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It's Easier Than You Think Always wanted to make a WebQuest but not sure where to start? Education World has all the answers and can make the process easy for you. WebQuests are probably the most talked-about and widely used Web-based activities in today's classrooms. What are WebQuests? What accounts for their popularity? And how can you use—and create—WebQuests in your own classroom? New National Curriculum 2014: Opportunities for arts and culture? The latest in the Schools Forum series explored what’s required by the new National Curriculum, and how it offers the potential for advancing and enriching the arts and culture offer. By Greg Klerkx September marks a huge change for schools across England as the government’s new National Curriculum begins to take hold. At the first AND Schools Forum of 2014, held on 29 January at Sadler’s Wells, 35 teachers from schools across London gathered to explore what the National Curriculum actually says about the arts – and how it might open new opportunities for schools to create a richer, more innovative arts offer.

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Online Teacher Book Clubs: Promoting a Culture of Professional Development Creating a culture of sharing and professional dialogue is an essential element for school success. Teachers who read, discuss, and implement current educational research are more engaged and ready to take on the challenges in their classroom. But the reality is that teachers lead busy lives, making it difficult to find time for these valuable discussions. Learn how creating an online book club for sharing ideas can invigorate teachers and encourage professional reading and conversations. One advantage is that a blog is always available anywhere that a teacher has web access. Getting Started

Getting started The basics of getting started include: creating your first poll question, presenting the live results, and customizing the look and feel of your poll. You can also publish the results via email, Twitter, or a website. Types of poll activities Poll Everywhere offers several types of activities you can use to interacct with the audience: NCCD – Opinion Every year at The National Centre for Craft & Design we host an exhibition called Class of..., showcasing the abundance of graduate talent and creativity from some of the UK’s leading colleges and universities. Our Class of 2014 exhibition is due to open on Sat 11 Oct in our Roof Gallery space. But how do we select who to exhibit and what can you expect to see? Find out more with our Head of Exhibitions, Bryony Windsor:

New To WordPress - Where to Start If you are new to WordPress, here is a step-by-step plan for getting started. If you need help along the way, plenty of options for assistance are listed in this article. Welcome to the exciting world of WordPress! Creating and Using a Wiki with Wikispaces "How to" Guideline series is coordinated by Helen Mongan-Rallis of the Education Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions to improve these guidelines please me at e-mail by Helen Mongan-Rallis. Last updated: October 17, 2008 Wikispaces is a free wiki service. I have been using it since May 2006 for a variety of purposes and am very happy with the results. The Teacher's Guide To Pinterest Pinterest has quickly become one of the biggest ways for teachers to share resources and information short of Twitter. It lets you build ‘boards’ and easily ‘pin’ parts of the web (text, images, videos, websites, etc.) onto those boards. Simple enough, right? Here’s our Teacher’s Guide To Pinterest that gives you a few more ideas about how to properly use Pinterest in an education setting. Enjoy! A Quick Guide To Pinterest

Too few pupils develop creativity through confident drawing An Ofsted report launched today looking at art, craft and design education in schools and colleges has found that after getting off to a confident early start, pupils’ progress slowed during primary school and was no better than satisfactory at the start of secondary school. The report, ‘Making a mark: art, craft and design 2008-2011’, shows that weaknesses in the teaching of drawing have not been addressed since Ofsted’s last report. Too few pupils developed creativity through confident drawing.

teach-with-internet - How to use Photopeach Skip to main content Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In teach-with-internet Home 5-Minute Film Festival: Video Boot Camp The rapid adoption of devices in the classroom has fundamentally changed the way we can create video. Every part of the creation process -- writing, recording, editing, and distributing -- is possible on the devices that can fit in our pocket. Vision is the most dominant of the five senses.

How to Use Piktochart in Any (and Every) Classroom This post is part of our guide to using infographics in education. For more information, check out the guide here. I’m the instructional tech coordinator in a rural school district in Michigan. I love to think about transforming education.

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