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100 Incredible & Educational Virtual Tours You Don't Want to Miss

100 Incredible & Educational Virtual Tours You Don't Want to Miss
By Katheryn Rivas One of the wonders of the Internet is that it can bring the world to you instead of your needing to find the time and money to explore the traditional way. The following virtual tours bring opportunities to explore cities, famous landmarks and buildings, museums, college campuses, and even outer space. You can learn how things are made, explore the human body or that of a life-sized whale, and visit ball parks and theme parks. There is even a section of incredible virtual tours that Google Earth has compiled that shares the world in a whole new way. Cities From historic cities hundreds of years old to newer cities, these tours take you all around the world. Pompeii, Italy. Famous Landmarks and Buildings Take these tours to visit the Taj Mahal and the Palace of Versailles in the same day. Explore the Taj Mahal. Museums Take a peek inside these museums to learn about history, read ancient books, or view some of the most revered works of art available. Louvre. College Campuses

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Steve is in the back, uploading your file We're sorry, but we could not find what you are looking for. Global Digital Citizen Foundation © 2015|terms & conditions|privacy policy Google Calendar (events) One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Google Calendar Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account One Google Account for everything Google

Reward Systems That Work: What to Give and When to Give It! Read about four teachers' ways of rewarding students' good behavior and motivation. Learn what to give and when and how you can encourage students to improve. Included: 35 reasonable rewards! "The rewards help students remember the classroom rules and commonsense manners," teacher Shelley Giesbrecht told Education World. Giesbrecht, a teacher at Blue Clay School in Arnaud, Manitoba (Canada), put out a call for suggestions of inexpensive motivating rewards for students. One teacher suggested keeping a small gumball machine in the classroom and occasionally distributing pennies so that students may get a serving of small candies from it. Jen McCalley of Ainsworth Elementary in Portland, Oregon, has a terrific way to help the children in her class earn rewards. "Students receive a $1 Birdie Buck for each day they turn in homework on time and complete," she explained. "With the store, the children get a sense that they are at school to do a job, not just to play.

50 Best Blogs for Online Educators | Online Colleges As students flock to online courses in greater numbers than ever, and even elementary schools add online components, more and more educators are needed for online colleges and online educational programs. Teachers working online must not only know their subject matter through and through, but also how to use the latest technology to communicate with and engage students. On top of all that, they also have to keep abreast of new ideas and products that will make their jobs easier and improve their ability to work with students. Fortunately, many who work in educational technology fields are more than willing to share their expertise with others online through videos, podcasts, and more commonly, blogs. News and Views Give these blogs a read to make sure you stay in-the-know when it comes to all things edutech. Educational Technology Professionals Here you’ll find blogs from professionals working in educational technology, a great resource for those new to online teaching and old pros alike.

100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code [via] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks These search tricks can save you time when researching online for your next project or just to find out what time it is across the world, so start using these right away. Convert units. Google Specifically for Education From Google Scholar that returns only results from scholarly literature to learning more about computer science, these Google items will help you at school. Google Scholar. Google Docs Google Docs is a great replacement for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, so learn how to use this product even more efficiently. Use premade templates. Gmail Use the Tasks as a to-do list.

Kuwaiti Public Holidays Kuwait will enjoy 8 public, national, and bank holidays in 2013. The weekend in Kuwiat is Friday and Saterday, if a public holidays fell on a weekend, it is observed on that day and not moved to another date. Muslim holidays in kuwait are evaluated using the Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia which depends on the sunrise, sunsets, and moon phases calculated on the bases of Mecca location. We hope that you will enjoy your 2013 Kuwaiti holidays, and remember to book for hotels or flights in advance for a cheaper bargain, since last min bookings can go really high. New Year’s Day Tue 1/Jan/2013 Mawlid al-Nabi (Prophet Muhammad Birthday) Thu 24/Jan/2013 (Dates may vary according to Lunar Calendar) National Day Mon 25/Feb/2013 Liberation Day Thu 26/Feb/2013 Lailat al-Mi’raj (Ascension Night of the Prophet Muhammad) Tue 4/Jun/2013 (Dates might vary according to Lunar Calendar) Hejiri New Year (Islamic New Year) 4/Nov/2013 (Dates might vary according to Lunar Calendar) Be Sociable, Share!

50 Must-See Teacher Blogs Chosen By You 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.08K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. But I wanted t... 50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education 96.78K Views 0 Likes Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance. 100 Teaching Tools You Should Know About

10 herramientas digitales que se deberían usar en la escuela Nuevo recopilatoria de herramientas TIC patra aplicar en el aula. En este caso dejo este listado que he encontrado en el blog “Tic para la educación pública“. Interesante y aquí os lo dejo. Importantes herramientas de la web 2.0 como GeoGebra, CmapTools, Xtimeline o Google Docs mejoran las sesiones en el aula y permiten el trabajo colaborativo. Por Pedro Luis Chuquiyauri, especialista en Comunicaciones Fotografía: Los docentes siempre buscan optimizar sus sesiones de enseñanza y aprendizaje dentro y fuera del aula, por eso, a continuación le brindamos 10 herramientas de la web 2.0 para que puedan generar contenidos y proyectos pedagógicos basadas en TIC. 1) GeoGebra. Sugerencias de aplicación. 2) Kompozer. Sugerencias de aplicación. 3) Writer. Sugerencias de aplicación. 4) CmapTools. Sugerencias de aplicación. 5) Audacity. Sugerencias de aplicación. 6) Google Calendar. Sugerencias de aplicación. 7) Xtimeline. Sugerencias de aplicación. 8) Calameo.

Previously Off the beaten path – Travel guides at Wikivoyage Off the beaten path is a showcase article about a lesser-known or unusual travel destination, selected monthly by Wikivoyage's users. See Previous Destinations of the month for better-known destinations, Previous Featured travel topics for phrasebooks, itineraries and travel topics, and Wikivoyage:Destination of the Month candidates to nominate and discuss future "Off the beaten path" destinations. Previously featured destinations were: 2013[edit] 2012[edit] 2011[edit] 2010[edit] 2009[edit] 2008[edit] 2007[edit] 2006[edit]

instaGrok | A new way to learn 10 Herramientas web para crear y compartir Estamos en los tiempos de compartir, de ese modo nos enriquecemos y podemos observar y aprender nuevas experiencias. En el blog “contar con TIC” su editora, Silvina Carraud nos ofrece un listado de 10 herramientas para poder crear y compartir contenidos y poder aplicarlos en el aula. Aquí os lo dejo. Finalizaron las clases y al tener tiempo disponible podemos hacer balance de distintos aspectos de las actividades realizadas, logros alcanzados, errores que evitaremos volver a cometer (con suerte) y, sobre todo los aprendizajes adquiridos en este ciclo. Entre esos aprendizajes conseguidos se hallan las herramientas web que implementamos en 2014 o que, si bien las utilizábamos con anterioridad, notamos que nos resultan indispensables para la tarea de crear y compartir contenidos. 1. Simple manera de crear y publicar contenido multimedia. 2. Crear un sitio web para diferentes usos: CV, portafolio digital, proyecto, etc. 3. Crear listas y compartirlas (curación de contenidos). 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

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