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Weekly Reader: Curriculum-Rich Resources for Teachers

Weekly Reader: Curriculum-Rich Resources for Teachers

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Apps in Education home Johnny Appleseed -ZoomSchool Advertisement. is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) Johnny Appleseed was a legendary American who planted and supplied apple trees to much of the United States of America. Johnny was a skilled nurseryman who grew trees and supplied apple seeds to the pioneers in the mid-western USA. Johnny Appleseed was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, on September 26, 1774. Johnny died at the age of 70; he is buried in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Related Activities:, Oracle Education Foundation, Projects | Competition | Library The Ultimate Guide To Using iPads In The Classroom How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 14.60K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. To Flip Or Not Flip? Johnny A number of states along the wilderness roads Johnny Appleseed traveled claim him as their own today with festivals, plaques, markers, and statues. The beginning of that road was Leominster, Massachusetts. Johnny Appleseed was born in Leominster, and Leominster figures prominently in Appleseed celebrations. There is, for example, an annual parade and an annual festival. The Leominster web site has a community calendar. A Leominster resident and Johnny Appleseed enthusiast created a Johnny Appleseed web site with lots of Appleseed information and Appleseed pictures. Leominster is near the Johnny Appleseed Visitor Center in Lancaster where a statue of Johnny Appleseed as a young boy, pictured at left, graces "the gateway to the The Johnny Appleseed Trail." If you plan to be in the Fort Wayne, Indiana, area the third full weekend of September, you'll have an opportunity to contemplate pioneer life, as John Chapman knew it. Johnny Appleseed's adult life was spent in the American frontier.

Classroom 2.0 esu3ipads - home whyteboard - A simple whiteboard and PDF annotator Features Draw on top of PDF and PostScript documents using ImageMagick Draw with common tools such as a pen, rectangle, ellipse, text, polygon, circle Draw shapes that can be moved, resized and recoloured Your drawing history is stored, allowing you to replay it Tabbed painting, with each sheet having its own unlimited undo and redo operations Embed as many audio and video files into the canvas as you wish Live-updating thumbnails for each sheet Sheets that are closed can also be undone, restoring its data Note controls, similar to virtual, editable Post-It Notes A live-updating, resizable canvas that stretches to whatever size you want Paste and drag-and-drop text/images Available in mutliple languages (Italian, Spanish, Russian, Galician, German, French, Dutch, Welsh, and more) Installation Windows - download the .exes to either install Whyteboard or run it "stand-alone" Linux: Requires Python and wxPython. can use the .rpm file if you have a package manager that supports it Videos

A to Z Teacher Stuff For Teachers FREE online lesson plans, less A to Z Kids Stuff | Activities and Ideas for Preschool, and Scho 6 Alternatives To Bullet Lists Sharebar Bullets make lists of important points easy to read. When those near-perfect little circles are vertically aligned, readers can quickly process the text. Learners and audiences need novelty to maintain and sustain attention. Here are six bullet alternatives you can create in any graphics program or in PowerPoint. Alternative 1: Use text boxes A simple alternative to a list is to place each item into a a text box that is arranged in a suitable layout. Alternative 2: Let icons do the talking Using the same text boxes as above, this approach adds icons to the words. These icons were found at Iconfinder. You can take this approach one step further by accentuating the graphic more than the words. These icons are courtesy of BuildInternet!. Alternative 3: Let People Speak Your List When you use people cutouts to speak your points, no one will suspect this is a list. These cutout people are from the eLearning Brothers. Alternative 4: Wrap the list around a picture