Webinar on Open Badges Is there a future for Open Badges? Webinar on 26 November 2015 at 10.00 AM CET Sales pitch We learn everyday, all the time. We can’t help ourselves, it is in our nature. In adult education we separate between formal, non-formal and informal learning. Results on ReadWriteThink Home › Results from ReadWriteThink 1-8 of 8 Results from ReadWriteThink Sort by: Classroom Resources | Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry Acrostic Poems This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
How I reverse-engineered Google Docs to play back any document's keystrokes « James Somers (jsomers.net) If you’ve ever typed anything into a Google Doc, you can now play it back as if it were a movie — like traveling through time to look over your own shoulder as you write. This is possible because every document written in Google Docs since about May 2010 has a revision history that tracks every change, by every user, with timestamps accurate to the microsecond; these histories are available to anyone with “Edit” permissions; and I have written a piece of software that can find, decode, and rebuild the history for any given document. See that little gizmo above? It’s like a video player, but made especially for writing. This one’s from an Atlantic article I began work on nearly four years ago, on the day after Christmas in 2010.
Why some people find learning a language harder than others Scientists at McGill University in Canada found that if left anterior operculum and the left superior temporal gyrus communicate more with each other at rest, then language learning is easier. "These findings have implications for predicting language learning success and failure," said study author Dr Xiaoqian Chai. For the study, researchers scanned the brains of 15 adult English speakers who were about to begin an intensive 12-week French course, and then tested their language abilities both before and after the course. Participants with stronger connections between the left left anterior operculum and an important region of the brain's language network called the left superior temporal gyrus showed greater improvement in the speaking test. However, that doesn't mean success at a second language is entirely predetermined by the brain's wiring. How the brain is wired determines whether someone can learn a second language easily Photo: ALAMY
Jeopardy Style Review Game Creator The Instant Jeopardy Review Game has been designed and dramatically improved to make it the perfect review game for a wide variety of classroom uses. This tool is a fun and interactive way to review content in your classroom, meeting, conference, or other group setting. The new and improved version of the Jeopardy Review Game includes the following features:
Steve Lambert Is email a distraction? SelfControl is an OS X application which blocks access to incoming and/or outgoing mail servers and websites for a predetermined period of time. For example, you could block access to your email, facebook, and twitter for 90 minutes, but still have access to the rest of the web. Once started, it can not be undone by the application, by deleting the application, or by restarting the computer – you must wait for the timer to run out. Created while at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology. The Hat - Random Name Generator Current version: 184.108.40.206License: Freeware "I'm first!" "No I'm first!""No, I called it!"
Quizalize - A Fun Quiz Platform Quizalize is a newer quiz game platform that reminds me of Kahoot. Like Kahoot, students play your quiz games on their laptops or tablets by going to the Quizalize website then entering their names and a class code. Students are awarded points for correctly answering questions quickly. Students are given feedback instantly on every quiz question that they answer.
How To Be A Great Teacher, From 12 Great Teachers : NPR Ed Sarah Hagan, a young algebra teacher in rural Oklahoma oil country, stays where she is because her students "deserve better." Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption toggle caption Elissa Nadworny/NPR Sarah Hagan, a young algebra teacher in rural Oklahoma oil country, stays where she is because her students "deserve better." Elissa Nadworny/NPR Great teachers have two things in common: an exceptional level of devotion to their students, and the drive to inspire each one to learn and succeed.
A durable, matte-laminated version of ourstandard set is also available for sale on Amazon.com Plickers Card Tips & Frequently Asked Questions Q: Can I use the same card set for multiple classes? Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom - Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom by Amy Arbogash and Stephanie Rudolph Today’s teachers are finding new and better ways to engage their students in the learning that goes on in classrooms. One of the ways to stay relevant is to use technology to their advantage. It connects to the world that our students live in and brings high levels of interest.