Phi 1.618 ø PHI: The Golden Ratio or Golden Section (In Nature, Art, Science and Religion) The Golden Section is a unique Ratio (or relationship between parts) that seems to be preferred by Nature as the best geometry for growth, energy conservation, elegance and has some fundamental relationships to the platonic solids and the Mandelbrot set. It was formally discovered by the Greeks and incorporated into their art and architecture, but it has been shown to occur even in prehistoric art, possibly as a function of Man's natural affinity for it's beauty. The rectangle at left has a vertical edge length of 1 the horizontal or width of the rectangle is 1.618 If we make a line inside and form a square (far left) it creates another 'golden rectangle' (at right)
Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom. When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. That's why I've been really excited to see a wave of new (and mostly free or low-cost!) tech tools recently that enable teachers to take favorite clips and make them more valuable for educational use. Famous People Lesson Activities Interactive lessons plans have taken another leap forward with the new, easy-to-use tools available in Notebook 10 collaborative learning software—the latest software update from SMART Technologies. Teachers can easily design dynamic lesson activities using Notebook 10 software and deliver those lessons on their SMART Board interactive whiteboards. Notebook 10 software now includes new and improved features such as the Table tool to create tables quickly and easily, the Magic Pen to magnify objects, Object Animation, and Shape Recognition.
Online-Stopwatch Online-Stopwatch Race Timers - Character Race Timers with Random Results :-)Classroom Timers - Fun Timers for classrooms and meetings :-)Holiday Timers - More Fun Timers - But these are Holiday Themed! :-)Random Name Pickers - Probably the BEST random Name Pickers online! All Free and easy to use :-)Random Number Generators - Need to pick some random numbers? - Try our Random Number Generators! s Guide Interactive Math Resources Interactive Math Websites, Math Websites for Interactive Whiteboards Interactive Math Websites for Interactive Whiteboards Manipulatives National Library of Virtual Manipulatives Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards. This site has a lot of resources.
About Us PortfolioGen started as a project between two dedicated teachers from New Jersey. We were looking for way to create an online presence that would allow us to share our skills and achievements with our peers and administrators. Sure, there were options available to build webpages and share documents but nothing that gave the features, customization and simplicity that we were looking for. At first, this was a very basic site that we both used for our academic advancement but soon grew into a labor of love and pride as we noticed more and more people inquiring about the site, sending positive feedback and offering up suggestions. We quickly embraced the idea of building a great product that our users find a valuable resource. With over 37,000 teachers, students, educators and professionals from all over the world using PortfolioGen, we are more dedicated than ever in providing a great resource.
6th Grade Math Games Are you looking for free 6th grade math games? These fun games offer an opportunity for kids to enjoy themselves while reviewing important math concepts. Here are some important 6th grade math topics: Factors and Multiples This is an entertaining math jeopardy game about factors, multiples, prime factorization, GCF (greatest common factor), and LCM (least common multiple). One-Step Equations Math Racing Game
Study Champs 0468 934 602 firstname.lastname@example.org Interactive Activities Free Interactive Activities for Kids Africa Free fraction videos online Enjoy free online math videos on these fraction topics: (Fraction videos, part 2, are on this page.) The videos are recorded in high-density (HD) and are viewable both here as well as at my Youtube channel. These videos are usable for students, teachers, and parents. You can use them... To learn these topics yourself (if you're a student for example, or an adult needing a refresher)As lesson plans for teaching these topics.
ePortfolios with GoogleApps This Google Site has been set up by Dr. Helen Barrett to focus on the use of Google Apps to create ePortfolios. On this site, there are instructions on how to use the different elements of Google Apps to maintain e-portfolios.