close to the tears of sorrow. Like a drop of ocean water each tiny tear drop carries a microcosm of human experience. How to Get Students Ready for Learning. How to teach mind mapping and how to make a mind map. Mind mapping is a visual form of note taking that offers an overview of a topic and its complex information, allowing students to comprehend, create new ideas and build connections.

How to teach mind mapping and how to make a mind map

Through the use of colors, images and words, mind mapping encourages students to begin with a central idea and expand outward to more in-depth sub-topics. Mind Map Example Definition of a Mind Map A mind map is a visual representation of hierarchical information that includes a central idea surrounded by connected branches of associated topics. Benefits of Mind Maps. Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs. Thomas O’Donnell reads about Twiggle the Turtle to his kindergartners at Matthew Henson Elementary School in Baltimore.

Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

(Elissa Nadworny/NPR) By Maanvi Singh, NPR. Shared Mindfulness: Building Supportive Relationships in the Classroom. No matter what subject we teach, all teachers share a common desire for more cohesiveness in the classroom.

Shared Mindfulness: Building Supportive Relationships in the Classroom

We know that when our students feel a sense of safety and belonging, trust their classmates, and know how to manage stress, learning is amplified. How can we help foster grounded confidence in our students among all of the many other tasks and responsibilities on our agendas? Birmingham Grid for Learning - Multiple Intelligences (Secondary) Be a Hero: Wisie Inspirational Video for Child Development. Educators - Teaching Children Philosophy. Have you ever thought of using children's literature to teach philosophy to elementary school children?

Educators - Teaching Children Philosophy

It may surprise you to know that children's books often raise deep philosophical issues and that children love to think about them. This website contains all the materials that you need to lead philosophy discussions with your students. We've chosen a set of books that we think are remarkable for their philosophical content, and we have assembled questions to use to initiate a philosophical discussion. All you need to do is to read one of the children's books suggested by our site aloud to a group of elementary school children and you are ready to go.

The question sets will guide you in getting the children to discuss the philosophical issues raised by the book. Leon Lionni's book, Let's Make Rabbits, for example, raises questions about how we know that something is real. Dragon Island  

Higher education resources

17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times. 1.)

17 Signs Your Classroom is Behind the Times

Your students turn in their homework on printed paper...instead of digitally. 2.) For poster assignments, your students need glue, construction paper, and scissors... instead of using an online tool like Glogster. 3.) You still have chalk. 4.) Employability. Jisc. Tarsia. With this software you will easily be able to create, print out, save and exchange customised jigsaws, domino activities and a variety of rectangular card sort activities.

Tarsia

The activities created using this software can be presented in printable form, ready to cut out. Formulator Tarsia known earlier as Formulator Jigsaw is an editor designed for Teachers of Mathematics creating the activities in a form of jigsaws or dominos etc for later use in a class. It includes the powerful equation editor for building the math-expressions for the activities. An advanced feature of text placement along the side of the shape makes this tool irreplaceable software for fast activity creation. Formulator Tarsia became a powerful tool for learning activities since it supports the activity templates.

Formulator Tarsia installation package contains samples kindly offered by: Hermitech Laboratory highly appreciates these contributions. Embedded Learning Portal. Welcome Welcome to the Embedded Learning Portal home page.

Embedded Learning Portal

This site contains the online versions of the Skills for Life Materials for Embedded Learning. These embedded teaching and learning materials are designed for use by teachers: vocational teachers and trainers, Skills for Life teachers, teachers working in community, employability and health settings and employability programmes. Skills for Life Materials for Embedded Learning aim to help learners to improve the literacy, language or numeracy skills they need to succeed at work, in community-based and health-related activities or as part of vocational training programmes.

The materials cover 28 vocational, employability, health and community contexts. Employability. ESOL. Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board. An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards.

Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board

Guest writer and High School Principal David Mahaley is using this approach and offers his insights, and observations from educators in his school. With the integration of the iPad into the instructional environment, teachers and students have discovered many new ways in which the device can expand and enhance the learning environment. With the iPad, the Apple TV can offer a flexible, complete, and cost efficient alternative to the traditional interactive boards populating our classrooms. Skills Workshop. English Games.