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Vivian Worley

Digitale ferdigheter - 4 views

    Utvikling av digitale ferdigheter innebærer å lære seg å bruke digitale verktøy, medier og ressurser. Videre innebærer det å benytte digitale verktøy, medier og ressurser til å tilegne seg faglig kunnskap og til å uttrykke egen kompetanse. I dette ligger det også en økende grad av selvstendighet og dømmekraft i valg og bruk av digitale verktøy, medier og ressurser ut fra bruksområdet.
Vivian Worley

7 Online Creative Writing Apps to Make Writing Enjoyable for Students - 92 views

    Writer's block-sometimes it feels like less of a block and more of an insurmountable wall. Inspiration can seem to be a million miles away, with no hope of being reached. Thanks to the scores of online creative writing apps we can access today, it doesn't have to be that way anymore.
Mr. Bedingfield

Flipped Professional Development - 63 views

    60 videos of technology tips for teachers we used for a professional development at our district.

Hispanic Culture - Latin American Culture - Spanish Culture - 14 views

  • efer to the set of values, standards, beliefs, art, music, and practices shared by a particular group.
  • Thus, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries are referred to as Hispanic America.
  • Hispanic or Latino culture encompasses the traditions, language, idioms, religious beliefs and practices, legends, arts, music, literature, cuisine, history, social and family values of the Hispanic people.
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  • The different "Hispanic cultures" share many things in common, including these religious observances.

    nacimiento, nativity sceneNavidad (Christmas)

    Like in many other cultures – Christmas is one of the most important religious celebrations among Hispanics.

    A unique characteristic of a "Latino" Christmas is the prominent role of the "nacimiento" (the nativity scene).

    La Semana Santa (Holy Week)

    This is another important and deeply religious Hispanic holiday. The Holy Week is the last week of Lent and the week before Easter. Not surprisingly, some of the most notable celebrations of the Holy Week occur in Latin American countries, including: Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, and Perú.

    • May 1 - Día del Trabajo

    • May 5 - Cinco de Mayo

    • May - Día de las Madres

    • Sep 15 - Oct 15 - Hispanic Heritage Month

Culture - 8 views

  • tend to avoid competition or activities that will set them apart from their own group.
  • Many children are taught early that European Americans are not trustworthy.

  • extended family, which plays a major role in each family member's life.
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  • Grandparents, parents, and children may live in the same household or nearby.
  • 0 percent of the current Catholic membership.
  • Protestants account for 18 percent; Catholics, 70 percent; others and those not claiming a religious preference, 12 percent (Religion in America, 1985).

Chinese Culture: Customs & Traditions of China - 7 views

  • Culture includes religion, food, style, language, marriage, music, morals and many other things that make up how a group acts and interacts.
  • Currently, there are only five official religions. Any religion other than Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism are illegal, even though the Chinese constitution states that people are allowed freedom of religion.
  • There are seven major groups of dialects of the Chinese language, which each have their own variations,
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  • Among the main styles of Chinese cooking are Cantonese, which features stir-fried dishes, and Szechuan, which relies heavily on use of peanuts, sesame paste and ginger and is known for its spiciness.

  • depict spiritual figures of Buddhism,
  • Many musical instruments are integral to Chinese culture,
  • Eastern-style martial arts were also developed in China, and it is the birthplace of kung fu. This fighting technique is based on animal movements and was created in the mid-1600s, according to Black Belt Magazine.
  • The largest festival — also called the Spring Festival — marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year. It falls between mid-January and mid-February and is a time to honor ancestors. During the 15-day celebration, the Chinese do something every day to welcome the new year, such as eat rice congee and mustard greens to cleanse the body, according to the 
Carolyn Eccleston

Social contract - Wikipedia - 20 views

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      What does this mean?
  • Locke believed
  • Rousseau believed
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  • Grotius posited that individual human beings had natural rights; Hobbes asserted that humans consent to abdicate their rights in favor of the absolute authority of government
    • Carolyn Eccleston
      What is the difference between the two beliefs?
  • The Lockean concept of the social contract was invoked in the United States Declaration of Independence.
    • Carolyn Eccleston
      What Lockean concepts appear in the US Declaration of Independence?
  • Social contract arguments typically posit that individuals have consented, either explicitly or tacitly, to surrender some of their freedoms and submit to the authority of the ruler or magistrate
    • Carolyn Eccleston
      What does it mean to submit tacitly? Does the US Declaration of Independence require tacit submission?
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      I don't know. What do you think?
  • legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual

Using Technology to Increase Parent Involvement in Schools - Education Database - ProQuest - 28 views

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      parent involvement, home-school communication, technology
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      School websites can provide timely feedback for parents.
Maureen Greenbaum

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time - 59 views

    A shorter version of the video and the notes, are at:
    With notes at:
    (It does seem strange that he says that you can only study effectively for 25-30 minutes and yet his lecture goes for an hour.)
Martin Burrett

UKEd Magazine: October 2016 - 33 views

    Free online educational magazine for teachers. This issue has a STEM theme.
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