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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers Michelle Luhtala/Edshelf With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country. “I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. Some apps are best for younger students, others are more complicated, better suited for high school students.

Primary Source Sets Teachers Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 chronicle Lincoln’s rise to national prominence American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and PoeA selection of Library of Congress primary sources exploring the topic of American authors in the nineteenth century, including Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe. This set also includes a Teacher's Guide with historical context and teaching suggestions Assimilation through EducationPhotos, early film footage, federal government reports, cartoons, and maps tell the complex tale of the efforts to assimilate Native Americans through education Baseball: Across a Divided SocietySong sheets, video clips, images, trading cards, and photographs tell the story of how baseball emerged as the American national pastime. Top

Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License Fixing the error: “OneNote needs a password to sync this notebook. Click here to enter your password.” // February 5th, 2014 // Technology, Tutorial I have found Microsoft OneNote to be one of the most effective tools for note-taking while doing 1st year medical science courses. It allows me to easily search old lectures on the fly, and even create links between information so that I am constantly reinforcing my understanding of past and present material. But even more importantly, it allows me to sync across computers, my phone, and even online so I can read my notes when I am away from home.

The Right & Wrong Way To Use Technology For Learning So much in learning is subjective, which makes sense because so much in life itself is also subjective, and we learn in order to live. So it’s natural. Grey areas abound–the usefulness and quality of the Common Core Standards. The importance of curiosity in learning. The evaluation of technology in learning. The utility of letter grades. How to write English Sentences using six basic sentence construction formats We know from "How to Write English Sentences 1" that before you write an English sentence some decisions have to be made. What is the single or complete thought that you are stating, describing, explaining or asking. Now we have to decide which of six basic English sentence construction formats best suits your sentence. Lets review the six basic English sentence construction formats in greater detail. Writers can construct every type of English sentence using these six patterns. 1.

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13 Style and Grammar Tips for Twitter Success In the conversational, sometimes casual world of Twitter, good grammar and clean style remain essential for keeping your followers tuned into your message. Whether you're a major brand or an individual tweeting from a professional account—even if you just use Twitter in your personal life—the better your style, the more clearly your message will be received. Here are 13 tips to clean up your message and engage your audience: 1.

SMART Notebook The Ultimate SMART Board Troubleshooting Guide Is stress over your SMART Board getting you down? It’s true; sometimes even the most reliable technologies can have a hiccup here and there, and sometimes these small hiccups can result in lost instructional time. what teachers need to know FB # As was expected , Facebook has finally rolled out hashtags for its users. Just like Twitter and Google Plus, Facebook now allows users to include specific hashtags to their posts to create searchable content around different topics. As you probably know, hashtags were first used by Twitter around 2009 and since their introduction into tweets these symbols have gained so much in popularity that nobody can imagine Twitter now without hashtags. I have already written a detailed guide on what hashtags are all about and how you can use them as a teacher. On Facebook, you can click on a hashtag to see a feed of what other people and pages are saying about the same event or topic.

Hismanoglu - Language Learning Strategies in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching The Internet TESL Journal Murat Hismanoglumhismanoglu [at] usa.netHacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey) This paper aims at emphasizing the importance of language learning strategies in foreign language learning and teaching. It summarizes the background of language learning strategies, defines the concept of a language learning strategy, and outlines the taxonomy of language learning strategies proposed by several researchers. It also takes into account the teacher's role in strategy training and poses questions for further research on language learning strategies. Introduction

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