Teachers Teaching Teachers, on Twitter: Q. and A. on 'Edchats' A screenshot from TweetDeck showing, left, a recent #Edchat stream and, right, the #Engchat stream at the same time. Like other groups with shared interests, from epidemiologists to James Joyce fans to locked-out N.F.L. players, teachers are turning to Twitter to collaborate, share resources and offer each other support. Many, in fact, are using it to take professional development into their own hands, 140 characters at a time. Each week, thousands of teachers participate in scheduled Twitter “chats” around a particular subject area or type of student.
Personal Best Parent Update ...from Donald F. Gately Ed.D., Principal, JMS August 24, 2016 Volume II Number 2 Class Assignments Rockland NY Summer Camp Staff - Basics for Summer Camp Staff - Orange County NY Day Camp Where is Deer Mountain Day Camp? Deer Mountain Day Camp is located in Rockland County at 63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona, NY. Located just off exit 13 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway, we are approximately 45 minutes by car from Manhattan and a short ride from most areas in Bergen, Orange and Rockland Counties. Who works at Deer Mountain?
APS Formative Assessment Sign in to continue to Google Sites Sign in through Arlington Public Schools Sign in with a different account 36 Rainbow Activities for Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers and Older Kids There are few things that make me as happy as rainbows! So this round-up is a celebration of just that. I've included my favorite rainbows from eight different sites (including our own) - and the activities apply to a variety of ages - there are rainbows for babies, for toddlers, for preschoolers, and even several activities that older children would still enjoy! Please click on the post title to be taken to the full recipe/tutorial on each site. :) Fun at Home with Kids We love rainbows so much here at Fun at Home with Kids that it was really challenging to choose just four!
A Simple Guide on The Use of Hashtag for Teachers Chris Messana was the first guy to share a tweet containing a hashtag back on August of 2008. Since then, hashtags have become the most popular communicational medium of choice for television shows, political campaigns, educational news and updates, commercials, and also an icon of the 21st century pop culture. So, what is a hashtag ? Here is what Twitter said about it : " The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. Hashtags are a great way to build community around content."
JMSGrowthMindset JMSGrowthMindset Listen They Don't know my password by Sam Your parents are trying to keep you safe. by Nico From Cyber Cafes to Tech Tastes – Journey with Technology When I first moved to ISP, IT coaches (officially called Digital Learning Facilitators) would hold Cybercafes. We ran three Cybercafes concurrently, and each Cybercafe had a theme, and a sequential, cumulative curriculum over several weeks. Examples of topics were iLife, Google Addons, iBooks Author, Research and Searching, Google Sites, Spring Cleaning your Digital Spaces, Creation Tools on iPad, etc. Sometimes we would have 3 participants, at other times 6 or more. We surveyed the staff before each set of new offerings to find out what they were interested in. Some people didn’t show up some weeks, others who were interested could not sign up due to conflicts with afterschool and other activities.
Google Classroom: Posting a Daily Warm-Up - Teacher Tech If you give a daily warm-up, you can use Google Classroom to facilitate the administration. Create a generic Google Form. Link to the live Form view in the “About” tab of Google Classroom. The Humanities Are More Economical — Pacific Standard The Humanities Are More Economical What teaching political philosophy and efficiency have to do with each other. By Danielle Allen In a display speech to demonstrate his skills, the ancient rhetorician Gorgias defended the Greek beauty Helen from charges that she was guilty of running off with Paris to Troy. He offered several possible lines of defense.
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Caesar in Gaul - Paideia Institute Transportation Participants should plan to fly in and out of Paris. All transportation within France is included.