Google Drive Shortcut Sheets for Teachers Google has recently introduced a number of new features to enhance the overall functionality of Google Drive and its services Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most recent feature we covered here is the ability to annotate and add comments on different file types and from Google Drive preview mode, no need to open them in Docs, Sheets or Slides. Google also announced today some minor changes to Docs editor and Sheets menu. Check out this post to learn more. In today’s post, I am sharing with you links to keyboard shortcuts for Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. You can use them to quickly access, open menus, create new items, take action on selected items, navigate and move between items in these services.
Calendar: Days and Months Collect all kinds of calendar even if they are old to help out during the lesson. Use a real calendar to show the day and months of the year. The calendar helps understand numbers up to 31. Have them say their birthday and look up the date in the calendar and say what day it is on the present year. Have the students identify the days of the week in the calendar and how many days . Welcome to the Don Potter.net Wide Interest Web Site Purpose Statement Over the years I have come to appreciate the contribution that a thorough knowledge of English grammar can make to my intellectual life. I am disturbed at the lack of instruction in grammar in many of today's classrooms. I emphasize the parts of speech and their function in creating effective sentences. This page will feature readily available information that can contribute to a functional understanding of this vital subject.
Why The Art of Speaking Should Be Taught Alongside Math and Literacy Classrooms in the U.S. often focus most attention on literacy and math, largely because those skills are considered foundational and are tested. However most people will also need to communicate their thoughts and ideas to other people through oral language, and yet effective communication strategies are often not taught with the same precision and structure as other parts of the curriculum. School 21, a public school in London has made “oracy” a primary focus of everything they do. From the earliest grades on up teachers support students to find their voice, express differing opinions politely, and challenge one another’s thinking. These are skills called for in the Common Core, but can be hard to find in many classrooms because students haven’t been taught how to make “turn and talks” truly effective.
New Jersey Institute of Technology Augmented reality has become a field with limitless possibilities. It holds huge promise for improving educational systems across the globe. In the last 2 to 3 years, augmented reality (AR) has grown into a technology that is set to revolutionize numerous sectors, most importantly education. To learn more, check out the infographic below created by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Online Masters in Computer Science program. Augmented Versus Virtual Reality
English Go to: Copywork, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Senior Students, Writing The King Will Make a Way — (from Just Us) lessons, workbook pages, lapbook pieces, notebooking pages for many language arts topics including: personification, anthropomorphism, metaphor, simile, lie vs. lay, descriptive writing, etc. 1st-6th Language Arts texts/teacher guides Language Arts Course Writing, Grammar, Speaking, Analyzing Literature, Florida State’s materials (download, but you can see it first, it’s like a workbook) You can request to download the teacher’s guide. I told them I didn’t live in Florida, but they sent me the link to the teacher’s materials right away. Games, Quizzes, Videos, Worksheets Is it always preferable to employ only native English speaking teachers? There are widely-held perceptions that numerous language schools refuse to hire non-Native English Speaker Teachers (nNESTs). In this guest article, teacher, teacher trainer, and founder of TEFL Equity Advocates, Marek Kiczkowiak, shares his thoughts on how this can have negative effects on students and teachers alike, and looks at an alternative, more egalitarian hiring model, that emphasises qualifications and experience, regardless of their mother tongue. Dear Student, I would like to tell you a few things about your English teachers which you might not have been aware of. As a teacher, I really care about your language progress and I would like you to understand what characteristics make certain teachers unforgettable, so that you can make an informed choice and pick the best language school. It is very common for language schools to advertise only for and hire exclusively native speakers (NSs).
Super Teacher Worksheets Copyright 2013 - Super Teacher Worksheets Printable Worksheets for Teachers and Homeschool Families Fraction strips, fraction circles, and fraction worksheets. Lots of grammar worksheets that cover a variety of topics. Measure and calculate the perimeter of polygons. Growing An Educator Pipeline Starts By Sparking Student Passion For Teaching When Michael Shaner was a freshman at Smyrna High School he joined the Future Educators Association club to explore an interest in teaching. At that time, club members mostly talked about issues in education and what a career in teaching entailed. But Shaner wanted experience working with kids, so he started a tutoring program at the local elementary school two times a week.