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L Houle's Wiki - NO Registration Necessary Updated April 2016 When working with K-8 students we must be concerned for students' privacy and anonymity. Most Web 2.0 sites require registration or allow teachers to set up class accounts. Grammar This is a grammar comic about the proper usage of who versus whom. A look at the meaning of "flushing out an idea." This comic will LITERALLY make butterflies explode out of your underpants. A guide explaining when to use i.e. instead of e.g.

West Virginia learns Finland's 'most honorable profession': Teacher Why Finland is important to U.S. education Only 10% of 7,000 teacher applicants to primary school programs accepted in FinlandFinland tops international tests rankings, but doesn't use standardized tests domestically"It is a patriotic, national calling to be a teacher," said one Finnish teacher (CNN) -- When newly minted West Virginia Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Paine told parents, teachers and educators in 2005 that he wanted to use Finland as a model for their education system, he got a lot of blank stares: Finland? What, people asked, does West Virginia have to do with Finland? The contrast couldn't be more stark: In West Virginia, many children face poverty, illiteracy and broken homes and lack easy access to health care or proper nutrition.

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8 Free Screencasting tools for making video tutorials By AQ Nizam on April 25, 2012 8 Free Screencasting Tools For Making Video Tutorials Don't Forget to participate in a contest where you can win an amazing e-Commerce template from TemplateMonster. Screencasting tools are used to show other people what exactly is happening on your computer like you see in video tutorials. 15 Best Free Stock Photo Sites If you’re going to create your own website or slightly modify it then you will surely need quality images. And on this step you will face with dilemma: to buy these images or to download them for free. There are many good quality websites offering royalty free stock photos. But don’t let to confuse you – "royalty free" doesn’t mean "free". What Will School Look Like in 10 Years? Computers, electronic whiteboards and other interactive technologies are fundamentally changing American education. That is the view of the experts whom The Times spoke with about what the classroom will look like 10 years from now. Listen to excerpts from their predictions below, and share your own thoughts about their comments and Matt Richtel’s article about technology in schools in the comments section. Karen Cator, director of educational technology, United States Department of Education The advent of digital tools will have an impact on education that will rival that of the printing press, said Ms. Cator.

Delicious Bookmarks Bookmarklet Our bookmarklet lets you quickly add links from any web page. Make sure your bookmarks toolbar is visible, then drag this button there. Click '+ Add to Delicious' any time you want to add a page. Implementing Blogging article State of our School Address (regarding Blogging) 3 years ago, we created blogs (WordPress platform) for ALL classroom teachers and resources. There was an expectation for teachers to be at least on the first step of the blogging ladder, illustrated in the image below. Their classroom blog needed to be, as a minimum, a replacement of a weekly folder filled with parent-school communication and homework assignments. Teachers were expected to learn how to update their blogs (at least on a weekly basis), insert images and videos and categorize their blog posts.

MergePDF - Merge PDF Files Online for Free How to merge PDF files? Simply upload the PDF files, order them as you want in the final output and click Merge PDF. Need help or want to learn more? Finding Your Peace in The Academy - National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity As the fall semester comes to a close, I find myself having lots of conversations about finding your peace in the Academy. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately because so many people contact me with the same problem: they are passionate about their scholarship, but they're struggling to figure out how to be in the Ivory Tower. In other words, they love their work, but find themselves working 60-80 hours a week without making progress on the very writing projects they love and sensing they are sacrificing their health and relationships in the process. Trying to figure out how to make it all work is a common struggle for new faculty and trying to figure out if you want to make it work is a common question at every academic rank (from graduate student to endowed chairs). So as we head into the holiday break, it’s a great time to take a step back and think about some steps you can take to find your peace in the Academy. Plan your ________ (semester, exit strategy, whatever)

iPads Make Better Readers, Writers Literacy Skills iPads Make Better Readers, Writers In a research paper titled “Unlocking Literacy with iPad,” Ohio English teacher James Harmon found that state-compiled statistics indicate that those students with iPad access in the year leading up to the Ohio Graduation Test had a 6-percent greater chance of passing the test’s reading portion than those without, and an 8-percent greater chance of passing the writing portion. By Margo Pierce09/06/11

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