Neat way to turn a quote or saying into a poster. Type in your text chooses a background template, and presto. You have a neat poster to hang or frame. Posters can be shared via Tumblr, Pinterest, Facebook or with a link.
Increasingly, educators are looking to research about how kids learn to influence teaching practices and tools.
Via ASCD SmartBrief "From brain-based to project-based learning, educators nationwide are experimenting with new teaching and learning strategies that focus on how children learn. This article highlights five key trends, including incorporating music into lessons to improve retention; using games, such as Minecraft and SimCity, to teach academic subjects; and cultivating creativity and curiosity in the classroom."
This Halloween, come into any Chipotle dressed in costume from 4pm to close, and you’ll score a burrito, bowl, salad, or an order of tacos for just $3. All proceeds up to $1,000,000 will benefit the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.
How about a delicious "Boorito"? Chipotle is offering $3 burritos to customers wearing Halloween costumes after 4 p.m. on October 31st. Share with parents and students! Love me some Chipolte!!!
"In recognition of the widespread use of iPads in schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."
Death by PowerPoint is a popular term. It’s unfair that PowerPoint gets the stick as there are more than a few presentation tools around. As anyone who has taken the pains to make a memorable PowerPoint presentation will tell you – the secret of the steak is in the sizzle. The sizzle also comes and stops at creativity. If you have creativity by your side, you can use PowerPoint as your canvas.
Ask our Talking Heads paintings a question and see them come to life. Discover the people behind the paintings at the Walker!
Paintings come to life! -Seven portrait paintings come to life to tell you about themselves. Select a question from the menu and watch and listen as the paintings speak to you. Neat! I wish there were more.
"Map Your Recipe http://bit.ly/1ed3hSD is a neat use of Google Maps that I recently learned about through Larry Ferlazzo's http://bit.ly/1asCcbl excellent blog. Map Your Recipe allows you to enter a recipe and find out where the vegetables in that recipe were first domesticated. According to the creator of the site the purpose of doing this is to show how few truly local ingredients go into many of our favorite meals. You can try Map Your Recipe with one of the sample recipes or you can enter a recipe of your own."