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50 Teaching and Lesson Plans that Rock 8/7

50 Teaching and Lesson Plans that Rock 8/7
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M that learning! The Quiet American Study Guide & Plot Summary| Graham Greene The Quiet American Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Related Titles and a Free Quiz on The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Thomas Fowler is a British journalist in his fifties who has been covering the French war in Viet Nam for over two years. He meets a young American idealist named Alden Pyle, who is a student of York Harding. Harding's theory is that neither Communism nor colonialism are the answer in foreign lands like Viet Nam, but rather a "Third Force," usually a combination of traditions, works best. The two men meet accidentally at the Continental, a popular Saigon hotel. Fowler and Pyle meet again at the Continental. Fowler goes to the city of Phat Diem to cover a battle there. Pyle comes to Fowler's place and they ask her to choose between them. Fowler and Pyle meet again in a war zone.

A List of Great Presentations Teachers Should Not Miss Ideas to Inspire is a real treasure trove packed full of awesome educational presentations. I was honestly amazed by the great materials they include. What really impressed me about this website is that the presentations it features are well constructed and to the point and they are created by teachers and educators. The presentations in Ideas to Inspire include inspiring ideas for your lessons and are organized into different categories. For the presentations that you want to share or download , follow the steps below . Once you find the presentation you like to share or download, click on the button to open it in a new window, this button is located at the bottom line of the slideshow as the snapshot shows : When you are directed to the new window, look again at the bottom and click on the action button and choose what you want to do with it Enjoy your presentations and don't forget to share with your colleagues.

How to Write Lesson Plans .. adapted from Writing Lesson Plans from the Huntington College Education Department Madeline Hunter's (Seven Steps) Anticipatory Set (setting the stage)--attention-getter and focuser Statement of Objectives--tell students what they'll be able to do as a result of the lesson Instructional Input--lecture, but not necessarily lecture: demo, explanation, instructions Modeling--demonstrate, show what you tell Check for Understanding--watch faces, ask questions Guided Practice--help students start practicing new skills, applying new knowledge Independent Practice--turn them loose to work on their own, homework assignment, etc. Example Bloom's Taxonomy and Critical Thinking Knowledge - recall Comprehension - understand Application - use, practice Analysis - dissect, generalize Synthesis - create, combine Evaluation - appraise, value Example Multiple Intelligences (Howard Gardner's 7 Ways of Knowing) Verbal Mathematical Spatial Musical Kinesthetic Interpersonal Intrapersonal Example

Virtual Labs Created by Glencoe Many of these labs allow students to test multiple variables. Caution: the journal and data entry sections of the simulations do not work, so you probably will want to arrange for students to write these on their own pages. Many of these labs are useful to substitute for activities in the class that are too costly, dangerous, or time consuming. Life Science How do animal and plant cells work? Earth Science Physical Science How does thermal energy affect the state of a substance?

Results on ReadWriteThink Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool. More Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Results from ReadWriteThink 1-10 of 892 Results from ReadWriteThink Sort by: Classroom Resources | Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Unit 3-2-1 Vocabulary: Learning Filmmaking Vocabulary by Making Films Bring the vocabulary of film to life through the processes of filmmaking. page | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 U.S.A. Learns Learn English, anytime day or night. A site for adults to improve English speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, spelling, writing and grammar. Start Now <a href="signup.cfm" id="bttnStartNow"><span>Start Now</span></a> The perfect way to learn English online! USA Learns is a great way to learn English online by watching interesting videos and completing educational activities.

48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-12 school year, and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off on their summer adventures. Here is a list of great sites for kids and teachers to keep you happily productive and learning this summer. These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness. Happy summer! 1) Magic Tree House If your students like The Magic Tree House series (and let's be honest, who doesn't?) 2) Toporopa Can't afford that summer vacation schlepping around Europe? 3) ReadWriteThink Printing Press ReadWriteThink creates a lot of great educational resources. 4) Spell With Flickr Spell With Flickr is a simple site that allows you to enter any word, and will then create a photo representation of that word using pictures from Flickr. 5) Freeology 6) Tagxedo Tagxedo is a Wordle-esque site that allows students to create beautiful word clouds. 7) Learn Your Tables 8) Virtual Sistine Chapel 9) Cool Math