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Technology for Teaching. Made Simple.

Technology for Teaching. Made Simple.
Add a Lesson For Teachers myKnowmia over 30,000 video lessons from great teachers Search for a topic ... Already a Knowmia user?Sign in! Email / Student ID Password Forgot password? Forgot your password? Enter your email * Note: Password recovery is not available for students who registered with a Student ID. « Back New to Knowmia? Sign up, it's free! Sign Up Now Welcome Back What would you like to do? View Your Assignments Browse Lessons Need help? Want to learn how to search for lessons? Browse Subjects Featured Lessons Art Engineering and Design English Mathematics Science Social Studies Technology World Languages 231 lessons 74 teachers Arts and Crafts 690 lessons 85 teachers Digital Design 246 lessons 50 teachers Architecture 455 lessons 81 teachers Creative Design 462 lessons 84 teachers Design Thinking 331 lessons 53 teachers Modeling and Prototyping 594 lessons 189 teachers American Literature 255 lessons 113 teachers English as a 2nd Language 600 lessons 230 teachers Grammar 138 lessons 58 teachers SAT Reading

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125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) – Video – Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing – Video – In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes – Video – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year. The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) – Video – Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis’s Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center – Video – After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close. Video runs 30 minutes. Physics Biology & Chemistry

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Film English Film English is the brainchild of teacher, trainer and author Kieran Donaghy ( Kieran’s LinkedIn profile). Kieran teaches at UAB Idiomes Barcelona, part of the Univiersitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The site promotes the innovative and creative use of film in English language teaching and learning. All of the lesson plans revolve around the use of video and film to teach English. The site promotes cineliteracy, the ability to analyse moving images, and considers cineliteracy as a 21st century skill which our students need to learn. In addition, the lessons promote critical thinking in the language classroom, and encourage learners to reflect on values while learning a language.

Free Tool to Create Interactive Assignments and Track Learner Performance Knowmia has supported so many teachers flipping their classrooms, it’s especially popular in U.S. We’ve covered their free iPad App – Knowmia Teach (iTunes link), which can replace the paid App – Explain Everything. And it’s not just a video recording tool, it connects to a whole lot more support for teachers! In case you aren’t aware of their free resources for creating dynamic lessons, here they are: Inspiration Corner : featuring a wide range of video lessons from teachers who have used Knowmia Teach and other lesson creation tools;

Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating) You are going to practise language for; Describing photosComparing and contrasting photos (discussing similarities and differences)Speculating on what might be happeningReacting to photos (giving opinions) Discuss Look at the presentation. Follow the instructions and talk about some of the photos Free Stuff! Here are the homeschool materials I create for my children and share with you. I make these for my own children, so they reflect what I want my children to learn…meaning that most of these have Bible elements to them :) Join the Yahoo Group if you want to receive an email from me when I create something new. For instance I created the American Revolution Lapbook back in the summer, but it didn’t make it onto the blog until we did it in February. Most recently created:

Online reading comprehension lessons for kids Sample Lesson: Click to Play Grade 4: reading comprehension. Explore the elements of the story 'the missing ice cream' with Denzel at the Movie Club. Grade 4 Reading Comprehension Explore the elements of the story 'the missing ice cream' with Denzel at the Movie Club. Tools for Video Editing and Conferencing Converter Freemake offers freeware in the truest sense of the word: no feature or time limitations, includes Video Converter, Video Downloader, YouTube Converter, Audio Converter and Free Music Box! Video editing, animation creation and related tools Animoto can create presentations incorporating images, video clips, music and text.

Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently – Smashing Magazine If you work in the tech industry, it’s easy to forget that older people exist. Most tech workers are really young1, so it’s easy to see why most technology is designed for young people. But consider this: By 2030, around 19% of people in the US will be over 652. Doesn’t sound like a lot? Well it happens to be about the same number of people in the US who own an iPhone today. Peek of the week 10 - great videos and channels on YouTube Peek of the week 10 focuses on channels and inspirational videos on YouTube. What they have in common? They are informative, often funny and graphically appealing and, not to forget, they are in English. Here are some of my favorites.. Go where the bus can’t: 10 virtual field trip ideas The school bus can only take students so far. Use these 10 digital tools to take them anywhere in the world without leaving the classroom. (Flickr / woodleywonderworks) Field trips are complicated. Messy.

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