Damian Cooper - Talk About Assessment Effective assessment is the key to student learning. This concept is at the centre of Talk About Assesment, a comprehensive resource that speaks directly to the classroom teacher. The text resource is divided into two sections. In the first section, author Damian Cooper explores the best practices in assessment.
To Find Work You Love, Don’t Follow Your Passion 43 6Share Synopsis Mainstream career advice tells us to “follow our passion”, but this advice is dead wrong. Research shows that people who take this approach are ultimately no more likely to enjoy or excel at their jobs. Instead, if you’re looking for a fulfilling career, here’s a new slogan to live by: Do what’s valuable. What does this mean for your own career?
The Burden of Being Messi Photo In much of Argentina, where Lionel Messi lived until he was 13, native speakers replace the “y” sound with a “sh” sound. Yo, the personal pronoun for “I,” becomes “sho,” and calle, which other Spanish speakers would pronounce “ka-yay,” becomes “ka-shey.” The sound gives Argentine Spanish a slurry softness that resembles aspects of the Portuguese spoken in Brazil. More important to this story, that “sh,” and the fact that Messi has retained it all his life, has at times been the sole lifeline between the greatest soccer player in the world and the country he plays for.
Extending YouTube 20 Great Youtube Features And Tricks You Need To Know With over 3 billion Youtube videos watched every single day and 48 hours of footage uploaded every single minute to the world’s most popular video sharing website we wanted to produce a useful guide for getting the most out of the service. You’ll struggle to find somebody who uses the web and who doesn’t watch Youtube videos on a daily basis but there is so much more to Youtube than just little funny videos of cats. Enable Tab Browsing In Windows Explorer with Clover If you have to work with many opened folders, your desktop can get a little messy. Finding the folder you want from one open window to the next will be a nightmare. It’s no surprise that some of us prefer the tab setup like how it is on the Chrome browser.
Secondary-Writing-Instruction - The Writing Traits A trait in writing is a quality or characteristic that all "good" writing shares. There are six traits in writing: ideas/content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. Recently, a seventh trait has been recognized, which is the trait of presentation. Together, the 6 +1 traits make up the key qualities that define strong writing.Background From the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in Peter Bellamy’s research, the beginnings of guidelines for writing, the writing process, were being established, but the criteria to evaluate writing had yet to be established. Bellamy’s research suggests that the first to create the “good” writing elements is Paul Diederich.
Some study that I used to know: What do you remember from high school? Author Note: This is the first YouTube video I've tried "flipping" into a TEDed lesson, as I work to learn how to make best use of the new TEDed platform for making videos into interactive lessons. I'd welcome encouragement, feedback and questions from others trying it out.~~~An idea for an extension project:Goyte's song, "Somebody I used to Know" has been covered and parodied by several other artists. Worksheet Generator make your own worksheets no fussing with formatting fill out the ready-made fields and print instant answersheets too Make your own worksheets with Worksheet Generator. You can print your worksheets on A4 or US-letter paper and make copies for your students, complete with answersheets. The illustrations below are examples only. You change them as you like by entering your own words. Worksheet Generator instantly shuffles or scrambles your words and phrases for you.
Knowledge Letter: Issue 154 - April 2013 Gurteen Knowledge Letter: Issue 154 - April 2013 Contents Introduction to the April 2013 Knowledge Letter Education Industry Campaign Finance & Lobbying Trends A 10-Year Trend in Spending by the Education Industry Since 1989, spending by the education industry to fund election campaigns and lobbying activities has continuously increased. Also of note is the large disproportional level of spendings on campaigning versus lobbying efforts. Co-Constructing Success Criteria Research in the area of assessment for learning – formative assessment plus the deep involvement of students in the assessment process – is not only broad and deep, it is also overwhelmingly positive in terms of its impact on student learning and achievement. When teachers use classroom assessment in support of learning, they find out what students know, are able to do, and can articulate. As they consider that evidence in relation to curricular standards and expectations, they plan learning experiences to help students close the gap. Going one step further by involving students in assessment increases their learning. Assessment for learning is what teachers do during the learning.
The Natural Teacher: 10 Ways You Can Add Vitamin "N" to the Classroom & Beyond Not long ago I met some dedicated young women who were doing their student teaching at an impressive nature-based preschool. They made it clear that they’d love to pursue careers at similar schools. But they were discouraged about the prospects. Thanks for trying the Visual Thesaurus The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus that allows you to discover the connections between words in a visually captivating display. With a subscription you will also get access to the Spelling Bee, VocabGrabber, and Online Magazine. 14 day risk-free trial! Visual Thesaurus Unlike a paper-bound book, the Visual Thesaurus is fluid and dynamic, like the way you think. Word maps blossom with meaning, helping you find just the right word.
Resources: PLE This section includes a collection of links by topic targeted to faculty, instructors, K-12 educators, and instructional designers looking for ideas, inspiration and/or skill development specific to online or blended learning and instruction. The resources are carefully selected; I’ve included only those that I refer to consistently, are of high-quality and support knowledge and skill development. Legend for icons associated with resources Resources [links] are organized by topic—categorized by specific skill set or knowledge area.