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Google. PBS Teachers . Tech Integration . Research & Best Practices. iLearn Technology. Illuminations: Welcome to Illuminations. Integrating digital technologies at the K-12 level. At ICEF Monitor we have written extensively over the past couple of years on how higher education is changing to reflect the reality of the increasingly Internet-and-technology-driven globalised economy.

Integrating digital technologies at the K-12 level

We have looked at the evolution of MOOCs and of internships, and we have explored the importance of social media channels as a meeting-place for students and institutions. In this post, we turn our attention to the K-12 (Kindergarten to Grade 12) sector: how is it changing as a result of technological advances? What does the future look like at this level? We explore these questions in the knowledge that in some countries – notably China – parents are considering foreign schools at earlier and earlier ages for their children, and will be asking schools and agents the very same questions. We look especially at the US, which is so often at the forefront of educational news, but also at developments in China, a country deeply committed to becoming a world knowledge leader.

MindShift. How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles Observations of early America by Alexis de Tocqueville helped articulate the nation’s values.


With the guidance of an inquiry based teacher, students create their own interpretations of democracy in America. Continue Reading. Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners in HTML5 - Visme by Easy WebContent. Interesting Flipped Classroom Statistics. Classrooms all over the world are being flipped – and with good reason.

Interesting Flipped Classroom Statistics

More and more studies are revealing that a flipped classroom environment is enhancing learning retention. What is a flipped classroom? The flipped learning approach involves taking direct instruction and placing the onus on the individual learner rather than group instruction. For example, taking an online course to learn the content. Classroom time is then spent applying the content rather than direct instruction. Does it Work? In short – yes. One important distinction to make about flipped classrooms is that not every subject needs to take on this approach.

Global Glog Travellers Slideshow. Global Glog Travellers Slideshow. Goethe Institut - Germany And London 2012 Slideshow. MZBRIT's Classroom in Mayfield, New York. Mrs Phillips European Glog: cornell_institute_fo, cornell_university, european_union, mayfield_elementary_, samantha_philips, samantha_phillips, tpleurope. Peter Sis - author of 'The WALL': czech republic, eastern europe, peter sis, the wall, tplenglish.

Phillipswebquest. July 4, 1776 is the date Patriots declared their independence from the Tories.


Today we often think of July 4th as Independence Day and celebrate with family BBQ's and fireworks. We are grateful for our freedom yet do we really reflect on the sacrifices made by our founding fathers? Freedom came at a great price for the Patriots. They were outmatched, out numbered and an unsophisticated, illiterate group of frontiersmen. Yet, they had gained insight of the land from the native Americans. New York State played a pivotal role in hosting the turning point battle during the Revolutionary War: Battle of Saratoga. Loyalist or Patriot Perspectives DBQ is a research based project funded by NY State Archives Local Government Historical Records grant.

Common Core State Standards and ISTE Nets Standards Reading Standards for Informational Text: RI: 4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Writing Standards: Education. Dialogue. Experience. - Goethe-Institut  Welcome Social Studies Educators!

Education. Dialogue. Experience. - Goethe-Institut 

Explore our website and discover how TOP, through its teaching materials, professional development workshops, and study tours can benefit your students! The Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP) was founded in 2002 to promote education about Germany, to encourage intercultural dialogue, and to provide the opportunity for North American social studies educators to experience Germany in person. Quick Links: TOP Toolkit for Professional Development Let's Explore Modern Germany (Elementary/Middle) Germany In Focus (Middle/Secondary) Lesson Evaluation Form Materials Request Form Study Tour Application Information.

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TED Brochure [PDF] Register online. Registration deadline: January 25, 2015. What is the Transatlantic Educators Dialogue (T.E.D.)? The Transatlantic Educators Dialogue (T.E.D.) provides an opportunity for educators in the United States and the European Union to come together online for shared exploration and examination of a variety of educational topics as they relate to issues of identity and difference, with a particular emphasis on representations of "the other" in the classroom. Main Page - EUROEDUTEACH @ mixxt. Samantha Mulford-Phillips - Tampa, Florida, United States, Saint Leo University, MSEd., College of Saint Rose, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cornell University, DDI, SMART Technologies.