Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents Introducing computer programming to your kids can be a challenge, especially for those who aren’t familiar with the nuances of code. Fortunately, in the last few years, a number of apps, software, and guides have been produced that make the often-complex subject of computer coding easy to grasp for young learners. So where to begin? These are a few resources that parents can share with their kids to help them start learning about programming.
Articles with Proper Names This material contains a list of topically grouped proper names, such as names of schools, organizations, companies, buildings, places of interest, awards, nationalities, illustrating the use of articles. Этот материал содержит тематически сгруппированные имена собственные, такие как названия школ, организаций, компаний, зданий, достопримечательностей, наград, национальностей, иллюстрирующие употребление артиклей. Note: Articles with geographic names and personal names are described in Articles: Geographic Names and Articles with People's Names in the section Grammar. Schools, colleges, universities, academies
105 Twitter Apps for PR Twitter is no longer a little known platform for bloggers to communicate on. These days, even large corporations are realizing something many smaller businesses have known for a while . . . Twitter is a powerful PR tool. matplotlib: python plotting matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. matplotlib can be used in python scripts, the python and ipython shell (ala MATLAB®* or Mathematica®†), web application servers, and six graphical user interface toolkits. matplotlib tries to make easy things easy and hard things possible. You can generate plots, histograms, power spectra, bar charts, errorcharts, scatterplots, etc, with just a few lines of code.
Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet Experienced teachers will advise that you and your classroom start by getting involved in an existing project online, rather than trying to start a project of your own. Participating in other projects is a great way to meet other potential partners, and learn about the many different projects initiated by teachers and students throughout the world. It can be a great way to develop ideas for how to integrate collaborative projects into your classroom, without having to take on the role of facilitating the involvement of other classes your first time participating. As you begin participating in other projects, you will soon find that you have global colleagues and peers to turn to should you wish to coordinate a project of your own in the future. In this way, your classroom truly becomes a global community member that can draw on the breadth of a network as your classroom develops throughout the year.
8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers What the hell is a Story Lizard? In Wonderbook: The Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction (Abrams Books, October 15), Story Lizards join Prologue Fish and other infographic helpmates designed to banish dry textual analysis in favor of a kicking, screaming, slithering approach to storytelling creativity. Author Jeff Vandermeer, a three-time Fantasy World Award-winning novelist who co-directs the Shared Worlds teen writing camp, says "The way we're taught to analyze fiction is to break down and do a kind of autopsy. But I think writers need to be more like naturalists or zoologists when they study story because then you're looking at how all the elements fit together." Enter the Story Lizard, above, illustrated by Jeremy Zerfoss. As Vandermeer tells Co.Create, "A recurring thing in Wonderbook is to think of stories as being more like living creatures than machines."
B1 Listening topics B1 is one of the CEFR levels described by the Council of Europe. These tests will help you practise for the PET and PTE exams Describing people Listen to two students talking about the teachers at their college. Match the teacher’s names to the photos. Education A geography teacher is describing the work students will do on the geography course. Listen and complete the table with the words in the word bank. Organization, Methods and Management Organization, Methods and Management Orgameth Go to archive Thursday 28 July 2011 Moving... The 8 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Tools For Teachers - eLearning Industry Editor's note: We have originally written and published this article in November 2013. Thanks to your useful suggestions and our own following of the latest developments in the fast paced field of technology, we have updated this piece in November 2015 in the hope that you will keep finding it useful. Thank you for sharing! ABCYa!
Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet The Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration was developed to help teachers use the Internet to "reach out" globally. These materials were prepared as part of the Department of Education's International Education Initiative. This guide is designed for online access. On every page, teachers will find many projects and suggestions to begin or expand classroom projects that reach across the globe. In every section of this on-line guide, we have also provided links to elementary, middle and high school projects and links to organizations that are involved in international education via the Internet.
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