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50 Awesome Facts About Earth To Share With Your Class [Infographic]

50 Awesome Facts About Earth To Share With Your Class [Infographic] | Classroom fun | Scoop.it
I bet you don't know the vast majority of these facts about Earth. I sure didn't and thought I was on my game. Guess not!

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Diana Turner's curator insight, August 18, 2013 4:57 PM

Geography factoids to stimulate academic reading and conversation in an intermediate ESL class.

Jacqui Sharp's curator insight, August 18, 2013 5:13 PM

I like how the information in this infographic is broken up into parts Space, Atmosphere, Sea, underearth and ground. It has lots of statistics that are backed up by sources.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 19, 2013 4:13 PM

Love this! I will share this one with my class

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50 Ideas & Resources For More Visual Learning

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Visual learning is not just a learning style, but a way of seeing the world. This post offers up 50 ideas & resources for visual learning in your classroom.

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Non-Curriculum Essentials for Early Learning: 10 Ideas

Non-Curriculum Essentials for Early Learning: 10 Ideas | Classroom fun | Scoop.it
early childhood news and resources provides articles and other resources about raising children from pregnancy to the tween years.
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Getting Started for Teachers—Part 2 of 2

This tutorial discusses how to get started in Waterford Early Learning 5. It focuses on the Waterford Student App. It includes an introduction to the Student...


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The "Reggio Approach" to 0-99 Education: A Deep Exploration of ...

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Now, an hour-long keynote that explores "continuity" and how it applies to learning and education may not sound interesting, but many years ago I learned to never underestimate Rinaldi's work. This was her lead-in: ...
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iPads in the Classroom

"At DonorsChoose.org we have noticed a recent trend in technology-based project requests. Teachers recognize that we live in an age of information and are excited to bring items such as iPads, laptops, iPods, and Kindles into their classrooms. Eric Crouch of Columbus, GA created a video about how he uses iPads to engage his first grade students. Take a peek into Mr. Crouch’s classroom as he discusses the benefits of learning through iPads."


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Bailey White's curator insight, March 27, 2013 8:51 AM

great to see Columbus, Georgia featured.

Ricky Rodriguez's curator insight, October 17, 2015 5:12 PM

It is amazing how now a days 1st graders are utilizing technology with such ease. The teachers thinking about "control" in the classroom is indicative of a new generation of educators.

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The 5 Best Presentation Apps for the iPad

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"Teachers often turn to presentation software to help deliver the content they choose to meet their lesson objectives, but what is the best way to do this on an iPad? Well, there is no PowerPoint for the iPad, but don’t let that put you off. There’s an app for that!"


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Lee Hall's curator insight, March 28, 2013 11:38 AM

I haven't used all of these myself, but I will be trying them. Nearpod is the one I have used and I like it.

John McDermott Neill's curator insight, April 3, 2013 11:24 PM

Nice overview of some of the available tools. I have been looking at Nearpod which looks interesting.

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Children Learning English Affectively: Affective Language Acquisition Stages: Early Production

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Educational Applications Helping Children Learn

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Since children are so much more adept at technology, they are able to begin receiving the benefits from educational apps on iPads and Tablets at a very early age – infants and toddlers are starting to learn on them, and excelling quickly even...
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