Knowmia - Technology for Teaching. Made Simple. Featured Teachers in Biology Explore lessons from some of our favorite Biology teachers. Each of them has a unique teaching style. Finding the right teacher for each individual student helps maximize engagement and retention of concepts. Mr Paul Andersen Learn English Vocabulary, Idioms and Expressions If you want to improve your English vocabulary, you need to try a variety of learning methods. On this page, you can find all kinds of vocabulary lessons. All vocabulary lessons include words 'in context', with clear, easily understood explanations to help students of English. More advanced learners can make their English more "colorful" by using more idioms and expressions. Two very good lessons are 25 Common Idioms and 25 More Idioms, both with clear explanations and helpful sample sentences. As your English improves, you can start to learn vocabulary through stories.
Project Based Learning Introducing an irresistible project at the beginning of a unit of study can give students a clear and meaningful reason for learning. Plus, they end up with a product or result that could possibility make a difference in the world! In project based learning students are driven to learn content and skills for an authentic purpose. PBL involves students in explaining their answers to real-life questions, problems, or challenges.
Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Instant Opinion Polls in the Classroom For a long time now I have been looking for a tool that enables instant polling in the classroom or in the lecture room. I specifically wanted something that: doesn't require registration (especially from the people I'm polling)updates very quicklyworks on any platform from computers to mobile devices It looks like I have finally found what I've been looking for and best of all it's free. The tool that I have found is Mentimeter and it does all of the above.Here's an example of a poll I created where you can add your vote: Here is a link to the results (if you are one of the first to read this article there may not be many results yet). Creating the poll was really quick and easy I just went to and typed in my question, then I clicked on 'Create Question',
37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow 37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow by Dr. Justin Marquis 3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students June 8, 2015 Green screen is a cinematographic technique that allows video editors to add a variety of visual effects to their videos. These effects include : adding virtual backgrounds, superimposing subjects over animated backdrops, placing a subject on another shot and many more. Green screen technology has been widely used in weather and movie industry. But now with the emergence of apps such as the ones below, everyone can use this technology to create engaging clips and presentations. As Do Ink explained “ Green screen technology is used in the movies to make it look like the actors have landed on an alien planet, and it's used on TV to make it look like your local news announcer is standing in front of an animated weather map. The green screen effect works by combining images from multiple sources into a single video.
Reviews: Levels of language Levels of language 1) Phonetics, Phonology This is the level of sounds. One must distinguish here between the set of possible human sounds, which constitutes the area of phonetics proper, and the set of system sounds used in a given human language, which constitutes the area of phonology. 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects, but education does not begin and end with a textbook or test. Other skills must be honed, too, not the least of which is how to get along with their peers and work well with others. This is not something that can be cultivated through rote memorization or with strategically placed posters. Students must be engaged and cooperation must be practiced, and often. The following team-building games can promote cooperation and communication, help establish a positive classroom environment and — most importantly — provide a fun, much-needed reprieve from routine.
Redefining classroom learning. Empowering instructors. Teaching Functionality Easy Lesson Plan Development Use the web-based app to build, edit and manage your lesson plans in our Show-Explain-Ask framework. Here you can infuse your lesson plans with media elements & videos (things you want to show), notes & examples (things you want to explain) and real-time assessments (things you want to ask). Project Project videos, images, documents, questions, notes, real-time scribbles/annotations and more to large screen surfaces using the built in projection feature.