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This is a post which has been brewing for some time now and I have taken the opportunity to publish it on this day of September to celebrate the International Day of Peace.…Continue
Added by Marisa Constantinides on September 27, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments
I would like to invite your students to participate in The Global Education Conference this November
15-19, 2010. This conference is held online in Elluminate over 5 days in…Continue
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Backchannel chatter is the use of any type of texting communication by students while a lesson and/or discussion is in progress.
Previously, this texting was frowned upon by educators and looked upon
as a distraction. After all, students are expected to be respectful and
pay attention to the discussion, each other, and, above all, the
In previous classes, I experimented with allowing the students to use Google chat. It was an…Continue
Added by Coral Russell on September 17, 2010 at 7:34pm — No Comments
Recently, I read an essay in…Continue
Added by Scot Graden on September 16, 2010 at 4:23pm — No Comments
Today I begin my first class of instructional…Continue
Added by Andrew Marcinek on September 13, 2010 at 5:39pm — No Comments
1 - Listen to what others are saying...
Added by Justin Tarte on September 11, 2010 at 11:27am — No Comments
Last week I was speaking with a colleague of mine, and we were discussing activities we could do during one of our professional
Added by Justin Tarte on September 11, 2010 at 11:16am — No Comments
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao-tzu, Chinese philosopher
You know, I hate when I miss an opportunity to use Google Docs in the classroom, and this was such an easy thing to do but I missed an opportunity to use it in class. We were doing a “Brain Dumping” activity (some call it brain storming) to prepare for our first real AP Assessment in…Continue
I survived the first week of Kindergarten again! I forget every year how exhausting this first week is both physically and mentally. I have always been an athlete and have been through many weeks of long practices and conditioning but nothing conditions you for that first week of Kindergarten. I look just like Arnold in the scene from Kindergarten Cop, when he falls onto the bed. This week is not from a Hollywood movie. It is my life and a reality and I absolutely…Continue
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Added by Frank Williams on September 6, 2010 at 11:15pm — No Comments
It's now 23 years that I've been in education. In that time we've had a Conservative Government, a Labour Government and now a Coalition Government.
Education has moved forward and I firmly believe that kids get a better deal with better teachers now than then although the teacher I worked under on teaching practice proves that there were outstanding teachers back in 1986!
Jane Parkin put the children first, went the extra mile to make learning interesting and…Continue
Added by andy mellor on September 6, 2010 at 4:26pm — No Comments
On any given day, educators experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. How an educator reacts and responds to these highs and
Added by Justin Tarte on September 3, 2010 at 8:56pm — No Comments