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This morning, a discussion between members of my PLN on Plurk got me thinking about rules in school that ban cell phone usage. In today's post I'm going to explore five reasons why banning cell phones in schools is bad policy and detrimental for our students.
Storify is now a noun and a verb.
At Storify you can gather stories, quotes, pictures, videos and web pages. If you need to create your stories with pictures and videos away from your desktop, there’s a free iPad app for that.
You can use as a blog, to accomplish your assignments, and to organize thoughts for a paper or project. Above all collaborate and don't forget to share a lot.
Migrants' Rights Network (MRN) | Language tests for citizenship being introduced with the new family migration rules will discriminate against the poorest and most vulnerable. The level of the tests is too high and will potentially prevent many from gaining settlement and citizenship in the UK.
Will touch screens help make our children smarter?
What is the first thing you think of when you think of Twitter? Most people think of a popular social networking site that people use for socializing, sharing random opinions and befriending cool ...
Driving the boom is a surge in federal funding for such products, the industry's aggressive marketing and an idea axiomatic in the world of education reform: that to prepare students kids for the 21st century, schools must embrace the technologies that are the media of modern life.
Increasingly, though, another view is emerging: that the money schools spend on instructional gizmos isn't necessarily making things better, just different.
This lesson is all about creativity and innovation. Students start with a discussion which leads into a vocabulary task and reading activities. The lesson focuses on using the past simple and present perfect.
Age group: Older teens/adults
Timing: 60 - 90 minutes
The crux of the matter is simple: Around half of Twitter users are using the service as a supersimplified RSS reader, not as a mechanism for broadcasting their own thoughts to an uncaring world. Since the company wants to grow — and wants to continue to grow more mainstream — it’s in its best interests to make Twitter the simplest, best RSS reader anyone could ask for. And today’s announcements about finding and following topics take the product a bit closer to that goal.
Get LearnEnglish Sports World on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
Web 2.0 Tools Reviewed for NEISD Teachers...
To save you time, we have prepared some activities that you can use with these verbs relating to movement. You can find them at Vocabulary activities – movement words; For more activities and hints and tips on how to create ...
Ένα παλιό νηπιαγωγείο στο Παρίσι, το Ecole Maternelle Pajol που στεγάζεται σε κτήριο του 1940, ανακαινίστηκε και γέμισε χρώμα και θετική ενέργεια!
We have been talking a lot about the 21st century skills teacher need to have but what about the 21st century classroom ? Do we know how it looks like ? How much of technology is used there and why should there be any technology it after all ? These are questions that Open Colleges is trying to anwser in their awesome infographic below.
Honestly I was thinking that the Flipped Classroom is the type of classroom we will have in the future but I don't think I am right so far. But no matter what kind of classroom we have , there will always be a lot of amount of technology in it.Edudemic has also helped in the realization of this infographic and it even summarized its key elements in the following bullets :
Are you looking for a directory on educational apps? Edudemic and FindTheBest have collaborated and created a list that allows you to search and find educational apps. You may narrow results by age and content rating, sort by product (iDevices and Android), adjust based on price, filter by size of download and more. To go directly to the the Compare Education Apps site (which also includes a buying guide):
"Google is the only place where one could find solution to many problems . Millions of users search google everyday. Now the question is how you can search google to get accurate results that are very much close to your google query .You can easily Enhance your google search experience by following some tips and tricks.You must know the following search tricks to get better and quality results from Google search..."
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Watching videos of relevant interest is a major part of our professional development. Although a video might sometimes take you more time than would a written article, still there are many benifts these multimeida clips provide and most important of them all is engagement.
Bookmarklet Combiner is a simple online tool which allows you to combine several bookmarklets into one. It allows you to specify how the bookmarklets are to combine, with two modes available:
+ Combine and run all bookmarklets at one
+ Show a menu for the user to select which bookmarklet to run
Link : http://goo.gl/R3g6j
Screenshot Captor is a best-in-class tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots. It's different from other screenshot utilities in several notable ways...
The most popular current conception of learning styles equates style with the preferred bodily sense through which one receives information, whether it be visual, auditory, or kinesthetic (for some reason, no one claims that there are tactile or olfactory learners). We use this sensory definition of learning styles in the examples below, but our conclusions apply equally to other definitions.
There are some topics that come up in almost every textbook and at almost every level. The environment is one of those topics. This resource helps make that lesson/topic just a little bit more interesting.