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The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching
Free Blogging platforms for teachers and students :A- Edublogs The world's most popular educational blogging service, Edublogs lets you easily create and manage student and teacher blogs, quickly customize and include videos. B- Blogger This is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video. This is probably the most user friendly blogging platform out there. You can set up as many blogs as you want and right from your Google account. C- Wordpress This is another great blogging platform for students and teachers and is very easy to use and completely free. How to set up a blog It depends on the kind of blogging platform you are going to use but generally speaking, the process is very easy and takes only a couple of minutes. Here are some examples of some of the best blogs nominated for Edublogs awards for the year 2011.

5 Best Free Video Editing Software For Windows There are quite a number of free video editing software packages available for Windows currently. Generally speaking, most of this free software does not have the same level of quality that you would expect to find from commercial software. However. there are some good free video editing software packages available out there that can almost perform like a professional versions. If you’re willing pay for something, then you might instead want to choose something like this [amazon link]. However, this article, I will give you my top 5 free video editing software for Windows designed for beginners along with their pros and cons along with some user-experience reviews. 1. Plus, Ezvid supports all Windows platforms – including XP SP3, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Watch this video to learn more about Ezvid: Download Ezvid Here 2. There have been some reports of bug or problems associated with this software (see screenshot) 3. 4. 5. Conclusion

Fair use Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. In United States copyright law, fair use is a doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders. Examples of fair use include commentary, search engines, criticism, parody, news reporting, research, teaching, library archiving and scholarship. It provides for the legal, unlicensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author's work under a four-factor balancing test. Fair use is one of the traditional safety valves intended to balance the public's interest in open access with the property interests of copyright holders. Fair use under United States law[edit] The legal concept of "test copyright" was first ratified by the United Kingdom of Great Britain's Statute of Anne of 1709. Once these factors were codified as guidelines in 17 U.S.C. § 107, they were not rendered exclusive.

Best free video editing software: 9 top programs you should download: 3 more video editing programs we recommend Page 2 of 23 more video editing programs we recommend 6. VirtualDub It looks a little dated now, and only works fully with AVI files, but if that's your format of choice then VirtualDub has plenty to offer. A clean and clear interface helps you navigate through and trim your clips, there are plenty of filters - sharpen, blur, resize, rotate (at any angle, not just 90 degree increments), brightness, colour and contrast tweaks - and optional plugs add even more capabilities. Learning how to use all these functions can take a little while, as you'll need to explore some very lengthy menus to find them. 7. At first glance Free Video Dub looks like just another video trimming tool: step through the source movie, select the left and right points, cut that section from the video and save the results. What's different here, though, is that the program doesn't re-encode your movie, so no matter how much trimming you do, no video quality will be lost. 8. 9.

The TEACH Act The TEACH Act Intro | Section 110(2) | Checklist | TEACH Act Toolkit Introduction Copyright law provides educators with a separate set of rights in addition to fair use, to display (show) and perform (show or play) others' works in the classroom. These rights are in Section 110(1) of the Copyright Act and apply to any work, regardless of the medium. Until recently, however, when the classroom was remote, the law's generous terms for face-to-face teaching in Section 110(1) shrank dramatically in Section 110(2) -- some would say to the vanishing point! These severe limitations on what could be performed in distance education received lots of attention. The Copyright Office prepared its report and recommended significant changes. The TEACH Act expands the scope of educators' rights to perform and display works and to make the copies integral to such performances and displays for digital distance education, making the rights closer to those we have in face-to-face teaching. 1. Conditions: 1. a.

Are you a budding cartoonist? We'd like to see your work | Art and design Are you an amateur cartoonist, with ambitions to see your work in print? If so, we'd be interested in seeing what you can do. If you produce cartoons or caricatures, whether they're satirical or silly, topical or timeless, share your best work with us via the blue 'contribute' buttons above or below. We'll publish a selection of our favourite submissions online within the next few weeks. If you'd like to take part and need a little inspiration, take a look at recent work from these Guardian and Observer contributors: Steve Bell Martin Rowson David Shrigley Steven Appleby's Loomus Peter Duggan's Artoons Modern Toss Ben Jennings First Dog on the Moon Chris Riddell Berger & Wyse Josie Long • GuardianWitness is the home of user-generated content on the Guardian.

the eCourse « Teaching Art Online tao: the way is an eCourse designed to teach artists how to create an eLearning environment for their students with digital download tutorials, eBooks and multimedia online classes. The journey begins by learning how to create a small (5-10 page), beautiful and effective PDF tutorial suitable to share a short technique. The course continues on the path to a rich student experience by showing you how to turn a series of tutorials into an eBook and then takes eLearning to another level by exploring ways to give your students a rich, multimedia learning experience. Build on your skills with each module. When it’s time to put it all together, choose the components that work best for your teaching needs. The eCourse comes with me as your patient guide. Teaching Art Online - the way to bring art classes to students around the world. Class begins February 4, 2013 and ends March 29, 2013. Module One: Creating A Digital Download {Art Tutorials} Module One is spread out over two weeks. Just Added!

The Collective Intelligence: 6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” The ... Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” The Open University, an online educational institute, took this seriously. Believe it or not, questions of infinity, defining a twin paradox, and other mind-bogglers, are succinctly and clearly explained in one minute for each idea. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. By Ingrid Longauerová, Epoch Times SOURCE

Online Art Teacher Company Name: The Art Institutes APPLY Job Title: Adjunct Art Teacher Job Code: 17846 Location: Draper, Utah 84020 Job Category: Education/Training Date Posted: 08-16-2012 SEND TO FRIEND Job Description: Job Summary The part time instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. Key Job Elements Will teach classes in foundation arts, color theory, fundamentals of design, observation drawings, drawing in perspective. Reports To: Dean of System-Wide Programs, Academic Department Director Directly Supervises: None Interacts With: Academic affairs department, other school/campus functional areas, curriculum task force and other committees, other faculty, and students Job Requirements Knowledge: Master’s degree in Art. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Hi, I agree blogging has many educational benefits. Here is another link that encourages educational blogging and can be very helpful to any teacher is thinking about blogging -
I would appreciate if you could add it to your list of resources.
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