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1:1 Computing Resources | Education Technology Services. Free Online Classes and Tutorials to Boost Your Resume. Your favorite company just posted an opening for the position you’ve always wanted. You’re bursting with excitement as you read the job description—the position was basically created just for you! Except for the fact that there’s one requirement you don’t meet. If this scenario sounds familiar, you’re certainly not alone.

Missing certain “must-haves” in a position description is something every job seeker encounters. I know what you’re thinking: Learning a new skill takes forever. No, I’m thinking of career-advancing classes and tutorials you can take this very weekend. 1. Expertise in graphic design—whether it’s using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, or another platform—is becoming a highly sought-after skill for many types of positions, from editorial roles to social media management gigs. Thankfully, it’s not difficult to learn the basics of design on your own. 2. Concrete ways to improve your public speaking skills over a weekend? 3. 4. 5. Learning new skills take time. Lifestyle Articles. Teacher Resources, Children's Books, Student Activities for Teachers.

Assessment Apps. Three Ring. ProjectImplicit. The Fine Art of Tough Love - Joanne Lipman. What does it take to achieve excellence? I’ve spent much of my career chronicling top executives as a business journalist. But I’ve spent much of the last year on a very different pursuit, coauthoring a book about education, focusing on a tough but ultimately revered public-school music teacher. And here’s what I learned: When it comes to creating a culture of excellence, the CEO has an awful lot to learn from the schoolteacher.

The teacher at the heart of the book Strings Attached is on the face of it an unlikely corporate role model. My childhood music teacher Jerry Kupchynsky, who we called “Mr. K,” was strictly old school: A ferocious Ukrainian immigrant and World War II refugee, he was a tyrannical school orchestra conductor in suburban New Jersey. He would yell and stomp and scream when we screwed up, bellowing “Who eez DEAF in first violins?” My coauthor and I both expected pushback against Mr. Clearly, Mr. 1. Mr. It turns out he was on to something. 2. Not in Mr. 3. Mr. 4. Mr. High School (Grades 9-12) Visual Arts Activities, Lesson Plans, Worksheets & Handouts.

Learning Styles Quiz Results: Digging Deeper. Learn more about each learning style: naturalistic, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, visual-spatial, logical-mathematical, and verbal-linguistic. Editor's Note (2013): There is no scientific evidence, as of yet, that shows that people have specific, fixed learning styles or discrete intelligences, nor that students benefit when teachers target instruction to a specific learning style or intelligence. However, providing students with multiple ways to learn content has been shown to improve student learning (Hattie, 2011).

Read more about the research on multiple intelligences and learning styles. Go back to the Learning Styles Quiz or check out some of our other quizzes and explore how you measure up. Credit: Ian Roberts Bodily-Kinesthetic Bodily-kinesthetic intelligence is about thinking in movements and includes the ability to use movements for either self-expression or precision to achieve a goal. Sample activities: Back to Top Interpersonal Intrapersonal Musical. Beth Kanter's Blog. Events | PRESENTATION ARCHIVE. Conference Booklet « Kamehameha School Education Conference 2013.

50 Sources To Become A Better Teacher. Teachers may spend their days imparting knowledge to others, but that doesn’t mean they should stop learning themselves. Whether they choose to take classes, read books, or just talk with their colleagues, professional development offers a chance to become a better and wiser teacher. There are numerous resources out there on the web, making finding, sharing, and accessing great tools for development easier than ever. We’ve collected just a few here that can get you started on learning and growing as an educator. So, in addition to TeachThought, what other resources are out there? Don’t miss out on these sites which are filled to the brim with articles, resources, and learning materials for teachers. 1. edutopia.org: TeachThought favorite edutopia has for years been among the best resources anywhere for project-based learning ideas, videos on successful schools, and blog articles written by educators across the field. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 20. 21. 22.

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Greatness: 25 Factors Great Teachers Have in Common. Tony Wagner. Play, passion, purpose: Tony Wagner at TEDxNYED. Getideas.org. Open Badges. The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher Should Have. King George Secondary » International Baccalaureate. International Baccalaureate King George Secondary, Lord Roberts Elementary and Elsie Roy Elementary Schools are a Family of Schools within the Vancouver School Board offering the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) for all grade 6 to 10 students. What is the Middle Years Program? The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme is a five-year program designed for students in grades 6 to 10.

The aim of the IB MYP is to stimulate the potential of students and to help them relate the content of the classroom to the local and international communities. The program emphasizes the development of the whole child. The age group for which the program is intended represents a critical stage in a student’s personal and intellectual development. The MYP offers an approach to teaching and learning that accentuates the interrelatedness of traditional school subjects. One way of understanding the fundamental perspective of the IB MYP is to remember the phrase “and more.” Ipad in the classroom. iPad intergartion.