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Data.gov Trade.gov - Trade Statistics Trade Policy & Analysis (TP&A) publishes a variety of data series and reports for both public and government use. Use the links below to navigate directly to data relating to a specific topic. Data Topics: For more information please contact: Natalie Soroka Databases: TradeStats Express (National Trade Data) – U.S. trade statistics by market and industry. Tables: Reports: Back to top | TP&A Home State Reports - For all 50 states, export data on industries and major markets; percentages of export-related jobs; numbers of companies that export; and how foreign investment influences exports. Back to top | TP&A Home Exporter Database - Tables profiling U.S. goods exporting companies by market, product, and location within the United States. Employment and Trade – Data, analysis, and methodology for jobs supported by exports, including: FTA Tariff Tool – Online tool combining current and future tariff information with U.S. trade data for free trade agreement partners

Statistiques générales sur les EU 20 useful ways to use TodaysMeet in schools TodaysMeet is an easy-to-use, versatile digital tool. It can enhance discussions, provide a place for ideas and more. TodaysMeet is so simple yet so versatile that it has become one of my go-to digital tools. It’s designed as a backchannel — the conversation behind what’s going on. TodaysMeet is literally the easiest website to use I’ve ever come across. That’s it. You can immediately share the URL to the room (in our DitchThatTextbook example, the room we would create is TodaysMeet.com/DitchThatTextbook) and start the conversation. Each message has a 140-character limit, so be concise. I already use TodaysMeet in a number of ways in my classroom and can see so many other possibilities. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Which of these ideas sounds the most useful? For notifications of new Ditch That Textbook content and helpful links: Interested in having Matt present at your event or school? Related Tech Tuesday screencast: TodaysMeet April 2, 2013

United States Trade Statistics | WITS United States had a total export of 1,450,457,291.22 in thousands of US$ and total imports of 2,248,208,943.03 in thousands of US$ leading to a negative trade balance of -797,751,651.81 in thousands of US$ The Effectively Applied Tariff Weighted Average (customs duty) for United States is 1.67% and the Most Favored Nation (MFN) Weighted Average tariff is 2.80%.The trade growth is -4.69% compared to a world growth of -4.43%. GDP of United States is 18,569,100,000,000 in current US$. United States services export is 752,411,000,000 in BoP, current US$ and services import is 503,045,000,000 in Bop, current US$.

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies. 1. One of the simplest ways that teachers can use Twitter in the classroom involves setting up a feed dedicated exclusively to due dates, tests or quizzes. 2. Subscribe to different mainstream and independent news feeds with different biases as a way to compare and contrast how different perspectives interpret current events and issues. 3. Set up an interesting assignment requesting that students set up Twitter for education lists following feeds relevant to their career goals and keep a daily journal on any trends that crop up along the way. Orbital studies teaching strategies keep students on track with curriculum, but... Planning an effective back-to-school STEM lesson will help students gain the...

Energy Information Administration (EIA) 5 Ideas for Using Google Presentations with Students (*Bonus Videos Included) I love using Google presentations! I use Power Point or Keynote when I present, but the collaboration feature and ability to easily publish Google presentations to the web make it my presentation tool of choice when working with students. That said, students need to know how to begin a Google presentation. I love creating video tutorials for my students walking them through new routines online. Students also need tips for creating a strong presentation that will effectively convey information without overwhelming their audience. It is important to know that unlike Power Point or Keynote, Google presentations require Internet access. Although I use Google presentations for actual presentations, I have begun to use them for all sorts of activities. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. If you are using Google presentations in creative ways with your students, please share your ideas!

National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA) 8 Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators Summer is the perfect time to research and apply for a teacher travel grant. The key is to look in the right places and write a compelling application. Then, once you win an award, you might find yourself kayaking the length of the Mississippi River while developing a river ecology unit. To help you get started, here are some tips for writing winning proposals, a few inspiring articles, and a list of interesting travel grants that you might want to research or apply to this summer. The Best Places to Look Edutopia has covered travel grants in the past. Also, the Institute for International Education is an organization that anyone interested in educational travel should get to know. Grosvenor Teacher Fellowships From National Geographic: Each year, National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions take K-12 geography teachers on expeditions around the world. Other Great Travel Grant Sources Writing an Awesome Application

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Passer des appels depuis Gmail - Centre d'aide Chat Vous pouvez passer un appel à partir de votre compte Gmail, depuis votre liste de chat Google ou vos e-mails. Passer un appel depuis votre liste de chat Google La présence d'un cercle vert, jaune ou rouge à gauche du nom d'un contact indique que vous utilisez Google Chat. Si vous utilisez Hangouts dans Gmail, vous voyez apparaître un cercle vert ou gris en bas à droite de la photo de la personne concernée. En savoir plus sur les appels téléphoniques avec Hangouts . Connectez-vous à votre compte Gmail . Si vous possédez un numéro Google Voice, il apparaît sur l'ID d'appelant du destinataire. Passer un appel depuis un e-mail Vous pouvez passer des appels directement à partir des e-mails que vous envoyez ou recevez. Lorsque vous ouvrez un e-mail dont le texte contient un numéro de téléphone, ce numéro est bleu.

Technology Integration: Multimedia in Projects: Tools for Creating and Viewing Media Software Tools, Plug-Ins and Viewers Are you looking for top applications for learning? If you are integrating media into your instruction, consider the words of Andrew Churches (2009): "It's not about the tools, it's using the tools to facilitate learning" (p. 1). Andrew Churches' educational origami website includes Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and ICT where Churches matches traditional approaches to each of the multiple intelligences with specific digital tools, strategies, and activities. In Bloom's and ICT Tools, he provides specific tools matched to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy: creating, evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and remembering. The Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies is a must see site for the Top 100 Tools for Learning, which include many Web 2.0 tools for collaboration and communication, and multimedia development tools. What is open source software? Back to top Development and Authoring Tools Compression Tools Plug-Ins and Viewers Creating Media

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