Timothy Gangwer's Blog – April 2012 Archive (11)

Visual Learning Strategies: What to Look For in Math Learning Platforms

Visual Learning Strategies: What to Look For in Math Learning Platforms

We have all met students who have had anxiety about the subject of math. Some of us may have even been these students ourselves.

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 25, 2012 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Visual Literacy – Final Reflection



Visual Literacy – Final Reflection



A library by its very nature is full of images. Of course there are books covers, but also magazine covers, posters, Dewey signage and student…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 24, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments

Hot teaching trend and Common Core: Discovery learning vs. direct instruction

Hot teaching trend and Common Core: Discovery learning vs. direct instruction

Published: Wednesday, April 18 2012 9:56 p.m. MDT…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 23, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Top 50 Films Kids Should See

The British Film Institute compiled a list of 50 films the young should see by the age of 14. 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' topped the list.
The British Film Institute compiled a list of 50 films the young should see by the age of 14. 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' topped the list. / Bruce McBroom AP Photo

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Toy Story (1995), The Wizard of…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 18, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments

I Am a Twice-Exceptional Student

Published Online: March 27, 2012
Published in Print: March 28, 2012, as I Am a Twice-Exceptional Student

COMMENTARY

I Am a Twice-Exceptional Student

Now that I'm in 12th grade and set to graduate this year, I have decided to reflect upon my…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 17, 2012 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Autism and education

Autism touches millions of families in the UK every year. A hidden disorder that is incredibly hard to diagnose, sufferers can feel alone and isolated in a confusing world. As part of Autism Awareness Month, Lydia Fallon finds out more about how schools are catering to pupils with the disorder.

Autistic children can feel isolated and alone in a confusing world

Education is a primary concern for parents with…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 10, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments

The pros and cons of social media classrooms

By  | April 10, 2012, 10:30am PDT

Summary: How social media platforms can be used as a learning tool - and what some of the advantages and disadvantages are.

The debate surrounding social media as a learning tool is unlikely to abate any time soon. Is it just a…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 10, 2012 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Behind new Google glasses, you'll find view to a virtual reality

By Nick Bilton

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Updated: 5:06 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Published: 6:49 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

 — It wasn't so long ago that legions of people began walking the streets, talking to themselves.

On closer inspection, many of them turned out to be wearing tiny earpieces that connected wirelessly to their smartphones.

What's…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 9, 2012 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Boost Your Creativity In 2 Seconds

green makes you more creative

Color us surprised! The next time you’re stuck on a work problem, or you’re feeling seriously uninspired about what to make for dinner, take a peek at something green. A quick glimpse of the color is…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 7, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments

Here's the real truth on homework

CHILDREN are being lumbered with hours of homework every week - but the extra slog doesn't do them any good.

Research reveals primary school homework offers no real benefit - and only limited results in junior high school.

Only senior students in Years 11 and 12 benefit from after-school work, associate professor Richard Walker said.

"What the research shows is that, in countries where they spend more time on homework, the…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 4, 2012 at 12:45pm — No Comments

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