Vision off – YouTube technique Vision off – YouTube technique Submitted by admin on 5 July, 2011 - 08:42 This YouTube activity really gets your students thinking creatively. A short film is played for the students, but they can’t see the scene, they can only hear it. Story Map The Story Map interactive includes a set of graphic organizers designed to assist teachers and students in prewriting and postreading activities. The organizers are intended to focus on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution development. Students can develop multiple characters, for example, in preparation for writing their own fiction, or they may reflect on and further develop characters from stories they have read. What's Eyejot? Eyejot is the first, comprehensive, client-free online video messaging platform ideal for both personal and business communications. It offers everyone the ability to create and receive video messages in a self-contained, spam-free environment. With no client to install, you can start using Eyejot immediately with any browser, on any platform. It even features built-in support for iTunes™ (and iPods&trade), mobile devices and social networks like MySpace™.
50 Things Everyone Should Know by Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive , here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do.
LESSON PLANS - The Learning Network Blog Video “I think everyone should have wings, just like the birds. But since we don’t have wings, we fly kites.” High above Rio de Janeiro’s crowded favelas, kites soar and dive — and attack. In this short documentary, we learn how kite fighting is more than just a simple pastime for the young people holding the strings. Top 5 Sitcoms to Watch with your Students to Learn English The following is a list of top 5 TV shows that I believe are useful to helping students improve their English: 5. The Big Bang Theory The Big Bang Theory is currently one of the most popular sitcoms on TV. It’s about a group of nerds who all work at a University doing research and Science experiments. It’s a cleverly written comedic TV show.
How to turn your photo into movie-like effect using Photoshop? « ebin What you need to have: Adobe Photoshop What you will learn: colour mood adjustments + depth of field effect + film effect PS: ⌘ key for Mac users / CTRL key for Windows users Colour mood adjustments 1. Adjust the Hue/Saturation: ⌘U/CTRL-U 2. Adjust the brightness and contrast: Menu > Image > Adjustments > Exposure…
Images - Clip Art, Photos, Sounds, & Animations Insert clip art In the newer versions of Office, there's no longer a clip art library, but Office still helps you insert clip art. STEP 1: Select Insert > Online Pictures (In Outlook, when you're using the Reading pane, there isn't an Insert menu. Click Pop Out Gaming Resources: Educational Games for Children and Teens, offered by Zur Institute, Inc. for Psychologists, MFTs, SWs, Nurses and Counselors Compiled and Updated by Azzia Walker, B.A. This Resource List is a companion to the article On Digital Immigrants & Digital Natives: How the digital divide creates conflict between parents and children, teachers and students and the older and younger generations Games are designed to be fun and engaging, and educational games are no exception! They harness the desire of today's youth to have instant, constant feedback and teach skills and information at the same time. Players are rewarded for knowledge, memory, mental agility, and creativity. Topics range from math, to reading, geography, planning, time and project management, language skills (primary and other languages), archaeology and other sciences, and business.
TED TALKS: “ONE SIZE FITS ALL” You are a good teacher. You work tirelessly to inspire creativity and motivation in your students. The list of bookmarked TED-videos in your computer is longer than the Great Wall of China. But you won’t have the time to design lesson plans with worksheets and handouts around these videos. Blend Photos Like A Hollywood Movie Poster Written by Steve Patterson. In this Photoshop Effects tutorial, we’re going to learn how to blend photos together like a Hollywood movie poster. Blending photos is easy to do in Photoshop thanks to layer masks, yet finding two photos with similar colors isn’t always so easy, and you end up with a photo effect that doesn’t really seem to look right because the colors don’t match. With this technique, you don’t need to worry about the colors in the images at all because we’ll be removing them completely and adding our own colors to blend the two photos seamlessly.
Spelling Bee What are the different ways to play the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee? There are two different ways to play. In the Tournament Spelling Bee, you'll be challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to your skill level. The more words you get right, the higher your score will go, on a scale from 200 to 800. You can compete against other spellers, since we keep track of high scores (with streaks of correct answers serving as tiebreakers). Present perfect aspect – tips and activities By Kerry G.Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield Tips and ideas from Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield on teaching the present perfect aspect. Introduction
How to Use Authentic Tasks with Video in the Classroom « Cecilia Nobre ELT Blog I love authentic video! A lot has been said about its use as a classroom tool and I couldn’t agree more. Videos are fun, engaging and they can provoke the most exhilarating reactions. On the other hand, in my opinion, the way to approach authentic videos has yet to be properly developed. We teachers should aim to use video as if it were being watched outside the classroom.