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25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms

25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms
The 50 Best Sources of Free STEM Education Online 12.05K Views 0 Likes Colleges, universities, and other educational forums in your community can be excellent places to learn more about a variety of STEM topics, but there is also a wealth of educational material available on the web for those who prefer to learn at their own pace or take a more individual approach.

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50 Really Cool Online Tools for Science Teachers A 21st-century education revolves around the Internet for everything from collaboration, tools, lessons, and even earning degrees online. If you are looking for ways to integrate online learning into your science class or science degree programs, then take a look at these cool online tools that are just perfect for both teachers and students. Science Tools to Use with Students These tools offer opportunities for learning about climate, cells, the human body, nature, and more. ChemiCool. 10 Ideas in Pursuit of a Global Curriculum This book is published through TeachThought by Terry Heick as part of the Innovate Learning series. Background Now over a decade into the 21 st century, there is tremendous pressure for education to “globalize.” What this means exactly isn’t universally agreed upon.

instaGrok: The Search Engine Made Just For Education Oh sure, Google’s great and all…until you realize it’s not perfect. Google is designed for everyone on the planet. But what if Google was totally rebuilt with education in mind? It’d probably look exactly like instaGrok . prissan - Matematik Skip to main content Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In Imagine Learning: Students with Disabilities Five Key Components of Reading No more roadblocks to reading. Students with disabilities often struggle to acquire basic reading skills. Research indicates that these students benefit from instruction that is explicit and sequenced, ensuring that key prerequisite skills are met before more complex tasks are required. Imagine Learning provides explicit instruction in five basic reading skills: phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

20 Must-Have Educational Resources For All Teachers Edudemic often features posts providing a list of top resources for a particular category. Recently, the site gettingsmart.com posted the names of the LAUNCHedu finalists chosen by the SXSWedu® Conference, offering even more resources for the Edudemic staff to consider! On March 7, 2012, they will choose winners after a full day of presentations by the finalists. There are so many sites and programs on the Internet already, but this competition just goes to show that the need for educational resources is still great. Necessity is the mother of invention, they say. KS1 Numeracy A visual open ended activity to help with basic calculation and number bonds. Create number piles, Drag and drop the number bars to help explain a variety of concepts. A visual excersice to help with basic subtraction. Drag and drop the number bars to help with the calculation.

Considering Using Technology In Education? Read This First. Back in February, a local Swedish newspaper reported that the Stockholm suburb of Sollentuna planned to transition entirely away from textbooks to tablet PCs by 2013. In a familiar argument, Sollentuna ed leaders argued that their schools should embrace technology–that they were in, in fact, in the ‘backwater’ compared to others. Insecurity

How Should Students Use Cell Phones In School? I was inspired by a recent tweet from Joe Bower , a great person to follow on Twitter, when he posed the above question. How should students use cell phones in school? This prompted me to research some innovative possibilities that might help increase learning both in and out of the classroom. From fun new apps to creative ways to communicate, there are plenty of new and exciting ways to harness the power of the smartphone in today’s classroom. Instead of just listing off some popular education apps, here’s a few different ways to harness the power of that phone in a student’s hand thanks to Cell Phones In Learning :

20 Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest Right Now The 10 Rights Of A Reader 3.97K Views 0 Likes What are your rights as a reader? First off, you have the right NOT to read. 138 Influences Related To Achievement - Hattie effect size list John Hattie developed a way of ranking various influences in different meta-analyses related to learning and achievement according to their effect sizes. In his ground-breaking study “Visible Learning” he ranked 138 influences that are related to learning outcomes from very positive effects to very negative effects. Hattie found that the average effect size of all the interventions he studied was 0.40.

Mac miner front-ends to Diablo and RPC Presenting beginner-friendly Mac frontends for the two popular miners DiabloMiner (GPU) and RPCminer (CPU)! The applications work like normal applications on the Mac were you double-click to start them, and after answering some questions you’re all set. For future runs just double-click on the application icons and you’ll start mining immediately. DownloadsUpdated: 2011-11-08

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