Investigating Differences in Earnings Based on Gender
Students will use cross-tabulations and graphs to explore the differences in earnings based on gender. In doing so, they will build basic data analysis skills like forming hypotheses and using control variables.
Poverty and Young Adults
This exercise focuses on the effects of various social characteristics on poverty. It is based on the sociological assumption that patterns exist in relation to poverty in society.
Virtual Fieldtrips in the Elementary School Classroom
This module focuses on the use of virtual fieldtrips in the elementary school classroom. Classroom based examples are listed, advantages and disadvantages of using this technology are described, and tips for effective implementation are reviewed for exploring virtual fieldtrips in the classroom.
Designing effective computer based learning environments
The key to effective learning with computers is good educational design. (Cummings et al, 1999). This paper reviews literature relating to models and guidelines for designing computer based learning environments and resources for effective learning.
Collaborate and Create Inservice
The Collaborate and Create learning project is an online resource created to assist in the in-service of educators seeking to integrate technology into their classroom curriculum. This resource will assist in the development of learning groups organized around real problems of practice that provide access to outside resources and expertise.
Plankton*net is a communal source of information about marine phytoplankton. Users can browse through an extensive collection of descriptions and images organized alphabetically or by taxon. The software also allows registered users to contribute information and images online. Linkouts are provided with each species description to numerous websites containing information about the organism, including genetic sequences, images and culture collections. Plankton net is based on micro*scope software
How To Read Sheet Music - The Basics
This is a video that covers the very basic things you need to know when you are going to read sheet music. Its based on visual examples and my explanations, and some audio -samples. If something is unclear, you have to pause to look extra at the pictures, rewind to listen extra times. When it comes to this kind of theory, you just have to take it slow. To pause and rewind is especially important.
Learn about Music Intervals
Learn about Music Intervals - This is a short video article introducing intervals. Each interval has a unique name based on the distance they are apart. (2:21)
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Choosing Instructional Approaches
Arts teachers take on a variety of roles, and use many different instructional techniques, as they engage with their students. Teachers can be instructors, mentors, directors, coaches, artists, performers, collaborators, facilitators, critics, or audience members. In this session, participants follow a vocal music teacher as she takes on different roles in order to encourage students to find creative solutions to artistic challenges. Next, an acting teacher becomes a facilitator as his students
Great Expectations 1 5/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 5 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Great Expectations 7/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 7b of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Great Expectations 8/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 8 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Great Expectations 9/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 9 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Great Expectations 10/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 10 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Great Expectationsi 11/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This is part 11 of 12 parts. Excellent fim.
Great Expectations 12/12
The movie based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. Conclusion. Excellent fim.
Goodbye to Daddy - The Little Princess (1939)
This is a video clip from the 1939 movie with Shirley Temple based on the novel, A Little Princess. This is the where Sara and her father say goodbye.
Review appropriate notation for angle measurement, and describe angles
in terms of the amount of turn. Use reasoning to determine the measures
of angles in polygons based on the idea that there are 360 degrees in a
complete turn. Learn about the relationships among angles within
shapes, and generalize a formula for finding the sum of the angles in
any n-gon. Use activities based on GeoLogo to explore the differences
among interior, exterior, and central angles
Teaching Attributes with Sorting Circles
This brief video is a teacher explaining how to use sorting circles or a Venn diagram to compare attributes of various shapes. The teacher demonstrates how to model the lesson and suggests that the sorting circles could then be used in a learning center for additional reinforcement and practice.
Multiplication tables - Structured Drill Video
In this video learn how to drill multiplication tables
effectively - not with random drill, but with a three-step approach that
keeps the drilling in a context, in a structure. The three steps are:
1) Skip counting pattern using a number line; 2) the actual
multiplication tables practice; and 3) practicing backwards.