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Eyes in the back of the head

Eyes in the back of the headDate:May 10, 2018Source:Tohoku UniversitySummary:A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.Share: FULL STORYThis is an experimental setup to investigate implicit learning of surroundings.Credit: Satoshi ShioiriSpatial representations of surroundings, including those outside the visual field, are crucial for guiding movement in a three-dimensional world. The visual…See More
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Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeingTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefitsDate:April 30, 2018Source:Lancaster UniversityTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing.This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year while there are thousands of members of Blipfoto, a key photo-a-day site.A study co-authored by Dr Liz…See More
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Visual Literacy

Visual literacyFrancis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day agoIn this week's vlog, MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about his work on a report on Modernisation of Education in the EU currently being discussed within the Committee responsible for Education. Over the past weeks Zammit Dimech met representatives of child care centres, teachers, unions, academics and students to obtain their feedback. They raised various existing concerns which need to be tackled…See More
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Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovation

Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovationThis Long Island district is scrapping traditional rows of desks in favor of more flexible learning spaces.by TARA GARCÍA MATHEWSONApril 4, 2018Ann Marie Lynam has been a teacher in Long Island’s Baldwin Schools for 14 years, but this year she says her teaching has changed drastically. She supports much more student collaboration and autonomy, and not because…See More
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Five Strategies for Overcoming Conflict and Bullying in the Classroom

Five Strategies for Overcoming Conflict and Bullying in the ClassroomBy Guest Blogger on April 6, 2018 12:02 PMEditor's Note: Teachers are at the forefront of dealing with conflict and bullying that arises from difference—whether political, racial, religious, or physical. Today, Frosina Kiprijanovska, a primary school teacher in the Republic of Macedonia, shares strategies that can be used to deal with any type of conflict in the classroom.  By guest blogger Frosina KiprijanovskaMost of us…See More
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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine

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Eyes in the back of the head

Eyes in the back of the head

Date:
May 10, 2018
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Tohoku University
Summary:
A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.
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Posted on May 23, 2018 at 10:13am

12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner

12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner

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12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner
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Virtual avatar-to-avatar interviews may improve eyewitness testimony

Virtual avatar-to-avatar interviews may improve eyewitness testimony

Providing eyewitness accounts may be easier -- and more accurate -- in a virtual environment than in traditional face-to-face interviews

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May 14, 2018
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Frontiers
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Virtual avatar-to-avatar eyewitness…
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Posted on May 15, 2018 at 9:16am

Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeing

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits

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April 30, 2018
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Visual Literacy

Visual literacy

Francis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day ago

In this week's vlog, MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about his work on a report on Modernisation of Education in the EU currently being discussed within the Committee responsible for Education. Over the past weeks Zammit Dimech met representatives of child care centres, teachers, unions, academics and students to obtain their feedback. They…

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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
Gale
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!
 
 
 

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