Timothy Gangwer's Blog – May 2016 Archive (7)

Visual Literacy and the Visual Teacher

Visual Literacy and the Visual Teacher

by Timothy Gangwer

Changing perspectives changes lives. As one of the many pioneers in the field of visual literacy, I have travelled throughout the world observing the universal visual expression that crosses all cultural boundaries. Humans are hard-wired for learning and what we learn is not nearly as…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 31, 2016 at 8:59am — No Comments

Common Core in Action: 10 Visual Literacy Strategies

Do you wish your students could better understand and critique the images that saturate their waking life? That's the purpose of visual literacy (VL), to explicitly teach a collection of competencies that will help students think through, think about and…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 28, 2016 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

STEM vs. STEAM: How the sciences and arts are coming together to drive innovation

STEM vs. STEAM: How the sciences and arts are coming together to drive innovation

Even Sesame Street is acknowledging how the both go hand-in-hand

Wednesday 25 May 2016

There has been much talk and reportage of the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects at further and higher education level - and beyond - recently.

Exam results season in the Autumn of last year had business leaders expressing their hope that the…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 26, 2016 at 10:03am — No Comments

36 EDTECH TOOLS I’M USING RIGHT NOW IN MY CLASSROOM AND LIFE

 

by Vicki Davis

 

So many of these tools are essential to me. It is amazing how I use them every single day. Here’s what I’m using all the time in my classroom (and life) right now. Some even hum along and do their job and I…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 24, 2016 at 8:27am — No Comments

What type of learner is your child? Here’s how to help them study more effectively

What type of learner is your child? Here’s how to help them study more effectively

By Mieke Vlok on May 17, 2016

 

“If your child normally wants to study and do homework with friends, and…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 17, 2016 at 9:23am — No Comments

FSLC Announces New Citywide Film in Education Initiatives for 2016

FSLC Announces New Citywide Film in Education Initiatives for 2016

May 4, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces new 2016 initiatives as part of its education program, Film in Education, partnering with cultural and educational organizations citywide to provide teacher training in visual storytelling through film.…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 5, 2016 at 4:13pm — No Comments

The Meaningless Buzzword That’s Destroying American Education

  • Brian Stone

    4/26/2016 LGBT advocate, U.S. Navy Veteran and Dearborn, Mich. resident 

From speeches on Capitol Hill to the lowliest school board meeting, there’s a word buzzing around the ears of educators all across America. This word has become a sort of ink blot…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 3, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

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