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Как провести майские праздники в Петербурге: Рестораны, бары, выставки, магазины

Поездка в Петербург на несколько дней — прекрасный вариант для длинных майских выходных. Мы составили гид по важным местам — он не удивит местных или …

Minding the Metacognitive Gap - BSides NOLA

As security investigators, even those of us with a great deal of experience aren’t very good at identifying how we perform our jobs successful. Our inability to understand our own thought processes can be defined as a lack of metacognitive awareness, and it negatively impacts our ability to perform …

Teaching
Pedagogy

Metacognition

Interview by Richard Marshall.Joëlle Proust is a Janus-faced mutant naturalistic philosopher of metacognition. She broods on what metacognition is, …

Oxford University Press

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 5927<p>Make any video your lesson<p>43<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p><i>React with Emoji</i><p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - …

Words, words, words

I love that bit in ‘Hamlet’ where Polonious asks Hamlet what he is reading. Hamlet replies, “words, words, words”. It has recently come to my …

Teacher talk: the missing link - David Didau

Back in 2008 I was told by an Ofsted inspector that I talked too much. I had always prided myself on being considered an outstanding teacher, and was …

3 Tools for Creating Comics on iPads

This morning I received an email from a reader who was looking for suggestions for tools that her students can use to create comics on their iPads. I …

3 Things I Wish Educators Knew About their Own Learning

I meet many educators around the world, virtually and in person… Many times, I am still amazed at the resistance to new ideas, change and willingness …

Learning

How to Publish an Ebook: Resources for Authors

About the only thing that remains constant in ebook publishing is that it changes—everything from the services to marketing strategies. Here, I …

Writing

Top 10 Characteristics Of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

<i>by Kimberly Tyson, Ph. D. of learningunlimitedllc.com</i><p>We know that there is a strong relationship between vocabulary and reading comprehension. …

Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers

Your students are probably Internet authorities. When it comes to Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, they might know far more than you. All of that …

Teaching

52 Creative Writing Activities

In this blog I appear to have sketched out fifty-two creative writing methods, strategies, and some pedagogic principles. Please add your suggestions …

KQED

What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather riddle-like answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what …

50+ Ways to Use Twitter in Your Classroom

<b>Communication</b><p>Twitter makes staying in touch and sharing announcements super simple and even fun. These ideas offer a great way to put the tool to …

Read Alouds and Short Text Recorder

There are some teacher tools that have changed my instruction immensely and this is one of them!<p>QuickVoice allows you to record your voice and I use …

Five top technology tools for the English classroom

Whether you're a seasoned techy or terrified by Google, here are five useful educational tools to help students learn and teachers manage their workload<p>There are many educational technology tools available to use in your English classroom – and they're increasing at a rapid rate.<p>Whether you're a …

“Quill” Could Be A Very Useful Tool For Reinforcing Grammar Concepts

Thanks to Richard Byrne, I recently learned about Quill.<p>It provides well-done interactive exercises to reinforce grammar exercises and the real …

15 Best Google Drive Add

Flipping English Classrooms: Grammar Instruction

Flipping has not come easily for me. I had to make sure it was going to fit my teaching situation. As a language arts teacher, I had to figure out …

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

contributed by <b>Lisa Chesser</b><p>Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked …

Pedagogy

Comprehensive, Engaging Vocabulary Building

Membean displays remarkable intuition about the way people learn and remember words. It may be the only vocabulary tool that has so effectively …

5 Peer Conferencing Strategies That Actually Work

<b>Neon Revision</b><p>Many kids don’t know what or where to mark when reading another student’s work. Neon revision is an approach that can really help. …

7 Strategies for Helping Students with Organizational Problems

You’re teaching a lesson on math, and you see Johnny shuffling through his enormous trapper keeper still. Not only can’t he find his pencil, but he …