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Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology

Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology
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ESL Warm-up Games and Activities Divide the students into 2 teams. Have 2 desks at the front of the class, facing each other, with an eraser in the middle of the 2 desks. One student from each team comes and sits in the hot seat. This week in class, we're studying "When I _________, I ______/ I __________when I ________. So, I would say something like, "When I feel happy, I _________." And of course, to make it even more exciting or if one team is behind by a lot of points, have a "Bonus Round," where the teams pick their best 3 players and each question is worth 2 or 3 points, or something like that. Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence! | ... Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O’Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have found that children’s beliefs about their intelligence can have a strong effect on their motivation and academic achievement [2]. Studies show that children typically hold one of two mindsets: they either believe that their intelligence is an unchangeable attribute (fixed mindset) or they believe that their intelligence can be increased through hard work (growth mindset) [1,2,5]. Children who hold a fixed mindset view challenging situations as “tests” of how much intelligence they have, and view effort and mistakes as indications of low ability, while children who hold a growth mindset view effort as a necessary part of the learning process [1,5]. These mindsets affect students academic achievement. This discovery has important implications for educational video games. Direct Messaging

European Schoolnet Academy 12 Great Free Keyboarding Games to Teach Kids Typing June 5, 2014 Over the last few weeks I received a couple of emails asking for web games to help kids learn touch typing. I went through my archive and did some extra researching and came up with the list below. Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. 1- Big Brown Bear This game provides several exercises designed to improve kids touch-typing skills. 2- Find The Letter Find The Letter is a game that helps learners type fast. 3- Key Seeker This is a great tool that helps young learners recognize the letters on a keyboard and use the correct hand to stoke the key. 4- Type A Letter This web tool helps kids learn to type fast using prompts from the screen. 5- Dance Mat Typing Dance Mat Typing is a wonderful typing game from BBC. 6- Keyboard Climber Keyboard Climber is a typing game in which kids help the monkey gets to the top fast by typing the letters that appear on the screen. 7- Free Tying Game This is a game that provides good typing practice to learners.

The Starr Spangled Planner: Kaboom! Possibly The Best Center Game Ever! Do you use Kaboom! in your classroom? It has been my go-to center for the past few years, whether I'm teaching Firsties, or now third graders. If Kaboom! is new to you, or it is something you haven't yet tried in your classroom, here are some great reasons to give it a try:1. It is highly engaging! When I was first introduced to this game by a dear, sweet teacher friend, I didn't believe it! Well, I was happily proved wrong! When I say that I find a way to use Kaboom! Number Identification & CountingCoins/MoneyTimeOne More/One Less and Ten More/Ten LessAddition/Subtraction (fact fluency, missing addends, combinations to ten…etc.)Greater Than/Less Than (with whole numbers and fractions)Identifying Fractions (including unit fractions & mixed fractions)Multiplication factsArea/PerimeterPlace ValueJumps on the Hundred ChartEstimation (estimating the sum of two 3-digit numbers)RoundingTranslating standard form into expanded form Well... 1. 2. 3. When I taught Firsties, I loved using Kaboom!

Teacher Training Videos - Free online technology and ict tutorials for use in... Here are a few training videos to get you started. Don't forget to click on the resize button to make the videos full size. Quizlet-Great tool for revising vocabulary. This is a great tool and I show you how to quickly learn to use it with minimal work. Then you can show it to your teachers. A great all round tool for blended, flipped and distance learning but also more. Mybrainshark is consistently one of the most popular tools on my website. How to search for Google Images. Whenever I present this to teachers, they are always so surprized. Another great tool for blended, flipped or disance learning. .With Present.Me you can upload a PowerPoint presentation and then add your voice and your webcam to the recording. Supersimple podcasting. Vocaroo is one of the simplest podcasting tools in the internet. How do I make all the videos on my site? Many of you ask about the videos on my site. Set up your own blog with Blogger I am always surprized when I give presentations on Blogger.

La scuola digitale di Paolo Ferri Paolo Ferri Verso una didattica aumentata dalle tecnologie Introduzione spaggiari Edizioni, pp.303, I “nativi” attraverso il loro “stile di apprendimento digitale” suggeriscono oggi una nuova modalità didattica ai loro insegnanti. Il testo si sofferma ad analizzare gli ambienti virtuali per l’apprendimento, le diverse soluzioni software, i device hardware; i nuovi setting d’aula che riguardano la progettazione e l’organizzazione della didattica e le metodologie di apprendimento/insegnamento. Cod. Paolo Maria Ferri Insegna Teoria e tecniche dei nuovi media e Tecnologie didattiche presso la Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione dell’Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, dove dirige il LISP (Laboratorio informatico di Sperimentazione Pedagogica) e l'Osservatorio Nuovi Media NuMediaBios. Sommario Introduzione Cap. Cap. Cap. Cap. Cap. Bibliografia

Falling Clouds Falling Clouds In this game you have to move words around to make a sentence. You can practice English grammar by rearranging words to make a complete sentence. The sentences get more complicated as you progess. Hopefully this game is a good way to practice sentence structures and review word order. Edit – In response to numerous comments and emails, the game is now slower giving more time to move the clouds around.

Börja skriva kod med Code Combat När man introducerar programmering i skolan tillsammans med elever är blockprogrammering ett perfekt alternativ. Då använder eleverna färdigprogrammerade block som de sätter ihop i ett specifikt mönster för att få en viss bestämd händelse att ske på datorskärmen. På det sättet får eleverna en uppfattning om hur internet och tex datorspel fungerar och är uppbyggda. Att det inte är något magiskt, att datorn gör precis det man säger till den/programmerar den att göra, inget annat. Och blir det inte som man har tänkt så är det inte datorns fel, utan det är något man sagt åt den på fel sätt att göra, felprogrmmerad. Vi har testar en del olika blockprogrammeringsverktyg som learn.code.org, Scratch, LEGOmindstormEV3, Hopscotch samt andra programmeringsappar ni kan läsa om på tidigare inlägget där elever recenserar programmeringsappar. - att eleverna får en grundförståelse för webb, hur det är uppbyggt och fungerar, att det är påverkningsbart. // Helena

The skills needed in the 21st century - New Vision for Education To thrive in today’s innovation-driven economy, workers need a different mix of skills than in the past. In addition to foundational skills like literacy and numeracy, they need competencies like collaboration, creativity and problem-solving, and character qualities like persistence, curiosity and initiative. Changes in the labour market have heightened the need for all individuals, and not just a few, to have these skills. In countries around the world, economies run on creativity, innovation and collaboration. Skilled jobs are more and more centred on solving unstructured problems and effectively analysing information. In addition, technology is increasingly substituting for manual labour and being infused into most aspects of life and work. To uncover the skills that meet the needs of a 21st-century marketplace, we conducted a meta-analysis of research about 21st-century skills in primary and secondary education.

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