Added by Daniella Quinones on March 31, 2010 at 12:38pm — No Comments
I have read about Scvngr a few times, but yesterday finally decided to give it a try in class. We are studying Shakespeare right now which is not a favorite topic of study for most students. I hoped that by using something like Scvngr might engage them in the subject. Boy howdy, did it do the job! The students loved it.
Basically, I used Scvngr to set up a scavenger hunt within a copy of text that we read in…Continue
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This chapter dealt with the mediation of knowledge in a cross content manner through six specific types of knowledge or skills needed for critical reasoning and comprehension:
Semantic Skills - word knowledge of the particular teminology of a given subject area.
Mathematical Skills - application of mathematical concepts to social studies…Continue
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As announced last week, one of our two winners in…Continue
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This single-topic issue of National Geographic magazine highlights the challenges facing our most essential natural resource. "Water: Our Thirsty World" is available for free download starting on World Water Day, March 22, and extending through April 2, 2010.
This interactive edition of National Geographic magazine presents complete content from the print edition, plus extra photo galleries,…
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This is a very popular subject now.....BUT, I have visited many schools this past year, and don't recall seeing a large nimber of overweight or obese students in the classes or in the halls. In fact, I cannot remember seeing one pudgy kid!
Do you think that this is a regional or income related issue?
I visit schools in New Jersey, most have been in middle class neighborhoods, with a good mix of incomes and ethnic…Continue
Added by John J Caprice on March 27, 2010 at 1:34pm — No Comments
Isn't this a face and a cartoon you can trust to represent you in the PK-12 for ISTE Board of Directors?
Added by Jack Olmsted on March 26, 2010 at 7:31am — No Comments
With only one month to go for the AIEEE 2010 exams students are fretting, burning the midnight oil night after night. It won’t be long before the D day comes and it will be time for students to perform, using everything that they have learnt through the months of preparing for the AIEEE 2010.
Just a day of relief and fidgety students will spring back into action the next day of the AIEEE exams searching for AIEEE solutions &…Continue
Added by Saumil Shrivastava on March 25, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments
From the "Did You Know" video, I learned the power of collaboration is not limited to educators in the educational process. Our students must be able to collaborate with their classmates as well as students of other countries.This global network is one in which our students must become proficient. As educators we seek to keep things in a more controlled environment. We eliminate the useage of cell phones in our buildings and prohibit access to servers from handheld…Continue
Added by Steve Tanksley on March 25, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments
I am gathering ideas to share with an elementary school in Waltham, MA. They have a writing initiative and they are looking for good ideas for students (K-5) to publish their writing so that the writing is meaningful and purposeful. I have been gathering websites and examples and posting here:…Continue
Added by Sandra Roby on March 25, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I must admit that I find Shirky’s book fascinating and find myself quoting or mentioning it in conversation, or even worse, interrupting my husband to read an excerpt to him. The author brings up some interesting points, as many have mentioned, including the issues surrounding the theft of the cell phone. I particularly found it interesting to take note of the schematic drawings in chapter two of…Continue
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The Third International Online Conference, "Opening Gates in Teacher Education, 2011: Teacher Education in the Age of Globalization," will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 25-26,…Continue
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The competition faced by MBA aspirants every year from their counterparts is not an easy hurdle to cross. It might easily happen that an individual not lacking in potential may be unable to find a place in any of the reputed MBA Colleges in India. Many think this juncture to be an end of all possibilities. However, that is not the case with MBA courses available to students in modes namely, symbiosis distance learning MBA and…Continue
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