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Less Is More: The Secret of Being Essential Sidebars:Math Teachers Set New PrioritiesMathematics PortfoliosQuestions for Shaping School CurriculumAn Exhibition that Combines Performance with MemoryThe Art of remembering is the art of thinking...Topics that Generate UnderstandingOf course, intellectual learning includes...Definitions of a Good ThinkerGetting Students to do More with Less in Humanities Curriculum Cutting things out of the overcrowded curriculum presents our only chance for getting students to go deeper, think harder, push past complacency to the habits of mind Essential schools hold dear. But what goes and what stays? And who decides? PRETTY MUCH EVERYBODY agrees: "Less Is More" is the toughest of the Coalition's Nine Common Principles to explain and to live by. Merely because the maxim is so catchy, people are apt to use "Less Is More" to serve whatever purposes they like, including as a deliberately misleading attack on Essential School ideas. Less 'Stuff,' More Thought Deciding What to Cut Outwards from the Basics
Untitled Document Volume II - 1994 Teaching English Through Broadway Musicals by Gina Milano Gina Milano, a graduate of Columbia University, teaches ESL at Hunter College in New York City and at various corporations throughout New Jersey. Fluent in Italian and Spanish, she was a presenter at TESOL Baltimore (1994). Using songs and videos of well known musical plays can be a stimulating alternative for ESL classes at any level of proficiency. Bringing musicals to the classroom provides wonderful opportunities to expand vocabulary and gain familiarity with colloquial expressions and certain grammatical structures. Not to be underestimated is the musical itself. I began working with musicals when I was teaching an elective course entitled "English through Broadway" at Hunter College in New York. I chose eight different musicals that were on commercially available videotapes. Although actual experience with musicals is welcome, any teacher with or without a musical ear can use this method. Teaching Techniques
12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation tools for teachers There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. I’ve been doing some trawling ahead of a training session I am running soon, and here are a few of the best ones that I’ve found. There are others out there, but the focus specifically for my session was KS4 and 5, so these links are aimed at older students. If you have any other favourites, please add them to the comments! 1. Classtools is already one of my favourite websites, home of the Countdown Timer and Random Word Picker. 2. Content generator’s templates allow anyone to generate their own e-Learning quizzes, games and applications through our custom software – no coding required. 3. SuperTeacherTools.com is dedicated to providing technology tools for teaching that are quick and easy to download, learn, and start using in your classroom. 4. 5. 6. 7. Also worth a look: 8. 9. 10. 11. And finally….. 12.
Four Strategies to Spark Curiosity via Student Questioning British archaeologist Mary Leakey described her own learning as being "compelled by curiosity." Curiosity is the name we give to the state of having unanswered questions. And unanswered questions, by their nature, help us maintain a learning mindset. When we realize that we do not know all there is to know about something in which we are interested, we thirst. We pursue. We act as though what we do not know is more important than what we do, as though what we do not possess is worth the chase to own it. Strategy One: Equip Students to Ask Questions At its essence, curiosity is asking questions and pursuing answers. We often ask students if they have any questions, but we rarely teach them how to ask advantageous questions. Strategy Two: Provide a Launch Pad Even if students have mastered the full range of question forming, it is difficult to inquire about topics with which they have no familiarity. Strategy Three: Cast a Wide Net Strategy Four: Avoid Cutting the Search Short References
Just So Stories (version 4) by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard KIPLING (1868 - 1936) The Just So Stories for Little Children are among Kipling's best known and loved works. This recording aims to be the first complete audio book of this title with nothing left out. The Nobel prize-winning author's enjoyment in playing with the sounds and meanings of words is very evident throughout, and adds to adults' enjoyment of these stories for children. This playfulness is also dramatically present in the plotting. As we all are, Kipling was a child of his time and social setting, so for example in "How the Leopard Got his Spots" he uses what one recent reviewer called "the N word" to refer to the Ethiopian. This recording of the Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling includes Kipling's descriptions of the pictures he drew for the book. The stories are fanciful, and not intended to offer historical, scientific or religious accounts of the way things became. So please enjoy them in this reading. Genre(s): Children's Fiction Language: English
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VOCABULARY blubbr - Play & create video trivia games The Tragic Irony of Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 Essays The Tragic Irony of Fahrenheit 451 " 'Happiness is important. Fun is everything. And yet I kept sitting there saying to myself, I'm not happy, I'm not happy.' " (70). Fahrenheit 451 is one of the most famous of Ray Bradbury's novels. The ideal of this future man is to be happy. " 'What do we want in this country, above all? that right? people say. them fun? " 'We have mobilized a million men. At the beginning of the book, Montag appears happy. After the house is burned, Montag begins to walk home and is met by a young girl named Clarisse McClellan. He then goes into his house and enters the bedroom. "He felt his smile slide away, melt, fold over and down on itself like a tallow skin, like the stuff of a fantastic candle burning too long and now collapsing and now blown out. not happy. true state of affairs. He has finally become aware of his unhappiness. At this same time, he perceives he has an unhappy marriage. " 'We must all be alike. constitution says, but everyone made equal.
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