All Blog Posts Tagged 'and' (86)

Teaching and Coaching : How to Find Balance

Go to your local high school basketball or football game, track or swim meet and you will see coaches that have the day job of being a teacher. Many of them teach high school, however you find coaches at the middle and elementary levels too.

Most people recognize that a teacher’s life is hectic, but why do so many teachers also take on the additional task of coaching? According to Dr. Christopher…

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Added by Samantha Calliari on August 21, 2018 at 10:24am — No Comments

Teaching and Coaching : How to Find Balance

Go to your local high school basketball or football game, track or swim meet and you will see coaches that have the day job of being a teacher. Many of them teach high school, however you find coaches at the middle and elementary levels too.

Most people recognize that a teacher’s life is hectic, but why do so many teachers also take on the additional task of coaching? According to Dr. Christopher…

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Added by Samantha Calliari on August 21, 2018 at 10:24am — No Comments

El interminable ciclo de la pobreza

“Los hongos nacen en silencio” por Marosa Di Giorgio es una prosa poética realista que utiliza el simbolismo para agrandar el tema de lo corrupto que es el sistema en donde se localiza el narrador. No se puede saber exactamente a lo que se está refiriendo la autora con el texto sólo, pero la resolución descubre la posibilidad de explotación de trabajadores de clase baja.

La analogía o metáfora más importante en la prosa es entre los hongos y la gente de la raza de la narradora. Di…

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Added by Maricela Pascual Lazo on January 24, 2017 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Thanksgiving: Time to Teach Your Kids About Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a wonderful occasion to give back something to the community. Learn practical ways to encourage gratefulness this Thanksgiving in First School’s newest blog. http://goo.gl/QNK5Ar

Added by Dorothy Hastings on November 27, 2014 at 6:27am — No Comments

Interact with students using your Smartboard with the Extreme Collaboration Add-on.

New Smartboard tip and trick worth giving a shot this coming school year in your classroom. The Extreme Collaboration add-on has the potential of revolutionizing the way we use the Smartboard with our students and in classes that have mobile devices. Take a look at this tutorial to get an…

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Added by Brian Weir on July 4, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

The History of Careers in America: Infographic



The History of Careers in America

From shifts in the economy to advances in technology, the career choices of Americans have changed dramatically since the 1900s. Since the days when “farmer” was a popular occupation, to the present when 50 percent of the top 20 fastest growing jobs are in healthcare, career choices have certainly shifted over…

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Added by Crystal T on July 20, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Online Education Platforms

My name is Alexander Kefallonitis and I am a second year student at Cass Business School in London.

As most of us nowadays, I search for several subjects or things I don't fully understand in classrooms, in the web.

While I was doing that I came across a website called The Open Academy.

Since I have been searching for college material on the web for two years now I have visited academic earth, searched for video lectures on youtube and I can tell you that The Open…

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Added by Alexander Kefallonitis on June 8, 2012 at 9:10am — No Comments

iEducate - Final conference at Warwick University, Coventry and Virtual Conference in Second Life

On 20th September 2011 the iEducate Team presents the tools and resources that were developed during the project lifetime. Furthermore recent developments and technologies that will shape the future of vocational education will be introduced during several break-out session.

 

On 21st September 2011 a virtual conference will take place at the virtual training island in Second Life for those unable to attend in person on the 20th.

 

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Added by Jana Dobbelstein on August 1, 2011 at 3:26am — No Comments

Implementing a 1:1 iPad scheme

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Planning is always the key to implementing any new mobile device scheme into an educational establishment. Many questions need to be asked and solved in order for the scheme to be successful. Having already implemented a very successful…

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Added by Steven David Pearce on March 26, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 4

This is part 4 of the "videos that WILL ignite a discussion" series. I have been using these videos during PD sessions, as well as during Power Lunch sessions to spur discussion and reflection. As educators, it is crucial that we are constantly in a state of reflection and evaluation, and with the help of these videos educators are able to engage in thoughtful and productive…

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Added by Justin Tarte on March 20, 2011 at 8:45am — No Comments

10 Excellent iPad Applications for Teachers

With the iPad2 on the launching pad, it’s a great time to share this list of useful iPad apps for teachers from guest writer Paula Dierkens.

 

There’s no doubt that the iPad is an excellent device, and if you own this gadget, it makes sense to pick up the applications best suited to your lifestyle and profession. So if you’re a teacher, here are ten great iPad apps that you must try…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on March 7, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

Evaluating Educator Evaluations...

Evaluating educator evaluations...

Teacher and administrator evaluations...surely a topic that will garner the attention of all educators!



Yesterday I was sitting in my Advanced School Law class and we started discussing teacher evaluations as they pertain to contract renewals and dismissals. As my professor continued the discussion, I started to hear some great "tweetable" statements. For those of you in the… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 1:50pm — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 3

If you didn't know, I really enjoy watching short videos. In particular, I really enjoy watching videos that get me thinking and reflecting on my educational practices and beliefs. I have been using short videos in Professional Development sessions to get educators at my high school talking and discussing issues related to education. This is the third installment of the series..."videos that WILL ignite a discussion." I encourage you to check out…

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Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments

About Chinese New Year and Chinese Mothers

Happy Chinese New Year! The Chinese use the lunar calendar in addition to the solar calendar. According to the lunar calendar, the new year this year was on Feb. 3, which is the Year of the Rabbit. The twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac cycle every 12 years. Because every month in the lunar calendar has 30 days, and there are no months with 31 days, every 4 years the lunar calendar is corrected by repeating a month.

The Chinese keep track of their birthdays using…

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Added by GoldStudent on February 10, 2011 at 5:32am — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 2

Here are 10 videos that will get you thinking and reflecting on your educational practices and beliefs. I did a post a few months ago with 7 different videos, and the response was quite positive. Leave a comment and let me know what other videos you would add to the list. Thank you and enjoy!

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Added by Justin Tarte on February 6, 2011 at 7:08am — No Comments

7 videos that WILL ignite a discussion

One of the biggest reasons I enjoy using Twitter is it enables me to connect with educators from all around the world. Additionally, Twitter has proven to be an efficient and effective platform to discuss pressing educational issues. Unfortunately, most…

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Added by Justin Tarte on February 6, 2011 at 6:58am — No Comments

Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented Educators

Today we presented Pop Goes the Classroom to Gifted and Talented Educators across Arizona. It was another standing room only presentation. Thank you for your kind reception today. As you scroll through the blog you will find resources for many of the topics we discussed today from cell phone usage to educational social networks, student film making, comics in the classroom and so much more.



There were some interesting discussions from today's presentation that I want to share with…

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Added by KellyAnn Bonnell on February 5, 2011 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Leading by example...

A couple weeks I decided to do something most educators would never dream of doing. I gave all 140 of my German students the opportunity to assess me. I explained to my students that the assessment was 100% anonymous, and the most… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on February 2, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

6 Solutions to the Most Common Teacher Problems...

6 Solutions to the Most Common Teacher Problems...

Last week we had our third professional development day at Seckman High School. As a PD representative, I had the opportunity to lead two PD sessions. The format of my sessions was to… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on January 31, 2011 at 6:11am — No Comments

The “College and Career Ready” Farce

The “College and Career Ready” Farce



Schools around the country are tossing out the old “College for All” slogan and replacing it with the popular Obama-school…
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Added by Michael Dunn on January 23, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

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