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Applying Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to the Use of Educational Technology. This text has been taken and adapted from my ebook – Digital Tools for Teachers – Trainers’ Edition.

Applying Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to the Use of Educational Technology

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs was originally developed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper ‘A Theory of Human Motivation’. Maslow studied what he called ‘exemplary people’ and looked at how and what motivated them to achieve. His study included Albert Einstein, Jane Addams, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Frederick Douglass. Maslow also studied the healthiest and highest achieving 1% of the college student population. Teacher Resources. What is assessment? By Adrian Tennant Adrian Tennant takes a look at what is meant by assessment.

What is assessment?

Many people assume that assessment is simply another word for testing but this article outlines its role as an important aspect of teaching and learning. Computer mediated communication. The 7 Styles Of Learning: Which Works For You? Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition. Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative iTUNES U Ideas that Matter and More High Quality, Free EdTech Content Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.

Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition

> Publications > NMC on iTunes U > Creative Commons NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE Program. Wikiversity. Time Management Tips: Don't Waste Your Time Anymore. "What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important.”

Time Management Tips: Don't Waste Your Time Anymore

-Dwight Eisenhower During weeks like this one when I am on at least one plane every day while still keeping up with my ongoing clients, projects and personal self-care, time management is essential to my sanity. Today I want to share with you one of my favorite systems that supports me in managing how I spend my time even when things feel especially hectic that is simple, yet powerful. It’s called the Urgent/Important Matrix and has been attributed to both Eisenhower and Stephen Covey. It is built on the principle that great time management is about being effective in the long run rather than just being efficient at getting immediate stuff done.

Classroom Activities! Some of My Favorite Halloween Activities ABCyaGames is one of my favorite sites to use with my own children and in my classroom.

Classroom Activities!

They are an award winning educational site with a ton to offer. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't visit their site. We also have all of the amazing ABCya Apps, too. My kids love playing with the seasonal apps that ABCya has on their site. My daughter, Riley, has been taking typing in forth grade. Belisle - Activities to Teach the Count and Noncount Noun Distinction. The Internet TESL Journal Ron Belisleronb [at] mfwi.orgMukogawa Fort Wright Institute (Spokane, WA, USA) Look carefully at these sets of sentences below.

Belisle - Activities to Teach the Count and Noncount Noun Distinction

To a Japanese learning English, what is confusing about the pairs of sentences above? Unlike Japanese nouns, English nouns have a count or noncount distinction. In English singular count nouns require some kind of article or determiner as follows: (See exceptions below.*) the definite article (the car)the indefinite article (a pencil, an apple)a possessive determiner (my dictionary, your car, etc.)a demonstrative pronoun (this dog, these cats, that house, those people, etc.)To help students understand this important grammatical distinction and to provide ample classroom practice, I introduce the lesson by orally asking the students to translate the following English sentence into Japanese. Yesterday, I bought flour. BigHugeLabs. Online Art Games. What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

Blended Learning Erin Scott When it comes to language arts, the jury’s still out on the quality and effectiveness of the available software.

What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

Some schools are investing and experimenting with different products, with mixed results, while others are working with free available web 2.0 tools. Here are two case studies examining each approach. Firstline Schools, a public charter school company in New Orleans operating five schools, has aggressively pursued blended learning with hopes to help students who have fallen behind — especially after the devastating effects on schooling after Hurricane Katrina. “We can’t imagine going back to a traditional model,” said Chris Liang-Vergara, director of instructional technology for personalized learning at Firstline.

Teorias da aprendizagem. Conhecimento prévio.

Teorias da aprendizagem

Zona de desenvolvimento proximal. Sincretismo do pensamento infantil. Aprendizagem significativa. Conceitos teóricos como esses são figuras fáceis nos currículos das graduações de Pedagogia e das Licenciaturas. São, de fato, ideias poderosas da Psicologia da Educação porque enfocam diferentes aspectos do processo de aprendizagem e ajudam a explicar como ela ocorre. NOVA ESCOLA quer contribuir para a reflexão sobre o significado, o alcance e o legado dessas noções com a publicação, que se inaugura nesta edição, da série Teoria Passada a Limpo. 4 Important Graphics on Blended Learning for Teachers.

Blended learning is a form of learning in which students combine face to face classroom methods with computer-mediated activities to create an integrated instructional approach.

4 Important Graphics on Blended Learning for Teachers

In the past, digital materials have served in a supplementary role, helping to support face to face instruction. For example, a blended approach to a traditional, face to face course might mean that the class meets once perweek instead of the usual three-session format. Worksheets, Lesson Plans, Teacher Resources, and Rubrics from