Advanced Level Listening: How to Spot a Liar I noticed that some of you would like more realistic listening practice, so here's another Ted lecture for you to test your listening skills! How are your listening skills? Listening to long English lecture style listenings are an important ability. Students on our university preparation programmes practise listening to lectures, because in American universities, lectures are the main way of teaching. It's a difficult task to listen and take notes for future reference at the same time. This skill is also important if you need to listen to business presentations in English.
Looking 4 data visualization: analytics Chart selection 1. ChartChooser from Juice Analytics2. Charts suggestions from Andrew Abela3. Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events. Text added to the templates can be modified using a simple WYSIWYG editor, which allows students to choose text features, such as font size and color. Teaching Resources Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website—natgeoed.org If you liked Xpeditions, you'll love the new media-rich natgeoed.org. Explore the new site now for activities, maps, interactives, videos, homework help, and more! www.natgeoed.org Please note: to search for Xpeditions content, check the “include archive” filter.
Free Printable Algebra Worksheets Welcome to the Algebra worksheets page at Math-Drills.com, where unknowns are common and variables are the norm. On this page, you will find Algebra worksheets mostly for middle school students on algebra topics such as algebraic expressions, equations and graphing functions. This page starts off with some missing numbers worksheets for younger students. We then get right into algebra by helping students recognize and understand the basic language related to algebra. The rest of the page covers some of the main topics you'll encounter in algebra units. Remember that by teaching students algebra, you are helping to create the future financial whizzes, engineers, and scientists that will solve all of our world's problems.
Topics for Debate in English This page lists suggested subjects that can be discussed to practise agreeing and disagreeing in English. Here are 20 topics to discuss with a friend or group. Practise agreeing and disagreeing even if you have to argue against something you actually believe in. One way to have fun with this is to make up a bunch of cards that say agree or disagree. Each person has to pick up a card and then the topic is read out. It is more fun to have a debate this way because you don't have to play your true self. Advanced visualization Democratizing visualization Advanced visualization from IBM can help you gain insight from the myriad of data that your company generates. You can understand much more about the underlying numbers in your data when you can see them.
wall mounted magnetic scrabble board – a tutorial My kids love games – all games. Card games, board games, dice games, you name it! I enjoy games, but sometimes I struggle with being patient while we play a game that might be beyond their capabilities. Recently we decided to create a huge, wall-mounted scrabble board to hang in our kitchen so we can have ongoing scrabble games. Scrabble lets the kids work on vocabulary, spelling, learning new words, all kinds of good stuff. MindShift MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions. We examine how learning is being impacted by technology, discoveries about how the brain works, poverty and inequities, social and emotional practices, assessments, digital games, design thinking and music, among many other topics. We look at how learning is evolving in the classroom and beyond.We also revisit old ideas that have come full circle in the era of the over scheduled child, such as unschooling, tinkering, playing in the woods, mindfulness, inquiry-based learning and student motivation. We report on shifts in how educators practice their craft as they apply innovative ideas to help students learn, while meeting the rigorous demands of their standards and curriculum.
Algebra Math Games "Math Salamanders Free Math Sheets" Welcome to the Math Salamanders' Algebra Math Games. Here you will find a range of algebra games to help you learn about basic algebra, including calculating the value of algebraic expressions and solving simple equations. How to Print or Save these sheets Follow the 3 easy steps below to get your worksheets printed out perfectly! Step 2 Learning English with Michelle: Listening Welcome to the Listening Page If you want to improve your listening, you must listen to English as much and as often as you can. You need to surround yourself with the MUSIC of the English language. You need to do this without subtitles or captions or reading, just to get the feel of the English language.
Understanding what makes a visualization memorable John Wihbey teaches data journalism in the Media Innovation program at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism. The world of data visualization has long been shaped by canonical ideas from theorists like Edward Tufte. His book The Visual Display of Quantitative Information is a must-read for information designers, which include newsroom graphics editors.
10 Reasons Why OneNote is the Ultimate Note Taking Tool for Schools It may just be the best thing you have never heard of, but if you take the time to learn how to use it, Microsoft’s free, multi-platform note taking tool will surprise you with how powerful it really is. So, here’s why OneNote is great for the classroom and beyond. (Note: Not all features are available on all platforms, or in the free apps, but all are available in the Office 2013 desktop version) 1. Availability: OneNote is a free download for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Mac, iPads, iPhones and Android devices.