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Language Learning. PUUHONUA. Lisa Congdon vs. Cody Foster: What about the photographers? Learning Styles. Understanding both students’ learning preferences and one’s own teaching style can greatly enhance any course.

Learning Styles

The links in this section provide inventories on teaching styles, learning styles, and “multiple intelligences.” Felder-Silverman model: Links to Web Articles and a Learning Styles Inventory The Index of Learning Styles (ILS) is an on-line instrument used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model formulated by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman. Student Learning Styles and Their Implications for Teaching (Montgomery & Groat, 1998) All faculty members, regardless of discipline, can put an understanding of learning styles to good use in their own teaching. Hawaii Content & Performance Standards. About the Common Core State Standards The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a call to take another leap forward in our efforts toward ensuring that all of our students graduate from high school College and Career Ready.

Hawaii Content & Performance Standards

The movement to develop the CCSS was initiated by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers with the aim of creating a set of common learning expectations for mathematics and for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects. As of January 2013, 46 states, the District of Columbia and two territories have adopted the CCSS. The Hawaii Department of Education began its implementation of the CCSS in SY 2012-2013 with grades K-2 and 11-12, and transitioning to full implementation in all grade levels in SY 2013-2014.

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Ebook. Investigation Workbook 101 - IB Art Online Studio. Communication/Apps. Technology. Play & create video trivia games. Blubbr - Create Interactive Quizzes Using YouTube Clips. Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that I recently learned about on Danny Nicholson's blog.

Blubbr - Create Interactive Quizzes Using YouTube Clips

Using Blubbr you can create interactive quizzes that are based on YouTube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything of your choosing. The structure of the quizzes has a viewer watch a short clip then answer a multiple choice question about the clip. Viewers know right away if they chose the correct answer or not. To create a quiz on Blubbr start by entering a topic for your quiz. Applications for Education I think of Blubbr as being like TEDEd but with short video clips. Quizdini.

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Professional resources. Great Critical Thinking Map for your Classroom. You ask any teacher today about the skills they want their students to develop and you will get critical thinking skills as an obvious answer; of course together with other skills.

Great Critical Thinking Map for your Classroom

With the advance of technology and the educational paradigmatic shift that ensued , critical thinking skills have occupied a central part in the literature of teaching and learning pedagogy, not that these skills were not important before but I would say they came to the foreground now more than in any time before. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already covered this topic in some previous posts and you can check the following links to learn more about Critical thinking. For today, I am sharing with you a great graphic that illustrates some elements of critical thinking process. Have a look and as always share with us you feedback. Enjoy. Create a New Rubric. The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures. I’ve compiled several “The Best…” lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries around the world.

Those resources are important, but I think it’s like learning the words, but not the music, of a song. So I thought I’d develop a separate list just focused on helping students learn about the cultures of different countries, and would love to hear additional suggestions. You might also be interested in The Best Travel Photographs Of The Year. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures (and are accessible to English Language Learners): Culture Crossing is a unique resource for information about different countries. What The World Eats is a TIME Magazine slideshow with family photos from around the world and the food they eat. Food Photos is a similar slideshow from NPR.

Learn about Celebrations Around The World. EL Civics has a nice lesson on Clothes Around The World. U.S. Art Through Time: A Global View. Mswitten - home. Craft In America / Welcome to Craft in America. Craft in America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the exploration, preservation and celebration of craft and its impact on our nation’s cultural heritage.

Craft In America / Welcome to Craft in America

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