This post is created as a part of my Artifact of my Master's Degree at American College of Education.
Technology for Staff Development
Title of the segment: iMovie as a Presentation Tool in Classroom
Time designed for the segment: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
This segment depends on Mac laptop so participants will be asked to come prepared with their laptops. I will be dividing the participants into small groups… Continue
Added by Egbal Mohamed on February 19, 2012 at 12:00am —
Several tough new anti-teacher’s union laws were recently passed in Alabama, in the wake of an ethics investigation of education lobbyist Paul Hubbert.…
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Education for the People is Now on Facebook
Check out Education for the People
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Added by Michael Dunn on November 23, 2010 at 6:39pm —
Please help me. I want to know!!! How old is too old to be a native English teacher in Thailand? This is really a joke in itself but I'm not laughing. I've actually wanted to start a blog on this subject a while back but had no time to do so until now. Also my motivation is at its peak for this topic because I am a bit disgusted at the age of some retirees posting their resumes and thinking someone wants them to work as a teacher.
Definition of retiree: MACMILLAN DICTIONARY
Added by Ajarn Donald on August 3, 2010 at 1:30am —
Beginner Workshop (M4T-B2)
June 5 to July 4, 2010
The goal of the M4T-Beginner workshop is to help educators ensure the quality of online learning through systematic instructional design… Continue
Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on May 25, 2010 at 3:38pm —
I’m very excited today because Tech & Learning magazine has just finished reviewing my Online SMART Board Course and we've received a really positive review! They gave my course to a group of teachers who took the course and gave their views and opinions on it. In particular,…
Added by Mrs. Blossom on February 23, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on February 19, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Check out this vodcast
, posted at the MindShare Learning Report
. Robert Martellacci discusses the launch of Blossom Learning with my colleagues David and Paul Weatherhead.
Added by Mrs. Blossom on February 3, 2010 at 9:00pm —
I just wanted to share with you this story
, by District Administration, about our online SMART Board course that is now becoming multilingual. Bonjour and Hola to the teachers that will soon be using those new versions of our course.
Added by Mrs. Blossom on February 1, 2010 at 11:33am —
I’m really excited that eSchool News has commented on my SMART Board Course for teachers. Check it out:
Added by Mrs. Blossom on February 1, 2010 at 11:31am —
I’ve developed some notebook lesson plans for various subjects that I’d like to share. There are 88 lessons across various subjects for you to download, hopefully you will find them useful. Just select the subject and download the notebook file. When you click on the lesson plan page
scroll to the bottom to see the file.
As I make more lessons I’ll upload them!
Added by Mrs. Blossom on February 1, 2010 at 11:30am —
Kiwi Commons has provided some tips for both students and teachers. These tips can help teachers equip students with fundamental safe online practices for in-home use. As well, we've included Internet Safety 101 basics for the classroom that every teacher should go over before students start any Internet-based tasks.
You can find our checklist for Parents at http://kiwicommons.com/2009/08/top-10-back-to-school-internet-safety-tips-for-parents/#more-1934
Checklist for… Continue
Added by Kiwi Commons on September 24, 2009 at 11:30am —
Reposted from Meg's Notebook
There are now a slew of web applications which students and teachers can take advantage of to create online slideshows, videos, and webinars, and to share them publicly or privately. These tools can provide a platform for delivering the perfect compliment to projects and presentations, and for creating a sharing, online community of similar interests and content. We've listed a few of the web-based video /… Continue
Added by Meg H on September 13, 2009 at 8:30pm —
Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond, A Review by Rabbi Robert Abramson, Director, Department of Education United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
This book can make a difference.
For quite some time, some supplementary schools have engaged teens as teaching assistants in a variety of ways and some material was… Continue
Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on September 4, 2009 at 9:38am —
Shalom Colleagues and Friends,
This is a collaborative post. We invite you to submit web-based and print references on mentoring Jewish students and teachers. We want this listing to be as complete and helpful to our readers as possible.
List of Web-based References
http://www.avi-chai.org/Static/Binaries/Publications/Experience%20Speaks_0.pdf Read Godsoe, Bethany et al. (2007) Experience Speaks: The Impact of Mentoring in the Classroom and Beyond. NY: AVI… Continue
Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on September 2, 2009 at 5:43am —
More Praise for Important New Publication:
Wendy Light, National Education Consultant, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism writes:
We all agree that there is a significant demand for qualified teachers in Jewish day schools and congregational schools. There is concern as to where the next generation of Jewish educators will come from. Dr. Richard and Elaine Solomon have sensitively addressed this challenge in their new book, just released, and entitled… Continue
Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 30, 2009 at 10:52am —
Rabbi Dr. Moshe P.Weisblum, spiritual leader of congregation Kneseth Israel, Annapolis, Maryland and author of Ruth Talk and Table Talk:Biblical Questions and Answers offers this endorsement of Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond.
"One of the best books on the subject...offering hope and help, this groundbreaking book is an ideal source for the transitions that… Continue
Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 30, 2009 at 10:48am —
As a mentor or mentor teacher there is a body of knowledge about learning to teach that a staff developer needs to understand in order to provide constructive assistance to their mentees. Beginning with this post, we will share some of that knowledge base.
For example, when working with novice or fist year teachers it is important to understand the kinds of instructional and classroom management problems that preoccupy their thinking.
Fortunately, *Simon Veenman (1984) did… Continue
Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 15, 2009 at 5:17pm —