6 of the World's Most Worrisome Disputed Territories When it comes to territorial disputes across the globe, the list is long and ever-changing. There are now more than 150 disputes under way that involve territory, mostly in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific region, but also in Europe and the Americas. Some disputes are on the distant horizon (Antarctica), some are long-simmering (Jammu and Kashmir), and others—like Crimea—are at their boiling point.
PingPong: Simple, Interactive, Free Q&A App For Teachers I’ve recently met with the creators of PingPong, an app that is aimed at providing a higher level of interaction between teachers and students. It works by simply letting teachers create questions either on the spot (during class), or as a series or prepared questions (exam-style) that students will have to answer, possibly in a limited time. The beauty of the app really resides in its simplicity and the fact that it is free. The user interface may appear a little Spartan, but that’s exactly why it works so well: it is extremely easy to build questions, and answering them is even easier. This means that it could work with very young children, although I don’t see why it couldn’t be used for adults.
Showbie Educator Review Editorial Review Paperless solution to getting organized and sparking student creativity Teachers can test it out before deciding to go Pro. Add assignments and see them all at once. Leave notes or upload assignments for individual students. Communicate with students directly in the app. Create & Find Free Multimedia Lessons Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Excellent Tool to Create Rubrics for Your Class November, 2014 Rubistar is a great free web tool that teachers can use to create educational rubrics to use in class. By definition, a rubric according to Geidi Andrade, is "a document that articulates the expectations for an assignment by listening the criteria, or what counts, and describing levels of quality from excellent to poor". As a teacher you can create rubrics and use them for a variety of purposes.
Why are Ukraine and Russia fighting over Crimea? - World - Haaretz.com The Crimean peninsula, the main flashpoint in Ukraine's crisis, is a pro-Russia part of Ukraine, separated from the rest of the country geographically, historically and politically. It also hosts Russia's Black Sea Fleet. Ukraine has accused Russia of invading it. Here's some key information about the region: Located on the Black Sea Create Instant Interactive Text Based Activities Creating computer based materials can be incredibly time consuming and also very frustrating as websites and web based content can change so quickly, that's why it is always so nice to discover tools like Textivate which can enable you to create instant interactivity using almost any text you find from around the web. All you need to do is copy and paste your text into the Textivate window and then click on 'textivate now'. Here you can see some text I have copied from the Goldilocks story which I found on the Project Gutenberg site.
Handouts Educator Review Editorial Review Targeted tool helps teachers manage worksheets digitally Distribute, collect, and annotate worksheets for students. Teachers can control which students receive which handouts at which time, and they can tag and sort their uploads for easy use. ▶ How to create and distribute an instructional screencast video for free Teaching somebody to do something on the computer is always tough. Words go a long way, and pictures are a big help, but nothing can beat the simple immediacy of a video. Fortunately, it’s never been easier to make and share an instructional video on your PC.
9 tools for creating great animations Creating animations has always been considered as one of the most complex aspects of graphic design that requires specific software and technological expertise. It is a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and high speed computers. However, over the past few years, the emergence of different online presentation and animation tools have simplified the process of creating animations. International Law: Acquisition of Territorial Sovereignty Q Define nature of International Law. Ans International Law may be defined as the body of legal rules binding upon the states i n their relations with one another. Q What is succession of states? Ans Succession is absorbtion or merger of one state to another state or states. Q Define the concept of extradition. Ans When one state surrenders to another state an accused or convicted person, it is called extradition.
Top 25 Tech Tools for Teachers for 2015 Technology Evolves Quickly! When I started teaching in 2004, I used any/all available technology. I had an overhead projector and a CD player. Classkick Educator Review Editorial Review Easy-to-use, real-time monitoring of student work for 1-to-1 Classkick lets teachers and students create accounts and collaborate in the 1-to-1 classroom. Moodle CLOZE editor Use this website to generate CLOZE quizzes for Moodle (all versions) and/or to try out the CLOZE editor integration for Moodle. This editor was built at the Chair of Applied English Linguistics at Universitaet Tuebingen (Prof. Dr. Kurt Kohn), Germany, by Andreas Glombitza (andiglombitza(at)googlemail.com) and Achim Skuta (achim.skuta(at)googlemail.com). You can find more documentation here on Moodle.org. We are currently maintaining this software as a private project.