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Richard Wiseman

Digital Storytelling with Voicethread (and How to Do It Offline) As regular readers of this blog will know, I love doing things in class that are simple yet productive and full of student-generated content. It might be something like a drawing activity that leads into a whole series of other tasks, a couple of everyday items as the basis of discussion, or, as featured on my recent guest post on Teaching Village, a basic digital camcorder and some very creative young minds. Another simple but effective web 2.0 tool I really like using is Voicethread. I love the interactivity it offers with different people able to leave messages on the same presentation slide as well as the option to combine images or text with audio or video comments.

MSNBC - How to Think About the Mind How to Think About the MindNeuroscience shows that the 'soul' is the activity of the brain Sept. 27 issue - Every evening our eyes tell us that the sun sets, while we know that, in fact, the Earth is turning us away from it. Astronomy taught us centuries ago that common sense is not a reliable guide to reality. Today it is neuroscience that is forcing us to readjust our intuitions. People naturally believe in the Ghost in the Machine: that we have bodies made of matter and spirits made of an ethereal something. Yes, people acknowledge that the brain is involved in mental life.

So...You Wanna Be A Blogger So this is a blog. Yep. It really is, or at least I want it to be. coaching Principles UKCC Is Coaching an Art or a Science? Science To support the coach there is a wealth of scientific information based on research conducted with athletes. 23 Free Learning Tools For Monological, Dialogical and Polyphonic Forms of Teaching How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 12.98K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it's not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. 10 African-American History Month Teaching Resources 1.26K Views 0 Likes

COACHING QUESTIONS & POWERFUL QUESTIONS Download this page in PDF format It has been frequently said that professional coaches work with clients by carefully avoiding to get involved in their problems, to propose answers or to offer options and solutions. Probably just as often, it has been also said that coaches accompany their clients to find their own solutions by asking coaching questions. If these affirmations are relatively true, the second one calls for much more precision as to both the form and the content of the coaching questions a coach may ask. Indeed, journalism can also be considered to be the art of asking questions, and so can nazi gestapo and Spanish inquisition interrogation processes, not to mention other dismal totalitarian places and eras of our human history.

Wyatt, Rawdon - Check Your Vocabulary for TOEFL Exercise 1Look at these sentences and decide if the statement which follows each one is true or false. Use thewords and expressions in bold to help you decide. General Vocabulary Common Errors in English Usage Use the search form below to find words and phrases on this site. About this Search Engine E e.g. / i.e. each early adapter earmarks / hallmark earth, moon easedrop ecology / environment economic / economical ecstatic ect. -ed / -t edge on eek / eke efforting ei / ie either / or, neither / nor either are / either is eighteen hundreds / nineteenth century electrocute elegy / eulogy elicit / illicit ellipses email embaress emergent / emergency emigrate / immigrate eminent / imminent / immanent empathy / sympathy emphasize on emulate / imitate end result enamored by endemic / epidemic engine / motor English / British enjoy to enormity / enormousness enquire / inquire ensuite ensure / insure enthuse entomology / etymology envelop / envelope envious / jealous enviroment epic / epoch epicenter epigram / epigraph / epitaph / epithet epitomy eponymous equally as equivocate / equal -er / -est error / err -es espouse / expound / expand et al.

An Interactive Mind Map Made With Thinglink This morning I saw a Tweet from Thinglink Edu about an interactive image of examples of uses of Thinglink in education. One of the examples was this interactive mind map created by Phillipe Packu. The mind map is a drawing that was uploaded to Thinglink then pinned with videos, images, audio files, and links to example each part of the mind map. I've embedded the mind map below. Applications for Education I've written about Thinglink a bunch of times because I think that it can be a very useful tool for students to tag and identify important elements in images. In my most recent post about Thinglink I shared a presentation of 26+ Ways to Use Thinglink in the Classroom.