Setting Up Study Groups
The aim of this lesson is to enable students to take control of their learning through setting up self-help study groups. It is the fourth lesson in the study skills series and is intended to support adult learners who are embarking on a course of study and need to acquire skills which will help them to be successful. The lessons are designed as a package with key skills reinforced in each subsequent lesson so that a study culture is developed over time. They can be delivered sequentially or use
The Constitution: Drafting a More Perfect Union
This lesson focuses on the drafting of the United States Constitution during the Federal Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia. Students will analyze an unidentified historical document and draw conclusions about what this document was for, who created it, and why. After the document is identified as George Washington’s annotated copy of the Committee of Style’s draft constitution, students will compare its text to that of an earlier draft by the Committee of Detail to understand the evolution
The Aaron Copland Collection: Ca. 1900-1990
The inaugural online presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress celebrates the centennial of the birth of the American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990). The multiformat Aaron Copland Collection from which the online collection derives spans the years 1910 to 1990 and includes approximately 400,000 items documenting the multifaceted life of an extraordinary person who was composer, performer, teacher, writer, conductor, commentator, and administrator. It comprises b
Play with purpose
Electronic whiteboards make the internet an active communication vehicle of engagement and learning.
North Carolina Thinking Skills: An introduction
There are five dimensions in the model of thinking skills used to classify questions for the state's assessment tests.
Making the best of testing
Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.
Ten questions for planning an oral history project
Plan ahead to avoid frustration and to ensure that your students get as much as possible out of an oral history project.
Teach what you love
Stephen Mullaney works as a half-time ESL resource teacher/half-time second grade language arts teacher at Club Boulevard Elementary in Durham. This article focuses on his advice for teachers working with ESL students.
A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 16 Kinwardstone Hundred
The volume relates the history of the 15 parishes in Kinwardstone hundred in east Wiltshire, including Froxfield and Great and Little Bedwyn. The hundred lay between two medieval royal forests, Savernake and Chute.
Ongoing assessment strategies for writing
Making final assessment easier by helping students improve the quality of their writing along the way.
Observing other teachers
Learning from other teachers is an important means of professional development. Here are some suggestions for observing successful teachers in your school, in other schools, and on the web.
Number sense every day
Number sense -- an intuitive feel for numbers and their relationships -- develops when children solve problems for themselves.
Sarn Gynfelyn from Aberystwyth
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Peter Alfeld wrote this study guide for undergraduate mathematics students at the University of Utah. Alfeld discusses what it means to understand mathematics rather than just understanding how to solve problems, and how to approach mathematics in a more effective way. Links to comments, examples, and frequently asked questions are included.
Testid ja kontrollharjutused
Kodulehelt võib leida erinevate ainete õppematerjale. Põhiliselt on kontrolltestid ja harjutused, mida saab harjutada arvutiga.
Tähestiku ja sõnavara tundmine, 4. klassile
Tunnikava õpetajale ja tööleht õpilasele. 4. klass, II kooliaste. Tunni eesmärgiks on kinnistada ja kontrollida inglise keele tähestiku ning sõnavara tundmist, kirjutamisoskust. Elavdada huvi inglise keele vastu. Kinnistada arvuti kasutamise oskust. Materjali on hea kasutada viimase veerandi lõpus.
044 - 055 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790.
Cognitive Robotics, Spring 2004
Algorithms and paradigms for developing embedded systems that are able to operate autonomously for years at a time within harsh and uncertain environments. Focus on systems that demonstrate high levels of deduction and adaptation. Draws upon a diverse set of computational methods from artificial intelligence, operations research, software engineering, and control. Topics include: real-time deduction and search, automated planning, scheduling and execution, model-based diagnosis and failure recov
The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision
This site defines precision and accuracy and offers dart and bullseye illustrations as a visual example of the difference between them. This explanation is provided as a resource for a lab on measurement for an introductory science distance-learning course from a community college.
Redisplaying the 19th-20th Century European Collection at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Hear curator Jane Munro talk about the Museum's mission to refurbish and redisplay one of its most popular galleries, and learn more about three painters featured on its walls: Augustus John, William Nicholson and William Orpen.