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World Turn'd Upside Down: Predicting the Weather 18th Century Style. In the 18th century, families relied on almanacs to help them make many weather and seasonal decisions, such as when they should plant their crops or travel.

World Turn'd Upside Down: Predicting the Weather 18th Century Style

However, almanacs only gave a long-term idea of what the weather might be based on weather in the past. 22 Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True.

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Sploder Reviews. Division of State Documents. 7 Inexpensive Tricks to Guarantee Higher Camper Retention. There’s a trick to marketing that a lot of folks don’t know.

7 Inexpensive Tricks to Guarantee Higher Camper Retention

I certainly didn’t when I first started trying to market summer camp. I was so desperate to engage all those other people out there. Those people, who if they just heard about my camp, would fill every bed for me next summer. Unfortunately for me, focusing on people who had never heard of my camp at the expense of those who had already heard of my camp was like fishing pennies out of a fountain while ignoring a stack of dollar bills on the bench next to me.

You see, it really boils down to a math problem. Home. 8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement. Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience.

8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement

Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students. (Public domain image via Pixabay.com) Top 50 Sites and Apps of 2015. It's the time of year again for my favorite annual sites and apps.

Top 50 Sites and Apps of 2015

This year's list will be a little different as I list my favorite 50 instead of 100. The reason for this is not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, math/STEM, and game-based learning played a predominant role in this year's list. As with any of my previous annual top lists, all tools listed in previous posts will not be eligible for this year's list. *Mobile App. Classroom Quizzes & Surveys. History of U.S. Aviation Lesson Plan.

Learn how the Wright brothers got there and how far the world has come since.

History of U.S. Aviation Lesson Plan

Explore experiments and try your own at school or at home with your family. Objectives Students will: Explore the history of aviation.Learn about American flight pioneers.Learn about the basics of flight.Create tools and models to test flying principles on their own. Time Required: 50 minutes Recommended Grade Level: 4 -12 Topics: Science, History. 13 Ways To Wake Up With Motivation. Through all of the stories of great successes, it’s the men and women who found their motivation and consistently used it as their main drive to reach success.

13 Ways To Wake Up With Motivation

Three Free Tools for Giving Remote Presentations. Last night I suggested using Presefy to have students follow along with your slides on their mobile devices or laptops.

Three Free Tools for Giving Remote Presentations

Presefy is great if everyone is in the same room and you're speaking directly to them. When everyone is not in the same place, you'll need to find another tool to give a remote presentation. Camp Directors Resource Directory. Queen Anne's Conservation Association : Welcome. Queen Anne's Conservation Association : Welcome. Boys and Camp - Developing Skills for Life Success. I spent a few months earlier this year visiting camps throughout New England.

Boys and Camp - Developing Skills for Life Success

One of my stops was Camp Watitoh, a sleepaway camp in the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts, where a college classmate and friend of mine is now a co-director. While Camp Watitoh is coed, it has separate campus areas for boys and girls. I arrived a bit worn out from a red-eye flight and the subsequent drive, but became immediately energized by lush green playing fields filled with enthusiastic campers.

College Advantage Camp. 7 Signs Your Culture is Sick. 7 Signs Your Culture is Sick I don’t want to be a pessimist, but I think there’s more sickness in organizational cultures than health.

7 Signs Your Culture is Sick

Healthy organizational culture results from focused attention. Sick cultures indicate distraction and neglect. Purchase. Teachers Guide to Google+ Video Hangouts. November 16, 2015 It's been almost three years since the publication of our Google Hangouts guide for teachers.

Teachers Guide to Google+ Video Hangouts

Since then, many interesting features have been added to Hangouts the last of which is the introduction of a new interface. In today's post, we are revisiting Hangouts features with a focus on how to create video Hangouts. As a teacher, you can use video Hangouts with students to hold online discussions, interact and share learning resources. 12 Great Communication Secrets You've Never Heard. Tips for Creating a Culture of Kindness in your School. 10 Ways to Flip a Kid and Turn Their Day Around. In A Story of a Young Life Turned Around by Great Teachers, Kevin Honeycutt shared, “I believe you can flip a kid on any given day in one hour.” I’ve been thinking. Can you?

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