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.
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!
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:
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
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 —
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?
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 —
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
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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.