Science v. Faith. Neuroscience Of Intelligence. This part of our website will be concentrating on trying to define or catagorize intelligence.
As you can imagine, this is potentially a very difficult process since the world is not constituted of one aspect of life. That is to say that if everyone in the world worked for one thing, let’s just say being the world’s best weight lifter, there would only be one type of person in the world. We could either categorize an individual as being a good weight lifter or a bad weightlifter. Fortunately that is not how the world works; so you see, this is what makes today’s categorizing of intellect so difficult. One person may be a carpenter and be excellent at working with wood; another person may be a physics professor and be excellent at remembering formulas, and figuring out mathematical relationships. Left vs. Let’s start out by cutting one category of intelligence into two; Left and Right brain. Our brains are structurally/physically split into two separate halves by the corpus callosum. 15 Awesome Tutorial Websites You Probably Don't Know About.
Difficult Conversations: Nine Common Mistakes. @GrrlScientist. This week's element is tungsten, which has the chemical symbol W and the atomic number 74.
The name is derived from Swedish and translates as "heavy stone", in recognition of one of this metal's more obvious qualities. Pure tungsten is silver-coloured, very hard, and has an extremely high melting point (3422 °C / 6192 °F) -- the highest for any metal and second only to carbon (3550°C / 6422°F). Tungsten is quite rare on Earth and occurs in the wild only in a number of minerals. By now, I suppose that you are wondering where the chemical symbol, W, came from. School of Open. Learn open practices at School of Open.
Why "open"? Universal access to and participation in research, education, and culture is made possible by openness, but not enough people know what it means or how to take advantage of it. How an Economy Grows and Why It Doesn't (by Irwin Schiff) An Accurate Evolution Infographic. Managing a Culturally Diverse Classroom, Teaching Tips of the Week, Teaching Today. Managing a Culturally Diverse Classroom As the international population in United States schools grows, teachers need to embrace and welcome cultural diversity into their classrooms.
Student populations in the United States today often reflect the spectrum of culture, language, and religion found throughout the world. While cultural differences among students can occasionally create challenges in the classroom, they should be viewed as opportunities to create positive, trusting relationships. This week, we offer a series of tips on managing a culturally diverse classroom. This Week's Tips Educate and Sensitize Yourself to Cultural Diversity (Monday) Define for yourself how you feel about the diversity in your classroom. Celebrate Cultural Differences in the Classroom (Tuesday) Do not expect students to adopt mainstream cultural behaviors overnight or, possibly, at all.
Learn About the Cultures in your Classroom (Wednesday) Consider Students’ Cultural Needs First (Thursday) Google Apps Education. Online classroom 101. Use youtube. PhD in Googling. Steve Jobs talks about managing people. Passionate = self-absorbed =/= interesting. This is about the synchronicity number 23, and thus about the phenomena of synchronicity in general.
O2 voor waarderend leren. What You'll Wish You'd Known. January 2005 (I wrote this talk for a high school.
I never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite me.) When I said I was speaking at a high school, my friends were curious. What will you say to high school students? Websites for Educators. Explaining visual math in a simple way. Nerd Paradise : How to Write a 20 Page Research Paper in Under a Day.
Posted on: 10 Cado 7:0 - 5.27.29 So you've procrastinated again.
You told yourself you wouldn't do this 2 months ago when your professor assigned you this. But you procrastinated anyway. Shame on you. It's due in a few hours. Pick a Topic The more "legally-oriented" your topic is, the better. Primary CSS. Social Media Policies in Education. Use facebook. Google Online Marketing Challenge, een kans om SEA te leren. Designing Learning-Centered Syllabus. Designing a learning-centered syllabus (pdf) Learning-centered syllabus production checklist (.doc) Examples of sections of learning-centered syllabi (doc) Course syllabi: Communication of UD learning resources to students (pdf) The functions of the course syllabus (pdf) The promising syllabus: Putting student learning at the center (pdf)
Syllabus. If you have dropped into this Course Design Tutorial from somewhere else, you might wish to start at the introduction, overview, or table of contents.
At this stage of the tutorial, you have set overarching goals, organized content, developed a course plan, selected teaching and assessment strategies, and begun to develop some specific assignments and activities. In this section of the tutorial, you will develop your course syllabus, considering the issues raised below, the list of what could be included in a syllabus, and reading a few examples of syllabi.