Get in early: sell your teaching materials to millions We have a great, early opportunity for teachers who are interested in selling their high-quality, original teaching materials on the new TES Resources. We are launching TES Resources in the US very soon, and teachers selling and sharing on TES Resources will be able to reach an audience of millions worldwide. We are particularly excited to hear from US teachers, but we are happy to hear from teachers from all over the world. Can Tweeting Help Your Teaching? So, what are you doing? If you’re one of the 3 million people on Twitter, you are likely inclined to tell whoever cares right now, in 140 characters or fewer (or, about the length of this paragraph). Twitter, on the small chance that you don’t know, is the free micro-blogging service that enables users to post short messages, or Tweets, that are delivered to friends, enemies, family, colleagues -- anyone who has subscribed.
Audacity (audio editor) Audacity's features include: Audacity supports the LV2 open standard for plugins and can therefore load software like Calf Studio Gear. Screenshot of an Audacity project Audacity supports only 32-bit VST audio effect plug-ins. It does not support 64-bit or instrument VST (VSTi) plugins. Audacity lacks dynamic equalizer controls and real time effects. MIDI files can only be displayed.
How Should We Learn? Ignorance has been a fait accompli throughout the history of human society. There was never enough information about the world and how it functions, and even when we had it, few people had access. Whole branches of knowledge could be lost or simply stagnate, like much of science and mathematics in the European Dark Ages. The internet changed all that. Data is everywhere, and knowledge is accessible on almost any subject imaginable with just a few clicks. Suddenly, we went from people ignorant of our own ignorance to content consumers struggling to keep up with the information all around us.
Audacity Manual Guide to the Audacity Project Window Tutorials Using Audacity Index, Glossary and More Links: Most links are to other pages in this Manual. Bold italicized links are to a description in our Glossary. Taking Risks in Your Teaching Often in workshops when I’m speaking about the process of implementing change—deciding what to change and how to change it or considering whether to add a new instructional strategy—the question of risk lurks in the choices being considered. When attending a workshop or program that offers a range of instructional possibilities, teachers typically respond to some favorably. I see it—they write down the idea, nod, or maybe ask a follow-up question to be sure they understand the details. Not all the ideas presented get this favorable response.
Journey in Technology: What KHAN be done with it! He asked for creative ideas of how to leverage the power of Khan Academy in our school. I believe that Khan Academy can be integrated in our school in two major ways: asynchronous and synchronous. Here are my ideas of what KHAN be done with it: Asynchronous learning is a student-centered teaching method that uses online learning resources to facilitate information sharing outside the constraints of time and place. 1. The landscape of competency-based education: Enrollments, demographics, and affordability » AEI Key Points Competency-based education (CBE), in which credit is provided on the basis of student learning rather than credit or clock hours, is starting to gain traction with educators and policymakers.CBE programs are often touted as a far more affordable route to college credit and a degree, but these claims often fail to account for assessment fees, differences in financial aid eligibility, and opportunity costs of time.Many questions about CBE remain to be answered before its wide adoption, including which students and degree programs are best suited for CBE, overall cost of CBE compared to more traditional programs, and how to lower out-of-pocket costs for students. Read the PDF. Executive Summary Competency-based education (CBE), broadly defined as a form of higher education in which credit is provided on the basis of student learning rather than credit or clock hours, has begun to catch the attention of federal and state policymakers, foundations, and colleges. Read the full report.
What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning? You know the hardest thing about teaching with project-based learning? Explaining it to someone. It seems to me that whenever I asked someone the definition of PBL, the description was always so complicated that my eyes would begin to glaze over immediately. So to help you in your own musings, I've devised an elevator speech to help you clearly see what's it all about. PBL: The Elevator Speech Create a hyperlink In PowerPoint, a hyperlink can be a connection from one slide to another slide in the same presentation (such as a hyperlink to a custom show) or to a slide in another presentation, an e-mail address, a Web page, or a file. You can create a hyperlink from text or from an object, such as a picture, graph, shape, or WordArt. Create a hyperlink to: A slide in the same presentation
Free Tools For Teachers : Windows Movie Maker The sights, sounds and action of a movie are a great way grab your students' attention and bring subjects to life. But who has time to teach and make movie magic? You do - with Windows Movie Maker. In just minutes, you can turn photos and video clips on any subject into interesting movies with special effects, sounds, and captions. Then share them with your class, on the Web, or DVDs so everyone can enjoy. The simple, easy, fast way to make movie magic in class