ED Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet As you begin to explore the possibilities for cross-cultural interaction, global classroom projects, and new learning opportunities, the following organizations can assist you in your efforts. ePALS Classroom Exchange - Connects users from around the globe, providing the tools and meeting places to create a worldwide community of learners. The tools include ePALS SchoolMail™ and SafeBrowser™ as well as built-in language translation designed for schools. Whether you want project ideas for your class-to-class partnership, or discussion areas where you can contribute your views on a matter, ePALS strives to make it easy for members to make meaningful connections with each other. Global Connections and Exchange Programs An online resource on the website of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S.
Resources – Teachers Tapp Media Center Lisa Roberts Media Specialist Resources – Teachers Edmodo Resources Edmodo Prezi with links to Atomic Learning videosTeacher Resources, including guidelines and best practicesEdmodo App for ipad/iphoneAll of the Atomic Learning Edmodo videosEdmodo YouTube Channel – has videos about how specific areas might use Edmodo7 Brilliant Way to use Edmodo15 More Brilliant Ways to use Edmodo
15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education Google Drive has enabled Google Add Ons and there are some that you and your students will want to enable right away. Others may appeal more to professional developers or those who work remotely . Here’s a tutorial on enabling add ons. Start with this and then look to see which ones will suit your needs. And Some Suggested Add Ons From Google You can insert citations directly into Google Documents directly within the Document using EasyBib. The world's English mania - Jay Walker What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"? In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images.In her talk, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world's focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?)
Project-Based Learning Research Review Editor's Note: This article was originally written by Vanessa Vega, with subsequent updates made by the Edutopia staff. Studies have proven that when implemented well, project-based learning (PBL) can increase retention of content and improve students' attitudes towards learning, among other benefits. Edutopia's PBL research review explores the vast body of research on the topic and helps make sense of the results. In this series of five articles, learn how researchers define project-based learning, review some of the possible learning outcomes, get our recommendations of evidence-based components for successful PBL, learn about best practices across disciplines, find tips for avoiding pitfalls when implementing PBL programs, and dig in to a comprehensive annotated bibliography with links to all the studies and reports cited in these pages.
Global Education On a Dime: A Low-Cost Way to Connect Educators don't need huge budgets to develop a global-education program. One of the best examples of this is a partnership called the Flat Classroom Project that started by connecting an international school in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with an American school in Camilla, Georgia, and has since expanded into many collaborative projects that bring together over 5,000 students in more than 30 countries around the world. The project, based on Thomas L. Friedman's international best seller, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, calls on American students to partner with students across the globe and conduct a series of activities that deal with globalization. Here are some ideas to consider based on the experiences of schools that have participated in these sorts of projects: Use On-Hand, Real-World Resources
FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence FREE Features These features originally appeared on the FREE.ED.gov features blog. The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January February Using Whiteboard Animation For Training And eLearning I have been using eLearning development authoring tools to create self-paced / interactive eLearning material. Recently, I have learned the new technique to create learning material called whiteboard animation, which may be helpful for Instructional Designers or Content Developers to create more engaging learning material for the learners. When Instructional Designers choose methods for eLearning based on the analysis, this option also can play a great role for training delivery. What is Whiteboard Animation?
Nalle Puh citat på engelska - Winnie the Pooh citat Nalle Puh eller Winnie the Pooh som den egentligen heter, är ursprungligen skriven på engelska. När man översätter böcker från ett språk till ett annat händer det att en del av charmen och betydelsen försvinner. Därför har vi på denna sida samlat alla citaten på originalspråket. Nalle Puh citat på engelska “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. Research-Supported PBL Practices At one New Tech Network high school, strategies backed by research make project-based learning effective and engaging for teachers and students. At Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, several research-based practices interact to promote successful inquiry-based learning: Manor New Tech is part of the New Tech Network, a nonprofit that works with schools and districts around the country providing services and support to help reform learning through project-based learning (PBL). Since opening its doors in fall 2007, the school has achieved several notable accomplishments:
Global Collaboration What is Global Collaboration? – If we look at each term separately, global means worldwide whereas collaboration means working together as a team in a specific endeavor. In education, Global Collaboration involves a group of students, classes, and/or schools working together who are usually not located in the same school, city, state, region, and/or country. Think about the following questions and how they pertain to your students.
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