All Blog Posts Tagged 'school' (98)

5 Best Educational Websites Every Student Should Know

The web is loaded with valuable tools and resources students can use in their academic life. Despite of overwhelming scholarly requirements, difficult subjects, and nerve-wracking exams, you can still make the most of your student life with the help of the latest technology.
In this digital age, learning became more fun, enjoyable and interesting because of the available EdTech tools. Students can simply find the right online resources on the Internet, and they can choose…
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Added by gabbie keegan on February 11, 2015 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Great Scope for Early Childhood Development in Parent and Me Classes

Are you seeking to enroll your toddler in a fun making mommy and me class in Silver Lake LA area? Do you aim to train your child and add to his/her emotional, social and logical skills during the early years? We can fulfill your desire by introducing your child to learning environment of Parent and Me classes and simplifying the development process which starts from his/her birth and continues till the end of life. We have expert processionals working as teachers of your child and guiding it…

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Added by Livinio Stuyck on November 11, 2014 at 4:34am — No Comments

Fun Ways to Celebrate Bonza Bottler Day

Bonza Bottler Day is celebrated every month on the day when the number of the month matches the number of the day (i.e. January 1, March 3, June 5 and so on).

The idea to celebrate this occurrence came from the mind of Elaine Fremont who established the first Bonza Bottler Day in 1985. Elaine Fremont…

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Added by Dorothy Hastings on August 7, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

10 more ways to use Blogs in Your Classroom

Classroom blogs can be a good resource and tool for the classroom. There are many ways blogs can be used. Kathleen Morris (2012, Jan.) posted several ideas along with a visual graphic organizer that show the benefits of using blogs in a classroom:

I teach younger students and think of the ways I…

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Added by Rebecca J-L on May 17, 2014 at 4:13pm — No Comments

EDUCATIONAL SIMULATIONS IN SCHOOLS

Do you use simulations in education? Maybe your answer is “No”. But is it true?

I remember my years in primary school. Once a year the principal and the teachers prepared a large simulation for the whole school. It was a simulation of a chemical gas…

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Added by Peter Tomasovic on March 19, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Keeping the Culture Alive Among Kids Through Art Theater Schools

Inoculating children with the right culture and traditions is the only way to ensure that they are passed from one generation to the next and kept alive. Hobbies are an excellent tool to help children thrive in the knowledge of their heritage.

The love for art and theater is shared by those who have a passion for it. They are able to cross the line between those who can teach and those who can’t. Instilling a passion for…

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Added by Debora Wondercheck on October 20, 2013 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Intonatio, the mobile app for improving your musical intonation

The mobile app Intonatio is an educational application that will help music students and amateur musicians improve their intonation through lessons, games and audio…

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Added by Daniel Portillo on August 13, 2013 at 3:20am — No Comments

Let Your Kids Be Explorers

Kids are natural explorers. When left to their own devices, they can turn a cardboard box into a rocket ship exploring space, a fort to fend off attackers or a hundred other things. To a child, creativity comes naturally and the possibilities in the world are endless. Their answer to the…

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Added by Debora Wondercheck on April 26, 2013 at 1:17am — No Comments

21st Century Classrooms and Learning

I feel that there is a huge misunderstanding when it comes to a 21st Century Classroom.  In my experience, many people equate 21st Century classrooms and learning with the use of technology.  I have to admit that I too was initially confused.  Many think that by using technology, they are creating a "21st Century Classroom."  However, this is often not te case.  When used correctly, technology can enhance and contribute to a 21st Century Classroom.  Technology is not a stand alone; it must…

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Added by Sara Finney on March 29, 2013 at 10:27pm — 1 Comment

Self-Regulation Skills and School Readiness



Research continues to show that self-regulation skills are critical for success in many areas. Self-regulation is the set of skills…
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Added by Brad Chapin on February 17, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Participants Needed for our Weather Around The World Project!

Collaborative and real-time data projects engage students in collecting, analyzing, and sharing data from web-based databases; as well as allow communication with other students around the world. These kinds of projects are highly motivating to students because they bring classrooms together from across the globe in shared learning experiences.

This project was developed by Kristen Paino (Technology Integrator at Avenues: The World School) and Sally Kent…
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Added by Kristen Paino on August 7, 2012 at 11:19am — No Comments

Book Spine Poetry for National Poetry Month

I am celebrating National Poetry Month by inviting librarians and educators everywhere to a great collaborative opportunity.  Take a glance around the shelves in your home, school or public library and create an original Book Spine Poem.  Take a picture of your poem and upload it to a photo…

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Added by Nikki Robertson on April 10, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

Create Educational Interactive Timelines with TimeRime

Create interactive and informative educational timelinesin an extremely easy manner.  Students will love being given the option of creating a timeline.  Use Timerime for history, art, science, social studies or just about any subject in which they are required to understand the time frame at which events occurred.

Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Using Socrative to help students practice writing.

Socrative is an awesome tool used in Education to gain a better understanding of what our students have learned or are learning during a lesson by getting.  In this post about socrative we see how it can be used assess writing in the classroom.

Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Using Minecraft/Gaming to Promote Learning

Please check out this new blog about using Minecraft as a tool to promote learning in the classroom.

www.middleschoolminecraft.com

Added by Bob Kahn on December 7, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

"T - 2": Preparing for the Extra Duties

At "T minus 2", I begin sifting through the calendars and emails about upcoming meetings, lunch duty schedules, curriculum planning updates, and more.



As I enter dates into my plan book and Google calendar, I remember the year that I was a substitute teacher. I arrived at 7:30 and left at 3:30 with all papers graded, plans for the next day solidified, and specific anecdotal notes on the progress of each child. I often wondered, Why is it that, when I teach full time, I stay until… Continue

Added by Janet Abercrombie on August 28, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

Back To School Giveaway - Help Spread The News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back To School Giveaway. Winners Will Be Randomly Selected. First Place Prizes, The…

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Added by Donnie Smith on August 27, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Comenius Meeting in Romania

Romania 03/11

Host school: Gimnaziul Europa



Date: 15-20th March 2011

Place: Tg-Mures (Romania)




Project work:



- meeting at school and welcoming the guests. Presentation of the town and of the school.

- presentation by each participating organisation about the first religious buildings.

- workshop: illustrating the short story (group work for children).

- visiting the two churches presented in the project.

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Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on August 25, 2011 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Comenius Meeting in France

France 11/10

Host school: College Jean Moulin



Date: 09-14th November 2010

Place: Saint Memmie ( France).




Project work:



- presentation of the partner schools.

- presentation of the best logos by each participating organisation and vote to elect the best one.

- reading of the beginning of the detective short story by the pupils.

- creation of documents to evaluate the project.

- setting a detailed schedule…

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Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on August 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Alabama Educational Technology Professional Development YouTube Channel

Guest Post By Derrick Waddell…

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Added by Nikki Robertson on August 1, 2011 at 1:06pm — No Comments

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