Elda Romero

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7 Simple Tips for Living A More Happy and Fulfilling Life

Ever felt that your life is on autopilot or even running on empty? Feeling like you have absolutely no time for yourself or you’re not being …

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Gabriel García Márquez influenced writers and readers all over the world

Gabriel García Márquez, a Nobel Prize-winning Colombian writer best known for his novels <i>One Hundred Years of Solitude</i> and <i>Love in the Time of Cholera,</i> saw himself as a journalist first and a novelist second. And as a realist above all.<p>He died Thursday in Mexico City.<p>Because of his writing style, …

50 QR code resources for the classroom

How can QR codes be used effectively in class?<p>As mobile learning and technology is more readily integrated within classroom settings, QR codes can be …

7 Good Virtual Tours for Students

You might not be able to take your students on field trips to all of the places that they learn about in your classroom, but thanks to the web you …

A Short Guide to Terms Commonly Used in Blogging

I'm currently in the process of developing new digital handouts for my blogging workshops. One of the items that I'm adding to my handouts is a list …

What’s the Difference Between “Using Technology” and “Technology Integration”?

Recently, I’ve been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully <i>integrating</i> technology, when in fact they …

What is the role of the librarian | Educational Origami

I have been wondering about what the role of the librarian is?<p>This is actually a hard question, some people might answer that they don’t think its …

Librarians Are NOT Knowledge Keepers - Pass It On.

<b>meme</b><b>**</b><p><i>noun</i><p><b>1</b>.<p>an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, …

What Can We Learn From Pew’s Changing World of Librarians

Lee Raine’s April 24, 2013 presentation to DC/SLA<p>The presentation includes 3 technology revolutions and their impact on libraries: broadband internet …

TOP 11 TRAITS OF A GOOD TEACHER

First, there is no hard and fast list that tells you who is a good teacher or who is not a good teacher. However, there are traits that excellent …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning

<b>The Difference Between Projects And Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Projects in the classroom are as old as the classroom itself.<p>“Projects” …

It's About Education, Stupid

If there is any issue that stumps liberals and conservatives alike, it is what to do about the crisis in public education in our high schools, especially in urban neighborhoods. If the now-famous campaign theme "It's the economy, stupid" worked in 1992, then in 2016, the related slogan could be …

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Do as I say, not as I do: Michelle Rhee and the public education paradox

Our personal finances play an all-but-unspoken role in how our children are educated. In the United States, we fund public education via local property taxes. This means the more expensive the neighborhood real estate, the more likely that the children living there will attend a school with decent …

Gripping Yarns - in pictures

Famously worn by TV detective Sarah Lund, the jumper is now the Faroe Islands' best-known export. Lucy Siegle meets the women who brought the traditional craft to a new audience

Hollywood in Kodachrome

The way we visualise the glamour of old Hollywood owes much to the vivid colour photographs captured on Kodachrome film in the 1940s. Hollywood in Kodachrome, a new book by photographic preservationist David Wills and designer Stephen Schmidt (It Books, £24.99) is a digitally restored portfolio of …

The Landscape of Murder - in pictures

For two years, Observer photographer Antonio Olmos travelled all over London documenting every single place a murder had occurred in that time. The results form a deeply moving portrait of the capital<p>The Landscape of Murder is available from guardianbookshop.co.uk

Writer's Resource: Character Templates

Think about some of your favorite novels. Chances are, the really good ones, the ones that stay with you, feature very complex characters. They have …