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The world as you've never seen it before

The world as you've never seen it before
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Welcome to PrimaryAccess Google Earth for Educators Eco News Network | Sustainable Living, Green News, Green Products, Eco Friendly Lifestyle, Saving the Planet educational resources The AVMA recognizes the important role of teachers, counselors, parents, and advisors in guiding the future careers of today's students. With a growing need for trained veterinarians to protect animal and human health, AVMA has created materials to help you cultivate your students' interest in science and technology. The AVMA educational products and activities are targeted to various grade levels and most can be easily downloaded for use in the classroom. For materials available upon request, Contact the AVMA, or call us at 847-285-6655. Prices and ordering information for the Pet Tales and Blue Dog products are available by clicking on their links below. For more information View AVMA-accredited veterinary collegesView AVMA-accredited programs in veterinary technologyView Vet school admission 101Vet school admission 101 (PDF) Classroom career poster Grades K-3 Grades 4-6 Grades 7-12 This colorful poster illustrates many ways that today's veterinarians protect animal and human health. Order

CITE Journal: TPACK and Social Studies Hammond, T. C., & Manfra, M. M. (2009). Giving, Prompting, Making: Aligning Technology and Pedagogy Within TPACK for Social Studies Instruction Thomas C. Meghan McGlinn ManfraNorth Carolina State University Abstract Technological pedagogical content knowledge (now known as technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge, or TPACK) has become a widely referenced conceptual framework within teacher education. In 1997, Peter Martorella wrote, “Arguably, technology is a sleeping giant in the social studies curriculum” (p. 511). Perhaps the durability of this image is due to its continued relevance – technology typically plays a marginal role in most social studies instruction (e.g., Becker, Ravitz, & Wong, 1999; Hicks, Doolittle, & Lee, 2004; vanFossen & Waterson, 2008). Social studies journals such as Social Education and Theory and Research in Social Education devote annual issues to technology integration. Theory, Purpose, and Practice in Technology Integration Into the Social Studies

40 maps that explain the world By Max Fisher By Max Fisher August 12, 2013 Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. A majority are original to this blog, with others from a variety of sources. I've included a link for further reading on close to every one. [Additional read: How Ukraine became Ukraine and 40 more maps that explain the world] Click to enlarge.

Home | Askthejudge - Answers for teens about the law Open Source Tool Sets for Creating High-density Maps A few weeks ago I wrote about some of the building blocks available to create engaging maps in Drupal . The module ecosystem around maps and other geospatial functionality is pretty flexible, but there are some situations where Drupal might not be the best fit. There are some great tools out there to build out sites when the situation calls for little else besides a map display, or when processing and rendering tens of thousands of geospatial features. In this blog post, I’m going to talk about two in particular, Mapbox and CartoDB . Mapbox Mapbox is a great map building tool that allows for the creation of pre-rendered mapping displays with a set of web-friendly tools. Styling maps in Tilemill is handled through a language called CartoCSS , which shares many syntax similarities to CSS and Sass. CartoDB CartoDB is a mapping stack that has many similarities to Mapbox. Like anything in life, there are tradeoffs. Real-word Mapping Example: Finding Apartments in NYC Step 1. Step 2. Step 3.

WigfieldFarm/Conservation/Environment... Making Current Events Accessible to Kids Many parents and teachers grew up doing dull current-events reports based on static text found in newspapers. Today's students, who are immersed in a world in which news can be updated by anyone 24/7, need a different skill set to read and understand the world. Classroom current-events time provides the perfect opportunity to practice critical-thinking and text-analysis skills using timely and real-world sources. There should be nothing dull about current events today. Everyday Interest In my classroom, Fridays are dedicated to current events, but that doesn’t mean the world waits. I model frequent reading of news articles for my students as well as provide a variety of great resources for developing everyday opportunities for students to read and think about global news. Flipboard – Curate news stories to share through an iOS app. Almost daily, I read the news and use the bookmarklet to add stories to a Flipboard Magazine students subscribe to. Related Posts:

Create custom map add-in excel and powerpoint | Do you want to create thematic maps in Excel and PowerPoint? BeGraphic has a free version to build your custom map and geographical dashboard based on live data. With BeGraphic, not only you can make your own editable map, but you can also build custom sales territory map. History of choropleth maps When was invented the tinted map? The terminology "choropleth map" came later, introduced by the American geographer John Kirtland Wright (1938: "Problems in Population Mapping"). How to make your own map in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint A) You need on your PC: Excel - any version from 2000 to 2010(PowerPoint is optional) BeGraphic (add-in for Excel)You can install at zero cost the version Lite of BeGraphic. B) Inside BeGraphic, the very first function (on the left) is to build maps in Excel. C) Prepare your data inside Excel Put your data inside the table. D) Set up BeGraphic Select the shape (FreeForm, AutoShape, Picture...) E) Options : Put dynamic details Example of a thematic map in Excel

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