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Travel Tour. Paint Fade - These guys took summer in New Zealand to a... NAP - NAPLAN. The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9.

NAP - NAPLAN

PancakeBot™ Uk.businessinsider. Pricing. EdTech Showdown: Educreations vs. Explain Everything. From Pre Fab to Personalized: How Districts Are Retooling Professional Development. Every learner is different.

From Pre Fab to Personalized: How Districts Are Retooling Professional Development

Nowhere is this as true as it is for teachers. Every teacher comes to the classroom with a different background, different set of skills and differences in how they learn best. Add to this complexity, the fact that every teacher has a different set of students each year, all with their distinct needs. Teachers need individualized learning opportunities to an extreme degree. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google.

Employees Really Do Waste Time at Work. I’ve known Russ Warner, a consumate entrepreneur, through at least three prior large and small organizations including Altiris, Alianza, SageCreek Partners, and Novell.

Employees Really Do Waste Time at Work

Currently, he is CEO of ContentWatch, the maker of Net Nanny and a client of our communications agency in Salt Lake. Russ Warner, CEO of ContentWatch, points to evidence that employees are wasting company time. Pavegen. Imagine If We Invented School Today. 10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom. Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road.

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and in-person. Science Leadership Academy opened as a public magnet school almost ten years ago in Philadelphia. Gamification of Learning. Learn how incorporating a sense of play into your classroom or elearning environment can make your content more engaging and help students retain more information.

Gamification of Learning

Keyboard Shortcuts Overview Transcript View Offline Exercise Files Released. PYP Classroom - Teacher Tips and Resources. No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down. Anton Oberländer is a persuasive speaker.

No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down

Elementary School - PhET Simulations. PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations. No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down. Go further with PAT. PAT Maths - Sample concept builders Resources are available for the all maths strands and span Year 1 to 10.

Go further with PAT

Typically concept builders, annotated test questions and Australian Curriculum links are provided. Concept builders are built around the content of the PAT Maths tests and can be used by teachers to assist students to consolidate their skills in various areas. Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently - Home. 21st CENTURY SKILLS » The Yellow Dot. The 21st Century Education is about learning to live, survive and succeed in a world full of fantastic opportunities.

21st CENTURY SKILLS » The Yellow Dot

It is about fulfilling dreams; innovation; discovery; doing what you love; connecting; networking and collaborating Critical Thinking and Problem Solving:Making decisions through analysis, interpretation and evaluation. Finding solutions to real life problems. The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer. Teaching for the 21st century looks a lot different.

The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer

Here’s what admins — and teachers — need to know for job interviews and beyond Not long ago, the leadership team of a school district I was working with asked me: “If you were going to hire a new teacher, what would you ask in the interview?” They were concerned that hiring teachers with the right skills now can save a district a lot of money in staff development later. Moreover, they wanted to hire teachers who would be open minded about changes to come. The problem is to balance the reality of today’s pressure for test scores and required teacher evaluation with the changes that can be anticipated during the next two decades. As I wrote in my last column, the traditional skill we valued in teachers when paper was the dominant media—the ability to transfer knowledge of a subject—is becoming less important. Search Results - SCHOOL SPECIALTY MARKETPLACE.

Seeker Network - I Left My Law Career To Be A Lego Artist. University of Nebraska High School. When considering online high school education for your school and students, focus on options that offer reliability, flexibility, accessibility and academic integrity.

University of Nebraska High School

The University of Nebraska High School is a university-based, accredited high school providing online courses to meet the diverse educational needs of students globally. Schools and learning organizations choose to use UNHS to: Expand curriculum offerings Keep students on the path to graduation Allow students to graduate early Avoid scheduling conflicts Address teacher shortages Provide a respected diploma Offer courses year round Provide solutions for extended absences. Get to Know UNHS. University of Nebraska High School. New workshops support aspiring leaders. Sue Richards, head of professional development for the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), explains why the new leadership workshops were developed and who they are for.

Why offer the leadership workshops? The IB has a long record of supporting educators. This new opportunity is designed for educators who are effective in an IB context and who might be thinking about how to take the next step forward in leadership. Participants in these workshops will break down and study the elements behind great leadership. They will develop capabilities essential to working across cultures. How do you build leadership capacity? You work with colleagues.

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Rock Climbing wall located in Wabasha Recreation Center. Photo: Andrew Thoreson Andrew Thoreson/ Winonan Winona State University is currently one of the few schools in the Midwest that does not have a climbing gym, but upon completion of the new addition of a climbing wall in Wabasha Hall, Winona State will house one of the best. Eric Barnard, director of the Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (OERC) program, has worked for several years to get the climbing wall built. INFLATABLE CLIMBING WALL FOR YACHTS. Indoor climbing walls have been all the rage for years now. They are one of those adrenaline fuelled self-confidence building activities which don’t compromise your safety and are great for getting rid of fear of heights and flabby stomachs once and for all. If you are a daredevil, and would like to try climbing one of these walls, but in a completely different environment, why not try the Inflatable Climbing Wall designed by Mattia Massola from Italian company Green Yachts.

What’s the difference between the regular indoor wall and this one, you might wonder? Dubbed ‘The Super Yacht Toy’, the inflatable Climbing Wall is positioned above the body of water (sea, ocean, lake), attached to a yacht by 14-rope-attach points, and totally customizable. 9 Elephants in the (Class)Room That Should “Unsettle” Us. 19 1Share. Pricing and signup: Campfire. Why You Can’t Work at Work. Why You Can’t Work at Work. Mayku. Teaching Students Philosophy Will Improve Their Academic Performance, Shows Study. There are many attempts to improve student performance which result in a host of measures, ranging from misguided to inspired. Such efforts include not assigning students homework, recalibrating standardized tests to account for unfair background advantages, or subjecting students to the hard-to-fathom Common Core standards.