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Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong

Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong

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6 Types of Blended Learning [Infographic] The Current State Of Technology In K-12 6.76K Views 0 Likes What is the next device most students will soon purchase? How many schools have a digital strategy? Find out in the current state of technology in K-12. How Online Education Has Changed In 10 Years Vieux Farka Toure: African Blues, Reborn hide captionVieux Farka Toure's "Borei" has all the energy of classic African pop, paired with exuberant call-and-response vocals and blistering guitar solos. Courtesy of the artist Vieux Farka Toure's "Borei" has all the energy of classic African pop, paired with exuberant call-and-response vocals and blistering guitar solos. Song: "Borei" Artist: Vieux Farka Toure CD: The Secret

How to become a data visualization ninja with 3 free tools for non-programmers We noticed many times between the lines of this blog how data visualization is in the hype and how this trend is growing and growing. That’s good news guys! It’s fun and it’s … success! But as more and more people join this wild bunch we have to take care of those who are not as skilled as we are yet. There are many people out there who love data visualization but they think they are out of this business because they are not able to code.

Music As a Portal to Higher Consciousness Begin by clicking on Play Music to the right above. Allow the music to provide a contemplative background for your reading of the first few paragraphs of this essay. Transformative art serves as a portal to higher consciousness.

How to measure the effectiveness of professional development activities This post on measurement on the effectiveness of professional development attracts my attention. Stephen commented in his OLDaily: And the good point he make is that the effectiveness (if you want to call it that) of a learning event isn’t measurable at the time of the event – you have to wait for the cycles to complete. Can the effectiveness of professional development be measured? Clifford Stoll: Why Web Won't Be Nirvana After two decades online, I'm perplexed. It's not that I haven't had a gas of a good time on the Internet. I've met great people and even caught a hacker or two. But today, I'm uneasy about this most trendy and oversold community. Visionaries see a future of telecommuting workers, interactive libraries and multimedia classrooms.

Strategy Bank The Teach 21 Strategy Bank is designed to be a dynamic resource for educators. It contains a multitude of research-based strategies teachers can use to make their classroom instruction more effective, and to address the needs of their diverse students. These strategies have been collected from a variety of sources, including the standards-based units available on Teach 21. Minority Report-like adverts 'may hit the UK next year' 28 February 2011Last updated at 08:36 By Dave Lee Technology Reporter The future of advertising? A report suggests interactive, knowledgeable adverts like these may become part of our lives very soon In 2002, Steven Spielberg's hugely successful film Minority Report set imaginations alight, showing a glimpse of what the world could be like in the not-too-distant future. Its plot revolved around a special police unit named 'PreCrime' which would predict when a murder was about to take place, giving police a chance to capture the potential criminal before they could commit the act. Yet for many, by far the most intriguing 'invention' in Minority Report intrusively made itself known as Tom Cruise's character strolled through a mall.

Show Me the Strategies {*style:<u> </u>*} *Teachers—The following strategies can be implemented into your daily/weekly lesson plans by using the “Instructional Newsletter” Folder on your school’s Shared Folder. Download a copy for your files and copy and paste them into your lesson plan. In addition, you will find a sample template for planning a lesson, as well as expanded strategies and tips for teaching in the middle school and for block scheduling. Please contact Donna or Linda if you need more explanation or would like to share a strategy you use that is not on our list.

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