Here's an idea to share in the class - with aviator Igor Sikorsky's birthday on May 25, why not lure the interest of your class by simply mentioning Superman? Children engage more quickly with the subject if we can link something they know of and are interested in hearing about. Click HERE to get some ideas.…Continue
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Teachers, parents - looking for interesting educational material? Check out explorer Marco Polo's eBook and audio. Children will probably have played 'Marco/Polo' in the pool, so get their attention and then allow them to discover, the real MARCO POLO.
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Today, as teachers, parents and historians, we can focus on humanity and how our beliefs and ideas can make a difference. Just like The Red Cross. Introduce your students to other amazing humanitarians, doctors, nurses, scientists and inventors in history - http://wp.me/p3uPIS-40…Continue
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Yesterday was the anniversary of Amelia Earhart's solo flight across the Atlantic and today in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed in Paris in The Spirit of St Louis - http://wp.me/p3uPIS-3M
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Hi all - noted that Leonardo da Vinci heads the list of the most famous people of all time. So decided to highlight his amazing story today so we can remember him and, most importantly, take him into the classroom or into our homes for any budding artists out there. Click HERE to visit Leonardo.…Continue
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Please enjoy this free audio book about this amazing nurse, Irena Sendler. It's possible many students have never heard of Irena. Share this with your class as we celebrate Mother's Day and women all over the world. Click HERE to read a little about Irena and to join us and receive many other inspirational titles from time to time. Students can come face to face with our heroes and inventors through…Continue
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The Amazing People Club® are proud to introduce the amazing Queen Victoria. Our…Continue
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Today is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to this musical genius. Teachers, students, lovers of music, everyone, can take a journey back in time and meet Tchaikovsky in a way that will captivate all.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky led a somewhat troubled life, despite achieving immense…Continue
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R E F L E C T I O N .
Music Teaching Technology for Beginners.
Synapse transmission between neurons in different systems of dimension -
how can it improve the music education ?
A b s t r a c t
Throughout many centuries, the musical structure has had numerous modifications. We can observe the constant use of digits for convenience of notation of the music sounds, for example : digital organ bass, lute tablatures, guitar jazz ciphers. At…Continue
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A boy stirs restlessly in his chair. He is 8 years old and has a sharp, penetrating look. He attends a rural school in a small town. It could be almost anywhere in the world.
Our friend’s name is David, but that is not too important. What is important in this story is that he loves daydreaming, even if he sometimes gets into trouble for doing it too often. On a warm spring afternoon, in the middle of a lesson, the child leaves his imagination fly and…Continue
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(Cross-posted at iEARN-USA Blog, February 8)
Last year, our staff in New York City had the privilege of attending a reception for new Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, who said, “use local experience to build global peace.” That concept resonates with our work over the…Continue
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Dear Friends e cari amici
ho fatto un piccolo report in lingua italiana sulla conferenza
che potrete rivedere sul sito
Spero che vi piaccia ...
sono graditi Vostri…Continue
Added by Giuseppe Fortunati on November 19, 2011 at 5:53am — No Comments
conference iearn project Italy presentation
thanks to all the partecipants we have a very nice meeting and thanks also to Atzuko that are in Japan and rice in the Night for do it
for project see
I didn't really know what to expect from this conference, but now I think I'm one of the luckiest people on the planet to have found out about it and then actually decided to participate. You know the old adage, "you get what you pay for", which follows closely on the heels of "nothing in life is free". What you pay for this conference is time and what you get are an amazing array of ideas, tools and contacts. But there is another cost as well and that's the cost of knowledge - of learning…Continue
Added by Kim Wilkens on November 14, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments
While the old guard of indexed based hierarchical industrial based classrooms keep perseverating on testing and structured curriculum, the vast world outside of the colonial classroom learns via relational collaborative Internet that test by the impact ideas and knowledge have on the real world.
While Dewey and democratic learning are the reality of how we learn and leverage the global Internet for each moment living on our planet.
Are the curriculum and methods of STEM, SCORM,…Continue
Added by Richard Close on November 14, 2011 at 7:43pm — No Comments
In today´s society it is impossible to think about life without the influence of technology. We live in the age of digital culture, and are connected by many different types of devices, such as mobile phones, computers, television and an increasing range of new products; I could go on and on. However this begs the question: what is the impact of this new era in our life style? What changes will result from our…Continue
Added by Carolina Prestes Yirula on November 14, 2011 at 12:42pm — No Comments
Over the past few years, a new approach to signaling individual skills and competencies has emerged the cutting edge of the education sector. Badges, already used successfully in games, social networking sites and youth development groups such as the Girl Scouts and 4-H, are now being developed in digital form to represent the wide range of non-traditional learning experiences critical to success in a global society.
Digital badges can showcase learning that takes place outside of…Continue
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