Bring Those Boring Binders To Life With Livebinders I realized today that I have talked a lot about my various Livebinders but never really have taken the time to explain what they are or how they work. First, a video... Think of Livebinders as a virtual 3 ring binder that you can put pretty much anything in. Webpage, PDF, image, video, text, they all can go into a page organized for you. Great Cats: Lions Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Species: Panthera leo The world's most social felines, lions usually get by with a little help from their pride mates. Physical Description:
Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Use Popular Music to Teach Poetic Devices & Figurative Language To engage your students, you need to know what they like. What books do they like to read? What movies do they like to see? What do they do in their free time? What kind of music do they like? Having a questionnaire at the beginning of the school year is a great way to find out more about them. The Chicagoist Winter Bike Guide (Part 1: Readying Your Ride) Deck your winter ride with lights, ideally so you have 360 degree visibility (image credit: Eric Allix Rogers) Biking is wonderful. Chicago is wonderful. Therefore, biking in Chicago is pretty wonderful, right? Usually. But despite the miles of bike lanes, scenic streets and robust cycling community, any Chicago biking benefit becomes an afterthought once the first snowflake hits the ground.
Self-Esteem Ask students to define the term self-esteem. Write their ideas on a sheet of newsprint. Help students understand that self-esteem refers to how we understand and value ourselves. Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning "Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought or an event." -- Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Educational Consultant, Curriculum Designers, Inc. Web 2.0 tools are online software programs that allow users to do a number of different things. They can be used to teach curriculum content, store data, create or edit video, edit photos, collaborate and so much more. These programs are often free and are used by teachers, students and sometimes parents, both in and out of the classroom, on a pretty regular basis. The question then becomes: are educators prepared to use these tools? Are educators, especially new ones, ready to incorporate Web 2.0 tools into their classroom?
Lions: Facts & Information About Lions Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Starter As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge.
Things We're Supposed To Be Quiet About Apologists for rising inequality often argue that since most Americans’ income has risen despite rising inequality, there’s no reason to complain about inequality other than envy. So it’s worth remembering that we used to expect economic growth to deliver large increases in real income, not just a bit of a rise that’s accomplished in large part through longer working hours; and that a major reason so many have seen such small gains is that a large part of growth has been siphoned off to the very high end. Lane Kenworthy had a nice chart illustrating both points, comparing median family income with real GDP per family (for those worried about the fine points, it was nominal GDP divided by the CPI, avoiding some technical issues):
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Basic Facts About Lions Renowned for its majesty and nicknamed "the king of the jungle," the lion possesses both beauty and strength. Lions vary in color but typically sport light yellow-brown coats. Mature male lions are unique among big cats due the thick brown or black manes that encircle their necks and protect them while fighting. © Jess Jones
American Rhetoric: Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have a Dream delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.