5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it. However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Bloggers, podcasters, search engines and digital content creators of all types of have made it possible for us to learn virtually anything we want to even if we don’t have the money. If you want to learn anything chances are there is somebody creating content about the subject and sharing it with the world at no cost. Self Motivation is Not Optional Taking this kind of approach to educating yourself requires an extremely high degree of self motivation. 1. 2. Want to learn how to get in shape? 3. 4. 5. Education as we know it is changing rapidly.
UC Berkeley Webcasts | Video and Podcasts: Events by Category Kevin E. Healy The Graduate Group Introductory Seminar - An introduction to research in bioengineering including specific case studies and organization of this rapidly expanding and diverse field. Gary L. Firestone, Andrew Dillin, Jennifer A Doudna, Michael Meighan General Biology Lecture - General introduction to cell structure and function, molecular and organismal genetics, animal development, form and function. Michael Meighan General Biology Laboratory - Laboratory that accompanies 1A lecture course. Alan Shabel, George Roderick, Lewis J Feldman General introduction to plant development, form, and function; population genetics, ecology, and evolution. Daniel Garcia The Beauty and Joy of Computing - An introduction to the beauty and joy of computing. John Kubiatowicz Operating Systems and System Programming - Basic concepts of operating systems and system programming. Armando Fox Software Engineering - Ideas and techniques for designing, developing, and modifying large software systems. K.
Differentiated Instruction & RTI for ELLs Each student comes to school, not only with unique academic needs, but also with unique background experiences, culture, language, personality, interests, and attitudes toward learning. Effective teachers recognize that all of these factors affect how students learn in the classroom, and they adjust, or differentiate, their instruction to meet students' needs. Here are some strategies for differentiating instruction for your English language learners. Differentiated Instruction Differentiated Instruction for ELLs In this article written for Colorín Colorado, Dr. Differentiated Instruction and Testing Accommodations for ESOL Students This guide from the Montgomery County Schools in Maryland demonstrates the parallel between differentiated instructional strategies for English language learners and state-permitted testing accommodations for ESOL students. Reading Rockets Webcast: Differentiated Reading Instruction Featuring Carol Ann Tomlinson, G. RTI for English Language Learners
10 lifesaving websites for ESL teachers | That is Evil! Lisa has asked me for some recommendations regarding useful sites for EFL teachers and I’m happy to make a little compilation of the places I visit most often to find ideas, inspirations, betimes lesson plans if I feel exceptionally lazy (The Liberation of the Garden Gnomes by Peter Vahle is just shiny!) and share them with you. So, here we go – my ten favourite websites: Hope you’ll like my choice and give these sites a go. Enjoy the recommendations I’ve shared and if you know some interesting sites, please, share them with me as well. Enjoy! Like this: Like Loading... Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013 Free Science and Video Lectures Online! Differentiating Instruction Whether you teach first grade or AP Calculus, your class is certain to have a variety of learners. Perhaps you have some ESL/ELL students, some learning support, some emotional support, some gifted, and some very “average.” TeachersFirst has resources to help you understand and adapt for student differences, including general ideas for any and all students and for specific student needs. For Any and All Students: Browse examples Many TeachersFirst resource reviews include differentiation suggestions and practical ways a resource can help you meet individual needs. For Specific Student Needs: Autism and Aspergers Find resources and information to help you understand and work with this increasing population. Adapt-a-Strategy for ESL/ELL Adapt your existing lesson plans using these simple strategies to help ESL students. Gifted Special Ed Special Ed regulations change frequently, and many are specific to your state.
10 Websites for English Language Students A few years ago I wrote a blog post about 10 Websites for English Language Teachers. At the time it seemed to be quite popular with readers but it suddenly dawned that I did not write about any websites which would be best suited for learners of English. So read on to find out the 10 websites which I recommend for learners of English. 1. This wonderful self-study website, ESOL Courses, is great for students as all lessons are available online, there is no registration so lessons are free and they cover a range of areas as well as levels. 2. I have been using the BBC Learning English website since I first started English language teaching in South Korea. 3. This website, Five Minute English, was one that I came across by accident and it contains quite a number of lessons which focus on listening, grammar, vocabulary as well as a range of other skills. 4. 5. English Page is an engaging learner focused website which offers areas of study with grammar, vocabulary as well as weekly lessons.
Explore Free video lectures,Free Animations, Free Lecture Notes, Free Online Tests, Free Lecture Presentations Super Scholar - The best ideas in the world 16 Prestigious Schools that Offer Free Online Classes posted by admin on November 5th, 2008 The world of education is changing, big time. Information technology has revolutionized how we find and share information. While the business world is forced to change, education is lagging behind. While many schools offer their traditional curriculum online or are entirely Web-based (see our list of online schools for a look at available online colleges and degree programs), many schools and universities offer free courses online in the form of video and audio lectures, mp3 files or PowerPoint slides. Information wants to be free, and these progressive institutions have taken the first step by making their class free for anyone to use online: Need more? For students interested in online schools, there is a huge variety of colleges available offering online degree programs from certificate up to doctorate. And others. More free online learning resources can be found in the following places around the web: