All Blog Posts Tagged 'new' (16)

Developing new skills in children

Parents must be patient in process of developing new skills in students.

Every parent, regardless of ethnicity, income, education, or geographic location, watches eagerly the child's acquisition of each new skill.…


Added by Pratima nayak on June 7, 2015 at 6:44am — No Comments

About Chinese New Year and Chinese Mothers

Happy Chinese New Year! The Chinese use the lunar calendar in addition to the solar calendar. According to the lunar calendar, the new year this year was on Feb. 3, which is the Year of the Rabbit. The twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac cycle every 12 years. Because every month in the lunar calendar has 30 days, and there are no months with 31 days, every 4 years the lunar calendar is corrected by repeating a month.

The Chinese keep track of their birthdays using…


Added by GoldStudent on February 10, 2011 at 5:32am — No Comments

10 videos that WILL ignite a discussion - Part 2

Here are 10 videos that will get you thinking and reflecting on your educational practices and beliefs. I did a post a few months ago with 7 different videos, and the response was quite positive. Leave a comment and let me know what other videos you would add to the list. Thank you and enjoy!



Added by Justin Tarte on February 6, 2011 at 7:08am — No Comments

Test 'em more - NY Times article and the research on how assessment helps learning

This blog was originally posted on Assessment FOR Learning.…


Added by Scott Habeeb on September 16, 2010 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

Two easy ways for educators and students to start a blog (for free)

It’s really easy to get started blogging – here’s two different ways to get up and running with a quality blog site quickly.

With the start of the new school year many teachers, administrators, and students will be thinking about finally starting that blog they’ve been considering. I promised in last week’s…


Added by Kelly Walsh on September 7, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Guided Reading Procedure for Improving Unaided Recall & Self-Directed Comprehension

I'd like us to say more about robust teaching/learning with the implicit question always being: how might this proven entity be done better with IT? See other examples of robust prescriptive teaching methods at:



Added by Anthony Manzo on July 15, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Happy New Years Friends

Happy new year to all my friends, as the admin of kerja keras adalah energi kita are looking forward to the changes in this year, filled with kerja keras so that everything we dreamed of the future can be achieved. I know you all have experienced a change or success in 2009, but was very sure at all for this new year 2010 we really want that success can be repeated in all fields,… Continue

Added by Kerja Keras adalah energi kita on January 1, 2010 at 10:48am — No Comments

Growing Tension among Old and New Journalism Education

This post was originally posted on Tech Academy at

In 2009 there’s been a common stereotype, in any field, that young people don’t know what they are talking about. Over the past year the debate has grown over the positive and… Continue

Added by Andrea Genevieve Michnik on December 17, 2009 at 10:03am — No Comments

Teachers Investing in War

This is a headline that one does not see very often and it is my hope that it will be proven untrue in the near future.

The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System is, to my understanding, a very effective system. My unscientific polling of various teachers has indicated to me that there is great satisfaction with the NYSTRS. Many people are working hard to make sure the teachers that work hard get the benefits they deserve. There is nothing but praise to be said for… Continue

Added by Eli Steier on April 20, 2009 at 5:24pm — No Comments

New Literacies

I am looking for some advise on how to engage my grade one students in some form of new (non traditional) form of literacy. I am thinking about podcasting and blogging, but I have never tried either before. Any suggestions as to how I can keep it simple for both myself and my 7 year old students?

Added by Valerie F on February 4, 2009 at 8:07am — 2 Comments

Happy New Year!!

I am wishing you all a happy new year! Hope you will have a great year in 2009, :)

Uploaded on authorSTREAM by… Continue

Added by Alfajri Alwis on December 29, 2008 at 3:09am — No Comments

My 5 Reasons Why I Choose To Go In New Zealand

A journey to a thousand miles is one of the situation which we can meet our success in life. For me, If I will given a chance to visit a certain country, for sure I choose New Zealand. Why? Because of many reasons I have to fulfill my dreams to go in New Zealand. One of my reason is, I want to see the breath taking beauty of natures there, Second, I want to see and experience the hospitality of people around the country, third one, I want to learn the culture of New Zealand, fourth, I want to… Continue

Added by studynz2008 on October 8, 2008 at 1:26am — No Comments

Trying to keep up!

How do you best stay afloat in a sea of new widgets, gadgets, nings, blogs, wiki's, podcasts, gcasts, photocasts, and the list continues? When I finished my PhD in Special Education - Ed. Tech emphasis, I was feeling quite confident that I would never be one of those who fell behind. I took a great deal of pride in my abilities to keep "in the know". Those days are long gone!

Rather than feeling like a relic I'm doing the best that I can to keep up with what seems an ever quickening… Continue

Added by ChristyZ on August 2, 2008 at 6:09pm — 4 Comments

Glogster a graphic new tool for make blogs and scrapbooks

I used Glogster with my students to improove their communications skills. Funny experience and great way to construct their identities.

Best wishes
Rodrigo Vieira Ribeiro

Added by Rodrigo Vieira Ribeiro on June 7, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Free E-Learning

Hi Everyone,

I believe online learning should be free and available worldwide. If

you feel the same, join me at Integrating Technology: Exploring New

where you can learn and create your own online courses using

Moodle course management system (CMS). Free Moodle training and

professional development courses will be offered free of charge to

teachers who wish to provide free learning for others.… Continue

Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on May 25, 2008 at 4:10am — No Comments

Why Does Daniel Pink Hate Me?

Hi all,

I just posted something new on my blog about the book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future.. I know it's been very popular in the education community, and I can see why. We certainly need more creativity and freedom in education.

However, I found some things really bothered me about the book and I share them in my post.

The idea that you… Continue

Added by Sylvia Martinez on April 17, 2008 at 8:17pm — 18 Comments

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