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Martin Burrett

School environment key to retaining teachers - 19 views

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    A school is more likely to retain effective teachers, a new study reports, if it is led by a head-teacher who promotes professional development for teachers, is characterised by collaborative relationships among teachers, has a safe and orderly learning environment and sets high expectations for academic achievement among students, a new study reports...
drmaddin

Unsafe Waters | Free Lesson Plans | Teachers | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned ... - 0 views

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    This would be a good lesson plan to use when we get to the unit on environmental hazards.
Kelly Riley

SLNSW: Sydney Harbour Bridge - S1 History - 6 views

  • Students explore, recognise and appreciate the history of their local area by examining remains of the past and considering why they should be preserved.
  • identify its main features
  • Examine Sources 2 and 3 which are designs for Sydney Harbour Bridge that did not win the competition. 
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  •  Identify another famous symbol of Sydney
  • Explain why Sydney Harbour Bridge is important to our community
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    • identify an historical site or sites in the local community. Discuss their significance, why these sites have survived and the importance of preserving them
    • identify a significant person, building, site or part of the natural environment in the local community and discuss what they reveal about the past and why they are considered important
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    History tasks for Stage 1 (Year 2) students to do with place, using the resources of the State Library of NSW. This lesson looks at the history of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Martin Burrett

Koda Quest - 18 views

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    A great eco Apple/Android app featuring a polar bear. With plenty of games and environmental lessons, it is a good resource for helping your pupils go green.
Roland Gesthuizen

When the Computer Takes Over for the Teacher - The Atlantic - 9 views

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    When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do? The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher is something we need to discuss amongst each other now.
Deborah Baillesderr

TitanPad: Easy Classroom Management and a Powerful Learning Environment in One iPad Tool - 92 views

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    Just watched a webinar on OTUS Moblile Learning Environment and I just might have to start using this instead of Edmodo. Here are some tutorials on how it works http://otusplus.com/tutorials/
Michael Sheehan

Create a better learning environment with Enthusiasm - 52 views

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    Teach with enthusiasm and transform your classroom.
Martin Burrett

Let's get Growing Schools - 30 views

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    Outdoor learning and eco schools
Martin Burrett

Enercities - 36 views

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    This is a superb environmental game which is reminiscent of the early SimCity games. Build a wonderful town, manage your fossil fuels wisely and keep the inhabitants happy. A free sign up is required.
    ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental
anabelb

Creating Effective Teaching and Learning Environments - 37 views

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    Creating Effective Teaching and Learning Environments
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    From Talis
S Berrend

Climate Commons - 54 views

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    Climate Commons is a map-based interactive platform that contains layers of news and information on climate change in the US. It is designed to provide academics, policymakers, journalists, and the general public with the latest data and stories on the causes and impacts of, and responses to climate change across the country. The map combines the most recently available data on climate change indicators, such as temperature, precipitation, and emissions, with the latest, geo-tagged stories on climate change in the United States.



Carla Shinn

Help for the High Seas: The Terramar Project - 3 views

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    Who owns the seas? For 64 percent of the world's oceans-the amount that lies beyond national jurisdictions-the answer is no one. The high seas, as they're known, are like the planet's commons: since they don't really belong to anyone, no nation invests enough in offering them the protection they deserve, even though they constitute 45 percent of the planet's surface area.
bkrh4boys

TED-Ed | The Survival of the Sea Turtle - 1 views

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    environment and sea turtle video about pollution too. 
Martin Burrett

Citizen Science - 81 views

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    A role-playing game which highlights what we can do to make a better world by being citizen scientists. Take the character on a science adventure and follow the clues to complete the missions.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Science
Martin Burrett

Worldometers - real time world statistics - 125 views

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    An interesting and shocking site which shows live statistics for world population, economics, the environment, and many more. Useful resource for sparking debates.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental
Martin Burrett

VideoJug - Education - 106 views

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    A video sharing website that has a good collection of school subject videos to choose from.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Video%2C+animation%2C+film+%26+Webcams
Martin Burrett

Succeeding With Science - 100 views

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    A great site with some lovely flash based, age specific games and resource for topics across the science curriculum.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Science
Martin Burrett

Climate Challenge - 73 views

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    A climate game where players must make key decisions for the world's environment.
    http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental
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