Weather Glossary: A's A measure of human discomfort due to combined heat and humidity. It measures the increased physiological heat stress and discomfort associated with higher than comfortable humidities. The apparent temperature is less than the actual air temperature when the humidity is relatively low and that the apparent temperature indicates the reduced stress and increased comfort associated with the higher rate of evaporative cooling of the skin. Apparent temperatures greater than 80°F (27°C) are likely to produce some discomfort.
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10 Excellent Social Bookmarking Tools for Teachers February, 2014 Social bookmarking is a new concept that has seen the light with the emergence of bookmarking services like the ones I cited below.Semantically speaking, ' social bookmarking' is made up of the the term " social " which is related to society and general interactions between people, and the verb " to bookmark " (used here as a gerund ending in ing) which has to do with recording and/or saving content for both later use and quick access. Weaving the semantic reference of the two words results in social bookmarking as we know it today : a collaborative and collective saving and sharing of web content.' Below are some of the best social bookmarking websites I would recommend to teachers and students. Have a look and let us know what you think of them on our Facebook page. 1- Diigo
EdListen: Create Narrated Presentations & Screencasts On A Chromebook #GIEsummit This post is about creating narrated presentations using a Chromebook. In education there are many purposes for creating narrated presentations, from creating Flipped videos to, to your students doing recorded oral presentations. The tools outlined below will allow you to put together video's that can record your audio and presentation materials. 10 Must Have Bookmarklets for Teachers Here are some examples of interesting bookmarklets for teachers and students: 1- Pin it This is for Pinterest. All it takes is a single click to pin an article. 2- Scoop.it This is for Scoopit , the content curation service, if you are a Scoopit member then install it on your browser. 3- Short URL This one here shortens long URLs using the Bitly service. 4- Capture Screenshot You can use this to capture screenshots of the web page you are browsing and upload it to Flickr, Evernot and other services. ( when you click on this link scroll down to the bottom to find the bookmarklet to drag). 5- Google Site Search This one here allows you to search any website for the content it has regardless of whether it has a search facility or not.
The increasing role of curation in learning & teaching Published on August 12th, 2012 | by Mark Anderson Curation has always been an important weapon in the arsenal of a student but never before has it been easier to curate, gather, organise and collate information on topics. It is going to change the way in which we teach and the way in which students learn and can access information. Robin Good is bang on in his detailed article here on the topic when he gives his ten reasons why curation is transforming the education landscape: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom July 25, 2014 Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped learning setting. In fact, over the last couple of years I have reviewed several web tools and iPad apps that can be used in flipped classroom but the ones I am featuring below are among the best out there. 1- Educlipper Educlipper is a wonderful tool for creating video tutorials and guides to share with students. As a teacher you can create an Educlipper board for your class and share the link with them.