Standardized Tests 14 September, 2014 Photo Credit: Alberto G., via Flickr Voice 1 121 Documentaries To Expand Your Consciousness Here is a list of over 100 documentaries you can watch for free online. They are about Science, Consciousness, ETs, you name it. A smorgasbord of fascinating subjects to learn about. If you find a dead link please let us know and we will find another to replace it.
10 Video Projects Every Teacher Should Try Making classroom movies has gotten much easier now that cell phones, tablets and other devices feature video capabilities that are high quality and simple to use. And happily, we’ve found that students love to use video—it’s a format that they understand and that sparks their creativity. Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today. Make a Book Trailer: Challenge students to design a movie-style trailer that excites their classmates about a must-read novel or nonfiction book. Try Digital Storytelling:Digital storytelling is a great format for students to share more about their lives or to present about a person in history.
coursera About this course: Plenty of buzz exists about blended learning and its transformational potential. But what does blended learning really mean? In this course we will explore the different models of blended learning and dive into key issues that impact students, teachers, and schools. Specifically, we will look at these issues through the lens of three high-performing schools that each use a different type of blended learning.
untitled Skip to content Art Directing my life… Loving the neon Art by Daniel A. Bruce, NYC December 30, 2012 tags: neon art, neon artwork, neon chair, neon decor, neon objects Lesson Plan: Updating Orwell's '1984' Overview | How does George Orwell’s vision of technology and its uses in “1984” compare with today’s reality? How have concerns about privacy and freedom expressed in the novel been manifested in the contemporary world? In this lesson, students compare and contrast the world, people and technologies of “1984” with those of today and create a treatment for a modern film, print or stage adaptation that revolves around current technologies. Materials | Full text of “1984,” computers with Internet access, software for podcasting and projection equipment, copies of the handout “1984” vs.
50 Things Everyone Should Know by Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one.
7 Great Web Tools To Help Students Study Collaboratively May 23, 2014 Students love to work in groups and every teacher knows this fact by heart. Group work has several pedagogical pluses that includes developing collaborative and co-operative skills, enhancing social skills and interactions, promoting critical thinking skills, and nurturing a learning environment of trust and support. Now with the web 2.0 technologies, the potential of group work is even bigger. Students can create study groups online and learn collaboratively with others regardless of their geographical locations. Below are some of the best web tools students can use to create online study groups. 1- Examtime
Early Childhood Education for Sustainability - Reflections from Downunder By Sue Elliott, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus, Australia By Sue Elliott, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, AustralianCatholic University, Melbourne Campus, Australia Bella Blvd Studio Blog With Easter just a week away, we thought we would share some Easter themed inspiration with you for a few days. Our talented designers have created an assortment of Easter layouts, cards, treat boxes, and more! “An Egg-Cellent Day”, by Stephanie Buice. This will be Brady's first Easter that he's actually interested in the Easter Bunny, Painting eggs or any of the other fun things that go along with this holiday. That means this was my very first time doing an actual Easter layout and it was so much fun! I didn't have very much Easter product on hand so I went through my drawer of Bella scraps and got busy cutting out eggs.
50 Fab Apps for Teachers Less Is More You don’t need a one-to-one classroom (one device for every student) to integrate tablets into instruction. Whether you have one tablet or five, possibilities for teaching with them abound. Single Tablet • Independent reading Load up your tablet with books in a reading app. These are the most obese countries in the world A recent study showed that 700m people across the world are obese. These maps show obesity levels around the world - with red showing countries with the highest proportion of people classified as obese and green having the lowest proportion. The graphics were created by Clinic Compare using data from the CIA’s World Factbook and show that obesity is a problem affecting every continent. Interestingly, although countries in North America and Europe appear prominent on the global map owing to their size, the countries with the biggest obesity problems are almost exclusively found in the Pacific Islands - with American Samoa (74.6 per cent of the population), Nauru (71.1 per cent) and Cook Islands (63.7 per cent) making up the top three.
for Schools Professional artwork jumpstarts student creativity, quickly drawing them into the writing process and scaffolding their progress. Simple tools keeps them on track; social feedback keeps them going. Onboard students with or without email, issue challenges, review and share work, and build a beautiful class library. All in a private setting that collects NO data from you or your students. 10 Ways To Guide Children Without Punishment "The reason a child will act unkindly or cause damage is always innocent. Sometimes she is playful and free spirited, and other times, when aggressive or angry she is unhappy or confused. The more disturbing the behaviour, the more the child is in pain and in need of your love and understanding.