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Talks about Education

Talks about Education
Episode: Unstoppable Learning Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we – as adults – assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? Why do we put so much effort into making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the ways babies and children learn, from the womb to the playground to the Web. Listen now

http://www.ted.com/topics/education

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Use QR codes to share your presentation without a projector We’d be asleep at the wheel if we hadn’t noticed the Twitter attention that Todd Ogasawara has been getting for his article “No Projector? Use QR Code & SlideShare to Share a Presentation on Smartphones.” In a nutshell, Todd describes how he solved the problem of having to give a presentation in a room that doesn’t have a projector. He uploaded his presentation to SlideShare, then created a QR code that points to the presentation. Top 10 Free Content Curation Tools For Teachers - eLearning Industry General speak all teachers are educational information curators, or should be. Modern web tools help both students and teachers to contribute online discoveries to class conversations. But which is the best way to collect and share relevant educational content with your students Which are the best free education tools to manage presentation of educational resources? In the following list you will find the Top 10 Free Content Curation Tools for Teachers that I highly encourage you to try out. eLearning Tags At eLearning Tags you can share, discover, vote and discuss interesting and remarkable eLearning and Educational Technology content. eLearning Tags offers helpful information on a number of topics concerning distance education including eLearning, Instructional Design, Gamification, Social Learning, MOOCs, mLearning and more. Of course it is absolutely free!

Movies : Free Movies : Download & Streaming by Internet Archive collection eye Feature films, shorts, silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy! View a list of all the Feature Films sorted by popularity. IPA Typewriter If the title above does not display correctly, you should click on "About" to find out how to get a unicode font. Introduction You can use this tool to type phonemic symbols to be inserted in a word processor. You can also use it to produce the code needed to insert phonemic symbols in a web page. To start work, use the buttons below to choose which you want to do. Use the "About" button to get more information about using phonetic symbols in word documents and web pages.

Free QR Code enabled worksheets FREE TEACHER QR Code-enabled Worksheets This page contains a small but growing selection of QR Code enabled worksheets for primary teachers to use; either in class (if you have handheld devices like iTouches) or given as homework (where pupils can access the supporting teaching tutorial (video) via their parent’s smart phone or view them on a desktop computer. Whether accessed at home or from school, pupils can scan the relevant QR code to launch the explanatory video; giving them their own virtual teacher whenever they need a reminder of the relevant maths process or literacy skill/knowledge. To use one of these resources in your class or as a homework task to be sent home, click on a worksheet image to download it as a pdf. To view the teaching tutorial you can then scan the QR code with your smart phone/iTouch, or use the URL below the QR Code to watch the video on YouTube. LOOK how easy it is to view the teaching tutorial embedded on the worksheet…

8 Technologies That Will Shape Future Classrooms What does the future of learning hold? What will classrooms of the future be like? Emerging technologies such as cloud computing, augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing are paving the way for the future of education in ways we may have yet to see. Einstein On Creative Thinking: Music and the Intuitive Art of Scientific Imagination "The greatest scientists are artists as well," said Albert Einstein (Calaprice, 2000, 245). As one of the greatest physicists of all time and a fine amateur pianist and violinist, he ought to have known! So what did Einstein mean and what does it tell us about the nature of creative thinking and how we should stimulate it?

10 Emerging Education Technologies Are you or your students wearing your Apple Watches to school, and if so, are you using them as part of your curriculum? What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? These technologies represent some of the cutting edge tools and trends in education. While some are being implemented now, regular use of others is on the (not to distant) horizon. We’ve scanned the gurus’ lists and found the top technologies that educators need to prepare for in the next one to five years. Image via Flickr by Kārlis Dambrāns New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers March 28, 2014 Somebody shared with me this wonderful Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers and want you to have a look as well. The image is huge and so can't upload it here but you can use the provided link to access the original version. The reason why I am sharing this work here is because it provides a new way to think about Bloom's Taxonomy. In Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit, you will be offered with a variety of key words, action verbs, outcomes and questions related to each of the thinking levels in the taxonomy. Here is the link of the original chart, try to zoom it in to make it legible.

700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities Get 1200 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. 12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes the irresistible urge to make another list, or even better … many lists! Lists help us to plan, and they can also help us reflect and assess. One list I really enjoy putting together as we head into a new academic year is an updated look at which educational uses of technology have shown the most promise over the last year. Which tools and techniques most excite me as I look forward to another year of striving for continuous improvement as a teacher, technologist, and #edtech advocate? And as different technology uses take the spotlight, which of them are standing out a little less?

Could Vitamin D Cure Migraines? - About When you're in the midst of a migraine, the bright light of the sun can be excruciating. But hiding from its rays on a regular basis may contribute to these headaches' development. Low levels of vitamin D—which your body produces when exposed to sunlight—have been implicated in migraines and other types of headaches.

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