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Dan Carlin - Hardcore History - Common Sense

Dan Carlin - Hardcore History - Common Sense

A History of Modern Oil Painting Portrait of China - China culture The 17 century, with the Catholic missionaries have been east, Chinese people from the religious figure in the oil painting came into contact with the West; the End of Qing Dynasty, the wide dissemination of Western painting in China, the Chinese artist to draw a number of outstanding creative methods China to enrich the creative portraits, the portrait began to integrate the arts of East and West Road. Oil painting Portrait as a species has a long history of oil painting, in the East and West, the development of different, mainly due to their different social systems during the period of the constraints and impact. With the West in the fifteenth century, the rise of the Renaissance humanistic thought, the beginning of the value for the recognition and respect for human beings, the resulting custom portrait. The portrait of the development in China is relatively late, after several twists and turns, it can be said is still not yet developed a variety.

5 Writing Rules Everyone Should Know Wherever you fall on the Writing-Skillz Spectrum, it never hurts to review the basics. Below are some good rules of thumb to keep in mind as you put pen to paper. (Of course, in writing, as with just about anything, there are exceptions to every rule. This infographic is courtesy of Jennifer Frost of GrammarCheck. U.S. History: Free streaming history videos and activities The Royal Shakespeare Company: History of the RSC The Royal Shakespeare Company is probably the world’s most famous drama company. It specialises in plays by William Shakespeare, although the works of other Renaissance playwrights are regularly produced. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is also a showcase for contemporary writers. In 1875, Charles Edward Flower, a Stratford brewer, launched an international campaign to build a theatre in Shakespeare’s birthplace. He donated a two-acre site on the banks of the River Avon and The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre was built there. It opened in 1879 with a performance of Much Ado About Nothing. In 1960 Peter Hall formed the modern Royal Shakespeare Company and The Memorial Theatre was renamed the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The Swan Theatre was opened in 1986. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre goes from strength to strength and in the 21 st century it is more popular than ever. Stratford-upon-Avon is the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company. London also plays an important role in the life of the RSC.

Engelskan innanför och utanför klassrumsväggarna - hur öppnar vi dörrarna? - ... De senaste veckorna har läxdebatten blossat upp i medierna igen. Det handlar om huruvida eleverna över huvud taget ska ha läxor eller ej, vilken sorts läxor det i så fall ska vara och hur mycket tid som är rimligt. Det handlar också om vad forskningen säger, vilket är en komplex historia. Men jag tänker inte fördjupa mig så mycket i de traditionella läxorna i det här blogginlägget, utan det där eleverna ändå gör när de inte är i skolan. Jag tänker på den extramurala engelskan. Alla vet att dagens ungdomar använder engelska på ett sätt som deras föräldrar inte gjorde i sin ungdom, och som deras mor- och farföräldrar verkligen inte kunde ana. Inom forskning kring språkinlärning gör man skillnad på ESL, English as a Second Language, och EFL, English as a Foreign Language. Att de där “dataspelskillarna” ofta är snäppet bättre på engelska än på andra ämnen är något som många lärare märkt av. Att svensk skola har ett viktigt kompensatoriskt uppdrag, det finns det ingen tvekan om.

5 snygga eldfat för höstens alla tillfällen | ELLE Decoration Ett vackert eldfat förgyller varje tillfälle – året om. Här är vår chefredaktör Svante Öquist favoriter på temat. 27dceb593a2cf4b40bd0b5451aa848e8bc479ff17fee0ab8e6ad8232600f2f49 Inredning Av: Svante Öquist 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. BBC Learning English - The English We Speak Your Flexible Classroom Questions, Answered Flexible seating is transforming classrooms, enabling new modes of learning, and deepening student—and teacher—engagement. Yet as we saw in a recent Edutopia Facebook post on the topic, many educators have questions about how to make the leap. How to Handle State Testing in a Flexible Classroom? Movable tables can be arranged in a traditional testing configuration. This does mean that your computing must be laptop- or tablet-based, but most schools that have gone 1:1 will have this configuration. Sixth-grade teacher and veteran of flexible seating Kristin Harrington says, “At the beginning of the year, flexible seating may be a novelty and could serve as a distraction, but by the time testing rolls around, this environment has become the norm for students. How to Implement It in Small Classrooms With Lots of Kids? It’s often easier to accommodate a lot of kids with a flexible configuration. How to Convince Your Administration to Do It? How to Pay for the Furniture?

33 ways to speak better English If you’re reading this, I imagine you want to speak better English and communicate in a more confident and competent way. When we communicate effectively we are able to express our ideas and opinions, share experiences, and build relationships with others. When we struggle to express ourselves, we feel unvalued and insecure. As human beings, we want to participate in group discussions and have an impact on the society around us. In the modern world, we communicate across borders. By speaking better English, people all over the world can hear our voice. Well, English teachers and English classes definitely help. What you need is to become a self-directed learner, somebody who takes responsibility for their own learning and creates their own learning programme to develop their English. Now, it’s certainly true that speaking is a social activity and is best done with other people. You can do the same with your English. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I want to go for a drink tonight. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Lärandematriser; synliggör lärandet i handling Episode 22 – The Confidence Question – Hannah Lord – The Codpast It’s been said that focusing on reading writing or spelling is not the best way to help dyslexics thrive. For many, confidence is the biggest barrier that dyslexic individuals have to climb. In this months episode of The Codpast, we hear the story of business development manager, Hannah Lord and her experience from both sides of the confidence divide. Hannah and her brother are both dyslexic and had almost identical journeys through work and education. To find out more about Hannah’s work, go to or follow on Twitter. New episode out every 1st Tuesday of the month. Subscribe to The Codpast on iTunes, Stitcher or Soundcloud or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be notified when new episodes are uploaded. The Codpast is a multimedia production from You May Also Like: Thoughts on Dyslexia | Improving Your Confidence Speed Reading Tips for Dyslexic Readers Episode 9 – An Artistic Endeavor – Lennie Varvarides

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. He says these experiences changed his life. “It is the reason I am a teacher,” Shaner said. Future Educators Association is now called Educators Rising and it has 850 participating schools across the country. Shaner gives a pretty thorough introduction to the history of education and various pedagogical models in the introductory course in Smyrna’s teaching pathway. “When they go to college they are so far ahead of the game that they are able to excel and dig deeper,” Shaner said. Shaner doesn’t shy away from talking about the hard parts of education with his students.

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. The Edutopia team visited School 21 and captured some amazing videos of students practicing their communication skills with support from teachers. Another key element of the School 21 program is “well-being,” a social emotional learning curriculum that is once again embedded throughout students’ experience of school. Speaking is a part of almost every classroom, but it can be easy to assume that students already know how to do things like challenge an idea or back up an argument with evidence.