Teaching sustainability in 21st Century America - #2 Inside Higher Ed (blog) Part of the reason it's so difficult to teach sustainability in colleges and universities is that by the time students arrive on campus they've already fully internalized...
Our kids and students use internet technology daily text-messaging, on Facebook, blogging, Twittering, watching videos, gaming, and even doing research for school. With this world-wide community at their beck and call come certain risks that we as adults are aware of, but they may not be...HOW DO YOU KEEP YOUR KIDS/STUDENTS SAFE? Here are some suggestions...
"Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult learners are both busier and more free to indulge in distractions. Helping students to pay attention is a primary concern of training professionals, so here are some optimal methods to win the attention game in eLearning."
I knew about the OCR in photos. I did not know about the OCR .pdf function. Awesome!
Are you a digital packrat? Are you in need of a searchable repository for everything you want to recall later? Does the idea of automatic OCR (Optical Character Recognition) for all your scanned PDFs get you excited in a way only seriously organised people could ever understand? If so, Evernote is the tool you need right now – and we’ve got the perfect manual to get you started using it like a professional.
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Twitter may very well be the single most important tool for teachers right now. Considering many are not even using the service, that says a lot about how effective the platform is for learning, engaging, development, and more.
Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.
This great maths site has an amazing collection of maths self-marking problem solving questions. Search by age level or topic. This covers both Primary and Secondary levels. Topics include numbers, geometry, algebra, data analysis, probability and more.