The Skills of Making Relationships
Lesson that requires students to think about the 3 key relationship skills and how they might put these skills into action.
A holistic approach to gross motor skills in a social context. Apart from the growth of confidence in the particular motor skills, ball games are an easy way of becoming more integrated into the peer group. Skills in this area also bring a growth in self-esteem and the opportunity to become involved on teams and in inter-school events.
Developing Analytical and Communication Skills in a Mock-Trial Course Based on the Famous Woburn, Ma
This Journal of Geoscience Education article discusses a mock trial in which undergraduates serve as expert witnesses and law students serve as their attorneys. The article identifies the trial as an effective vehicle for developing quantitative skills and enhancing written and oral communication skills. The course discussed is unabashedly about applying scientific principles to solve real-world problems. The entire course revolves around the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of scienti
Creating Topic-Specific Maps for Geoscience Classes
This site from SERC's Starting Point describes how to develop site-specific maps that relate to lecture, discussion, lab, or exercise topics. The creation of site-specific maps can help students better understand spatial relationships. This page also provides links to a variety of GIS and map resources.
Technical Resource Document: Extraction and Beneficiation of Ores and MineralsVolume 2: Gold
This EPA document provides detailed information about the gold mining industry in terms of the wastes associated with gold mining and processing. The report briefly characterizes the geology of gold ores and the economics of the industry. Following this discussion is a review of gold extraction and beneficiation methods; this section provides the context for descriptions of wastes and materials managed by the industry, as well as a discussion of the potential environmental effects that may resul
Teacher Training Videos: Making Mind Maps
This video shows you how to use bubbl.us as a mind mapping tool for presentations. This video was created for teachers to help them to incorporate technology into their teaching.
NASA CONNECT Virtual Earth: Using Concept Maps to Solve Problems
In NASA CONNECT Virtual Earth, students will be introduced to Earth system science. They will learn what a system is and how to apply the concept of systems to learn more about how the Earth functions. Students will understand the only way to really comprehend the workings of our planet is to look at the Earth as a whole system. They will also focus on Earth science applications of national priority to expand and accelerate the use of knowledge, science, and technologies resulting from the Earth
World War II - Historical maps
Europe 1933-2006 I created this presentation, focusing on the history of Central Europe, for people who would like to know more about our common European History.(Computer-generated voice and video)
Patient Communication Skills, 2009
The materials on this page represent a curriculum for teaching effective patient communication to dentistry students. These techniques could be useful for other healthcare providers, as well: medical students, nursing students, public health providers, and in-practice health care providers. There are two main types of resources: performance keys and videos. Performance Keys are text documents that articulate key patient interaction skills, and give examples of more and less effective techniques
Student-authored multimedia tutorials that cover a variety of study skills topics (e.g., time management, essay writing, note-taking, textbook reading)
Encouraging Student Teachers to Document Reflective Practice
Students in a teacher education course document their learning from multimedia cases of effective teaching and share their reflections with their peers and teacher educators.
Making Sense of Journey North Maps: Core Questions
Here you'll find guidance for helping students focus on what's happening and interpret why it's happening as the season progresses.
Indianapolis in Maps: Now and Then
This kit contains all the documents needed to replicate the activity, "Indianapolis in Maps: Now and Then" which is a 1-2 hr. program that introduces learners to the benefits of maps as tools for discovering a city’s (and its people’s) history. Using map navigation skills, participants will be provided with a list of well-known present day landmarks in Indianapolis. They will locate these sites on a current map of downtown Indianapolis and using the information found here (addresses, street
Module Five: Employability Skills
If you are thinking of looking for a job now or in the future, this module will be of great interest to you. It is designed to illustrate the importance of understanding what it takes to get prepared for the world of work, to look for and secure that job that you need so much in life. It is intended to give you skills and competences that you need to be a successful job searcher. It explores, for example, essential job search skills and approaches that will help you to compete in the changing la
Develop skills for tertiary study
Readings and resources to help adult learners.
Learning Reading Skills-ADHD-Dyslexia Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows you how you can help children with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, or learning disabilities improve reading fluency in just 5 minutes a day. The Reading Skills Pyramid illustrates that there are Author(s):
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows you how you can help children with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, or learning disabilities improve reading fluency in just 5 minutes a day. The Reading Skills Pyramid illustrates that there are Author(s):
Learning Writing Skills-Writing Problems Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. answers this question: “When my son tries to write a sentence he goes back to beginning and rereads before adding each new word and it is painfully slow. What can we do to improve that?” She explains that what is happening is the breakdown between the brain working and the hand writing the right thing. She explains that he is probably aware that he makes mistakes, what they could do is have her write d
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. answers this question: “When my son tries to write a sentence he goes back to beginning and rereads before adding each new word and it is painfully slow. What can we do to improve that?” She explains that what is happening is the breakdown between the brain working and the hand writing the right thing. She explains that he is probably aware that he makes mistakes, what they could do is have her write d
Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Teenagers
Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Teenagers. Part of the series: How to Teach Life Skills. Teach life skills, such as social interaction, to autistic teenagers by tapping into the strengths of the teenager, working with family members first and then slowly expanding the circle of social interactions. (1:38)
This video shows how to do an estimation activity with pre-school children. Put items in a ziplock bag and have children estimate the total number of items in the bag. Then have children count the items and see how close the estimate was to the real number. (2:44)
USGS Materials Maps
Visitors can learn about the relatively new field of imaging spectroscopy, which allows specific absorption features, caused by chemical bonds in materials, to be mapped spatially. Topics include an introduction to the procedure, environmental applications, vegetation and biota mapping, lithologic, and mineral mapping. A set of links provides access to reports, accompanied by spectroscopic images, on the use of this new tool in chosen locations.