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AP: Resources. : PBS LearningMedia. The Sentence as a Miniature Narrative. Draft is a series about the art and craft of writing.

The Sentence as a Miniature Narrative

I like to imagine a sentence as a boat. Each sentence, after all, has a distinct shape, and it comes with something that makes it move forward or stay still — whether a sail, a motor or a pair of oars. Free Puzzlemaker. Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents.

Free Puzzlemaker

Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more-using your own word lists. Get the Puzzlemaker CD-ROM for your classroom with lots of extra features, including: Sites for Teachers.

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Using Technology. Model Learning: Graphic Organisers. BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy Teachers Like YOU! Question Matrix | Graphic Organisers | Teaching Support. From 2013, the AusVELS website will provide the curriculum for Victorian government and Catholic schools.

Question Matrix | Graphic Organisers | Teaching Support

AusVELS - For previous Victorian Curricula, including the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS), please click here. Information about the development of the national curriculum in Victoria is available from the VCAA website and from the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) website. Web English Teacher. Think.com, Oracle Education Foundation, Projects | Competition | Library. Homepage. The Standards. Building on the best of existing state standards, the Common Core State Standards provide clear and consistent learning goals to help prepare students for college, career, and life.

The Standards

The standards clearly demonstrate what students are expected to learn at each grade level, so that every parent and teacher can understand and support their learning. The standards are: Research and evidence basedClear, understandable, and consistentAligned with college and career expectationsBased on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skillsBuilt upon the strengths and lessons of current state standardsInformed by other top-performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society According to the best available evidence, the mastery of each standard is essential for success in college, career, and life in today’s global economy. Curriki. The Educator's Best Friend. Balancing Fun and Learning in Educational Games - Digital Education. UserID: iCustID: IsLogged: false.

Balancing Fun and Learning in Educational Games - Digital Education

The Best Language Tools for Geeks. SExpand No matter your command of the English language, we all have trouble defining, pronouncing, or even remembering certain words, which makes writing tough.

The Best Language Tools for Geeks

Here are some of the best tools to help you out.P We talked about online language tools for nerds a couple years ago, and today we're revisiting it with newer and better options. This list isn't exhaustive, but it's some of our favorite tools we've found—and even make use of on a daily basis—to help in our writing.P. Grammar Slammer--English Grammar Resource. Welcome to Grammar Slammer, the help file that goes beyond a grammar checker.

Grammar Slammer--English Grammar Resource

Use it as you would any help file. For more on how to use Grammar Slammer Deluxe and Grammar Slammer, click the "How To" on the contents below. Type is Art : An Interactive Exploration of the Typographic Form. NZ Interface Magazine | Eight habits of highly effective 21st ce. We hear a lot about the 21st century learner – but what about the 21st century teacher?

NZ Interface Magazine | Eight habits of highly effective 21st ce

Andrew Churches investigates what makes them succeed. What are the characteristics we would expect to see in a successful 21st century educator? Well, we know they are student-centric, holistic, and they’re teaching about how to learn as much as teaching about the subject area.