Eclectic Homeschooling My kids like watching cooking shows on Youtube. Awhile back I stumbled upon a video series that combines cooking with history. Clara, a 91+ year old woman who lived through the Great Depression, cooks and talks about what her life was like when they didn’t have an abundance of food. The food she prepares is food that was typical for her family to eat during the Great Depression. Clara passed away in 2013 at age 98, but she has a couple seasons of her amazing show on Youtube. She also has a cookbook available on Amazon. DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS: Tools and Technologies for Effective Classrooms Classrooms should be fundamentally thoughtful places, environments where students are taught a wide range of higher order conceptual skills to complement the traditional basics of reading, writing, and computation. ~ Terry Roberts, Director of the National Paideia Center Learning is the Adventure of What Can Be How do you think your students would take to becoming an animation movie producer and director? Can you think of ways in which your students could use the animation creator to focus on their ideas? What kind of “higher order conceptual skills” will the students use to show they understand what you want them to learn?
List - Ways To Create Online Video Playlists It sometimes can be useful to have videos you want to use in class organized in an online “playlist” that is easy to create: Here are my choices for The Best Ways To Create Online Video Playlists: Embedr is the one many teachers use, and it makes it pretty darn easy to create a video playlist. I’ve even heard some people say that YouTube videos on their Embedr playlists have been able to get pass content filters, though that has not been my experience. World TV is a new site that also makes it quite easy to create such a list. Movieclips has thousands of short video clips from movies and they’re not blocked by our content filter! The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup. Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe interesting patterns that wouldn’t be apparent from looking only at stats.
19 Word Cloud Resources, Tips, & Tools Posted by Shelly Terrell on Sunday, February 14th 2010 Part of the Cool Sites series Learning new vocabulary can be quite daunting for most students. Homeschool Curriculum 2015-2016 - Our Journey Westward As much as I’m going to miss my sweet girl as she heads off to college this year, I have to admit it’s kind of nice only planning curriculum for two kiddos this year. My boys are in 10th and 3rd grades. Yeah, we pretty much won’t be able to do any multi-age homeschooling.
Storytelling with Scratch <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> Ten Uses for Video in Education (Flip & iPad) There is nothing more motivating (and exciting) as digital creativity in the classroom. I personally think you would be hard pushed to find a teacher who doesn’t love offering their pupils digital creativity opportunities yet we all face the age old problem of having little TIME to learn new technologies and even less time to freely experiment in class. A few years ago a group of teachers were involved in a digital video collaboration with a number of other schools in Northern Ireland. The project had an ICT focus and we opted to the use of digital storytelling in a range of different subjects.
10 Tools for Creating Infographics and Visualizations The author's posts are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. Hello there! I'm Miranda Rensch, Product Manager at SEOmoz and lover of visual communication. Communicating visually is one of the most effective ways to explain complex concepts and relationships, and can be a great way to explain your services/products and create valuable site content. I often use diagrams and whiteboarding in order to communicate new features and concepts internally with my team. About - Digital Library Articles › English/Lang Arts 4th Grade English from Ms. Naugle Description VoiceThread enabled my students to put their poems out in an audio format to be shared with others.