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Help The Unique Minds in Digital Era – Project Autism

“The unique individuals who are on the Autistic Spectrum vibrate on a totally different frequency; they orientate within their environment in a very unique way to us; their senses are heightened in a variety of ways which makes the world a profound sensory minefield for them; and most importantly they are misunderstood by society where… Read More ›

Teacher Tips and Tricks for Learning English Efficiently

To learn a language efficiently you can apply various methods. You can learn and develop language skills in a way that is most suitable for you. The following article will provide you with a list to keep in mind when learning English through learner autonomy. Learn how to use a dictionary: apart from using a dictionary… Read More ›

(Infographic) The Impact of Great Teachers

Great teachers make a significant difference is the lives of students and the impact lasts long after they leave the classroom. The following infographic provides interesting facts from the research on how effective teachers impact the lives of students and quotes from successful individuals who credit their teachers for helping them achieve their dreams. Image courtesy of… Read More ›

Top 10 Glogs for Professional Development

by Beth Crumpler, from Adaptive Learnin (a guest post on Glogster EDU blog) I have written several posts about Glogster EDU on my own blog, so I am  thrilled to be asked to contribute as a guest blogger. After brainstorming for a while and searching through Glogster EDU’s website for writing ideas, I came across some fabulous Glogs that contain web… Read More ›

Remix Culture as an Educator’s Habit

Judy O’Connell is a lecturer in Faculty of Education at Charles Sturt University, she is also in Advisory Board for Horizon K-12 Project. She likes to talk with you for 10 minutes about creativity, creative commons, and working with images in online spaces. Whether it’s blogging, creating presentations teachers need to be able to work quickly, with excitement, and be… Read More ›

Games in Education

A piece of sharing from a teacher in love with PD and “games in education”… So yes, even though I am on vacation, I am going to PD and getting my learning fix on. If you are in the area and will be attending #GiE, send me a tweet at @MissCheska! Here’s a list of… Read More ›

transforming learning through technology

102 Stories(Educators) of Transforming Learning Through Technologies

Starting from today,  July 31 through Aug.1, 102 finalists will showcase the creative ways they are transforming learning through technology in Redmond, Wash. Representing 25 states, they were selected to attend the Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 U.S. Forum. According to press release from Microsoft, an unprecedented number of applications were submitted this year. These projects across the Pre-K–12 spectrum… Read More ›

Teachers, educators

Infographic: Study Shows The Long-term Impact of Teachers

This is a great topic that matters! It’s from opensource.com(licensed under CC-BY-SA) and written by Mary Ann (link to read more of her posts). She believes there is a lot to learn from the open source values and when applied genuinely, they will (and do) work wonders. ***** Infographic: Study shows the long-term impact of teachers  I don’t… Read More ›

Science, physics, education

Great Reflections from a Physics Teacher

As the beginning of the school year gets underway I ask myself this question: “What learning environment will I provide so that my students can’t wait ‘til the next class?” — from Dolores Gende , a Physics teacher and Director of Instructional Technology at Dallas, Texas. Her reflections inspired us about the real meanings of science education. From her… Read More ›

OER, open educational resources

Collaborative Creation of OER by Teachers

Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. The company’s mission is to accelerate the world’s research. Academics use Academia.edu to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics they follow. From Academia.edu we found a great paper “Collaborative creation of Open Educational Resources:… Read More ›

Radium Halos

Living History: Using Historical Fiction in the Classroom

“Shelley Stout debuts with a novel of characters as compelling as the true story it covers. Like a good reporter, she follows the facts. In this case she not only uncovers a story little known, but more importantly she reveals in her characters, the  humanity of a tragictale.” – Batt Humphreys, former senior producer for CBS News… Read More ›

Branding of Teachers

We’ve written about Why Teachers Should be Blogging or Glogging ? , and also posted about  Dr. Helen Barrett : ePortfolios with GoogleApps which is a great site on the use of Google Apps to create ePortfolios. In this connected world, actually ePortfolios for teachers are as important as for students. We found a good post : “Brand You“( George Couros) from edSocialMedia.com . It’s licensed… Read More ›

Teacher as Curator – Making the Internet Educationally Relevant for Students

This post is property of Marygrove College MAT, Master in the Art of Teaching online degree program for teachers. and is licensed under Creative Commons. Marygrove’s MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The MAT degree program is designed to empower teachers by focusing… Read More ›

Why Teachers Should be Blogging or Glogging ?

We’ve talked about Teachers’ sharing enables doing more with less in education. We like to quote two excellent articles from two education leaders for this advocacy. The first one is from Justin Tarte blog : 10 reasons to get educators blogging… First off, the 5 reasons that educators should start reading blogs : Blogs are the heart of learning and… Read More ›

21st century classroom, digital classroom, 21st century teaching

e-Teachers as Technology Trailblazers

Maybe you’ve been confused by the following debate… Is the interactive whiteboard or newer technology like the interactive projector wasting tax-payers’ money ? Should we buy tablets or iPads for students instead of interactive whiteboards because of the myth of so called “student-centered learning” ? So…What really matters in 21st century classrooms ? A very… Read More ›