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Virtual Teacher Australian History Trove Pictures of Australia Take a look at the Picture Australia site. This site will not be officially lauched for a while yet. ‎Animoto: Social Video Editor on the App Store Create videos for Facebook, Instagram, & more with a collection of professionally curated templates, a commercially licensed music library, and hundreds of stock images! Social videos made easy. Reach your audience wherever they are with stunning, professional videos that’ll make you stand out on Instagram, Facebook and more. FEATURES:• PROFESSIONAL TEMPLATES: Upload photos & video clips from your phone’s camera or Camera Roll right into our templates. Instagram templates, Facebook templates, Story templates, post templates, video ad templates, and promos.• COLLAGES & LAYOUTS: Add multiple pictures to videos with our professionally-designed layouts and animated photo collages.• ADJUST COLORS: Make video stories that match your brand. Mix & match colors & fonts.• FONTS & ANIMATED TEXT: Choose from 24 fonts with animated text effects.

43 Simple Ways To Simplify Your Life Post written by Sherri Kruger. Follow me on Twitter. Simplicity. How can we make things simpler, more streamlined, or more efficient? 6 Good iPad Apps for Teaching Vocabulary to Young Learners February 15, 2014 iPad has made teaching vocabulary to young learners way easier and much more fun. There are now a wide range of fabulous iPad apps to use with your kids to get them to improve and enrich their vocabulary and move to the next level of their language learning. I have been curating some of these apps over the last couple of weeks and here is an initial list that features 6 good apps to start with. 1- Vocab Genius Vocan Genius is a great iPad app to help kids with their vocablary learning.

What is global education? The heart of global education is enabling young people to participate in shaping a better, shared future for the world. Global education emphasises the unity and interdependence of human society, developing a sense of self and appreciation of cultural diversity, affirmation of social justice and human rights, as well as building peace and actions for a sustainable future in different times and places. Global education promotes positive values and assists students to take responsibility for their actions and to see themselves as global citizens who can contribute to a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. Australian global educators place particular emphasis on developing relationships with our neighbours in the Asia–Pacific and Indian Ocean regions. Global Perspectives, A framework for global education in Australian schools is a concise, practical and philosophical guide to including a global perspective across the curriculum.

Oxford - Start Reading 1-2-3-4-5-6 - ebooksz The series consists of six graded reading comprehension books.Each book has ten reading passages followed by exercises which check comprehension, consolidate grammar points, and develop vocabulary skills.A variety of texts is featured, including adventure stories, science fiction, and factual passages.A picture dictionary at the back of each book gives visual explanations of the words used.Full-colour illustrations aid comprehension and add to the books’ appeal. Download Activating Your Pineal Gland Having trouble meditating, or remembering your dreams, or just feeling lost and disconnected from the Source? The problem may be a blocked (or calcified) pineal gland. The pineal gland, referred to as the Third Eye, the Eye of Horus or the Seat of the Soul, is a small pine cone shaped organ inside your brain that secretes hormones like melatonin, serotonin and DMT (Dimethyltryptamine), also known as the Spirit Molecule. Melatonin and serotonin are responsible for sleep or meditative states, and emotional states of well-being, bliss and euphoria.

Scholastics™ We provide downloadable lesson plans that bring Kerpoof into the classroom, either electronically or through printed scenes and coloring sheets. These lesson plans have been created for a wide range of grades (pre-K and up) and fulfill state and national standards. Check back often for new additions, or sign up for our free newsletter. New! The Three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle(grades 1-4) (PDF) Tall Tales: Exploring Fact and Fiction(grades 4-5) (PDF) The Planets(grades 3-6) (PDF) Poetry Partners(grades 2-4) (PDF) Biz Movie Sneak Peek(grades 3-8)Visit the BizWorld Foundation website for more information on the BizMovie curriculum. Lesson Plan (PDF)Worksheet (PDF)

NZ Curriculum Online Teaching as inquiry is a fundamental part of ensuring success for all the students in your class. Here you will find ideas, resources and tools to support your inquiry journey, as well as school stories to help provide inspiration and promote discussion. This resource is presented in a way that will suit you if you are new to the inquiry process, or if you have experienced it before. The resource gives you the option to look at what is most relevant to you, revisit for more information, and be challenged by new ideas. Teaching as inquiry-FAQsThis supporting blog post takes a closer look at teaching as inquiry, answering five commonly asked questions. It offers stories and resources to support and inspire teachers and school leaders to investigate their practice and make a difference for all students.

Four Ways Mindfulness Can Make You a More Successful Entrepreneur  My path to becoming a social entrepreneur was an accidental one. I had spent many years as a doctor specialising in the field of psychiatry. In order to manage the stress of my work, I turned to meditation. It took a while before I was sold on it. For someone who thrived on being active it was almost intolerable to sit still. I remember falling asleep from boredom and experiencing the most profound agitation as though an unstoppable army of ants was crawling under my skin. Stories for kids online and fun games to play Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing. There are classic children's stories that we think you and your family will love, including Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd to Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson, along with newer favourites such as Chris Haughton's Oh No, George! and Everybunny Dance!

Where to Find Good Educational Videos There’s a right and a wrong way to use videos in the classroom. Not all videos are primed for instructional use, and not all instruction lends itself to video. However, pairing a great video with the tools students need to engage with it can lead to a deeper understanding of or alternate perspective on what’s being taught. Check out the September Education Update article “Showing Videos in the Classroom: What’s the Purpose?” to learn three criteria for selecting an effective video and find tips for helping your students “make the shift from vegging out to tuning in for learning.” Once you have identified the criteria to look for, there are tons of places to find both instructional and supplemental videos on whatever topic you’re teaching.

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