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Roland Gesthuizen

Quib.ly - 1 views

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    Today's world is full of exciting technology to help families' daily lives and provide opportunities for children's future. But how do you find out what's suitable, safe or educational? At Quib.ly parents can ask questions about the technology their children are using, reply to others with answers, and get great advice from like minded parents and our knowledgeable experts."
Rhondda Powling

The 3 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher | Edudemic - 2 views

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    "Great teachers that instill the 3 R's - RELEVANCE, RIGOR, and RELATIONSHIPS in everyday practice."
Roland Gesthuizen

All Change..! « newteachersblog - 1 views

  • The point of this story is change. It illustrates how the teaching profession you are entering today will be a different ‘place’ in ten, fifteen, twenty years time. The relationship between a profession and its client group – and in our case that’s children and parents – is constantly transforming. That is something we all have to accommodate. The landscape within which we operate changes too – sometimes quite dramatically.
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    "Stuff happens, sometimes when you least expect it. But you just have to deal with it. One day I lost a child on the London Underground. Beat that."
Rhondda Powling

Teacher guides - 4 views

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    Microsoft has some great Teacher Guides available. The guides have teaching tips and step-by-step instructions on a variety of topics and tools and technologies. The guides are all free and downloadable in PDF form. Topics include: Critical Thinking in web searches, Windows Movie Maker, Free tools from Microsoft, Digital Storytelling, Microsoft Office, web apps, OneNote, Bing and Mathematics, and Accessibility in the Classroom. The guides are easy to use and read and a great resource
Tony Searl

Lucacept - intercepting the Web | A teacher learning about the web and sharing it with ... - 0 views

  • She spoke of conducting 400 studies with all the evidence pointing towards less danger in online spaces than what was imagined
  • Australia being “one of the only places competing with the US on fear mongering”
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      tend to agree with this. It is in heritage media's interests to snowball these rumours.
  • eyes wide open approach to safety for kids.
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      "swim with them, teach them to drive from the passenger seat" same same digcitz
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  • making time
  • to have these conversations
Roland Gesthuizen

The Paradigm Shift - MarkTreadwell.com - Dramatically improving the way we learn! - 8 views

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    This site contains the online notes for Mark Treadwell's conference presentations, the "Whatever!" series of resources, consultancy information and his Paradigm Shift blog.
Tania Sheko

Teacher Vodcasting and Flipped Classroom Network - A social network site for teachers u... - 4 views

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    a social network dedicated to educators interested in the flip
Tania Sheko

Educational Websites - 3 views

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    Cybrary Man's educational websites
Rhondda Powling

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 7 Golden Rules of Twitter - 5 views

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    Very simple but effective guide to Twitter
Roland Gesthuizen

Masterful Teacher: How Calculus Became the Most Popular Class on Campus | Edutopia - 2 views

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    Winn has also just been voted San Diego Unified School District's High School Teacher of the Year. Winn has developed a high voltage classroom atmosphere that has done what some would say is impossible: he's inspired high school students to get excited about math.
Roland Gesthuizen

Teachers adrift in failed system - 2 views

  • The challenge lies not in attracting smart, personable people to teaching, but in retaining them
  • Continuity and consistency are as vital for students as for teachers trying to establish relationships with their charges and develop teaching and learning strategies.
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    "PRIME Minister Julia Gillard says she wants to eradicate the riff-raff from the teaching profession and entice the best and brightest to join. The challenge lies not in attracting smart, personable people to teaching, but in retaining them."
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    Good article that reflects on the conditions faced by many short-term contract teachers that we have in Victoria.
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    Reflections by a teacher caught in the sandpit of contract teaching in Victoria.
Rhondda Powling

Community | Edublogs - education blogs for teachers, students and institutions - 3 views

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    Edublogs has organized a community and blog directory, making it easy to find blogs that fit your area of interest
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