There are dozens of great brainstorming and organizing tools available on the web to help students prepare for writing assignments and develop their
There are graphic organisers such as concept mapping, webbing and mind mapping. These can be used instead of note taking, where the main concepts, ideas and information is presented on one piee of paper. These are examples of visual learning.
In order to implement modern technology in your classroom, you better know about the important skills modern teachers must have in order to succeed.
So if teachers are experimenting with different types of technology: when will they have time to do the many other things society expects of teachers, such as teaching morality, good manners, etc. etc ...........................
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"Helps children develop logic and problem solving skills".
Many jobs for young students don't exist yet. So how does this impact creativity in the classroom?
I believe that creativity can be taught by encouraging children from a young age to engage and interact with the variety of 'things' around them. Technology is just one example of resources. Look at what children do with shapes of different sizes. Four and five year olds construct all sorts of shapes using stones. If we are going to leave creativity to the classroom, then 'schools' will need to change and operate as central hubs of activity. There should be 'schools' in buildings in the City, where childen can learn how the stock market works..................Have a look at http://www.homeschoolsource.co.uk and see the myriad of inexpensive games, toys and resources which pre-school children can use to spark their inerest and stimulate their creativity.
Emotional and social learning in educational institutions is to be encouraged, however schools are only one part of an individual's experience. Parents need to play their part. Deficits in school aged children cannot always be corrected by teachers. There has to be a limit to how much responsibility a teacher is expected to take for children's behaviour. Teachers are not able to take on all the roles society seems to expect of them: Nurse, Doctors, Moral Guides, etc plus teaching the topics they spend years learning to put across. THERE IS NOT SUFFICIENT TIME IN THE DAY. Instead of being told about their rights, children / teenagers should be reminded that they need to take responsibility for their actions.
This week’s most useful Learnist boards are dedicated to the topic of homeschooling. Many families do it for a variety of reasons.
This site is an excellent one for those tutors interested in presenting lessons for Homeschooling. It is very helpful and gives many suggestions of how to present information. Audrey@homeschoolsource.co.uk
This is such a fun activity. We should be able to organise educatioal workshops like this in all towns on Saturdays for preschoolers and let them design and build their own shops, houses, schools, etc, etc; email@example.com
Using video and podcasts to flip your classroom is a big task that could yield big results if done properly. Here are some quick tips.
Some tips: Put some of your lessons on powerpoint or give your students access to your lesson booklets by email so that they can read the contents before the lesson. This means that they can take part in classroom discussions. To be successful, students must contribute to the class therefore changing teaching methods should be discussed with the students beforehand. The understanding that comes from using the material, rather than being lectured to can be very enjoyable for students.
The study of art can be used to enhance your mind, encourage you to dig through your past, and even mold a better future.
Researchers have found that art can stimulate the brain far more than looking at photographs. Children in particular would benefit from appreciating art early. Just imagine the millions of neuronal links that a child can make ..........
Learning is seen as societal rather than specialised little pockets of information. This means that there is the possibility to absorb, for example, mathematics, psychology and biology as the presentations will make it easier to see connections. The more connections made the bigger the brain.
Ever wonder how modern students take notes? It's a highly digital and connected method that makes total sense once you see this picture.
I have seen students taking pictures with their smartphones of a projection screen; however I am not sure that they use the information outside the classroom. It is important that they engage with the material before they photo it. Also, those who take notes make the information their own and absorb the contents faster.
From Evivio Blog - Today is the beginning of the Reinvention Summit where people from all over the world gather together to hear and share stories of change.
All businesses are going through reinvention.
Telling the right stories to connect with their audiences in a new way is crucial.
When your audience shares your content, they often add their perspective...adding social credence that can further enhance its relevance
Stories are the new currency, as digital media allow consumers a surfeit of channels to listen to and engage on. Consumers want to be engrossed and entertained, and as with other entertainment media, they expect a story.
Stories are not just entertaining.
Stories are useful, descriptive, beautiful, interesting: shareable.
Shareable, and participatory: when your audience shares your content, they often add their perspective to it, adding social credence that can further enhance its relevance
The iconic marketing goal of the social media era is ‘viral’ content – a video, photo or other content that spreads like a virus from host to host, making millions of people laugh, cry or think.
One must consider how many of those attempts at ‘viral’ marketing have succeeded.
On a Wikipedia list of the most viral internet memes, very few of them are associated with a brand and those that are were almost always created by a third party or viewed as a public joke.
Trying to produce a viral internet meme is like trying to stand up on a water slide. The chances that you will fall flat on your face and look pretty silly in the process are very high.
Rather than attempting to create ‘viral’ content, aim for ‘shareable’ content. That is, content that genuinely affects their target demographic; content that addresses real problems or communicates similar ideals.
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Storytelling, Social Media and Beyond"
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For a brief video tip from Deb on storyboards & "What's Your Story" shared with ICF Michigan Coaches, her video is here.