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100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner For those unfamiliar with the term, a learning style is a way in which an individual approaches learning. Many people understand material much better when it is presented in one format, for example a lab experiment, than when it is presented in another, like an audio presentation. Determining how you best learn and using materials that cater to this style can be a great way to make school and the entire process of acquiring new information easier and much more intuitive. Here are some great tools that you can use to <a href=">cater to your individual learning style, no matter what that is. Visual Learners Visual learners learn through seeing and retain more information when it's presented in the form of pictures, diagrams, visual presentations, textbooks, handouts and videos.

Punnett Squares Punnett Squares Punnett Squares Made Easy! Download "cheat sheet" Below is a sampling of Punnett Square problems that you will be expected to solve. In order to do this, you will have to understand the meaning of the terms below. Genotype: The letters that make up the individual. Alec Couros discussing PLNs ….. and I wasn’t even there!! July 14, 2012 by NovaNews Oh how I love my new style of learning. It is totally AWESOME!! Unable to attend a great conference at State Library of Victoria today where Alec Couros was leading a discussion on Personal Learning Networks, I jumped online Saturday evening, a few hours after the close of proceedings, and avidly read through the TweetDoc which was posted soon after the end of the event. I’ve now been glued to my computer for the last couple of hours reading through the tweets, picking up the vibe, wandering off to ponder some of the links posted during the day and then connecting – virtually – with some of my PLN buddies who are like ‘old friends’.

Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. I have now compiled the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, updated the Top 100 Tools for Learning website and prepared a slideset, which I have hosted on Slideshare and embedded below. For the 7th year running Twitter is the No 1 tool on the list, although this year it is very closely followed by YouTube, and once again, the list is dominated by free online tools and services. I can also see some interesting new trends in the tools that are being used for both personal learning and for creating learning content and experiences for others, and my analysis is here.

Classroom Activity: Snack Tectonics Make the model Give each student about a square foot of wax paper and a large dollop of frosting. Instruct students to spread frosting into a layer about half a cm thick. Tell students that the frosting in this model represents the asthenosphere, the viscous layer on which Earth's plates ride. The plates in this model are represented by fruit roll up (oceanic crust which is thin and dense) and graham crackers (continental crust which is thick but less dense). Net Gains or Net Losses. Is the Internet Changing Human Nature? The Internet has had a profound impact on the way we live and work, so profound that some commentators describe the younger generation as natives in a country where the rest of us are immigrants. Just how different are these digital natives from their struggling, stammering parents? What does the world look like to people who don’t remember a time when ‘snail mail’ was the way most messages traveled, or when the desire for information or entertainment could not be gratified instantaneously? Opinions vary.

Search Engines:Higher Education - Topical Search Wiki From Topical Search Wiki Academic Courses Main Page Search Engines:Free of Charge/Academic/Education Open Education Database (OEDb) Academic Earth – A comprehensive catalog of original and online available FOC video lectures.[1]. VideoLectures.net – A catalog of online video lectures. MERLOT – Community of staff and students of higher education from around the world that share their FOC learning materials[2].

Interactive Animations This is our collection of interactive rollover flash animations. Click links or scroll down to view the available interactive animations.Check out our Earth Science Animations and Videos pages. Interactive Animations General Basin and Range Boomers, Stop Yelling at Gen Y to Get Off Your Lawn - Grant McCracken by Grant McCracken | 11:00 AM October 8, 2012 The young are different than you and me. They have more selves. According to a recent European study, in fact, Millennials have a “multifaceted sense of their own identity.” “They change completely their attitude during the day, during the night, during the weekend,” says Alessandro Bigi, one of the coauthors of the study. “It is not like my generation, where I have my professor work and then I go home and have my professor life.”

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. From teaching Mandarin Chinese to busting myths about Astronomy, the educational possibilities are virtually endless pun intended!

Cell Division Cell Division Functions in Reproduction, Growth, and Repair Cell division involves the distribution of identical genetic material, DNA, to two daughters cells. What is most remarkable is the fidelity with which the DNA is passed along, without dilution or error, from one generation to the next. Core Concepts: All Organisms Consist of Cells and Arise from Preexisting Cells Mitosis is the process by which new cells are generated. Meiosis is the process by which gametes are generated for reproduction. Snapshot of a modern learner Santos is not an enigma, but he is misunderstood. Santos sends approximately 125 texts per day. He sneaks his phone into classes in his book bag or jacket and is online just about all day. He posts messages to Facebook during class. He looks up answers to definitions of words online. He checks sports scores, plays games, posts his location so his friends can find him easily and streams music through an application on his phone.

5 MOOC Building Platforms Now that MOOCs are hitting the scene, everyone wants to jump on board! Granted, some want to get into the game in the hopes of making a quick dollar (somehow?), but others genuinely want to know how they can create their own MOOC for educational purposes. Well, you have options!

Search: 6-8 1. Terraqua Columns Students build and investigate mini-ecosystems with soil and water components using 2 Liter bottles. Watersheds Box

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