Tips for writing book reviews
Luisa Plaja Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. If you're stuck on what to say in a review, it can help to imagine you're talking to someone who's asking you whether they should read the book. Author Luisa Playa gives her top tips for writing reviews:
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6 Great Digital Storytelling Apps to Use with Your Students
Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using with their students to create, narrate, and share stories. Using these apps students will be able to tell their own stories using a variety of multimedia materials that include: images, characters, avatars, photos, audio recordings, video clips and many more. The editing and creation functionalities differ from one app to the other but overall, the process is fairly simple and student friendly:
Introduction The clock for learning time has movable hands. It has three main modes, the first demonstrates how to tell the time using an analogue clock.
Posters for science conferences
1. Create your content Define your message The first step in poster design is planning what content you want to present, not planning what it will look like. The content you include should contribute towards communicating one key message – you don’t want to show all of your research on one poster. Trying to fit too much information will limit your poster’s effectiveness as a communication tool. Start in MS Word (or equivalent word processor), and draft a summary of your research.
What Shakespeare Sounded Like to Shakespeare: Reconstructing the Bard’s Origi...
What did Shakespeare’s English sound like to Shakespeare? To his audience? And how can we know such a thing as the phonetic character of the language spoken 400 years ago? These questions and more are addressed in the video above, which profiles a very popular experiment at London’s Globe Theatre, the 1994 reconstruction of Shakespeare’s theatrical home. As linguist David Crystal explains, the theater’s purpose has always been to recapture as much as possible the original look and feel of a Shakespearean production—costuming, music, movement, etc. But until recently, the Globe felt that attempting a play in the original pronunciation would alienate audiences.
18 Of The Best Formative Assessment Tools For Teachers [Updated]
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New- Portfoliogen Allows You to Create and Download Your Portfolios in PDF Format
October, 2014Portfoliogen is a great web tool for teachers. It allows teachers to create their own customized portfolio webpage. This means that you have a user friendly platform designed specifically to host and organize all your materials into one place. You can also share your portfolio with your colleagues and peers using the generated URL. Some of features of PortfoliogenHere is a list of the main features that Portfoliogen offers to its users :It is freeIt is easy and simple to useIt lets users create Portfolio onlineIt generates a personal URL for each portfolio createdIt lets users post information, certifications, work related photos and many moreIt allows users to upload documents and add work related links to use useful websitesUsers can customize the design and layout of their webpageToday, Portfoliogen.com has launched a new feature allowing members to download their content and show their artifacts locally in a variety of formats including PDF, PowerPoint, and Flash.
10 Ways to Use Instagram in the Classroom
Move over, Facebook—if you teach middle or high schoolers, you know that Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels for teens and tweens today. And while it may not seem like it at first, there are many applications for Instagram in the classroom. Of course, it's important to protect students' privacy, especially when using a public channel like Instagram.