Michael Swann

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Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers

1.2 million children in the UK have dyslexia so it's important teachers understand how to support pupils with the disability. David Imrie shares his techniques and insights<p>1.2 million children in the UK have dyslexia, a print disability where students have difficulty reading and interpreting …

The 3 Biggest Lies You’re Told About Photography

Dear friend,Here are some lies that were spoon-fed me in photography, and I will debunk them for you:LIE #1: The more megapixels, the betterThe first …

Cameras

Which Sony a9 Feature Will Make Pros Switch?

Sony’s recently announced full-frame flagship a9 is a game changer for mirrorless systems. Designed to compete directly against the Canon EOS 1D X …

Cameras

10 Steps to Get Started with Street Photography

Getting the best candid street shots possible requires a good creative eye, the right equipment, an understanding of how your camera works, and …

Landscape Photography

The ethics of Photojournalism

From time to time when I read about Street Photography, or during discussions with other photographers I get to hear that Street Photographers …

Leica Manual

Dear friends,<p>I just made a new free PDF ebook: “<b>Leica Manual</b>” — a culmination of everything I’ve learned shooting with a …

How Not to Give a Fuck What Others Think of Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I’m the first to admit that in the past, I gave far too many fudge ice cream cones what others thought of me, my photography, and my …

Flip your classroom using G Suite for Education

One popular current trend in education is the concept of the flipped classroom. The flipped classroom can be defined as:<p>… a pedagogical model in …

Education Technology

What Is Prayer?

All religions, except some forms of Buddhism, recommend prayer.<p>From the Latin <i>precare</i>, which means to beg, prayer is just that: begging, pleading, imploring a God, or some other otherworldly figure, such as a saint.<p>If your heart is made of penetrable stuff, seeing people in prayer will move you to …

Using Google Voice With Student Writing Projects

My computer is chiming again as I write this. I have an incoming call on my Google Voice number, but I'm not answering it. I want it to go straight …

Google Voice

7 ideas for student reflection #edtech #edchat #education #elearning @4OClockFaculty https://t.co/qzeoozZc3w

7 NEW Ideas For Teaching ESL: Poster

<b>This 3rd part of ESL ideas (view other parts of the series here: part 1, part 2) features 7 more quick but powerful tips.</b> <b>Some of them will will</b> …

ESL

The Science of Storytelling #edtech #edchat #education #storytelling #elearning @LeoWid @lifehacker @rebezuniga https://t.co/TIf1qsUlos

53 Ways to Check for Understanding 🤔💡✔️ (by @edutopia) #edchat #education #sunchat #elearning #edtech #engchat https://t.co/NvvWaAkAKa

50+ Free Tech Tools For Your Classroom

It’s not always easy to find the confidence to try new things and integrate 21st-century applications in the classroom. We are here to give you the …

Education Technology

6 Must-Have Creation Tools for the BYOD Classroom

The following list is designed as a starter guide for teachers looking to turn their students into creators. My advice is to choose one tool that …

Education Technology

New ##sketchnote: 10 Things Teachers Want for Professional Development

Making a to-do list that does the business

The humble list can be a powerful organisation tool – if you can keep it under control. Juliet Landau-Pope explains how to cut the clutter<p>Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help …

Over half of world's primates on brink of extinction: experts

More than half the world's primates, including apes, lemurs and monkeys, are facing extinction, international experts warned Tuesday, as they called …

Primates

Bataclan Concertgoers Describe Horror of Terrorist Attack

Eagles of Death Metal show attendees share their eyewitness accounts<p><i>As the tragic scope and breadth of the Paris terrorist attacks continues to</i> …

European History

Photos From the Paris Attacks

On Friday night, attacks across Paris killed at least 120 people and injured about 200 more. At least eight attackers reportedly shot people in several restaurants and cafes, set off explosions near the Stade de France stadium, and took hostages at the Bataclan concert hall, which was later stormed …

European History

Paris Under Siege: Pictures

Special Forces