Don't let your summer waste away, make a difference, make a change, or at least make it fun!
It's summer break and it's scorching outside. There are some days where you would rather just stay in and avoid the heat. Instead of wasting your day trying to find something to watch on TV, why not make this the summer different? WFP has a few ideas to while away those moments online. Instead of aimlessly surfing the net, why not try… Continue
Added by Graham Bell on July 8, 2010 at 8:30am —
I recently wrote a blog post on Wallwishers here
trying to collect ideas on their use.
If you have a minute and would like to add your own ideas to my wallwisher please visit this
link and simply doubleclick and add your classroom idea!
Added by Marisa Constantinides on July 7, 2010 at 12:46pm —
Added by Erik on July 7, 2010 at 10:00am —
In order to safeguard taxpayers’ stimulus money sent to bolster the nation’s education industry, the Obama administration announced a number of new rules. At least one of which could adversely affect private schools, and may very well prove unconstitutional.
On the third and final round of negotiations, on May 26th, 2010, attorney negotiators from several states responded to the section that dealt with validating high school diplomas to curtail the proliferation of diploma mills.… Continue
Added by Bob Bryant on July 6, 2010 at 6:47pm —
Prospective MBA applicants preparing to take the GMAT have a powerful new study aid to prepare for and conquer the notoriously competitive business school entrance exam. Veritas Prep
, the largest privately-owned GMAT prep
company in the world, today announced the retail availability of its industry-leading GMAT prep books. Previously available only with… Continue
Added by CTCSG on July 6, 2010 at 10:31am —
"What are educational standards?
Educational standards help teachers ensure their students have the skills and knowledge they need to be successful by providing clear goals for student learning.
Why do we need educational standards?
We need standards to ensure that all students, no… Continue
Added by Kimberly Hulbert on July 6, 2010 at 10:21am —
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Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group works closely with teams from Microsoft Research. The above link is to a post on my blog that includes several interesting videos and related links. Enjoy!
Added by Lynn Marentette on July 6, 2010 at 9:13am —
I really like Kelly Walsh's blog post about keeping students up to par during the summertime. There are some great games on the web site he links to. I am always looking for new ways to keep students up to date during the summertime. Continue
Added by Robyn Berry on July 5, 2010 at 8:47pm —
Added by Rebecca A. Fox on July 5, 2010 at 8:30pm —
Below are this week's public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org
, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. This post has the live links for each session (which are left out of the emails in order to avoid spam filters),
The time of the events below will show up automatically in your own time zone when you are registered in LearnCentral and when you have chosen your time zone in your… Continue
Added by Steve Hargadon on July 5, 2010 at 7:30pm —
The EFL Classroom 2.0 newslette
r is public and find information about the forthcoming 18th EFL / ESL / ELL Blog Carnival we will host August 1st.
You can visit the last blog carnival HERE
. Submit your entry in our handy…
Added by ddeubel on July 5, 2010 at 3:00pm —
I really believe in the power of ebooks with audio, the power of text to speech technology, to help our students learn. You'll find loads of that on EFL Classroom 2.0
. Thus, my constant promotion of TTS- through English Central
, the Tarheel Reader
and all sorts of other… Continue
Added by ddeubel on July 5, 2010 at 2:39pm —
These online resources provide plenty of great ways for students to stay on top of their math skills, or to build on them, over the summer.
This is the kind of thing I really love about the Internet - easy to access and use sites and tools, many of which are free, focused on a specific need. The need in this case is the desire to keep student math… Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on July 5, 2010 at 2:00pm —
It's very appropriate. On the 147th anniversary of the Battle of
Gettysburg the American Civil War Augmented Reality Project
begins a campaign on Kickstarter
to make the use of augmented reality a "reality" for students studying
the American Civil… Continue
Added by Art Titzel on July 3, 2010 at 7:22pm —
For those of you who are teaching courses in teacher education programs, does your college or university have content providers for materials/books/software etc for math & science or do you gather your own content sources?
Also, does your college/university department seek to align to state objectives?
Added by Terry Smith on July 3, 2010 at 2:16pm —
I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the festivities and workshops at ISTE2010 in Denver this year. The most memorable part of the event for me was connection with people. It was exhilirating to collectively brainstorm with the best minds in the field on educational issues facing us today while we consider what's over the horizon.
Sitting around the blogger's cafe' with friends, listening to Chris Lehmann's jokes, debating ideas out in the open--not in some closed door session… Continue
Added by David Ligon on July 2, 2010 at 12:43am —