Gilmar Mattos

11 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 3 Following | 5 Followers | @GilmarMattos | EFL Teacher and EducationUSA Adviser 

Technology Is an Aid, Not a Solution to the Betterment of Education (Opinion)

Op-ed by Julia Przemyslaw, graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Director of Student Success at Cram Fighter. Despite the growing …

Education

Crosstalk Between Left and Right Hemisphere Is Key to Language Development

<b>“Weak” connection shunts language to wrong side of the brain and decreases verbal IQ, researchers say.</b><p>Proper communication between the left and right …

Neuroscience

iPad Apps for the School Library

My first article was filled with tidbits to consider regarding the use of iPads, but now I can write about the fun part- the apps! For the last few …

YOU are a World Changer

YOU are intended to be a world changer. That is an ambitious task for anyone, and that is exactly what this presentation addresses. It starts with you! To become a world changer, you must first embrace and believe in your worth and capacity to impact. YOU MATTER, and your actions count. Today is …

LinkedIn

techKNOWtools

It’s August, which means the start of Fall college/university semester is just around the corner. I’m not entirely sure if I am ready for summer to …

Social Media

How to Host a Live Webinar for FREE Using Google+ Hangouts

In this post we wanted to share what we learned about how to host a live webinar for free using Google+ hangouts. We have attended live webinars …

Education Technology

Be someone's champion

When you feel you are a champion for at least one learner, that is the best reward for a teacher.<p>Nothing makes a teacher feel happier and prouder …

Tea Party Pack

Follow<p>Tea Party Pack<p>Celebrate teachers at the heart with this downloadable pack featuring competitions, recipes, games, activities and decorations to …

Teacher Zen! Ways to Prepare Yourself for Your Best Year Yet

My books- Learning to Go https://gum.co/learn2go & The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers http://amazon.com/The-Goals-Challenge-Teachers-Transform/dp/0415735343<p>Resources at http://shellyterrell.com/teacherzen

Zen

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - education apps, Maker Education

Too often the word on the street is “my school or class has new iPads but we don’t know what to do with them.” The best part about these devices is …