A Must See Interactive Graphic on Teaching Students about Copyright. Today we are adding this wonderful resource from Cyberbee.
This is basically an interactive image which includes important information in the form of answers to questions students might raise when discussing the topic of copyright. International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids. June 11, 2015International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners.
The app is a fruit of the partnership between the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab and the International Children's Digital Library Foundation. ICDL features a large collection of children’s books from over 60 countries and in different languages. The books are provided in highly readable format with beautiful illustrations and graphics. Some Great Educational Resources for Teachers and Students from National Geographic Education. 6 Handy Tools for Adding Text to Pictures. June 25, 2015 In today’s selection we curated for you some useful apps and web tools to use to add text to pictures and create classroom posters.
Students can use these tools for different educational purposes including visually explaining a given topic, creating greeting cards, designing inspirational quote posters and many more. PE Central: The Web Site for Health and Physical Education Teachers. Classroom Exercise Makes Learning Lively. These techniques are wonderful for raising the students' energy level, for relaxing them.
They can be done with the entire class at the beginning of class which is the best time to do it or if kids are losing focus or they're tired, you can, if you give the kids permission, they can go off to the side of the room, take a few minutes to do any one or a series of these techniques to get refocused and re-energized and then go back to their work. You take what's called the athletic ready stance, where your feet are comfortably apart, little wider than shoulders width, the knees are slightly bent and the back is straight. And this technique, you simply rotated the hips with the arms flopping out from the body, your head turns with your shoulders. You don't force it though. But the hips lead. The palms pushed together here in a nice symmetric fashion and the knees are slightly bent. The Art Costa Centre For Thinking. Habits of Mind.
Maurice Elias: A View on Emotional Intelligence and the Family. Maurice Elias, Ph.D. is a psychology professor at Rutgers University and director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional Learning Lab and the Developing Safe and Civil Schools Initiative.
He is a regular blogger on Edutopia. In this interview, he talks about educating teachers about emotional intelligence, the importance of teaching self-control, and the role of social and emotional learning at home. Technology Coaching. Vivian Maria Vasquez - Google Scholar Citations. Zaption - Interact With Video. Untitled. : Our client is currently seeking a qualified Special Education Teacher for a school in Burbank, CA.
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Will Google Glass Bring Augmented Reality into the Classroom? Adam Winkle, who earned the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence and science educator, is a pioneer user of Google Glass, which enables users to access infinite amounts of information with voice commands and touches via a head mounted display (HUD).
The dark side of 3D printing: 10 things to watch. The 3D printer is a double-edged sword.
It stands to transform technology and society for the better, but we also can't ignore the potential negative consequences. As with any new technology, it's easy to get swept up in the benefits of 3D printing. It opens up a world of new possibilities for all industries, and stands to lessen transportation costs, environmental impacts, waste, and reliance on corporations by enabling the maker movement. But 3D printers are still potentially hazardous, wasteful machines, and their societal, political, economic, and environmental impacts have not yet been studied extensively. The tech trends that will change the world.
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Making sense of the numbers Shelly Palmer. According to every credible source we can find, there are almost 3 billion people connected to the public internet right now; by 2020 the number will approach 4 billion. According to Cisco, by 2020 there will be over 50 billion connected devices in the world. Army Eyes 3-D Printed Food For Soldiers : All Tech Considered. Army researchers will try to find ways to 3-D print nutritious food with less heavy packaging than the current military meals. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Aarti Shahani/NPR Army researchers will try to find ways to 3-D print nutritious food with less heavy packaging than the current military meals. Aarti Shahani/NPR. 10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015. 2015 is the year the focus will finally turn the corner by organizations in education and the business world to get it right: it is about the learner.
It is not about calling it “Personalized Instruction” or “Personalized Education.” It is not about the technology, the curriculum, or instruction. It is about the learner making learning personal for his or herself. It is about teacher and learner roles changing. It is about calling students “learners.” Learning Culture. NEW- Grade Students' Assignments using A Camera. Noam Chomsky - The Purpose of Education. Potential EDUT 522 articles. EDUT 522 - Week 6. EDUT 522 - Week 5. EDUT 522 - Week 4. EDUT 522 - Week 3. EDUT 522 - Week 2. EDUT 522 - Week 1.