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Fun with learning taxonomies Dave Ferguson’s recent post on Bloom’s learning taxonomy (see Lovin’ Bloom) got me thinking about the value of learning taxonomies in learning and information design. Learning taxonomies attempt to break down and categorize types of learning to help designers (of instruction, information, education, performance) develop objectives and learning strategies best matched to the specific type of learning targeted. They are at the core of most approaches to instructional design. A taxonomy of learning taxonomies A few well known and less well known learning taxonomies…
My All Time Favorite Middle School Math Lessons I’m teaching high school now, but here are the lessons that I miss the very most. These are my “Must Do” lessons. I have a few friends who will teach middle school math (or Algebra 1) for the first time this year. English Prepositions So what are prepositions? A preposition is a word which is used before a noun to show its connection to another word in the sentence. For example: The dog rests on the armchair. (The word "on" is used before "the armchair".
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Taking the Leap into Homeschooling So you're thinking about leaping into homeschooling. The excitement of a new life decision always brings some jitters with it. Although the idea of homeschooling intrigues you, a few questions may still nag at the back of your mind. For one thing, what exactly does an adventure like this involve? When is the best time to begin? Reasons to choose homeschooling 5 Fun Free iPad Math Game Apps These free apps offer fun ways for elementary/primary grade students to practice their math fundamentals. We checked out a bunch of free math games for the iPad that can help younger students reinforce their math basics, focusing only on those rated 4 stars or better. There are quite a few of these. As of this morning, there were 92 apps that come up by searching the App Store for “math games” that are free and have ratings of 4 or higher. We ranked them by popularity and then tried a bunch of the popular ones, looking for apps that provide good functionality for free (as opposed to the many ‘free’ apps that are really just teases to buy a full version). Here are five that we liked (some of these do have fuller versions or companion apps that you have to pay for, but the free versions here offer useful gaming without requiring registration or fees).
The Great Pi Conspiracy: Are We Using the Wrong Pi? My understanding of pi is that it is 3.141 with endless number. In other words, pi is a set of numbers that has no ending. It is infinite just like a circle. Because it is infinite, it can not be multiplied or divided with any number and come to any conclusion. You can not calculate a mathematical formula and come to a solid conclusion unless you make the number whole or round it down to numbers that can be divided. Free eBooks to read at home! Everyone deserves a rest when they're at home but it’s also important for children to keep up with their reading practice if they can. To help make reading fun at home, we're providing FREE eBook access for teachers, parents and children to a range of Bug Club eBooks! No sign-up, no login, no fuss. Anyone can take part! 1.