Banksy’s new ‘Bemusement Park’ Dismaland already attracting crowds Banksy transformed a seaside site in Weston-super-Mare into an ironic theme park for 'low income holidaymakers'Hundreds of people queued up for half a mile from 7.30am today for one of the golden tickets to DismalandResidents who redeemed a voucher in the local newspaper were allowed in at 11am for a first glimpseThe Dismaland website crashed today and received six million hits as bids for tickets on eBay rose to over £500Twitter users questioned whether the website crash was all part of Banksy's ironic art experience By Anthony Joseph for MailOnline Published: 11:17 GMT, 21 August 2015 | Updated: 16:41 GMT, 21 August 2015 Hundreds queued for hours and millions bombarded the website for tickets - even causing it to crash - on the first day Banksy's new Dismaland 'theme park' was open to the public.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English Youtube is undoubtedly a great source of educational content to use in class with your students. It also hosts tons of channels that provide instructional tutorials specifically tailored for different learning needs and styles. We have already reviewed some of these channels in previous posts and today we are sharing with you some of our favourite YouTube channels for learning English. You can use them with your ELL/ESL/EFL students to enhance their grasp of English in different areas: speaking, writing, listening , vocabulary, and grammar. 1- BBC Learning English
Creating Badges with Google Sheets - Teacher Tech Thinking about adding badges to your class? There are many ways to award students badges including using Class Badges. If you would like to organize your own badges here is a system you may want to try that uses Google Sheets. Create a new spreadsheet in Google Drive ( Create a list of badges. West Virginia State Resources West Virginia State Resources State Home Page West Virginia State Home Page State Department of Education West Virginia Department of Education State Libraries West Virginia Library Commission State Historical Societies West Virginia Historical Society State Education Standards West Virginia Content Standards and Objectives
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Gamification: Creating a Level Up for Your Students - Teacher Tech If you have thought about adding an element of gamification to your classroom, having students level up might be fun to do. How do you do this….. The answer is always a spreadsheet In Google Drive ( create a new Google Sheets. Helpful Articles – The HomeScholar Planning High School Courses As a homeschool parent, you know how to educate your children best. You use what you know about your students and their learning styles, and make sure to cover a wide range of academic areas. But when it comes to homeschooling high school... Transforming Boston's untapped talent into mini maestros JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: If you take a look at musical orchestras across the country, you will find a striking lack of black and Latino players. For more than 30 years, Project STEP, based just beneath the Symphony Hall stage in Boston, has been trying to change that. Now its mentoring program for young musicians is even getting attention from the White House. Jared Bowen of PBS station WGBH in Boston has the story. JARED BOWEN: They have all the bearings of the classically trained and the classically gifted, years of study at play, despite their few years. And they are, in many respects, the unlikely.
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Gamify Your PD: Badges and Level Up If you are providing a professional development workshop you may want to consider trying to gamify the event. I have created a template using Google Sheets that allows you to create a list of activities the PD participants will engage in. Assign a difficulty level, XP points and a badge to each task. As the participants complete the activities they can check them off and level up! CLICK HERE for the template Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework Can I take a course at HippoCampus for credit? How do I enroll in a course at HippoCampus? Are there any fees to take your courses? How do I make a comment or ask a question? How do I get individual help with my homework assignment? What are the preferred texts?
Food waste lesson plan Food waste lesson plan aims at raising awareness about food waste and engaging students in a discussion.It combines listening and speaking, and may be used to supplement topics about food, nutrition, and social problems. It is suitable for both groups and individual students Background This lesson is based on a campaign Intermarche, a French chain of supermarkets, organized in 2014 to cut down on food waste.
The 15 Best iPad Apps For The World Language Classroom The iPad has fundamentally changed how and what I teach in my Spanish classes. First of all, I no longer use textbooks. Ever. Why would I when everything I need and more is available online or through an app? As educators, we are often told to teach students “21st century skills”, but let’s be honest, more often than not; it is the teachers who need to become more proficient in how to reach young people through technology.