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Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year Let's start 2014 off with a set of tools to help you and your students make stuff. Create animations, record messages, assemble videos, construct presentations, collect links, and build inventions. This is a great way to make something engaging for your students and to assess their comprehension of a subject. Check out the selection we have compiled for you below:

stopping off place: April 2013 Fascinating Experiments in Physics by François Cherrier, Sterling Publishing, NY, 1979 (originally published in France as Experiences de Physique Amusante, 1975) Publicaciones Acti / España: Revista de Auxiliares de Conversación Acti / España es una publicación anual que recoge un conjunto de actividades creadas por auxiliares de conversación y destinadas a motivar e implicar al alumnado de español del Reino Unido e Irlanda. Lo más destacable de esta revista es el ingenio de sus autores para crear actividades que, a la vez que cubren una parte del currículo, entretienen, son flexibles en cuanto a tiempo y nivel y presentan la realidad española actual, por lo que constituyen un excelente banco de materiales para este profesorado. Últimos números: Acti/España 17 (2013)

Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011: The ‘Concept Based Curriculum’ – Ken Robinson & Steve Jobs – Differentiated Teaching: Originally posted January 2010…. I wrote this post in January 2010 after an IBO workshop – The ‘Concept Based’ Curriculum. I remember carefully selecting Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement address to share, and support my educational philosophy. As teachers, and humans we need to reflect on our purpose, our goals and the footprint we leave behind. The Hardest and Easiest IB Subjects The International Baccalaureate Diploma is not an easy course. However, it can be made easier by choosing the best combination of subjects based on their difficulty and your strengths. There are four main factors influencing IB subject choices: 1. Quality of tuition available 2.

PingPong: Simple, Interactive, Free Q&A App For Teachers I’ve recently met with the creators of PingPong, an app that is aimed at providing a higher level of interaction between teachers and students. It works by simply letting teachers create questions either on the spot (during class), or as a series or prepared questions (exam-style) that students will have to answer, possibly in a limited time. The beauty of the app really resides in its simplicity and the fact that it is free. The user interface may appear a little Spartan, but that’s exactly why it works so well: it is extremely easy to build questions, and answering them is even easier. This means that it could work with very young children, although I don’t see why it couldn’t be used for adults. I don’t disagree that another design may work too, but the point is that function comes first here.Teachers have control over what’s going on in their virtual classrooms.

Code Puzzler 1inShare Thursday Puzzler: Arithmetic Operators Usually we have a code puzzler every Thursday, but today it's more of a brain teaser. Your task is to balance add arithmetic operators to make the statement... The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion.

Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae The Great Art of Light and Shadow "The truth is, this Jesuit, as generally the most of his order, have a great ambition to be thoughte the greate and learned men of the world; and to that end writes greate volumes, on all subjects, with gay pictures and diagrams to set them forth, for ostentation And to fill up those volumes, they draw in all things, by head and shoulders; and these too for the most part, stolen from other authors. So that if that little, which is their owne, were separated from what is borrowed from others, or impertinent to their present arguments, their swollen volumes would shrink up to the size of our Almanacks. But enough of these Mountebankes*."[Robert Payne in a letter to Gilbert Sheldon, 1650]{*mountbanke = charlatan} "Whatsoever Mr.

Resource for teachers and coordinators By sophies on February 22nd, 2013 IB Position Papers are IB commissioned works by recognized experts in the field on topics of interest to the IB community. The papers represent the opinions of the authors commissioned to write them, and while they may generally align with IB philosophies, they do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the organization. [...]

Teaching in the Third Dimension: Moving into Concept-based Curriculum « i-Biology This post is a quick organisation of thoughts based on the new position paper by the IB. There is more in the paper than is discussed here, so please head over to the IB’s Position Papers site to read it. ……….o0O0o……… 3D Instruction, by H.

Arduino 1.0 with enc28j60 Ethernet Shield V1.1 - trollmaker.com Arduino 1.0 with enc28j60 Ethernet Shield V1.1 18 december 2011 | Classified in: Electronic | Tags: arduino, ethernet, shield Here is how to use the enc28j60 Ethernet Shield V1.1 with Arduino 1.0. Music Text Composition Generator ( A free online music utility) The P22 Music Text Composition Generator allows any text to be converted into a musical composition. This composition is displayed in musical notation and simultaneously generated as a midi file. 1.

Street Ghosts project - Google Street View made Street Art and Public Concern In this project, I exposed the specters of Google’s eternal realm of private, misappropriated data: the bodies of people captured by Google’s Street View cameras, whose ghostly, virtual presence I marked in Street Art fashion at the precise spot in the real world where they were photographed. Street Ghosts hit some of the most important international Street Art “halls of fame” with low-resolution, human scale posters of people taken from Google Street View. These images do not offer details, but the blurred colors and lines on the posters give a gauzy, spectral aspect to the human figures, unveiling their presence like a digital shadow haunting the real world.

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