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A. Pintura: Art Detective

A. Pintura: Art Detective
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Famous Paintings Art Appreciation Lessons for Kids These studies of Famous Paintingswere written on an elementary level, but will be of interest to all ages. They will help students become familiar with and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists. Teachers, for each lesson you will find a biography of the artist,a study sheet, a worksheet, a greyscale print of the picture,a jigsaw puzzle, a printable and online crossword puzzle, word search, and word scramble, links for further research, and links to art lessons for many of the artists. There are posters, books, and videos you can order. All the material at Garden of Praise is free without subscription. SUGGESTIONS for using the ART LESSONS How to Use Famous Paintings for Tutoring

The Cool Calculator Caper | Math Maven's Mysteries Student Activity Detectives, the trap is set, but now I need your help. I fooled these clever criminals into coming after the Cool Calculator, but I need to be prepared for each one's arrival. You'll need an important formula to figure out when the suspects will arrive in Point Logos: Rate X Time = Distance. For example, if you ride your bike at 10 miles an hour (R) for 2 hours (T), how far did you ride (D)? Here's another example: If you drive 80 miles (D) at the speed of 40 miles an hour (R), how long will it take (T)? Note: The units of measurement for distance and time (such as miles and hours) must be used in the rate. Okay, super sleuths, now it's your turn to use this formula!

Movenote edu Our mobile (iOS and Android) apps are now free! Movenote has decided to change the price of our mobile apps back to its original free status. We got a lot of feedback from teachers of the difficulties of having to pay for the movenote app and how it made movenote a lot more difficult to implement in the classroom. For this reason we went back to free, and there we are to stay. We want movenote to be available easily to as many people as possible, with all devices possible! In the future movenote will publish new features that will be available to all users at a small cost. Movenote is in the TOP 20 EDUCATION APPS of Google! What great 3 days in Texas. Coming soon…. Movenote is integrating itself into bigger learning environments to make it more accessible to schools around the world. “Even easier than before” Now you can make and send a video presentation directly from your Gmail. Here is a quick tutorial we made for you: Welcome to movenote education!

Watercolor Painting Free lessons and tutorials, Step-by-step paintings, techniques, hints and tips Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom Throughout the month of June, I am going to run a Classroom Theme Series and feature a different popular classroom theme each day. Themes are a great way to tie everything in your classroom together...you just have to be careful not to let them clutter your classroom :) Today we are going to get out our magnifying glasses and take a closer look at a Detective/Mystery Theme! The first photos are from my classroom when I used a mystery/detective theme for open house. WANTED POSTERS: Each student created a character for himself and wrote a story explaining their alibi and why they were innocent. CRIME SCENE TRIORAMA: After writing their own mysteries based on a Nursery Rhyme (i.e. MYSTERY NUMBER: There are clues written on the front of the page with the question mark. MAGNIFICENT ME: LOVED THESE!!! JUST THE FACTS: This was another favorite. I SPY: Each student wrote a descriptive paragraph about an object. HANDWRITING ANALYSIS: Third graders learn to write in cursive. Investigating _______

20 Ways To Be A Better English Language Teacher (Part 1) English language teaching can be a challenging and difficult process, especially if you are seeking for new ideas and thoughts on improving your day-to-day teaching. Much of the challenge is learning to develop yourself, especially once you have found your place in this career and feel settled. You must continuously strive to improve your own teaching day in and day out. Here are some ideas to consider when you want to improve and develop your own teaching or if you want to be a better teacher overall. 1. It seems like commonsense but for some teachers that I have observed, they have difficulty reflecting and improving their own lessons. Did the students enjoy the lesson? 2. If you have any difficulty on reflecting your lessons, or you wish to consider studying your lesson in more detail, you could record your own lesson to analyse afterwards. 3. When you are preparing your lessons, think about the following: “By the end of the lesson, students will be able to …”. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

How To Draw Secret Agent Birthday Invitations The top secret birthday invitations are finished! A few weeks ago I did a trial run, but here are the actual invitations. Here's a little DIY for you! 1. manila folder, which you'll cut in half First, I designed the invitation using the red squiggle PDF and I used a light blue font under that. Finally, I paper clipped the polaroid to the manila folder, added the decoder and note inside, and put the Top Secret sticker on the folder (Eli did this part) and all that went in the envelope! Flashcards in the Classroom: Ten Lesson Ideas The other day, I was preparing a lesson with an intermediate group of young learners and getting my flashcards printed and laminated. However, when chatting to some other teachers in the staffroom, with myself behind the laminating machine, there was a brief comment that flashcards are more suited for beginner or elementary learners and more appropriate for young learners. Flashcards are really good but more suited for young learners or really low levels of students. Unfortunately, I really have to disagree with this sentiment as I have used flashcards with many different levels as well as ages of learners. With this post, I really would like to push the boundaries of what is considered suitable for learners and offer teachers practical ideas on how they are able to incorporate flashcards into lessons with more than just young learners or beginner/elementary classes. 1. The most common use of flashcards in the classroom is for drilling and checking pronunciation with the class. 2. 3. 4.

Understanding Formal Analysis The J. Paul Getty Museum Getty360 | Calendar | Blog | Connect with Us | Shop | Support Us Getty Home Education Understanding Formal Analysis Explore the elements of art and principles of design used by artists with your students. Lessons Activities • I Spy Irises (Grades K—2) • Still Life Photography: Daily Life (Grades 3—5) • From Foreground to Background (Grades 3—5) • Writing about Art: Comparing Portraits (Grades 3—12) • Analyzing Photographs (Grades 6—12) • Looking and Learning in the Art Museum (Grades 6—12) • Still-Life Painting: Arranging Nature (Grades 9—12) • Looking at Photography Lesson 1: The Elements of Photography (Adult) Background & Context Videos Click to download background PDF files: • Elements of Art • Principles of Design • Art Vocabulary • Still Life Overview and Vocabulary • Illustrated Elements of Art • Illustrated Principles of Art Click to watch Getty videos on YouTube: • Introducing Formal Analysis: Still Life • Introducing Formal Analysis: Landscape The J. ©J.

Decimal and Percentage Games Here at Passy World we are contantly searching the web to find great free stuff that can be used for fun and learning. Because learning should be fun ! But sorry there is no fun for Apple users, because these games are in Flash and Java. Thanks to Apple's designers, Flash and Java do not run on ipods or ipads.We do have an ipad here at Passy World, but hope to replace it in the near future with an Android tablet with USB connection and Flash and Java capability. In this post we present a great collection of free online games for gaining skills in dealing with decimals, fractions, and percentages. If Blogger sites are blocked in your school, then you can also read this post at our Mathematics blog on WordPress by clicking the link below: Note that to get to each Game, it is necessary to Click the Link that we have supplied. (Eg. We have certainly checked out a lot of games on the web, and here we give you the best of the best! "Mission Magnetite"

- PowerMyLearning Student Instructions This playlist includes activities that will help you better understand what the experience is like now, and what it was like historically, for immigrants coming to the United States. Complete these activities and celebrate the richness of our immigrant history. With Coming to America (Pearson), explore and learn how immigrants came to the United States from all over the globe and succeeded despite many challenges. Then take the 6-question multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge. Lupita Mañana: Draw Conclusions (Compass Learning) will take you to Tijuana with Lupita Mañana.

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