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Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers

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hampshirelanguages - assessment While we do not want to introduce overly formal assessment, languages can and should be assessed as any other subject; to inform teaching & ensure progress, to celebrate achievement and to share information with secondaries at transition. The following ideas and examples are used by Hampshire teachers - please feel very welcome to download them and share your own: Have you ever used Superstickers 'Targeteer' stickers for Literacy, Numeracy or Science objectives? You have a sheet of stickers per child and as they work through objectives you give them the stickers to place at the start of selected pieces of work. You can easily tell which children have missed any objectives over the course of a year by which stickers are left on their sheet unused. Children can work through the targets in any order you (or they?)

Teachers tap into brain science to boost learning JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: neuroscience and education. Thousands of teachers around the country are learning about an alternative teaching program that aims to use scientific discoveries about the brain to improve the way children learn in the classroom. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from Philadelphia. JASSELLE CIRINO, Teacher, Francis Scott Key Elementary: When I say class, you… CLASS: You stop what you’re doing. Using Twitter for Professional Development The term “professional development” conjures up thoughts of travel, conference fees, arranging substitutes, and loss of precious instructional time. But does it have to entail all that? Actually, no. A growing number of educators are using Twitter—yes, the microblogging platform Twitter—as a quick, easy, low-cost alternative. If you aren’t yet familiar with Twitter, it’s a social networking platform where users share everything from what they had for breakfast to professional dilemmas – all in 140 characters or less.

Would a Course Syllabus Be Better as an Infographic? – The Visual Communication Guy: Design, Writing, and Teaching Resources All in One Place! At the college where I teach, professors have the unique opportunity every May to develop a course outside of their typical curriculum. Teachers get to explore their interests in new courses as diverse as “The Chemistry of Cooking” and “Writing a Film Short.” Students are offered a wide variety of four-week courses that provide a break from their typical coursework.

faq.essaytagger.com The only other limitation is that iOS devices (iPad, iPhone) do not support Flash and therefore the grading app will not function on iOS. An internet connection is required. How do I get my students' papers into the system? Teacher batch uploads: The most basic method is to have teachers upload the essays themselves. This places the burden on the teacher, but makes sense for those teachers who have a "hand-in" folder on the school network or who receive their assignments via email. Students upload to an assignment link: No logins are required.

The triangular binary clock Jörg Pretz, Bonn University Abstract A new idea for a binary clock is presented. It displays the time using a triangular array of 15 lamps each representing a certain amount of time. The Essential Guide to Crowdfunding Last December, Nur-E Farhana Rahman sat in an Uber car in New York City, tears streaming down her face. Her months-long project to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, to expand production at her jewelry company, was about to end in failure. Rahman had thought she was prepared to crowdfund: After she and her mother started Knotty Gal, which handmakes knotted neck­laces and other accessories, she intensively researched successful campaigns and planned her own. More than 120 people gave her almost $18,800--but by Kickstarter's all-or-nothing rules, falling short of her goal meant the entire campaign had come to naught.

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies. The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to Twitter in the classroom to create important and lasting lessons. Educational Hash Tags #edude#eduFollowChallenge#edugreen #eduhashtag #eduit#edumindset#eduON (Ontario)#euduoz #edupd#edupreneur#edupunk #edutech #EduThingsILike#eduvc#eduvoxers #elemchat #elementary#elemsci #ell #ellchat#elrnchat #elt#eltchat#eltpics#emchat #emotionalliteracy#edpolitics #engagechat#engchat #engedu #EngineeringEducation#english #english-teacher#engsschat #enrichingkids#enviroed#e-safety#ESCchat#esdgc#esea#esl #esol#esp#ETAS#etcchat#etmchat#ettipad #e20#expandedlearning #family#fb4ed#FCE#FETC #FF#fft#filmclass#finnedchat#fitnessedu#flatclass #flatclassroom#FLE#flipchat #flipclass#flipped#flippedclassroomflippedlearning#flteach #followalibrarian #followfriday#fooded#foodtechteachers #formativeassessment#forteachers #frenchchat#frimm#FutureReady#FYCchat #health #healthed#hemkting#highered#higheredchat #highschool #highscope #hiphoped#histedchat#history#historyteacher#historyteaching#homeschool#homeschoolers#homeschooling #HourofCode #hs #hsc#hsmath#htagcommoncore

6 Characteristics Of Tomorrow's Classroom Technology Predicting the growth of technology is impossible–in both rate and direction. The same likely applies to learning. Combine them and you’ve got even greater uncertainty, but that’s what Michell Zappa and the folks over at Envisioningtech.com did in creating the following massive concept map. In the visual there are three distinct domains/learning spaces: Classroom, Studio, and Virtual. Within these domains are 6 sub-domains that represent both areas of growth and characteristics of how learning might change when fused with emerging technologies. 1. Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection Introduction This page contains a collection of small computer programs which implement one-player puzzle games. All of them run natively on Unix (GTK), on Windows, and on Mac OS X. They can also be played on the web, as Java or Javascript applets. I wrote this collection because I thought there should be more small desktop toys available: little games you can pop up in a window and play for two or three minutes while you take a break from whatever else you were doing.

The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before : Code Switch Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption toggle caption Hansi Lo Wang/NPR Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones.

Twitter Literacy (I refuse to make up a Twittery name for it) - City Brights: Howard Rheingold Post-Oprah and apres-Ashton, Twittermania is definitely sliding down the backlash slope of the hype cycle. It’s not just the predictable wave of naysaying after the predictable waves of sliced-breadism and bandwagon-chasing. We’re beginning to see some data. Nielsen, the same people who do TV ratings, recently noted that more than 60% of new Twitter users fail to return the following month. To me, this represents a perfect example of a media literacy issue: Twitter is one of a growing breed of part-technological, part-social communication media that require some skills to use productively. Sure, Twitter is banal and trivial, full of self-promotion and outright spam.

iPad App Catalog - Abingdon The apps on your child’s iPad have been carefully selected as appropriate learning tools. The students will not be allowed to download any apps on their own, and ALL apps will be downloaded through the county provided App Catalog, not the App Store. We will teach your child about Apple IDs, passwords, and how to use each app appropriately. Below are descriptions of some of the main apps your child will be using. If you are concerned with an app that you see your child working on, please alert the teacher or tech team.

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