Hack Your Classroom - Week One: Developing a growth mindset This week we will aim to explore the idea of developing a 'growth mindset' and how it can help to support teachers becoming more innovative and moving towards 'adaptive expertise'. Below is an explanation of the concept of 'mindset' from mindesetonline.com.What is Mindset? Every so often a truly groundbreaking idea comes along. This is one.
Scratchcraft Alpha 0.3 på Scratch --USE FLASH PLAYER AND SHIFT CLICK THE FLAG--sorry for the capital letters there :) --Performance tip--Right click the flash player and set Quality to Low. --Generic controls--Click to destroy blocks.Hold B and click to place blocks. --Other Controls--C to take a long distance photograph.0 and 1 to change view distance (might cause lag!)F to toggle Fly/Noclip mode
Solving SSS Triangles "SSS" means "Side, Side, Side" Example 1 In this triangle we know the three sides: a = 8, b = 6 and c = 7. Use The Law of Cosines first to find one of the angles. Scratch Lessons Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Here is how Scratch website describe Scratch. "Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web."
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Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline Movie Homeschooling I could not find a chronological list of movies of American History so I made the one below. First I created a timeline from 1630 to 2000 into 12 eras and listed the most important people and events.
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Scratch in Pre-algebra Class I have been using Scratch for a couple years in an elementary school in St. Paul. For math, I teach 7th grade pre-algebra to a gifted/talented class of 6th graders. The curriculum at this level in our district (Holt Level 3 Math) tends to directly teach concepts without much open-ended problem solving. Scratch is full of potential for using the math we were studying to solve interesting problems. I'm interested in figuring out ways Scratch be used by kids to explore topics like probability, percentages, ratios and proportions, patterns and functions.
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