For the past couple of weeks, I’ve spent some time addressing my earlier commitments to flipping at least some portion of my Language Arts classes. (You can learn about my ongoing saga at “4 Ways Flipping Forces Fundamental Change” and at “Why I Haven’t Flipped…Yet”). Reading FlipYour Classroom by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams provided practical advice and a justification for flipping, Learning about the Stanford studies that suggest better results from flipping your flipping (that is, doing hands-on work in the classroom first, reinforced by flipped lessons at night) But, ultimately, what I needed to do was to dive in and try out some tools with my kids and my curriculum in mind. The unexpected result: I’ve had to acknowledge something I hadn’t really thought about — I am a video-phobe.
Explee is an animated video editing tool that gives impact to your ideas. Take your best pitch and either use text-to-speech, professional voiceover or your own audio file, select some existing animations that fit your ideas well or upload your own images: don’t worry, we’ll do the animating for you! Wan’t to spice things up ? You can even add some music. That’s it! Export your video and share with your friends!
Even the most confident of native speakers can sometimes have doubts about their spelling and grammar. As for learners of English, getting their writing to a really high degree of proficiency can be a real challenge. It’s great to have a friend to turn to in moments of doubt or better still someone who will proof read your work and give you a second opinion, but if you don’t have that luxury then the Grammarly plagiarism checker is probably the next best thing.
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"Most teachers and current textbooks offer varied approaches to the material to be learned so the teaching can be brain-compatible with the varied student learning styles. It is only logical that respect for these individual learning styles be incorporated into assessment forms."
If you try to jump straight to modification or re-definition, you will most likely create significant frustration for both yourself and your students, and will be reluctant to continue with a transition that offers significant promise.
Authored by leading journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC, Digital First Media and other verification experts, the Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid providers. It provides the tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.
An interactive conjugator of English verbs arranged in a classic table format, with the additional feature allowing instructors to make links for their syllabus that control what students see so that they can be exposed only to what they have already studied along with the new features being studied.
Welcome to Storehouse, visual storytelling for the iPad. It’s the easiest way to create, share, and discover beautiful stories. Combine photos, videos, and text to meaningfully document your experiences. Publish stories for friends and followers, and share them by email, Facebook, or Twitter. Explore stories from our community of storytellers from all around the world.
'A year of transformation' in education Victorville Daily Press Thomas presented a video presentation including five students who described their “roads to success,” including Tyler Schober of Apple Valley High School.