5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage is that all the icons, charts, images, illustrations, and data visualizations are treated as separate objects that can be easily moved, resized, overlapped, and rotated. No matter where you create the individual design elements, the final infographic design is usually put together in a vector graphics program. Independent and Dependent Variables in an Experiment...Say what??? Do you ever teach a lesson, think it went awesomely, and then realize that not a single person in your room understands anything that was coming out of your mouth? Yeah...that is how our first science lesson went this year. Science is one of those subjects that is so very hit or miss with me. Sometimes, I think I do a spectacular job teaching and other times....not so much.
Being Thankful: Writing Prompt Ideas for Thanksgiving Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, and teachers will want to educate their students on what the holiday is about: gratitude. Being thankful is just one of the important factors behind the holiday, and teachers can bring a number of writing prompts into their classrooms to help their students understand that fact. Education World has gathered a list of writing prompt ideas for teachers to use in the classroom before students set out for Thanksgiving break.
7 Questions to Ask Parents at the Beginning of the Year As a beginning teacher I knew that it was important to connect with parents and to build a positive relationship with them, but at times I wasn't sure how to do this. Within the first week of school I'd call all my student's parents or guardians, introduce myself, and share a little about what they could expect for their kids in my class that year. In retrospect, I wish I'd asked more questions about their child and then listened more to what they had to say. After twenty years of experience and after sending my own child off to school, here are some questions I'd ask parents with the intention of building a partnership to support their child's learning. 1. Mentoring tips: how mentor and mentee can make the most of it As a professional development tool, mentoring is an effective means of moving people on and supporting them in their career aspirations. Over the past few years we've seen the launch of a number of high profile schemes that promote and offer mentoring services: some act as a broker between potential mentors and aspiring entrepreneurs, such as the Mentorsme scheme; others offer resources, for example Nesta's peer programme. Mentoring, however, is not a magic wand; it's not a simple steps-to-success programme. The process needs careful management to ensure everyone involved gets the most out of the opportunity. Here are five tips for doing just that. Choosing the right person
8 Back-to-school classroom activities that will get students laughing and lea... Yesterday, we looked at some of the things that are weighing down teachers’ to-do lists during this back to school season. Some of the items that showed up on the list? Classroom set-up. Establishing activities for the first few days of school. Setting expectations for your classroom. Lesson planning. News Releases The Benefits of Mentoring Thursday, February 13, 2014 - Watch Mass Mentoring Partnership's Marty Martinez and MENTOR's David Shapiro featured on NECN talking about The Mentoring Effect. MENTOR Board of Directors Expands Adding Two New Members Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Boston, MA — MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. Katy Hollister, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte Tax LLP, and Dr.
Outils storytelling digital Outils storytelling digital Photos Free stock photos · Pexels Edition de photos en ligne Top Ten Ways to Teach Vocabulary Building vocabulary is foundational at any reading level. Doesn't matter who, where, or what grade you teach - building vocabulary across the curriculum is a top priority. Drilling lists of spelling and isolated content words can get monotonous. Dry.