Innovative Online Learning Tools to Use in 2015 Want to be a better student? There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools. The powers of the mother of pearl Home » Miscellaneous Feng Shui Topics Oriental and Chinese cultures as well as many occidental ones follow traditions based on the belief that some precious stones have important symbolisms and powers. The mother of pearl is one of them, and it is often used for feng shui practitioners in order to attract a benefit towards a strategic house point or to improve a specific life area. Some stones are believed to have the power of attracting happiness or love to the life of whom carries them or keep them in their homes. The way in which a stone is seen and what it symbolizes depends not only on its type but also on the way it is used and seen by each specific culture and the traditions behind it. Usually, in many occidental cultures the symbolism of a stone is followed by wearing it as a ornament and jewelry, while in many oriental cultures and mainly the Chinese one, these stones are often used in symbolic objects which are strategically placed in the house.
8 Examples of Transforming Lessons Through the SAMR Cycle The SAMR Model for integrating technology into teaching, developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, has gained a good deal of exposure in recent years. “SAMR” is an acronym that stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition. The SAMR model provides a technique for moving through degrees of technology adoption to find more meaningful uses of technology in teaching and move away from simply using “tech for tech’s sake”.
Video: Watch Richard Byrne (@RMByrne) on @TeacherCast LIVE from #ISTE2014 - TeacherCast.net: Educational Blogs, Podcasts, App Reviews and more On Saturday June 28, TeacherCast welcomed Free Tech for Teachers founder, Richard Byrne, onto TeacherCast LIVE at ISTE2014. About the author Jeffrey Bradbury, the creator of TeacherCast.net and TeacherCast University is a highly respected educational consultant. He has presented at ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) as well as other nationally recognized conferences, and was one of the founding organizers of edcampNJ. In 2013 he was honored to be the Keynote speaker at the Pearson Authentic Learning Conference and EdTechNewJersey. Additionally the TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network has served educational and medical conventions across the country by providing on site live broadcasting to thousands of educators each week.You can find him on his website www.TeacherCast.net where he writes blogs, creates Audio Podcasts, reviews apps, and provides Screencasts to help teachers learn how to use todays technologies.
Microsoft Educator Network - Resources : Free Tools For Teachers : Math Worksheet Generator Need a faster way to create math practice problem worksheets for your students? Microsoft's Math Worksheet Generator is your answer. It creates multiple math practice problems, from basic math to algebra, in seconds. You provide a sample math problem and the Math Worksheet Generator does the rest. It even gives you an answer sheet! Create practice problems for a variety of needs - quickly and easily 50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know. Educators need only utilize the tools available, most of them for free.
Best Books Channel: Professional Development for Educators Best Books for... Be sure to check out our other Best Book archives:Best Books for StudentsBest Books for Developing Classroom Teaching ThemesBest Books for Parents and ParentingBest Books for School Leaders Teaching Outside the Box Subtitled, "How to grab your students by their brains," this paperback edition of LouAnne Johnson's well-reviewed book promises a lot of practical guidance for today's classroom teacher. Including a step-by-step plan to make the first week of school a success, the book's advice ranges across classroom management and motivational topics to strategies for teaching the reluctant reader. This is a book not only to read, but also to share with colleagues.
6 Common Misconceptions About Blended Learning Infographic Blended Learning Infograpics 6 Common Misconceptions About Blended Learning Infographic 6 Common Misconceptions About Blended Learning Infographic When implementing blended learning, stakeholders may have preconceived notions about this model of learning. Teaching and Learning News provide by Expert Educational Consultants In this episode, Alan speaks with Ewan McIntosh, Founder of NoTosh, out of Edinburgh, Scotland. The two begin with a discussion about Ewan’s work with design thinking for developing a new learning ecology within an International Baccalaureate school in Barcelona, Spain. This leads in to a conversation about the emotional process teachers go through in relinquishing some of their established control within the classroom. Finally, they discuss the role of school leaders and the key shifts they must make in order to jump into the design thinking process within their schools. Ewan has been a keynote speaker, a pre-conference master […] Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Assure - Instructional Design Model The ASSURE model is an ISD (Instructional Systems Design) process that was modified to be used by teachers in the regular classroom The ISD process is one in which teachers and trainers can use to design and develop the most appropriate learning environment for their students. You can use this process in writing your lesson plans and in improving teaching and learning. The ASSURE model incorporates Robert Gagne's events of instruction to assure effective use of media in instruction. A — Analyze learners S — State standards & objectives S — Select strategies, technology, media & materials U — Utilize technology, media & materials R — Require learner participation E — Evaluate & revise Sharon Smaldino: About the Model "To ASSURE good learning, I believe it is not one single thing that a teacher or designer should consider, but I do believe that there are areas of emphasis.
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Teacher in a Strange Land By Nancy Flanagan January 1, 2015 at 5:37 PM Even though a child may indeed be reveling in and absorbing the wonders of a rich travel experience, or a deeply rewarding family visit, back home in the classroom, they're...behind. And school time is sacred. Or not.