Nuri Öztürk

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What Does Day 1 Look Like?

So I have been thinking a lot about this chart found in PRIME:<p>There is a lot to take in here, but I want to point your attention to the “Goal” and …

The Ultimate List – 65 Digital Tools and Apps to Support Formative Assessment Practices

<b>AnswerGarden</b> – A tool for online brainstorming or polling, educators can use this real-time tool to see student feedback on questions.<p><b>Animoto</b> – Gives …

Education Technology

What is a teacher in the 21st century and what does a 21st century teacher need to know?

There is now almost universal recognition around the world that ‘teaching matters’ and that the quality of teaching is crucial in social and economic …

The parody that is teacher education in India

Imagine a situation where a teacher graduates from a District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) centre, earns her B.Ed or M.Ed degree and …

Teaching

The clean energy megaprojects powering Africa

<b>(CNN) —</b> From an Africa-shaped mega solar plant powering Kigali, Rwanda, to a massive geothermal plant harvesting the power of Kenya's hot springs, renewable energy plants are popping up around the continent.<p>Sub-Saharan Africa is desperately short of power and roughly 620 million Africans live …

Attributes of an Effective Teacher, Part 1: What You Need To Be

Are you called to be a teacher? Taking some time to look over the important qualities that a teacher should possess and thinking about how much you …

How We Used Twitter In The Library While Teaching Research Skills

In the most recent blog entry, I discussed some of the ways we support teachers in the library by helping them present research tools. Recently, I've …

US researcher: Young shooters tend to research role models

MILAN (AP) — The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models — but it's just one of many possible indicators.<p>Peter …

McDonald's

Teacher education is an issue from KG to PhD

The 2015 goalpost to achieve Universal Primary Education (UPE) shifted to 2020 or 2030 still poses a greater challenge.

Education

Australian school bans clapping in assemblies

<b>A school in Sydney has banned clapping at assemblies in favour of "silent cheering", "excited faces" and "punching the air".</b><p>The rule was introduced to respect a teacher with a hearing condition that causes sensitivity to noise, said New South Wales education officials.<p>The school has said the …

What professional learning, or just learning, looks like…

<i>Speedchange.at.medium</i><p>For the fifth straight year we’ve offered a week long summer CoderDojo experience to our students. This year around 700 kids …

Your Personality Is Controlled By Your Immune System, According To New Study

As animals evolved to become increasingly social, their chances of coming into contact with pathogens and catching infections from their companions …

Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms

By Meg ConlanExperts from around the web share tactics and advice for educators who want to make the most of Google Forms.

Google

3 Reasons Kids Struggle With Math And How to Help

Algorithms, decimals, division, fractions, sums-these seem like harmless math terms. But, to many children, they bring out fear and even anxiety when it comes to mathematics. Children now, more than ever are struggling with math. What is the cause for concern and what can you do to fix it?<p><b>1. Math</b> …

Mathematics

Math Project Ideas: Examples of Project-Based Learning

Math Project Ideas: Examples of Project-Based Learning<p>Updated on June 9, 2015<p>Engaging Math Projects for All Grade Levels<p>If you've developed your own …

5 Awesome Museums You Should Visit in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has always been one of the most profound places I've ever visited in the world.<p>Visiting Amsterdam gives you the feeling of home on a suburb level.<p>I tell you, try and visit the lovely sites all around her, meet the locals; they're super friendly and the overall experience of interacting …

Museums

THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STORY

THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STORY: edited by Hang Chang Chieh, Low Teck Seng, and Raj Thampuran; World Scientific Publishing, Inc. 2016<p>Reviewed by Don C. Reed<p>Disclaimer: World Scientific published one of my books, "STEM CELL BATTLES: Proposition 71 and Beyond", so I am perhaps biased on their …

World Health Organization

Climate Change and Game-Based Learning

When students make their own climate-themed games, they will gain a deeper understanding of the topic. I recommend the game jam model, in which …

5 Reasons to Have a Classroom Blog

Earlier today someone wrote the following in response to my post featuring a good example of a teacher and student blog, <i><br>"Franklly (sic) I don't want</i> …

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Reflection in Agile Classrooms

Top 10 African Universities on the continent | 411Vibes

<b>Top 10 African Universities – The following ranking is chiefly based on the results of the 2014 4icu.org University Web Ranking amongst other</b> …

In Ghana, remote teachers bring education to disadvantaged communities

Making Ghanaian Girls Great is a program that’s delivering expert education from the country’s capital to remote places using virtual teaching in the …

Three Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts

column | Technology in School<p>Three Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts<p>By Kayla Delzer (Columnist)     Feb 3, …

The 81-year-old Indian teacher still transforming lives

<b>Vimla Kaul has not stopped working since she retired as a government school teacher 20 years ago. The 81-year-old educates under-privileged children in India's capital Delhi. She spoke to the BBC's Ayeshea Perera.</b><p>A group of children shout "good morning" at the top of their voices as Vimla Kaul …

Students

Research Before Your School Administrator Job Interview

Do not forget to research the school district before your teacher or school administrator job interview. Researching to uncover information about the …

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