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5 Ways To Make Students Better At Sharing Online. Sharing is something that all human beings need to effectively know how to do.

5 Ways To Make Students Better At Sharing Online

It begins with teaching toddlers to share their toys, and from there it never ends. As those toddlers turn in to teenagers who turn in to college students, they learn a new type of sharing that is important in the digital age: social sharing. #Online #Universities #elearning via @pgsimoes. How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn. Rules of Engagement; or, How to Build Better Online Discussion. Sharing What We Know about Online Communities of Practice.

The Connected Online Communities of Practice project is all about increasing the quality, accessibility, and connectedness of existing and emerging online communities of practice in education.

Sharing What We Know about Online Communities of Practice

Supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the work is being carried out by a project team drawn from a six-organization partnership that’s led by the American Institutes for Research. Can Online Education Be Both Successful and Good for Us? - Kanyi Maqubela - Technology. We're witnessing the beginning of a much-needed revolution in education. Skillshare's graphic pitch What would it take to create wildly profitable, culturally effective online education system? How could the system reflect the marketplace demands of an era of technology, and provide tangible resources for students to find and create opportunity?

Top Ten Websites of 2011. Every week, I post a website that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans.

Top Ten Websites of 2011

Some, you agreed with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share with you Top Ten Websites of 2011 which sites readers thought were the most helpful in their efforts to weave tech into the classroom experience. The Best Places Where Students Can Write Online. This “The Best…” list requires a bit of an explanation.

The Best Places Where Students Can Write Online

I’ve already posted The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement. That list primarily contains links to sites that provide direct writing instruction. SOME FINE COLLABORATIVE WRITING TOOLS. Jan January 4, 2012 | 5 Comments Nowadays I’m in need of a good collaborative writing tool and while searching I’ve come across with these goodies.

SOME FINE COLLABORATIVE WRITING TOOLS

Have a look, you will like some of them. StudentPublishing.com I liked the tool as it allows students to draw pictures, upload from desktop and create and publish their stories. You will also find lesson plans, useful links for teaching writing, worksheets and a good tutorial how to use the tool. 10 Ways to Create Comics Online. Creating cartoons and comic strips can be a good way to get reluctant writers writing.

10 Ways to Create Comics Online

While creating comics you and your students can work through the elements of fiction in a context that is fun and familiar to them. Witty Comics provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues. To use Witty Comics students just need to select the pre-drawn background scenes and the pre-drawn characters they want to feature in their comics. Writing the dialogues is the creative element that is left to the students. Artisan Cam is more than just a comic creator, it is a comprehensive collection of online art activities.

The Super Hero Squad invites kids to create their own super hero comic strips and comic books. Pixton is a drag-and-drop cartoon creation tool which allows anyone regardless of artistic ability to create comics. Strip Generator allows anyone, even people who claim they can't draw, to create a good-looking black and white comic strip.

Word Dynamo - Free Study Guides, Quizzes, Games and Flashcards. Clayton Christensen: Why online education is ready for disruption, now. Clash of the Dinosaurs. This show explores dinosaurs inside and out to reveal their structures and the lives they lived.

Clash of the Dinosaurs

Extreme Survivors: 120 million years of evolution made dinosaur bodies better adapted to their environment than any mammal today. The latest science reveals the anatomical secrets that made them such incredible survivors. Perfect Predators: The Cretaceous Period spawned walking death machines with a savage combination of speed, eyesight, brainpower, and razor-sharp implements. The latest science reveals the anatomical secrets of these bloodthirsty carnivores.

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Reader (1000+) Weirdest Planets. With temperatures ranging from 1000 to 2000°C, gravity 15 times stronger than Earth's, and a year that lasts just 5.6 of our days, HAT-P-2b is not a planet you'd want to visit for vacation.

Weirdest Planets

The unusual gas giant—located 440 light-years away in the constellation Hercules - turns out to be the most massive planet found outside our solar system so far. Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, spotted the superdense planet using the HATNet global network of automated telescopes, which scans a large fraction of the Northern Hemisphere sky every night to search for planets. HAT-P-2b, the second planet the project has discovered, stunned scientists with far-out features unprecedented for an alien world.

HAt-P-2b is but one of the odd planets in the cosmos. Journey further into space with this documentary, and discover the weirdest planets of our universe. Watch the full documentary now. ZooBurst. Little Bird Tales - Home. StoryJumper: publish your own children's book.