Angie Armstrong

26 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Follower | @AngieArmstr2016 | Elementary Teacher and Life Long Learner

Reducing Specific Phobia/Fear in Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) through a Virtual Reality Environment Intervention

Abstract<p>Anxiety is common in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), with specific fears and phobias one of the most frequent subtypes. …

Autism

New EdTech Resource | ReCap: A Video Response and Reflection App

The same team that put the automated video capture device (the Swivl Robot) in over 20,000 schools worldwide, just released a new, free app for …

RE4MUL8 Lessons | RE4MUL8

Six District School Boards in Ontario were asked to nominate an effective Intermediate Division teacher who had demonstrated a commitment to moving …

18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students

This is a great mind mapping tool that allows users to easily visualize their ideas by connecting various pieces of information together and create …

How to make sure your social media accounts don't cost you a job

Bosses check social media, so avoid risqué selfies. Daniel Munoz/Getty Images<p>We've already seen parents invade Facebook — now employers are getting in on the act.<p>A 2016 CareerBuilder survey found that 60% of employers research job candidates on social media. That's eight percentage points up from …

Social Media

Sustainable Happiness for Teachers |

If you are interested in exploring sustainable happiness further for yourself, consider signing up for the online sustainable happiness course! It’s …

The Invented History of 'The Factory Model of Education'

Perhaps the best known and most influential example of this argument comes from Alvin Toffler who decried the “Industrial Era School” in his 1970 …

Moving from Biophobia to Biophilia: Developmentally Appropriate Environmental Education for Children

by Randy White<p>© 2001 White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group<p>Extensive research in children's development and experience in early childhood …

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism

• shares<p><i>Dr. Robin DiAngelo explains why white people implode when talking about race.</i><p>—<p>Join our #StopRacism Weekly Calls on Tuesdays at 8 pm EST / 5 …

Sexism goes both ways. Feminism helps both.

I've only ever seen the second of this comic before on imgur, so sorry for the repost. Source: http://rasenth.tumblr.com/ Edit: Have we learned …

The Pencilsword: On a plate

New Zealand

This adorable cartoon explains privilege in the most nonconfrontational way possible

<span class="redactor-invisible-space"></span><p>I have no idea what it's like to be a snail. Or a caterpillar. Or *you*.<p>And <b>you</b> have no idea …

Cute

What if people told European history like they told Native American history?

The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia. Most pre-contact Europeans lived together in small villages. Because …

Social Media Privacy Settings for Teachers: Illustrated Guide

Social Media: What Every Teacher Needs To Know About Privacy<p>Introduction<p>As a kid, you probably never gave much thought to your teachers’ personal …

Social Media

Social Media Goes to School

See how schools are using Skype, Twitter, and other social media to create authentic learning opportunities.<p>In Kader Adjout's global history classes …

Social Media

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation | Classroom-ready materials to engage students about how climate action intersects with social justice.

Print-friendly PDFs are now available. You can download the complete resource package here, or individual module PDFs on their respective web …

Save The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus

Tree Octopus hat from 1923<br>(Click to enlarge.)<p>Although the tree octopus is not officially listed on the Endangered Species List, we feel that it …

Doing Social Justice: Thoughts on Ableist Language...

37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom

<b>37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom</b><p>There are a lot of great technology tools out there for teachers that can make it easier to …

Blogs for Education

"Blogging is an opportunity to exchange our point of view with the rest of the world not just people in our immediate environment" - Stephen Downes …