Getting started with Englicious Welcome to Englicious Englicious is a brand new online library of original and innovative English language teaching resources closely tailored to the New 2014 UK National Curriculum. The site focuses on the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG), but includes a host of additional materials for teaching other areas of the English language. Englicious will help your students: learn about English grammar in a fun way, using interactive online resources, including exercises, projects and games, all of which can be projected onto an interactive whiteboarddevelop their literacy skills, with a focus on spelling, punctuation and writingstimulate their enjoyment of (using) language, both in spoken and written formenhance their confidenceimprove their test scores, especially the Year 3 and Year 6 SPaG tests
Research Papers Summary: This handout provides detailed information about how to write research papers including discussing research papers as a genre, choosing topics, and finding sources. Contributors:Jack Raymond Baker, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2013-02-21 10:38:50 The research paper There will come a time in most students' careers when they are assigned a research paper. Such an assignment often creates a great deal of unneeded anxiety in the student, which may result in procrastination and a feeling of confusion and inadequacy. A dozen ways to teach ethical and safe technology use From the draft of my Survival Skills book: A dozen ways to teach and promote ethical and safe technology use Responsible teachers recognize that schools must give students the understandings and skills they need to stay safe not just in school, but outside of school where most Internet use by young people occurs. Over-filtered school networks set up a false sense of security; the real world of the Internet is quite different from the Internet at school. Teachers who address safe and ethical Internet use proactively:
Improve Your Research with Google Search Tools Google Search has some really great tools and features to help you when you are performing research. Tools such as Google Image Search, Google Books, Google Scholar, and Google News can all be used in slightly different ways to help you answer your questions. This blog post will highlight how to use each of these tools to access primary resources, along with providing some concrete examples and tutorials.
Research on the Internet How do I search the Internet? Narrow your topic and its description;identify and pull out key words, phrases and categories Use a search engine: does it contain a directory of topics? What are some resources? Search engines Search Engine Colossus links to search engines from 148 countries Directories that organize information and links Open Directory Project a comprehensive human-reviewed directory of the web IPL2 features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service Infomine a comprehensive virtual library and reference tool for academic and scholarly Internet resources, including Web sites, databases, electronic journals, bulletin boards, listservs, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and other types of information Web sites devoted to particular topics, including text, graphics, movies, music files.
OWL - online writing lab If you are having trouble locating a specific resource, please visit the search page or the Site Map. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
Urban gardening in Greece – A new form of protest - Green European Journal The Greek crisis has radically changed Greek society, politics and the economy. In just a few years the “Greek Dream” of the beginning of the 21st century, when Greece had experienced some years of rapid GDP growth (about 4% for the first 4 years of the new millennium) mainly due to construction and consumption, has turned into a nightmare. The Greek society is a society in great depression. In this article we will focus on the development of new forms of social movements, social conflicts and solidarity initiatives that we consider to be part of the green ideals and could help the Greek society get out of depression. How to Blog Legally One of the many wonderful things about blogging is that you don’t need any previous experience or education to do it. You just dive in and go. Unfortunately, it’s also the cause of a lot of problems. Like the fact many bloggers don’t know how to blog legally. Remember when I wrote about how I monetized my blog and I said that blogging is more than just telling stories and taking pretty pictures?
How to search on Google - Search Help Learn a few tips and tricks to help you easily find information on Google. Tip 1: Start with the basics No matter what you're looking for, start with a simple search like where's the closest airport?. You can always add a few descriptive words if necessary. If you're looking for a place or product in a specific location, add the location. 8280 SCHOLASTIC™ Leah Daul | February 08, 2011 I purchased this machine and it constantly jams and snarls the thread. I am constantly resewing the one inch of fabric because i have to cut the thread and pull it out of the work. I have ruined too many pieces of fabric and spent well over 6 hours just trying to sew a straight line of fabric about a yard long.
Guidelines for Reading and Analyzing Literature Literature is classified by genre (type or kind). Although critics disagree on how to define and label different genres, the three basic forms of literature are prose, drama, and poetry. Most works we read as literature are imaginative (fictional), but some nonimaginative (nonfictional) works are read as literature as well. Nonfiction prose includes history, biography, autobiography, religious and philosophical writing, literary criticism, political tracts, travel literature, and essays on many other subjects. Prose fiction has been divided, since the origins of the modern novel in the eighteenth century, into the novel, the novella or novelette (a story of intermediate length), and the short story. Predecessors of these genres include fables, parables, and tales of various kinds (including folk tales, fabliaux, and fairy tales).
Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images – The Visual Communication Guy: Design, Writing, and Teaching Resources All in One Place! Need to use an image but not sure if you have the legal and ethical right to do so? Understanding the laws for using images can be a bit tricky, especially because there is wiggle room within the laws. And, with the mass distribution of images on the internet, it’s no wonder we’re all asking the the same question over and over again: can I use that picture? Whether for your business presentation, your school project, or your organization’s brochure, you’ve likely placed in images to make your designs more visually appealing. But did you use the images according to legal and ethical standards? I created the guide below to help sift through the complexity of it all.