A Stunningly Simple Way To Explain Pi A Stunningly Simple Way To Explain Pi by TeachThought Staff The Digital Media Part Reading Comprehension Worksheets "Your reading comprehension materials are the best I've found on the web. They are so thorough and comprehensive! My students and I have learned a lot from them. Thanks so much!" -- Susan B., Carter, KY. 03/21/12 Advertising Gender Swap Posted by MK Morris Buzzfeed brings us an interesting video about what happens when you replace women in an ad with a man, playing off of the three main tropes that usually occur in advertising: “pleasing your man” “nerdy guy/hot girl” and “sexualized food”. I definitely had not seen the original Doritos ad, and it’s kind of awful that the ad in itself looks fake, because of how ridiculous it is.
Food in Britain Carmen: The Chinese introduced oriental food to Britain. But before the Chinese, immigrants from all around the world came to live in London. British people enjoy a huge range of food and flavours from other countries. Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices When presented with new material, standards, and complicated topics, we need to be focused and calm as we approach our assignments. We can use brain breaks and focused-attention practices to positively impact our emotional states and learning. They refocus our neural circuitry with either stimulating or quieting practices that generate increased activity in the prefrontal cortex, where problem solving and emotional regulation occur. Brain Breaks A brain break is a short period of time when we change up the dull routine of incoming information that arrives via predictable, tedious, well-worn roadways. Our brains are wired for novelty because we pay attention to any and every stimulus in our environment that feels threatening or out of the ordinary.
Teaching the Times Tables with Pictures and Stories Use the steps below as a guide to our online lessons and resources to help you and your students get the most out of our method. Click here to reference resources and activities linked to the Common Core Standards. Step 2: Meet Our Number Pictures Our system uses pictures (like the ones on the right) to remember numbers.
Grammar review using drawings This was a good idea I came across Bucksmore summer school. A review for various tenses/structures. Give students a piece of paper. You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong. (By Charles Rex Arbogast/ AP) You went to school so you think you know what teachers do, right? You are wrong. Free Chronicles of Narnia Resource Unit This post contains affiliate links to help support this site. Here’s my full disclosure page. Ah, The Chronicles of Narnia. These classic books by C.S. Lewis have long been friends of mine since childhood. It’s been such a pleasure to introduce my own children to these wonderful stories and see them fall in love with them as I did many years ago. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube January, 2015 After the post I shared here on how to create flipped videos via the use of annotations and other interactivity features on YouTube, I received a couple of emails from fellow teachers asking about certain functionalities on YouTube. Instead of answering each one individually, I decided to create this post and include in it the major important things a teacher should be able to do on YouTube. Here is what you will get to learn from these tips:Know how to add subtitles and closed captions to your videosAdd and edit annotationsuse enhancement features to improve your videosHow to use YouTube video editor to combine, trim, add music and customize your clipsHow to search YouTube library for copyright-free music to add to your videosHow to swap the audio track on our videos Click on each title to access its corresponding resource page.
CK-12 Launches a New Collection of Elementary School Math Resources CK-12 has long offered tutorials and practice exercises for middle school and high school science and math students. Today, CK-12 unveiled a new collection for resources for elementary school mathematics. The collection is organized by grade level (grades 1 through 5) and skill. Past Continuous Tense vs. Past Simple: Mysterious Stalker (ESL Video) Synopsis of English / ESL Video Watch the suspense thriller short about Elissa and the mysterious stalker & present the past continuous tense vs. past simple to students in a pre-intermediate level lesson. Title of English / ESL Video Elissa and the Mysterious Stalker