Arabalicious is a website full of resources for teachers of Arabic, run by Taoufiq Cherkaoui. The website includes PowerPoints available for download on concepts such as telling time, fruits and vegetables, culture, and basic greetings, to name a few. Worksheets to go along with the PowerPoints are also available for free download. The website further includes pictures that are available with the author's permission and some postings on available jobs for Arabic instructors as per 2012.
This workshop is designed to introduce students to different perspectives on politics and the state of the world through new visualization techniques and approaches to interactive political gaming (and selective 'edutainment.') Specifically, we shall explore applications of interactive tools (such as video and web-based games, blogs or simulations) to examine critical challenges in international politics of the 21C century focusing specifically on general insights and specific understandings generated by operational uses of core concepts in political science.
Lecture Objective: Introduce students to the price system - how markets connect to one another and form a sophisticated global network that is constantly adjusting based on price signals. We use a Valentine’s Day analogy to illustrate key points.
The lesson incorporates a few MRU videos from MRU's Principles of Microeconomics video course. We also mix in discussion prompts, exercises, practice questions, and pre- and post-class assignments. Finally, we provide supplementary resources such as additional data sources, relevant news articles and blog posts, and an episode of Planet Money.
What is Marginal Revolution University (MRU)?
Many of us can remember our first great economics teacher who fundamentally changed how we see the world. At MRU, we try and deliver that experience to millions worldwide through video.
Founded as a nonprofit in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, MRU is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos.
Mixxer offers language partners across the globe for free via Skype. The website is set up to help parties who would like to learn each other's language connect for language exchange sessions. Users simply have to register and log in and they can search for conversation partners from across the globe. The site also allows users to maintain and share blogs in order to practice written elements of the language they are studying. Teachers can organize group sessions for their students.
This article for elementary teachers discusses what a blog is, why you should blog, how to get students involved, and steps on how to get started with your own blog. Free blogging software is described and exemplary blogs and posts are recommended.
- Environmental Science
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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- Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
- Kimberly Lightle
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SummaryStudents will learn more about hacking and trolling in the online world. They will collaborate and build off others ideas and practice how to respond thoughtfully when creating discussions/posts/ comments. AccommodationsThis activity needs prior background that includes discussions about real news/fake news, what hacking truly means, and acting positive online, and digital literacy. This lesson allows for accommodations to be met through videos (close captioning) and completing commenting (recording it, using images/symbols). Articles/videos can be done together or independently. Images or symbols could be added to enhance learning (http://www.rcsthinkfromthemiddle.com/csi-color-symbol-image.html) Grade Level This lesson is for 5th grade and can be adjusted for younger or older students. Time duration Estimated time: One hour (or over 2 days). Teachers chose if they want to extend this activity. Teachers can divide students into groups & assign one article/video, allow them to decide, or do all based upon preference.Materials neededAccess to computers/tablets (earbuds/headphones) & google drive or other LMS systemPadlet link https://padlet.com/whitmanh1/fjp8ipdt8t6o--create separate padlets (copy/duplicate it) for multiple classesPrint an article or 2 in case the internet acts up, discussion questions posted at each table, examples of comments/responses that show 3 levels (target-exceeds, acceptable-meets, unacceptable- beginning/progressing) and rubric for self assessmentSchedule of Activities & decide on partner work (Table one does assignment #1, table two does #2, table three and four do #3, Table five does #4)
This blog offers a wealth of realia (realia is real life material meant to be used to aid language study in classroom situations). It has an index on the right hand side that will take the viewer to relevant selections in the blog's archive. Many of the archived items are images, but there are also videos, children's books, news media, and other items. Some of the links, especially the video links, are no longer functional.
Watch this video summarizing the activities at the White House during the week of July 12, 2013. Events included the second annual kid's state dinner with young chefs from each state and territory.
An OER Textbook for the teaching of rhetoric/argument in college composition.
This version includes summer 2019 Edits and Additions: Accessibility and harmonious Creative Commons licenses.
Download here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JoX94RjwS-WoPnGCyIZ9ZTQeX74iG9hS